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The Argentine paid respect to his former Barcelona team-mate after the Frenchman announced his retirement from football.
On Tuesday, one of English Premier League’s greatest ever striker Thierry Henry called an end to his playing career, deciding on hanging up his boots and retiring from the beautiful game all together.
After 915 games and 411 goals, the Arsenal legend called it quits at the age of 37, having graced Ligue 1, Serie A, the English Premier League, La Liga, and then finally, Major League... Read the rest of the article »
Incredible revelation concerning the Brazilian star's failed move to the Premier League.
Before making a mega-money move to Barcelona that ultimately was revealed to have cost the Catalan club over £70 million, Neymar was on the target list for cash-rich side Manchester City.
At that time, the now-22 year old, who had quickly emerged as a rising star for Santos was one of the most-pursued young talents in the game. Moreover, English reports claim that the Premier League champions... Read the rest of the article »
The record-breaking signing now has yet another trophy to add to his collection.
For the first time since 2006, someone other than Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been crowned as Argentina's best player of the year.
Thanks to his good performances for Real Madrid during their 10th Champions League-winning season, as well as at the World Cup and now with Manchester United, Angel Di Maria has beaten out both the four-time Ballon d'Or winner and Manchester City ace Sergio... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican coach could be subject to an investigation regarding the Zaragoza - Levante match of 2011, allegedly being aware of a possible arrangement between the sides.
Despite being named as Japan's head coach for the next four years, Mexican boss Javier Aguirre is uncertain about his future with the Asian team. Being investigated for the allegedly fixed match between Levante and his former team, Real Zaragoza, "El Vasco" could be sacked if there is evidence of his involvement on the matter.
Aguirre was one of the persons involved in the supposed... Read the rest of the article »
The former Zaragoza player will be summoned by Spanish authorities regarding the Zaragoza-Levante match of 2011, apparently fixed to keep Los Maños in La Liga.
Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera stated today he will cooperate with his country's authority regarding the match-fixing scandal involving his former club, Real Zaragoza, and Levante. The current Manchester United player is one of the 41 players, coaches and directors named in the investigation of the 2011 match, which was won by Zaragoza.
"In an on-going legal process involving Real Zaragoza... Read the rest of the article »
Despite his combative reputation, the Portuguese defender's disciplinary record in La Liga this season may surprise fans.
Certainly no one can dispute that Real Madrid defender Pepe is one of the more divisive figures in the game.
Fans of the capital club like him for his all-action displays on the pitch, whereas supporters of opposing clubs, such as arch-rivals Barcelona can not stand the Portuguese international.
This past summer saw him sent off for the 12th time in his professional career after headbutting... Read the rest of the article »
According to the Spanish Anti-corruption authorities, every player and coach indicted knew all about the agreement that allowed Zaragoza to remain playing in La Liga.
After months of gathering evidence to support their case, the Spanish Anti-corruption office formally accused 42 people of fixing the Zaragoza-Levante match in 2011, which was won by Los Maños. Real Zaragoza needed to win the game to keep y their spot in La Liga, and according to the report revealed by the Spanish entity, the club paid almost a million euros to their opponent to lose that match.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The German wingman has been linked to a transfer for some time, and with Bayern's recent interest, Los Blancos want to remain in the player's top of mind before he decides where to go.
Florentino Perez desperately wants Marco Reus to sign for Real Madrid. Well aware that the Dortmund wingman is being sought out by several European giants, Los Blancos' main man sent an spokesman to Germany, so he keeps an eye on the German player and inform Perez of any possible bids Reus considers. Florentino knows it will be Reus who ends up deciding where he will continue his career, and he doesn't... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese star has made his colleagues very happy ahead of the Christmas holidays with a very generous present.
With the Christmas holiday just around the corner, people all over the world are deciding on what gifts to present to their friends and family, and footballers are no exception.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo decided to get in on the holiday spirit and has gifted each one of his colleagues a nice present--a watch--following their historic 10th Champions League win this past May.
However... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blaugranas were not able to break Getafe's deadlock and took advantage of some poor refereeing by Vicandi Garrido,
Barcelona and Getafe finished their game with a 0-0 draw that doesn't help any of them during this moment of the season. Los Culés were not able to establish their dominance, and Getafe could not build on their home field advantage to defeat their distinguished visitors.
But fans were not as worried as they should about Messi's lack of luck in front of the goal, or Luis Suarez's inability... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will travel to Madrid on December 13th for their 15th fixture of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Getafe vs Barcelona below.
