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Despite a disappointing World Cup campaign, Cristiano Ronaldo's excellent season with his club has earned him Goal.com's award as best footballer on the planet.
Each year, football website Goal.com announces its list of the top 50 footballers in the game today, and ever since they began drumming up who would be on their list for this year, the feeling was that a familiar duo would battle it out for top spot.
Last year, Lionel Messi walked away with the prize as well as clinched his fourth Ballon d'Or, but this season has not been as favorable to the... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona have signed French defender Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia, but according to reports, the Catalan side are still on the hunt for another center-back
La Liga giants Barcelona are keen to secure a quality defender to strengthen the arguably under-performing back line these past two seasons.
In a press conference back in April, Barcelona manager Luis Enrique was quoted as saying, "...we’ll try to strengthen ourselves in every position as well as we can" and appears eagerly determined in building a squad with two players for... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona could see the 27-year-old striker put on their jersey earlier than expected as the Uruguayan could have his lengthy ban reduced
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez could see his four-month ban reduced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, enabling him to debut for his La Liga side when the 2014-15 season kicks off.
The Uruguayan forward was handed this lengthy punishment after the 27-year-old bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay's 2014 World Cup group stage encounter with the Azzurri, which they won 1-0.
As... Read the rest of the article »
After his four-month ban for the bite on Giorgio Chiellini, one player believes Luis Suarez has not been fairly treated as a player
Spanish forward Iago Aspas has come to the defense of his former Liverpool team-mate Luis Suarez after the striker was handed a four-month ban for his bite on Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup, saying he was treated as a murderer.
The Uruguayan striker, who moved from the Merseyside club to Barcelona, fond himself embroiled in controversy after sinking his teeth into an... Read the rest of the article »
The Barcelona ace was reportedly so disgruntled with things at Camp Nou that he apparently sounded out a move to England.
They certainly do not call the summer transfer window "the silly season" for nothing.
But, by far, this story is the most incredible--and not necessarily in a good way--but rather because it's so unbelievable that it should make even the most gullible individual raise one's eyebrows in disbelief.
According to the Metro (as per Spanish publication Vozpopuli) things were going... Read the rest of the article »
After weeks of negotiations, Barcelona have finally forked out the £15.8m asking price for Jeremy Mathieu, and now welcome the French defender to Camp Nou
Barcelona have completed the signing of French center-back Mathieu Jeremy from Valencia on a £15.8m fee as the player put pen to paper on a four-year contract, becoming the Catalan side's fifth signing of the summer, after Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Claudio Bravo, Ivan Rakitic, and Luis Suarez all sealed their Camp Nou move.
The 30-year-old defender will join the Catalan side after previous... Read the rest of the article »
Despite being linked with an exit, reports from Spain claim that the veteran midfielder has changed his mind and will remain with Barca for another season.
Despite reports linking him with an exit, fresh reports now indicate that Barcelona midfielder Xavi will remain at Camp Nou for the upcoming season.
The 34-year-old had been reportedly set to make a move away from his native Spain, with several sides, including Middle Eastern outfit Al Arabi and new MLS club NYC FC both making offers to bring him on board.
However, as per recent... Read the rest of the article »
Xavi's time with the Catalan side is growing less as the influential midfielder looks set to join New York City FC
Barcelona's legendary midfielder Xavi moves closer to crossing the Atlantic Ocean to join Major League soccer side New York City FC as the Spaniard nears a Camp Nou exit.
The 34-year-old maestro could join former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, who will reportedly be announced later this week, however, La Furia Roja veteran will have to negotiate a payoff with the Blaugrana.
Xavi, the... Read the rest of the article »
The Catalan side are close to bringing French defender Jeremy Mathieu to Camp Nou
La Liga giants Barcelona have made substantial progress in completing the move to bring French defender Jeremy Mathieu to Camp Nou.
The 30-year-old Valencia defender has been rumored to be on Barcelona's radars for weeks and now appears to be set for a switch as a fee is believed to have been agreed, according to Goal.
The Catalan side have already made four signings in this summer transfer... Read the rest of the article »
The Viola hope to keep Barcelona from snapping up their star winger among reported interest from the La Liga giants.
After their successful World Cup in which they made it to the quarter-finals for the first time in their history, it is no surprise that several of Colombia's stars are on the radar for some of Europe's biggest clubs.
While James Rodriguez has been making most of the headlines after his excellent performance in Brazil due to his imminent move to Real Madrid, Fiorentina's star Juan Cuadrado has... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan was signed from Liverpool for a club record fee but Suarez’s arrival does not solve the real problems present at the club.
