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How can Claudio Bravo deny Lionel Messi of achieving another title after such a wonderful year both shared with Barcelona? Here are a few keys the Chilean could use to stop him.
Even if the Argentinean superstar has only been able to score one goal in this Copa América edition, his performance has improved as games have gone by. After the semi-final match against Paraguay, it became pretty clear that although stats don't support "La Pulga" in this tournament, his contribution to the team can be rather good by creating spaces for his team-mates, as well as... Read the rest of the article »
The Turkish player, who revealed last week he wanted to leave Los Colchoneros, refused he had reached an agreement to join the current La Liga champions.
After a number of rumors surrounding his possible signing with Barcelona, Atletico Madrid's player Arda Turan denied he had already reached an agreement to join Los Blaugranas next season. Just before he went on holiday, the Turkish midfielder revealed he wanted to leave Atletico's discipline to play for another team, since the team's style required all the players to run too much, something he was... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch legend also shared his delight for the wonderful season Los Blaugranas enjoyed under Luis Enrique, who proved all his haters wrong by winning the treble.
Not everyone is psyched about Paul Pogba's possible transfer to Barcelona. According to Dutch legendary coach and player Johan Cruyff, even though Pogba is a top quality player, his contribution to the team's general performance is yet to be determined.
"In my opinion he is a great player. But if you are a coach, you sign a player to make the other players and the team better. Now... Read the rest of the article »
After a disappointing first year with Manchester United, the Argentinean wingman could make a comeback to La Liga, given the great relationship between 'El Fideo' and Lionel Messi.
After winning the treble this season, Barcelona wants to keep the good times rolling by adding more talent to their lineup. Even with the ongoing transfer ban imposed by FIFA, Los Blaugranas have been holding talks with a number of players to boost their squad, and the latest rumor surrounding the current Champions League holders links Angel Di Maria with a move to Camp Nou.
Sources indicate... Read the rest of the article »
Dazzling the crowds for years, the alien from another planet celebrates his birthday on Wednesday. Here we take a look at some of his greatest moments, and what the future holds for the Argentine.
Cristiano Ronaldo may have a galaxy named after him, but Messi is the alien from another planet.
This is, of course, according to the likes of Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon and Real Madrid rival James Rodriguez, who have joined a long list of world-class talents to publicly admit their admiration for the South American superstar.
This is due to the mesmerizing talent he exhibits everytime... Read the rest of the article »
The former Blaugrana president, who is running for office once more, shared a few thoughts about how he will get things done if elected.
Barcelona's Presidential hopeful Joan Laporta shared a few ideas about his bid to rule Los Blaugranas one more time, following his very successful presidency that went from 2003 to 2011. During an interview, Laporta stated most of the team's fans and some players such as Lionel Messi could be willing to back him to become Barcelona's ruler again.
"I have telepathy with Messi, he always... Read the rest of the article »
What are the most recognizable football shirts in all the world? Here's a quick countdown considering some of the biggest winners in history.
One of the elements any team must respect throughout the years is their jersey. Whether it is all about their design, the colors, the crest , or not sporting any sponsors, fans react to any changes so that the essence of their beloved team doesn't change that much.
With all the new tendencies, some clubs have opted to introduce alternative kits, but their colors don't change with what's trending... Read the rest of the article »
The official dates and fixtures for the 2015 International Champions Cup have been released. Find live online and TV broadcast listings for this exciting pre-season tournament!
The tournament is set to begin with MLS sides LA Galaxy and San Jose Earthquakes facing Mexican giants Club America on July 11 and July 14 respectively. The latter will then challenge mega rich English brand Manchester United on July 17 before coming up against Portuguese champions Benfica eleven days later.
In between this timeframe, two huge matches are set to draw large crowds. Make sure... Read the rest of the article »
The Citizens are already up and planning for the next season, looking to add young talent to their squad ahead of the new campaign.
After handing over their English Premier League crown to Chelsea, in a season which saw them perform below par in the domestic and European league, the Citizens have already begun plans to rebuild their squad.
With Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini still in charge, Manchester City will be hoping to challenge the Blues next season for the title, and mount a serious push for the Champions League... Read the rest of the article »
The former Barcelona captain had an argument with the Brazilian winger when the team was celebrating the treble with all their fans.
Once he has left Barcelona, Xavi Hernández can speak freely about Neymar's attitudes. The former Blaugrana captain referred to an incident with the Brazilian striker during the treble celebrations this past Sunday. Hernández was annoyed by Neymar's actions, and he ended up slapping him on the head.
