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The Uruguayan was full of praise for his Barcelona team-mate ahead of Saturday's highly-anticipated Santiago Bernabeu encounter, as the Argentine aims at entering La Liga record book
Barcelona's summer signing Luis Suarez has weighed his opinion on the Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo debate, and to no surprise, insisted that the Argentine attacker is better than the Portuguese ace.
The Uruguayan star made these comments ahead of Saturday's highly-anticipated El Clasico clash between the two La Liga giants when Luis Enrique's men travel to face Carlo Ancelotti's side, a... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil national team captain Neymar Junior scored his 200th career goal in Barcelona’s 3-0 triumph over minnows Eibar on Matchay 8 of La Liga.
This was the young star’s 50th appearance for FC Barcelona and he did not fail to mark the milestone in style. The visitors threatened to break the deadlock a few times but when Xavi opened the scoring on the hour mark, the Catalans found relief.
Ending Eibar’s hopes of getting back into the game, Neymar put his name on the scoring sheet with a low-drive goal after 72 minutes. A... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona vs Eibar will be featured on La Liga this weekend as the two sides meet at the Camp Nou on Saturday, the 18th of October.
Lionel Messi is just two goals shy of Telmo Zarra's record, should the mercurial forward manage to score a hat-trick during Saturday's encounter he will become La Liga's all time leading goal scorer. The Argentine international completed 10 years since his debut against Espanyol on Thursday and should he break the record set by the Athletic Bilbao legend, it will mark a great day for the player and... Read the rest of the article »
El Clasico, the first of the 2014/15 club football season, is one Matchday away. Coincidentally, rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo find themselves on equal ground ahead of it.
While their respective avid fans spend much time arguing against each other, Opta has revealed that both players have something in common: the number 349! It represents the total amount of goals and assists they have made in the last 10 years.
Opta’s stats range from October 16, 2004 to October 16, 2014. The chart, which presents data from the Top 5 European competitions, reveals the following... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan will be cleared to play after a four month ban. Suarez has participated in friendly matches with his National Team and with the Barcelona B squad.
One of the most anticipated issues surrounding El Clasico will be without a doubt, Luis Suarez's comeback to active football. This may be the first game for Suarez officially as a Barcelona player, and his coach's words about his shape may reveal he will take part of La Liga's most anticipated battle:
"Luis Suarez is in top shape. He has never been fat, as some of you guys have said. He... Read the rest of the article »
The former Barcelona coach has revealed his true thoughts on the famous tiki-taka.
It's the playing style that has been Barcelona's bread-and-butter for quite the past few seasons, and even the Spanish NT has utilized it as well.
Tiki-taka, which started off with Dutch legend Johan Cruyff but gained world-wide renown under Pep Guardiola, was highly instrumental to the Blaugrana's dominance of La Liga as well as in the Champions League and was on full display as La Furia Roja... Read the rest of the article »
As fans honored what was the beginning of a legendary career, the 27-year-old Argentine took to Facebook to express his gratitude in a heartfelt message
Argentine superstar Lionel Messi took to Facebook to post a heartfelt thank you message to all his fans and supporters on the 10 year anniversary of his Barcelona debut.
On October 16, 2004, the then Blaugrana boss Frank Rijkaard handed a 17-year-old attacker by the name of Lionel Messi his first game in the Catalan giants' famous red and blue jersey in a clash with Espanyol.
Fast forward... Read the rest of the article »
Despite joining this summer, Barcelona staff had some interesting opinions regarding bringing the Belgian defender on board.
Is this going to turn out to be a case of "I told you so"?
This past summer, Barcelona splashed out about £15 million to bring Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen to Camp Nou, and the Gunners promptly opted to replace him with 19-year-old Calum Chambers for just £1 million--or about £16 million. And so far, it appears that Arsene Wenger's men have gotten the better... Read the rest of the article »
Three years later, the new Barcelona star is still upset about his treatment following the Premier League scandal.
Luis Suarez is a player that has been involved in quite a bit of controversies during his career thus far.
The 27-year-old is currently serving a long suspension for biting Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini at this summer's World Cup during a clash between Uruguay and Italy. And prior to that, he was banned for 10 games after attacking Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.
However, while... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan stated during an interview with Barcelona's magazine he feels in top shape to start against Los Blancos after two months of training with his new teammates.
