Atletico Madrid Related Content
Fernando Torres may not be in his previous lethal form that make him one of the most feared attackers in football, but he is still making history.
Atletico Madrid forward Fernando Torres has made history for the Spanish giants by scoring his 100th goal in 295 appearances. The 31-year-old now joins the list of the top 10 all-time century goal scorers for Atletico Madrid after scoring his first goal since September last year. To celebrate his historic goal, the former Chelsea and Liverpool man jumped over the advertising board and handed his... Read the rest of the article »
The Colombian attacker, once one of Europe's hottest strikers, leaves for China on a four-year deal.
“This is the best for all of us” read Jackson Martinez’s statement on Atletico Madrid’s official website, as his transfer to Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande was confirmed by the Liga BBVA giants on Wednesday.
And the move was beneficial for both sides, indeed, as the Colombian ace packed his bags and left for Asia on a four-year deal, earning Los Rojiblancos €42m... Read the rest of the article »
The Daily Mail report that the Blues have already identified the Belgian ace’s replacement.
With club legend John Terry in danger of ending his 21-year affiliation with Chelsea, the London giants could possibly see another integral figure of the Blues’ starting eleven walk out the door.
According to interim manager, Belgian superstar Eden Hazard could exit Stamford Bridge at the end of the current 2015-16 season, despite the departure of Jose Mourinho whom the former Lille ace... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian left back was sent off after the harsh tackle, leaving Atletico with ten men soon after Luis Suárez scored the second goal for Barcelona.
Lionel Messi is used to make his opponents look bad, but some of them try to get to him the wrong way. Such was Filipe Luis' case, who almost harmed "La Pulga" with a harsh tackle to his knee.
Messi and Filipe Luis had been at it since the game's kick-off. During the first 20 minutes of the game, the Brazilian left back seemed to be getting away with it, since Messi was not being able... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinean ace and Real Madrid's star had scored 999 goals between each other prior to this weekend's games.
Lionel Messi helped out Barcelona once again when they needed him the most, scoring the game's equalizer against Atlético with a well placed left footed strike. Later in the game, Luis Suárez scored the second goal for Los Blaugranas before the end of the first half to set things straight for the current La Liga champions.
Curiously enough, Messi's goal helped him reach the 1000th... Read the rest of the article »
They've combined to score 71 goals this season, but there is a lot more to the Blaugrana's deadly attacking trio.
Very few teams, if any, can claim to enjoy the prospect of facing La Liga heavyweight Barcelona.
The Catalan giants in recent years have transformed themselves into one of club football’s most successful sides, with many arguing that the Blaugrana have even usurped Real Madrid.
Now led by the deadly attacking trio of MSN (Messi, Neymar, and Suarez), Luis Enrique’s side have... Read the rest of the article »
Both teams will be able to sign new players after the current transfer window closes, with FIFA's final ruling expected in June.
Real Madrid and Atletico have been given more time to sign new players, as both teams had their transfer bans suspended today by FIFA's Appeals Committee.
Los Blancos and Los Colchoneros were handed a one year transfer ban earlier this month. If both teams had agreed to serve their sanctions, they wouldn't have been able to add new players from February 2nd,2016 until July 1st, 2017. With... Read the rest of the article »
Fans of Spanish football are gearing up for yet another epic clash between two perennial rivals, FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.
La Liga defending champions FC Barcelona welcome their rivals Atletico Madrid in what is expected to be a cracker of a match. Ahead of the much-anticipated clash, but sides need nothing less than a win in order to take full control of La Liga table over the weekend. Both teams are tied on points (48) but the Blaugrana have a superior goal difference.
Luis Enrique’s men come into... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish striker has only found the back of the net twice this season, forcing coach Simeone to send him back to AC Milan.
Fernando Torres' playing days with Atletico are about to end, since the Spanish capital side will not make his loan deal permanent.
Sources indicate that coach Diego Simeone has been forced to tell Torres he will have to go back to Milan at the end of the season, following an unsuccessful return to his boyhood club.
Back in January 2015, Torres was unveiled as Los Colchoneros' new striker... Read the rest of the article »
Former Barcelona wingman Pedro has been linked with a move back to Spain after failing to impress with The Blues this season.
Just six months after signing a deal with Chelsea, Spanish international Pedro could be packing to go back home.
The 28-year-old wingman has failed to impress with the current Premier League champions, scoring three goals in 24 games for the Blues. Sources indicate the player could be very interested in returning to his home country, but he would not do that with his former club, Barcelona.
Reports... Read the rest of the article »
The Blaugrana midfielder believes Atletico's players have shown more drive and desire to win the championship than Real Madrid, making them more dangerous.
