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The Atletico Madrid center-back had a unique take on why the Argentine is not able to replicate his Barcelona form when with his national side.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has come under huge criticism for his inability to replicate his unstoppable Barcelona form when performing for his national side this year.
This was all sparked when the 28-year-old put in a torrid display in the Copa America final clash with Chile, as La Albiceleste lost yet another final under the guide of La Pulga, which led to some calling for him to be stripped... Read the rest of the article »
He is expected to report to training with the Red Devils this upcoming Monday. His house was already on the market in June.
While Real Madrid or any other team interested in David de Gea make up their mind about the Spanish goalkeeper, he has extended the contract of his home for at least one more month. De Gea was already making plans to move to Madrid by putting his home on the market since June.
Now, with negotiations between Los Merengues and the red Devils taking longer than expected, he has decided to... Read the rest of the article »
It has been rumoured that Casillas will leave the club this summer to let De Gea in. The home kit has slight modifications from last season.
Real Madrid unveiled their new skins and the biggest surprise was not on the design but on who shined the brightest under the spotlight. Iker Casillas may have given everybody a hint that he is staying with Los Merengues at least one more season as he appeared front and center in the new publicity campaign.
WATCH: The video used to promote the new skin
Many have signaled Casillas as one... Read the rest of the article »
Belarus will welcome Spain to the Borisov Arena on Sunday, the 14th of June in a Euro Qualification encounter. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Belarus vs Spain below.
Del Bosque's men are surprisingly not top of the table in Group C, with the position currently occupied by Slovakia who beat Spain 2-1 when the two sides met in September last year. The reigning European champions will be adamant to avoid a further blip for it may allow the group leaders to further extend their lead who face an easy fixture against Macedonia.
Barcelona defender Gerard... Read the rest of the article »
That's six points out of six for Brazil. Andress Alves' late first-half goal was enough to deny ambitious Spain. The latter are left with one more chance to try and reach the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stages.
It was one of these games where you can only feel sorry for the losing team. Spain toiled all match long and were tactically superior, multiplying their numbers to block the flow of passes between Brazilian winger Cristiane and captain Marta.
However, containing number 9 striker Andressa Alves was always going to be a difficult task. The latter caught the Spaniards' defence a couple of minutes... Read the rest of the article »
South American powerhouse Brazil will face World Cup debutants Spain in Montreal's Olympic Stadium on Saturday, June 13th. Here are some online streaming & live TV listings options for Brazil vs. Spain.
Last summer, fans saw Germany's Miroslav Klose sign off on a glittering international career in style. The veteran striker, who plays his club football for Serie A side Lazio, had announced before the World Cup that it would be his last. And in a conclusion fitting of a Hollywood movie, not only was the 37-year-old finally able to get his hands on international football's most coveted crown but also... Read the rest of the article »
Spain has lost three out of their last six games after the FIFA World Cup 2014. Spain is ranked 10th and Costa Rica is 14th in the FIFA World Rankings.
The team that used to be the best in the world is now hanging on for dear life if they want to stay in the top 10. A team that for many years, nobody cared about, is now the best in CONCACAF and inside the top 15 of the world. Spain and Costa Rica meet this Thursday in Leon, Spain as one team prepares for the Euro Qualifiers and the other one aims to prepare their team for the Gold Cup.
Vicente... Read the rest of the article »
The public’s mind was on the late Brazil vs South Korea match at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal until Spain and Costa Rica stepped onto the pitch to captivate everyone’s attention.
Attack, attack, attack; that was Spain's approach in their opening game at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Montreal, Canada. It took them only 13 minutes to break the deadlock through number 14 player Vicky Losada. However, as if her jersey number brought some luck to the Costa Ricans, the 14th minute saw the latter get back on level terms.
Profiting from Spain’s vulnerability in terms... Read the rest of the article »
World Cup veterans Brazil will take on South Korea as well as first time participants Spain and Costa Rica in Group E at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Will the seventh time prove to be the charm?
That is the question that the Brazilian women's team must be asking themselves as they participate in their seventh consecutive World Cup this summer. Like the USA, Norway, Germany, Sweden, Japan, and Nigeria, the Canarinhas have participated in each and every one of the quadrennial tournament since its inception in 1991.
However, for all... Read the rest of the article »
As Spanish and Italian champions Barcelona and Juventus prepare to battle it out in the UCL final, will we see vestiges of the UEFA Euro final from three years ago?
On June 6th, Barcelona and Juventus will take to the pitch in this season's Champions League final. Whilst the Blaugrana's arrival at this stage is of little surprise to most, the success of the Bianconeri, who were regarded as the tournament's dark horses, has been this edition's most-talked about story. It will be a special clash in Berlin as both Luis Enrique and Massimiliano Allegri, in their debut... Read the rest of the article »
Casillas had his debut with the team in 1999 at San Mamés when he was 18. Iker joined the club when he was nine and turned 34 today (Wednesday).
