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Officers were concerned after a parent named his newborn Messi Daniel Varela, passing a bill that forbids any similar action from now on.
If you're about to become a father, hail from Rosario, and have Lionel Messi as your favorite player, it may be a risky proposition to name your kid after the Argentinian superstar. Government officers in Messi's hometown passed a bill forbidding any parent to name his newborn Messi, after a man named Hector Varela did so two weeks ago.
Officials from the city of Rosario, Argentina, felt it... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian coach has been the center of criticism for Real Madrid's last performance, where they blew a two-goal lead against Real Sociedad.
This year for Real Madrid and Carlo Ancelotti has not started the way they intended. Losing two games and key players to last year's UEFA Champions league run has raised some questions whether Los Blancos can pull it together this season. The Italian coach tackled this questions directly, staying positive about how they will end up playing this year:
"Even though we lost some key players... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blancos' record-breaking tenth Champions League trophy, alongside the UEFA Super Cup and Copa del Rey crowns has earned Los Blancos the title of best team in Europe
Real Madrid's success on the pitch has led to off-the-field recognition.
The Liga BBVA heavyweights were named European Club of the Year by the European Club Association (ECA) after their impressive 2013-14 season.
Los Blancos ended their 12-year wait to get their hands on another UEFA Champions League crown when they beat bitter city rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 in the final in Lisbon... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker has "reformed", at least according to one of his new Barcelona teammates.
Luis Suarez's move from Liverpool to Barcelona during this summer's transfer window was always going to be mired in controversy.
The Blaugrana reportedly paid over €80 million to the Reds to bring the Uruguayan to Spain as they aspire to re-claim their La Liga crown from Atletico Madrid as well as launch a serious challenge for the Champions League this season.
However, the 27-year-old... Read the rest of the article »
After missing out Real Madrid's last match against Real Sociedad and the first Euro 2016 Qualifier with Portugal, CR7 aims to comeback with Los Blancos against Atletico
Cristiano Ronaldo may be able to play for Real Madrid this Saturday against Atletico. After following a strict physical program, it appears CR7 overcame his injury, finishing today's training session under Carlo Ancelotti's watch.
The Portuguese striker, who recently was awarded the UEFA Best Player of the Year trophy, was ruled out of Real Madrid's last game against Real Sociedad due to an... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker will have to wait to make his debut with FC Barcelona in an official match, which could happen on October 26th against Real Madrid.
Luis Suarez has been finally cleared to play with his National Team. Following his four month ban from any football-related activity, FIFA authorized the player to take part on friendly matches with the Uruguayans.
According to sources, the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) intends to call up Suarez for next month's friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Oman, but had to ask permission to do... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United could see the return of their former Portuguese superstar, but could be waving goodbye to the Colombian striker after only one season
This revelation may please the Manchester United faithful more than the Real Madrid fans.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been a hit ever since his then record-breaking £80m Santiago Bernabeu switch. His stats go far to prove that. He has scored 255 goals in 250 appearances for Los Blancos, winning the club two Copa del Rey tophies, one La Liga and Spanish Super Cup title, and a Champions League... Read the rest of the article »
Following Xabi Alonso's departure to Bayern Munich, Los Blancos would be interested in signing the World Cup Champion off Bayer Leverkusen
With the transfer window shut for the summer, Real Madrid may still be thinking to strengthen their midfield. German midfielder Cristoph Kramer is rumored to be in Los Blancos' sight, as the Spanish club would offer 15 million euros to Bayer Leverkusen, owner of the player's rights.
According to sources, the 23-year old midfielder has been requested by Carlo Ancelotti, who would like the youngster... Read the rest of the article »
Not only did Di Maria's Old Trafford switch bring in £59.7m for Real Madrid, Los Blancos will rake in another £4m if the Argentine is named the world's best player
Real Madrid's decision to sell Argentine ace Angel Di Maria to Manchester United looks to be one to reap significant profit.
The 26-year-old former Benfica star completed his whopping £59.7m Old Trafford switch last month in the 2014 summer transfer window for a record-breaking English Premier League transfer fee.