With their sights on leader Real Madrid, Barcelona will try to defeat Getafe in order to keep their chances of winning La Liga alive. Getafe will be hosting this match hoping they can pull a stunner on Los Culés like the one they managed in 2011. A tough and disputed match will be held at Coliseum Alonso Perez.
Getafe's performance this season has been below average. Manager Cosmin Contra... Read the rest of the article »
With the score 2-1, Iker Casillas saved a penalty kick by Verza, holding the lead for Los Blancos before Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice.
It seems Real Madrid's luck is not ending soon. Carlo Ancelotti's team managed to overcome Almeria's tactics to win their 20th consecutive match, with a brilliant performance by Iker Casillas and record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo.
Isco's beautiful striker broke the deadlock for Real Madrid, but just five minutes later Verza equalized for the home team. It was the first goal conceded by Iker Casillas... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid will travel to Almería on December 12th for their 15th fixture of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Almeria vs Real Madrid below.
With their mind already set on their Club World Cup participation, Real Madrid will try to extend their lead in La Liga when they play Almeria on Friday night. The red and white team will try to take away Real Madrid's current streak of 19 consecutive wins, a victory that could ease things inside the squad after having coach Francisco sacked earlier this week.
Almeria get to this match just... Read the rest of the article »
Ahead of the upcoming Ballon d'Or ceremony, the Moroccan coach has revealed his reasons for choosing one player over the others.
Recently, the three nominees for the upcoming Ballon d'Or were announced. Two spots, naturally, most figured would go to La Liga star duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, as the Barcelona and Real Madrid aces have won every single prize since 2008. The third spot, however, went to Bayern Munich's World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
Despite the German star's impressive credentials... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the north London side have met Cruzeiro's asking price for the highly-rated Brazilian midfielder.
According to a report by Spanish publication MARCA (per 101 Great Goals), north London side Arsenal have had a bid for Real Madrid target Lucas Silva accepted, and could beat the Liga BBVA giants to the signing of the Cruzeiro star.
MARCA claim that the Gunners have met Cruzeiro's €15m asking price for the 21-year-old Brazilian, with Los Blancos' offer of €12m being turned... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican striker has been key to his team's revival, despite their recent loss against Villarreal. Coach Ernesto Valverde was named Manager of the month.
Mexican striker Carlos Vela beat superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to November's Player of the Month award. Playing for Real Sociedad, "The Bombardier" earned La Liga's top honor for his achievements during last month's games. In the manager's department, Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde earned the highest honor.
"Real Sociedad striker Carlos Vela and the manager... Read the rest of the article »
The German International has been linke to a possible move to Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona, but los Blaugranas are not allowed to sign any new players until 2016.
Marco Reus' future could have him speaking a Latin language. According to sources, German international Marco Reus may have decided to make a move to La Liga, since he has been taking Spanish lessons for the past three weeks.
Top clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona have been pointed out as Reus' possible destination, but Los Blaugranas cannot sign any new players until 2016, following a ban... Read the rest of the article »
Why exactly was the Argentine star left with a bad taste in his mouth after being given blood and urine tests?
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi was left unhappy after the Argentine was called in to be given urine and blood tests for an anti-doping test.
The 27-year-old, who recently became the all-time highest scorer in the Catalan derby with a hat-trick against Espanyol on Sunday, was one of five Blaugrana stars to be chosen by the Spanish Agency for the Protection of Health for a routine anti-doping... Read the rest of the article »
The Colombian midfielder left Real Madrid's last match against Celta complaining about some pain his right leg. His return date is yet to be revealed.
Real Madrid's midfield suffered yet another blow this morning. The club's doctors revealed today Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez suffered a grade 1 strain in his right calf on Saturday's match against Celta Vigo, which will force him to rest for an amount of time yet to be determined. Rodriguez will most likely miss the team's participation in the upcoming Club World Cup, although coach Carlo... Read the rest of the article »
Ronaldo broke two Liga BBVA records on Saturday, Messi set one new one the following day, but who out of the two has been more prolific in front of goal since August 2009?
On Saturday, more oil was poured onto the fire of the never-ending Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo debate when the Real Madrid forward scored a hat-trick on Saturday in the 3-0 win over Celta Vigo.
This saw the 29-year-old set a new record for the most number of hat-tricks by a single player in La Liga, surpassing the late Alfredo Di Stefano and Athletic Bilbao legend Telmo Zarra's tally... Read the rest of the article »