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The two La Liga giants are set to lock horns in this season's edition of El Clasico. Here are some interesting facts and stats ahead of Saturday's highly-anticipated encounter
La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona gear up to lock horns this Saturday when the two sides meet at Santiago Bernabeu in the much talked about El Clasico encounters.
This season's edition of the epic fixture between the Spanish Primera Division's two most successful clubs is an even more special match as the two teams' star players Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, who have split six of... 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 »
The Brazilian striker surpassed Bebeto in the all-time scoring list for Brazil. Only Zico, Romario, Ronaldo and Pelé lie ahead of him.
Brazil managed to thrash Japan in their friendly match held in Singapore. Dunga's men won their fourth match in a row with their new coach, while Japan have been struggling to get satisfying results with Mexican Javier Aguirre running things for them.
The big story of the day was Neymar's performance. Being just 22-years old, Neymar scored a "poker" against the Samurai Blues, surpassing... Read the rest of the article »
The friendly match had the added bonus of watching Lionel Messi and Neymar, two of Barcelona's superstars against each other
Brazil celebrated another victory in a friendly match against Argentina in their 100th match ever. With two goals by Diego Tardelli, the team led by Brazilian legend Dunga earned their 40th victory against their historic rivals.
Argentina dominated the first half hour of the match, but it was Tardelli who scored after 28 minutes, when a miscoordination between Zabaleta and Fernandez ended up... Read the rest of the article »
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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 »
Prior to their matchup tomorrow, Neymar stated the Brazilians enter this match as underdogs, but will try to put on a good show for those attending the South American Clasico.
Before tomorrow's match between the two South American giants, Neymar spoke candidly about his team, how Brazil is rebuilding after the World Cup, and his matchup against his Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi. The former Santos player stated this match will be tougher for Brazil, since Argentina are not rebuilding:
"They have been playing together for a while, and we are just regrouping after... Read the rest of the article »
The 44-year-old boss took responsibility for the Catalan giants' Tuesday defeat to the Ligue 1 holders in the Champions League, their first loss of the season
Catalan giants Barcelona entered Tuesday night's UEFA Champions League encounter with Paris Saint-Germain undefeated.
And despite the fixture being an away tie for the Blaugrana, many favored the Liga BBVA side to clinch a victory, with Les Parisien' stars Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva, and Ezequiel Lavezzi all missing out on the game due to injuries.
However, Luis Enrique men... Read the rest of the article »
Despite rumors of tension last season, all appears to have been resolved between the South American star duo.
Given the wealth of talent between Barcelona's talismanic attacker Lionel Messi and rising star Neymar, it's inevitable that many would assume that there would be tension between the duo.
After all, it was recently revealed that Liverpool's highly prolific pair Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez didn't always see eye to eye, but that does not appear to be the case with the Blaugrana's two star... Read the rest of the article »
Roughly a week after the first international break during the 2014/15 club football season, FIFA has updated its Coca-Cola rankings.
Like James Rodriguez’s Colombia, Neymar's Brazil have jumped a spot above. The Colombians find themselves just behind world leaders Germany and second-best Argentina. Meanwhile, Spain have gone further down in eighth position despite smashing Macedonia recently.
For Mexico, the United States of America and Roy Hodgson’s England, the progress continues. They are 16th, 17th and 18th... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blaugranas dominated Athletic Bilbao but couldn't score the go ahead goal until the 78th minute, having Neymar off the bench to solve things for them.
Barcelona showed its class, its power, its ball control. But they failed to show their scoring ability until Neymar broke the lock in Athletic Bilbao's net. The Brazilian star came off the bench to score twice, giving Barcelona the lead in La Liga standings.
The man of the match prior to Neymar's antics was Athletic's keeper Gorka Iraizoz, denying shots by young Munir El Haddadi and Pedro. The... 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 »
An 83rd minute free-kick goal from the Selecao's new skipper was enough to seal all three points in Dunga's first game in charge since his return to the Brazil national team
Barcelona superstar Neymar captained his national side to a narrow 1-0 win over fellow South American side Colombia in an international friendly on Friday, scoring the winning goals thanks to an 83rd minute well-taken free-kick.