And now, as reported by Jason Burt of the Telegraph, in a serious... Read the rest of the article »
Manuel Pellegrini looks to beat Arsene Wenger in the race to land the 25-year-old German superstar, who is also on Bayern Munich's radar
According to the Daily Star, yet another elite European club has entered the race for coveted Borussia Dortmund attacker Marco Reus.
Reigning English Premier League champions Manchester City are rumored to be ready to battle London giants Arsenal for the 25-year-old German superstar's signature,
Reus, who narrowly missed out on die Mannschaft's World Cup campaign after picking up... Read the rest of the article »
Earlier in the week, Ronaldo stated he wasn't pleased with the club's summer tranfer policy, starting turmoil around Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez
After Florentino Perez's words yesterday, in which he stated there was no problem with Cristiano Ronaldo, the player used his Twitter feed to clarify the situation, while expressing his support for Real Madrid's President:
"My statements were misinterpreted. Yesterday I heard my President and I'm behind him 100%", Ronaldo said in a tweet. Later on he added:
"Our new teammates... 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 »
After the player’s statement questioning the club’s last transfers, Real Madrid’s president stated there’s great chemistry between him and the Portuguese striker.
While presenting last year’s results to the Governing Board of Real Madrid, Florentino Perez dismissed any criticism by Cristiano Ronaldo, after the player questioned the club’s policy on this years’ transfers.
“There is no disagreement with Cristiano Ronaldo. I know him very well, and I’m sure he is loyal to this club. Cristiano is the best player in the world... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona fans might not have to be so worried about Lionel Messi's availability after all.
Good news for Barcelona fans, but not so good for La Liga defenders.
After suffering a groin injury in the Blaugrana's slim win over Villarreal, Lionel Messi was unable to feature with Argentina during their friendlies this week as he looks to recover as quickly as possible.
The Catalan giants endured a miserable time last term by their lofty standards, which saw them fail to win any... Read the rest of the article »
During the UEFA Coach Forum, Mourinho refused to talk about his former club, Real Madrid, but was supportive of Luis Enrique and his methods as a player and coach.
Chelsea’s coach Jose Mourinho had kind words for newly appointed Barcelona coach Luis Enrique. The pair worked together at Barcelona during Mou’s career as an assistant for Bobby Robson, and Mourinho expressed his respect for the Spanish manager:
“I’ve always been an admirer of Luis Enrique’s work. I respect him very much not only as a coach, but as a person. He... Read the rest of the article »
Five years after leaving Old Trafford for Santiago Bernabeu, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo dreams about returning to the Red Devils, the club he spent six successful years at
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed his desire to return to former club Manchester United, claiming he one day wishes to return to the 20-time English Premier League champions.
The Portuguese ace spent six unforgettable years at Old Trafford under the guidance of legendary Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson, arriving from Sporting in 2003, winning three English Premier League... 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’s superstar has been ruled out of the game against Germany due to an injury to his right leg, even missing the all-star match organized by Pope Francis.
After Lionel Messi’s performance during the last World Cup, and rumors indicating a bad relationship with new Argentinian coach Gerardo Martino, his decline from the upcoming match against Germany started a heated debate on the real reasons why Messi chose not to play with his National team.
The official version states Messi came down with an injury on Barcelona's latest victory against... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish attacker has signed a one-year loan deal that will allow the club to purchase him next summer.
After some moments where the deal looked like it could fall through, Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo finally secured a switch to Valencia.
The Spanish side have acquired the services of the 29-year-old in a season long loan deal, with an option to fully purchase him in the summer of 2015 for a reported £23.7 million.
A statement on the club's website read:
"Valencia... Read the rest of the article »
Just after last Sunday’s defeat against Real Sociedad, CR7 isn’t quite sure letting go Di Maria and Alonso will benefit Real Madrid on the long run.
Fans all over the world have to thank Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese striker raised his voice against the club’s transfers during this summer, which included Angel Di Maria’s departure towards Manchester United, and Xabi Alonso’s goodbye in favor of German side Bayern Munich.
“If our President thinks that signing some new players and letting them leave was the... Read the rest of the article »