The endless dispute between Real Madrid and Barcelona has finally come to an end, or at least that's what Sergio Busquets thinks. The talented holding midfielder believes that Atletico Madrid's players are more threatening for Los Blaugranas' intention of winning La Liga once again, leaving no chance for Real Madrid to add a 33rd domestic title to their cabinets.
"As of now, I believe that... Read the rest of the article »
After enduring a transfer ban themselves, one of Barcelona's directors believes that neither Real Madrid nor Atletico violated any rules concerning youth transfers.
Believe it or not, Barcelona and Real Madrid have finally found some common ground. As Los Blancos and neighbour Atletico Madrid are seemingly ready to face an eighteen month period without any new signings, Barcelona's officer Javier Bordás deemed the transfer ban on two of the most important teams in the Spanish top flight to be "excessive".
Fresh off a similar transfer ban... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinean coach is the Blues' primary target to take over the team's coaching duties permanently, following Jose Mourinho's dismissal in December.
Hours after FIFA's transfer ban on Real Madrid and Atletico was announced, there is an English team that could benefit from Los Colchoneros' problems to add new players. Sources indicate that once the ban was revealed, coach Diego Simeone would be thinking about accepting Roman Abramovich's offer to join Chelsea on a long term deal, given that the Argentinean boss will have hi hands tied to make any... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will not be allowed to register new players in the next two transfer windows.
Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have been handed transfer bans by FIFA. The two clubs will not be allowed to register any new player in the next two transfer windows.
The two clubs were found guilty of signing players under 18 years of age, a similar offense committed by their rivals Barcelona last year. As a result, Atletico have been fined 820,000 Euros, while... Read the rest of the article »
The Blues believe that the Brazilian-born striker can recover last year's form, as owner Roman Abramovich wants to keep him around for next season.
Despite being able to score only six goals this season, Diego Costa remains as one of the team's assets for the near future.
Sources indicate that Chelsea snubbed Atletico Madrid's attempt to sign the Brazilian-born striker back, following Diego Simeone's request to have the player available once more.
Simeone coached Costa during Atletico's historic 2013-2014 season, which ended with... Read the rest of the article »
The 26-year old Nigerian has scored thirteen goals for the recently promoted side this season, attracting interest from Serie A & La Liga clubs
One of the Premier League's most in-form strikers could be sailing away to the Italian top flight or the Spanish Primera División.
Sources report that Odion Ighalo, Watford's scoring leader, has begun talks to sign with Serie A's Roma and Atletico Madrid, both in need of a trustworthy forward.
Ighalo's form has been crucial for the Hornets this season, becoming the team's leader... Read the rest of the article »
A whopping 6 Barcelona players finished ahead of the Real Madrid superstar.
As voted by readers MARCA, the Spanish publication revealed the top 10 players of 2015, with the New Year just around the corner.
Unsurprisingly, the list was dominated by Barcelona players, having won five trophies since the beginning of the 2014-15 season: La Liga, Copa del Rey, the Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup, and the FIFA Club World Cup.
However, what was shocking about... Read the rest of the article »
Diego Costa and Jackson Martinez would be involved in a swap this winter, after showing poor form with their respective teams this season.
Two strikers not enjoying the best of forms could be involved in a two-way swap, as Chelsea are ready to part ways with Diego Costa and Atletico Madrid are willing to let Jackson Martinez play elsewhere, following a disappointing start of the season.
Sources indicate that Costa, facing harsh criticism from Chelsea fans, desperately wants to move back to Spain, and he would love to return to... Read the rest of the article »
Elsewhere, Bayern Munich were paired against Juventus, whilst Real Madrid will lock horns with Roma in the knockout stage.
The draw for the Champions League round of 16 is complete, and the results have handed us some very, very interesting encounters.
FINAL UCL LAST 16 DRAW: #UCLdraw #ChampionsLeagueDraw pic.twitter.com/jgAmAyaLg2
— LiveSoccerTV.com (@LiveSoccerTV) December 14, 2015
English Premier League giants Arsenal, a side who booked their ticket to the knockout phase by the skin of their... Read the rest of the article »
The likes of Barca, Chelsea, Man City, and Bayern await the French giants in the last 16, however.
On Monday, French giants Paris Saint-Germain will find out their fate in the next round of the Champions League, with the draw for the last 16 being held in Nyon.
The Ligue 1 holders face a great chance of encountering a nightmare opponent, with the likes of Barcelona, Bayern, Chelsea, Manchester City, and Atletico awaiting them due to Les Parisies second-place finish in their group.
Nonetheless... Read the rest of the article »