The 22-year-old Blaugrana ace wore the armband after he was named skipper by new coach Dunga, replacing 29-year-old Paris Saint-Germain center-back Thiago Silva.
The... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona’s coach Luis Enrique hasn’t been pleased with Neymar’s behavior on and off the pitch, and this sanction may be used to set an example to other top players.
According to sources, Neymar Jr. was fined by Barcelona for interrupting his warmup exercises to sign a boot for a fan. During last Sunday's match against Villarreal, Neymar was warming up near the stands, where he saw a fan with a boot and a marker. After jogging, Neymar approached the stands, took the boot and signed it. This was considered a lack of concentration by coach Luis Enrique, who reported... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will not be able to bring in new players to Camp Nou until January 2016 after FIFA decided to uphold the Catalan side's two-transfer window ban
La Liga giants Barcelona's hopes of having their two consecutive transfer window ban overturned have evaporated after FIFA ruled the punishment will stand.
This decision by football's governing body to uphold the sanction comes five months after the ban was initially handed to the Catalan side, which was suspended due to an appeal from Barcelona.
The club was thus permitted to dive into... Read the rest of the article »
Many of football's biggest stars have all taken part in the trending ice bucket challenge. Which video was your favorite?
With the rise of social media, it seems like every time one turns around there's a new trend that has quickly gone viral as everyone wants to get a piece of what's trending.
The latest fad, called the "Ice Bucket Challenge" initially seems like one of those silly things that attention-seeking teenagers do just to get a bit of fame on the internet. However, it's not--with many of the... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Suarez made his debut in Barcelona’s shirt after his ban from all football-related activity was recently lifted by FIFA.
It couldn’t have been a better night for FC Barcelona. The ‘blau-granas’ get their first title of the season and keep the Joan Gamper’s trophy at home after thrashing Mexican club Leon 6-0. Morevoer, Neymar scored twice and he looks fully recovered from the back injury that he picked against Colombia playing for the Brazilian national team during this year’s World Cup.
Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
More than a month after Juan Zuniga's horrendous tackle ended Neymar's 2014 World Cup run, the 22-year-old Barca ace nominates the Colombian defender for the Ice Bucket challenge
Barcelona superstar Neymar is the latest footballer to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to undergo the Ice Bucket challenge.
Nominated by Los Blancos' Brazilian defender Marcello, the Selecao ace accepted the challenge, submerging himself in ice water, before passing on the gauntlet to others.
In a video... Read the rest of the article »
Neymar is indeed reaching 100 per cent fitness. The Brazilian superstar is back in training with Barcelona’s squad.
Last week, Neymar returned from his extended World Cup holidays – or more precisely, from about six weeks of rehab. Upon his return to training, the Barca number 11 player had to complete specific exercises alone.
The 22-year-old’s comeback would appear as a great consolation for the Catalans whose latest signing, defender Thomas Vermaelen, is out indefinitely after suffering a hamstring... Read the rest of the article »
The deal to bring Brazilian star Neymar to Camp Nou, which has landed Barcelona in hot water, hurt the Blaugrana's image, admits the club president
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has voiced his opinion over the scandal regarding the signing of Neymar, admitting it has hurt the club's image.
The Catalan side cut a cheque worth €57.1 million to sign the Selecao superstar from Brazilian side Santos, but later, cracks in this deal appeared.
The Blaugrana reportedly failed to reveal €37.9m in the deal to bring the... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian star, who suffered a fractured back during this summer's World Cup, has announced that he hopes to return next month.
Certainly, this is something that will please Barcelona fans.
Blaugrana star Neymar, who suffered a horrific injury during Brazil's World Cup campaign this summer, has now announced that he has been recovering much faster than initially planned and will hope to make a return next month.
"I'm slowly recovering from the injury, [and] I want to have a good season," the 22-year-old... Read the rest of the article »