Xavi understands Neymar is young and he doesn't mean to hurt anyone, but not all... Read the rest of the article »
The right back signed a new deal with Los Blaugranas, while the Spanish coach ended all the rumors about his future by extending his contract for one more year.
After winning a second treble in the past six years, Barcelona wants to keep the good times coming. In order t achieve that, team President Josep Maria Bartomeu signed a contract extension with coach Luis Enrique Martinez, who had some doubts about his future with Los Blaugranas. Furthermore, Barça's main man also struck a new deal with Dani Alves, who was rumored to be leaving the club... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona was the team to rack up the most points with 38.042 this season. The rankings take into consideration the last five seasons.
Barcelona might have won a historic second treble in the history of European football but it is Real Madrid who still holds the lead in the latest UEFA rankings. According to the governing body of Europe's soccer, Real Madrid has done enough to be considered the best club of that federation over the last five years.
Barcelona was still the team to add the most points over the past season with... Read the rest of the article »
The list also sees Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling and Juventus’ Paul Pogba climb in value, according to the study by the CIES Football Observatory.
According to the study done by Football Observatory of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s third most valued player, coming in behind rival Lionel Messi, who ranks in first spot.
The Argentine ace, as written in the study, is estimated to be valued between €255.3m-€280.8m, which is mainly down to his trophy-ladden season with Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
The former Sevilla player will not be able to play with los Blaugranas until 2016, due to the transfer ban handed to the Champions League holders.
Despite being banned of registering any new players for the 2015-2016 season, Barcelona has signed former Sevilla player Aleix Vidal. The 25-year old will join Los Blaugranas for five years, but he will not be able to perform with La Liga's title holders until January, due to the transfer ban handed to the Catalunyans.
Vidal played for both Barcelona's and Real Madrid's youth teams, before joining... Read the rest of the article »
He is expected to arrive in Qatar on Monday at 23:00 local time and undergo medical exams for the next two days. He signed a two-year contract with the team.
Xavi Hernández just won his 25th title with Barcelona on Saturday and will be presented with his new team, Al-Sadd on Thursday. The 35-year-old midfielder is expected to arrive on Monday night at 23:00 hours local time and undergo routine medical exams before the big announcement on Thursday.
His new team announced the date and time of his presentation
#Xavi will be presented officially... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Pique and Neymar show off their freestyle dancing, and Messi and his fellow MSN attackers devour a Big Mac.
After winning the 2014-15 Champions League trophy on Saturday, beating Juventus 3-1 to clinch the elusive treble, the Barcelona players returned back home to a hero’s welcome.
The Blaugrana headed back to the heart of Catalonia with pride, showing off their silverware from this season alone, which included La Liga, Copa del Rey, and the Champions League, as legions of supporters filled... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Enrique, Andres Iniesta, Xavi Hernandez and more shared their thoughs about the team's second treble in six years.
Following their 3-1 win over Juventus, Barcelona's top performers had their say about what happened during this year, in which they managed to re-write the team's record books. Some of them remembered all of those that are not in the team anymore, while some others stuck basically with what just happened. On the other hand, efender Gerard Pique, were a little bit busy cutting the net from the... Read the rest of the article »
With uncontrollable euphoria, the Brazilian defensive duo celebrated Barca’s title win, whilst Gerard Pique also created a stir on Twitter with his post-victory antics.
Winning the Champions League, the club's 4th in the last 10 years and their 5th over all, a victory which also clinched a record-breaking treble, does not happen every day.
So in those rare moments where unforgettable and remarkable triumphs manifest themselves in similar fashion to Barcelona’s 3-1 win over Juventus, one must use the occasion to celebrate, and celebrate in a manner none... Read the rest of the article »
The Blaugrana’s 3-1 win over Juventus in the Champions League final saw them become the first team in the continent to ever clinch the elusive treble on two separate occasions.
The season is over, and the treble has been achieved. After lifting La Liga, and sealing the Copa del Rey trophy, the Blaugrana swept up the 2014-15 Champions League title with a 3-1 win over Juventus.
Goals from Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suarez, and a stoppage-time strike from Brazilian ace Neymar saw the Catalan giants triumph over the Seria A holders to win their 5th Champions League crown in the... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian midfielder may have played his last match with Juventus, since rumors indicate he could be joining an MLS club next summer.
It is rather obvious that, whenever someone wins, there will be someone not so happy with it. Today, one of the "coolest" players in football history showed he is not as hard as fans believe him to be.
Andrea Pirlo was caught on TV crying minutes after losing the UEFA Champions League against Barcelona. The player was embraced by Paul Pogba, trying to calm the Italian midfielder, who... Read the rest of the article »