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Cristiano Ronaldo will make a return to the Theatre of Dreams in November! It’s not for a Champions League clash or a record transfer but for the highly-anticipated Portugal vs Argentina friendly match.
It is official. For the eighth time in history, Portugal and Argentina will clash. The former has a poor record against the latter. And now 42 years after Eusebio and Dinis powered the Seleccão to a rare 3-1 win over the South Americans at the Maracaña stadium, Cristiano Ronaldo will be tasked to boost the Portuguese fans' confidence with victory at Old Trafford.
During this month’s... Read the rest of the article »
James Rodriguez's 75th minute wonder strike gave Los Cafeteros a 1-0 win, but El Tigre must not be happy after being robbed the chance of making the score sheet
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao was in action on Tuesday as Colombia traveled to New Jersey to face Canada in a friendly at the Red Bull Arena.
The 28-year-old attacker, who scored his first ever goal in a Red Devils jersey in their 2-1 win over Everton, netted in Saturday's 3-0 win over El Salvador, Falcao's first start in over a year.
And the former Atletico Madrid star would... Read the rest of the article »
Korea will welcome Costa Rica in a friendly clash on Tuesday, October 14th. Find out where to watch the game both online and on TV here.
In terms of their past meeting history, Korea and Costa Rica appear to be fairly evenly matched, with the hosts winning their last meeting in January 1-0, the visitors coming out on top in 2006 and 2002, and a 2-2 draw back in February 2000. However, this summer's World Cup was quite a different experience for each.
The Central American side shocked all by emerging out of their group which contained... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Mexico and Panama perform in the last friendly match for both teams on October 12th. Panama will seek revenge for their last visit, where they lost in the dying seconds of the game.
One of the most exciting matches during World Cup Qualifiers in the CONCACAF area was Mexico against Panama. These two sides will relive that match when they face in the Mexican city of Queretaro.
Mexico had a tough time getting through the Qualifiers for the last World Cup. Their dominance at Azteca Stadium was lost, not being able to win in their first four matches. Their last home game against... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star was seen nursing his left knee after being taken off the pitch in the friendly at the Stade de France
Portuguese ace Cristiano Ronaldo was involved in an injury scare after the player was seen with bandage and an ice pack on his left knee during his nation's 2-1 loss to France.
Playing at Stade de France, the Real Madrid ace experienced a frustrating night in which he registered no shots on goal, before being removed off the pitch in the 76th minute.
Known for his fitness and speed, injury... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Brazil vs Argentina in live streaming online or on TV. Join the millions of viewers drooling over the combination of stars such as Angel di Maria, Messi, Neymar and Kaka.
The return of Kaka and Robinho in the Selecão has spiced up the Superclásico de las Americas taking place this Saturday at the Bird’s Nest stadium in China. Obviously, the other big attraction ahead of this super clash is Lionel Messi, who has reunited with ex-Barcelona manager Tata Martino.
“Messi and I have talked about this game a lot,” captain Neymar revealed.... 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 »
Les Bleus host a post-World Cup Portugal with a new coach, fresh new players and some Bento rejected players.
Portugal will embark on a new journey on Saturday, after the dismissal of Paulo Bento. Portuguese fans will now put their confidence in 59-year-old Fernando Santos, who will take part in his first match as manager of his native country.
His eight match ban from FIFA after he was ejected in the World Cup while managing Greece has many fans questioning the Portuguese FA. If they are to hold up... Read the rest of the article »
On October 10th, watch the Colombians led by James Rodriguez take the pitch against El Salvador. Colombia will try to make their new image count against a Central American side looking for redemption.
Colombia will have a nice opportunity to make their fifth place in the past World Cup count against their Central American rivals, El Salvador. Led by James Rodriguez, New York City will have the Colombians rocking the town like they did in Brazil, with their beautiful playing style and their colorful goal celebrations.
Jose Pekerman's team have to rise again, since their last game against... Read the rest of the article »
On October 10th the world will watch the return of one of the most controversial players of our time, when Luis Suarez takes the pitch for Uruguay against Saudi Arabia, as part of their Asian tour.
One of this International break's top stories will be without a doubt the return of Luis Suarez with his National Team. After being out of the spotlight since biting Giorgio Chiellini in last summer's World Cup, the former Liverpool striker aims to get in top shape before his debut with his new club, Barcelona. Uruguay take on this Asian tour aiming to broaden their prospects for next year's commitments... Read the rest of the article »
Landon Donovan will make his 157th appearance for the USMNT on Friday against Ecuador. Watch live on TV & Online as the American legend plays his final match for the USA.