In what can be regarded as football’s worst kept secret, the current Barcelona side is screaming out for defensive reinforcements. Barcelona responded to their shortcomings by splashing out a club record £75m on their new signing Luis Suarez.
The Blaugrana experienced something similar last season when they refused to pay heed to their defensive fatalities and instead of securing... Read the rest of the article »
The newly signed Chelsea striker joins others such as Arjen Robben, Thomas Muller, Lionel Messi, and James Rodriguez on the 10-man list for best player.
UEFA have announced their ten man list for the Best Player in Europe Award, and there are some names that will obviously be of no surprise to fans.
Diego Costa, who was recently unveiled as Chelsea's newest striker is the only Premier League representative to make it in this elite group.
Despite being unable to win the World Cup with Argentina as they were defeated 1-0 by Germany thanks... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid, who made history by becoming the first club to reach double digits in Champions League wins this past May, have been ranked by Forbes as the most valuable football club in the world.
This past May, Real Madrid finally won their much awaited 10th Champions League trophy after defeating their city rivals Ateltico Madrid.
The capital club have consistently performed well in the continental competition, having made the semi-finals on numerous occasions, and due to the presence of stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo--a one man marketing force in his own right--have been consistently... Read the rest of the article »
Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez will wear the number nine jersey, vacated by Alexis Sanchez, when the 27-year-old features for new club Barcelona
In a video released on their official YouTube channel, La Liga side Barcelona announced newly-signed Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez will wear the number 9 jersey for the Catalan side come the 2014-15 season.
This news comes out after the 27-year-old hitman completed his £75m move from Anfield to Camp Nou, where he will team up with Messi and Neymar to establish a mouth-watering striking... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Suarez is a Barcelona player. His transfer from Liverpool to the Camp Nou will officially be completed on Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The saga is over. A statement on the Catalan club’s official website read:
"FC Barcelona and Liverpool FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Luis Suárez. The Uruguayan will be travelling to Barcelona next week for a medical, to sign his five-year contract and to be officially presented to the media and fans as an FC Barcelona player."
It was always going... Read the rest of the article »
It is finally official. Alexis Sanchez is an Arsenal player. His Barcelona days are now a thing of the past as the Chilean striker prepares for life in England with Arsene Wenger.
Arsene Wenger has been active this summer as the Gunners look forward to challenging for more trophies, next season. After having talks with the player during the World Cup in Brazil, the Frenchman managed to beat interests from English rivals Liverpool and Italian giants Juventus.
Wenger was quoted as saying on Arsenal's official website:
“As many people have seen during... Read the rest of the article »
Alexis Sanchez has reportedly passed his medical at Arsenal, according to Sky Sports. The news broke on Thursday afternoon.
Adding fuel to the rumours, former Arsenal defender Lee Dixon tweeted:
"Just spoke to Arsene. He's very happy about Sanchez and Debuchy."
According to the BBC, Arsenal and Barcelona have reached a deal in principle worth close to £32.5M for the Chilean striker who was seduced by manager Arsene Wenger with whom he had transfer talks during the World Cup in Brazil.
The... Read the rest of the article »
Liverpool fans will have very little reasons to shed tears upon the imminent departure of star striker Luis Suarez to Barcelona as the Merseyside Reds are remarkably active on the transfer market.
On Wednesday, Belgian star Divock Origi arrived in the city ahead of medicals. He could cost the club around £10M to complete a move from French side Lille. As manager Brendan Rodgers aims to bolster his attacking plans, Liverpool are also set to cash in on Benfica winger Lazar Markovic for around £19.8M. The Serbian counts a couple of goals in 12 caps at international level and seven goals... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan star is on the brink of completing a big money move to Barcelona but it remains to be seen whether he can succeed at his new club or will he follow in the footsteps of former greats at the Merseyside club.
It was inevitable that Suarez’s performances would soon attract the attention of the biggest clubs in the world and Liverpool will have to bid farewell to yet another superstar. The Reds did manage to prevent their star player from making a move to rival club Arsenal last season but found it difficult to stop the player when Barcelona came calling.
Whereas Rodgers and Liverpool will have... Read the rest of the article »
The trailer for the movie based on Barca ace Lionel Messi's life has come out. It features many important figures in La Pulga's footballing life
With Lionel Messi being one of the most talented players in football history, many are curious about his childhood, upbringing, and rise to fame.
The trailer for Messi: the Movie has come out. The docudrama, based on the Barcelona ace's life, features cameos from Blaugrana legend Johan Cruyff, Camp Nou team-mates Javier Mascherano, Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique, La Albiceleste boss Alejando... Read the rest of the article »