Iker Casillas turns 34 this Wednesday and there seems to be nothing clear about his future with the club that he joined when he was only nine years old. The Spanish international has just been given the opportunity to decide what is best for him, to either stay or leave the nest for someone else to take his place.
"If you want to stay at Real Madrid, you can. We are counting on you for... Read the rest of the article »
The strike was scheduled to affect the last two weeks of the competition. Barcelona could win it if they beat Atletico in El Calderon.
Hours ahead of the clash between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, which marks the start of the 37th week of La Liga action, the strike has been suspended by a ruling of the Spanish National Court. The decision was supported by the Spanish Federation and now every game scheduled until the end of the season will be played.
The decision will also allow the Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and... Read the rest of the article »
He recently played his 300th game with Barcelona. There are no Real Madrid or Bayern Munich shirts included.
If you ever wondered what happens after players swap their shirts at the end of a game, Gerard Pique has the answer for you. Throughout his career, he has traded his shirt with players such as Frank Lampard, Ronaldinho, Lionel Messi, Karim Benzema and Andrea Pirlo. All of them are now in his closet.
Pique posted a picture on Twitter with the shirts of many of the players he has played against.... Read the rest of the article »
Both Serie A and La Liga have three teams each in this season's Champions League and Europa League semi-finals. We take a look at the chances to have the finals featuring at least one team from Spain and Italy.
With the second legs of this season's Champions League and Europa League set to kick off over the next few days, two countries will be hoping to have at least one of their teams featuring in Berlin and Warsaw. For Serie A and La Liga fans, there is quite a bit to celebrate as six out of the final eight teams hail from Italy and Spain respectively, with Barcelona, Juventus, Real Madrid, Napoli, Fiorentina... Read the rest of the article »
He also does not consider either Messi or Ronaldo as the best players in the world.
Eric Cantona is certain that if it weren’t for Catalonia, Spain would have never won the World Cup. He does not think that the best player in the world plays in La Liga and he is not a fan of someone who controls football but hasn’t played it.
The French legend gave a press conference at the Laureus World Sports Awards. His answers may nothave been what many people are used to hearing... Read the rest of the article »
Most publications agreed Spain lacked leadership on the field. Del Bosque claimed it was not a failure.
The Spanish press is not happy with how its national team played against Netherlands in a rematch from their opening game in the World Cup. La Furia lost 2-0 at Amsterdam and there was nothing good about it.
20 minutes was all it took for Netherlands to bury any chances for Spain to win the game. Stefan de Vrij and Davy Klaassen were the one in charge of scoring for the home team. After that... Read the rest of the article »
The PSV Eindhoven player showed off his ball-handling moves against the former World Champions, giving fans something to talk about.
Guus Hiddink's team may be living hard times in the Euro 2016 Qualifiers, but today's victory over Spain may end up boosting them one more time. In their 2-0 win against Vicente del Bosque's men, besides the goals scored by De Vrij and Klaassen, Memphis Depay stole the show with his ball-handling skills. Depay, one of Louis Van Gaal's rising stars in the past World Cup, has been linked with a... Read the rest of the article »
The Manchester United goalkeeper knows his time will come soon. He has perfected his abilities while in England.
David De Gea knows that there is a big competition to become Vicente del Bosque first choice when choosing a goalkeeper. But among Iker Casillas, Victor Valdez and him, it is a friendly competition.
The Manchester United keeper is not highly concerned in taking Casillas down from his spot, but on continuing to work and learn from one of the all-time greats in that position. Every day they spent... Read the rest of the article »
Spain will travel to the Netherlands on March 31st for an International Friendly. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Netherlands vs Spain below.
To Spain, this international friendly might be much more meaningful than expected. As defending World Champions in 2014, they were faced with a horrendous defeat thanks to the Dutch. The Spanish barely had a chance to breathe as the Dutch took them apart, 5-1, efficiently in the heat of Brazil. Arjen Robben and Robin Van Persie, the chief perpetrators, are still in the Dutch setup although... Read the rest of the article »
Spain has not lost its last 29 games at home in European competition. Ukraine has won its past three games without conceding a goal.
Spain is ready to host Ukraine in one more round of qualifying action toward the Euro 2016 on Friday. The two teams are tied in second place of Group C with nine points with a goal differential favoring La Furia. Slovakia leads the group with 12 units.
Spain just got knocked out off the top 10 in the FIFA Rankings for the first time since 2007. The team has had it’s up and downs in the... Read the rest of the article »