Jurgen Klinsmann was on the end of mixed criticism after he announced the squad he was taking to Brazil for the World Cup. Despite the frustration from some fans, the German guided the USMNT out of their group, being eliminated by Beligum in a 2-1 overtime thriller.
On Friday, the USMNT will return to the pitch in an international friendly that will take place at Rentschler Field in Connecticut.... Read the rest of the article »
Watch on October 9th Mexico hosting one of their CONCACAF foes, no other than Carlo Costly's Honduras in a matchup held in the southern state of Chiapas.
One of CONCACAF's biggest rivalries will be re-edited in this International week when Mexico hosts Honduras. El Tri gets to this match concerned about the poor performance of their strikers, while Los Catrachos will want to reprise their last visit, in which they took the win at the mighty Azteca Stadium for the first time ever.
This will be the third friendly match for Mexico under Miguel Herrera.... Read the rest of the article »
On October 10th, watch World Cup sensation Costa Rica after travelling 19 hours to face the exotic Oman, who are trying to make a name for themselves in the international arena.
One of the most exciting sides during this summer's World Cup was without a doubt Costa Rica. After surviving the "Group of Death" with flying colors, the men led by Jorge Luis Pinto reached the quarter final stage for the first time ever, giving Los Ticos something to talk about for decades.
After their historic performance, Costa Rica will try to build on what's left of Pinto's process... Read the rest of the article »
South Korea vs Paraguay will be played on Friday, the 10th of October at the Cheonan Baekseok Stadium.
German tactician Uli Stielike will take charge of the Reds for the first time as they host South American side Paraguay on Friday. South Korea will be hoping for a much better performance during the friendly match after a disappointing World Cup campaign which ended with them failing to record a single victory.
But Stielike who has managed Switzerland and Ivory Coast in the past is confident... Read the rest of the article »
The game was organized by the team's main sponsor, and will be held in Dubai on December 30th, just before both squads re-start their tournaments.
Real Madrid and AC Milan announced today the celebration of a friendly match to be held December 30 in Dubai. The game will be part of the "Dubai Football Challenge", and will be played at the 7evens Stadium.
Legends like Italian Franco Baresi and Spanish Emilio Butragueño represented both teams in the unveiling hosted by the Dubai's Ministry of Commerce and Tourism. The... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan player, banned from any official match until October 26, scored his first goal against the U-19 Indonesian team
Luis Suarez, still banned from every official game with his club and his National Team, scored yesterday his first goal as a Barcelona player. The Uruguayan played with Barcelona's B squad against the U-19 Indonesian team, scoring two goals in the match.
The first goal of the game was scored by one of Barcelona's recent transfers, Belgian Thomas Vermaelen,who also took part of the game. Suarez... Read the rest of the article »
Coach Luis Enrique wants the Uruguayan player to enjoy playing time before the ban imposed by FIFA expires, so he can be available to play against Real Madrid
Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez will enjoy playing time on Wednesday, when Barcelona B faces the U-19 Indonesian National Team. Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique wants him to be in top form when the player's ban is lifted, so, tomorrow the Uruguayan will have the chance to take the pitch against the Asian team.
"Luis Suarez needs to be on the pitch, and so do we. If Luis is fit to play... Read the rest of the article »
Willian scored the only goal in Brazil’s hard-fought win against Ecuador on Tuesday.
It was a pretty even first half at the Metlife Stadium in terms of chances created. Brazil dominated the ball possesion and managed to capitalize their efforts in the 31st minutes with Willian scoring a right-footed goal following an assist from Neymar in a set piece situation.
Ecuador missed the chance to equalize after a shot from Enner Valencia hit the post with 10 minutes to go before the... Read the rest of the article »
Just after last Saturday's friendly against Chile, Mexican coach Miguel Herrera was informed his squad would be short on men for this night's friendly against Bolivia
Not everything's good news for Mexico's National Team. With one game pending in their North American tour, Miguel Herrera has seen his squad cut short, following injuries to three of his starters last Saturday against Chile.
Francisco Rodriguez, the former PSV Eindhoven and Stuttgart player, came down with an injury to his left leg, which will keep him off the pitch for at least two weeks.... Read the rest of the article »
Torres was confirmed as a starter by Mexico’s head coach Miguel Herrera on Monday.
Erick Torres is set to make his debut for the Mexican national team in a friendly match against Bolivia on Tuesday night at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Colorado as confirmed by Miguel Herrera on Monday. The Mexican coach usually names the expected line-up one day before the match and this time was not the exception.
Although Torres has already been called up for Mexico’s... Read the rest of the article »