Just eleven days away of being cleared to play, Luis Suarez feels grateful to have the opportunity to debut in an official match against Real Madrid. The Uruguayan gave a lenghty interview to the club's magazine, in which he shared his enthusiasm about making history with Barcelona from Day One:
"To be honest with you, I can't wait to experience this. I will make the most of my time here... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish midfield maestro became the first La Furia Roja and Blaugrana ace to claim the prestigious accolade
Barcelona star midfielder Andres Iniesta was awarded the 2014 Golden Foot award on Monday evening, beating the likes of Ballon d'OR holder Cristiano Ronaldo, Bayern Munich ace Franck Ribery, and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney.
Handed this accolade in a gala in Monaco, the Spanish midfielder became the first La Furia Roja and Blaugrana player to ever collect this prestigious award.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The former Blaugrana keeper looked to be en route to England only to see the deal suddenly fail to go through.
Earlier this year during the summer's transfer window, Liverpool were closely linked with QPR's Loic Remy, with the French international keen on making a switch due to his desire to play Champions League football this season. However, things suddenly took an abrupt U-turn when the Reds decided to scupper the deal, with the reason eventually being revealed as an apparent failed medical.
And now... Read the rest of the article »
A constant presence in the Spanish Primera Division ever since the league's inauguration back in 1929, the Blaugrana face expulsion if their region secedes from Spain
Despite threats of expulsion from the Spanish Primera Division by La Liga president if the community of Catalonia emancipates from Spain, Barcelona have gone ahead and thrown their support behind the region's referendum for freedom.
"If this goes through, then both clubs [Barcelona and Espanyol] would not be allowed to play La Liga matches.” This is what Javier Tebas... Read the rest of the article »
The 27-year-old Barcelona striker asked the referee permission to be excused off the pitch during the first half in his side's international friendly
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez was back in action for his national side as the striker played in Uruguay's clash with Saudi Arabia, on Friday.
This was the first time the 27-year-old attacker featured for the Copa America champions ever since receiving a lengthy ban from football for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Serving a four-month suspension... Read the rest of the article »
The French striker referred to the possibility of their historic rivals and Espanyol being banned to play La Liga matches if the Community of Catalunya emancipates from Spanish territory
Karim Benzema voiced his opinion on a possible ban that would prevent Catalunyan clubs Barcelona and Espanyol of participating in La Liga. The French striker seemed reluctant to the possibility, stating that Real Madrid need their all-time rivals to make themselves better:
"We need Barcelona in La Liga. We hope that whatever happens, they can stay playing there. You would only have Real... Read the rest of the article »
Valdes has been sidelined since March due to an injury to one of his knees. The 32-year old would be arriving as a free agent to Brendan Rodgers' squad
At long last, Victor Valdes may have his near future solved. The former Barcelona goalkeeper may end up signing with Liverpool after coming down with an injury that prevented him of playing in this summer's World Cup.
According to reports, Valdes will undergo a medical examination on his knee prior to his signing with the Reds. The player previously had an agreement to join French side... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga president Javier Tebas gives insight into what the world can expect to see if Barcelona's Argentine ace scores a record-breaking 252nd La Liga goal in El Clasico
“Why can the Bernabeu not honour Messi?!”
This is what La Liga president Javier Tebas had to say when asked whether he expected the Santiago Bernabeu crowd to esteem Lionel Messi when Barcelona and Real Madrid lock horns in this season's first El Clasico encounter, due October 25.
This may come as a nightmare to the Blancos faithful. Honoring a legend of their arch Spanish... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga's President, Javier Tebas, stated today that if the community of Catalunya emancipates from Spain, then both clubs would not be able to play in Spain's top flight.
Once more, the political arena threatens football territory. After all the talk in Catalunya about a possible referendum to emancipate themselves from Spanish territory, La Liga's president Javier Tebas explained that, if the result favors the emancipation, FC Barcelona and RCD Espanyol would not be allowed to play in La Liga.
"If this goes through, then both clubs would not be allowed... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid superstar Iker Casillas has gone through a lot during the past few years. In an exclusive interview with Canal+, the goalie cleared the air on his relationship with Mourinho and hostile fans.
Iker Casillas finally offered his detailed version of what really happened at Real Madrid when his relationship with Jose Mourinho turned sour and immediately became the main talking point in the Spanish press.
The Madridismo icon picked up an injury in a Copa del Rey game against Valencia in January 2012. This led to then-coach Mourinho to sign Diego Lopez as a replacement. From there, Casillas... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona's player also reminisced his time at La Masia, describing how he got along with Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi.
Spanish defender Gerard Pique has been called up again by Vicente del Bosque to play for his National Team. During an interview, the former Manchester United player dismissed rumors regarding a possible return with the Red Devils, since he feels quite comfortable with Los Blaugranas:
"You never know what's going to happen, but you have to understand I play for the best club in the world.... Read the rest of the article »