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After impressing at the World Cup, James Rodriguez gave Real Madrid fans something to cheer about after netting his first goal.
After arriving at Real Madrid from Monaco in a blockbuster £60 million move, Colombian star James Rodriguez will certainly be expected to prove his worth to the team's fans quickly.
And it looks like he has started off right, coming on as a sub and scoring his first goal for his new club to send the home crowd into raptures. Although it would be eventually cancelled out by Raul Garcia's... Read the rest of the article »
After the departure of Diego Costa, Thibaut Courtois, and Filipe Luis this summer, Los Rojiblancos look set to lose another integral member of Atletico's 2013-14 La Liga-winning side
This summer transfer window has proved to be a nightmare for Liga BBVA champions Atletico Madrid.
La Rojiblancos have brought in several quality signings, with Croatian and French attackers Mario Mandzukic and Antoine Griezmann arriving at the Vicente Calderon, but the club has seen the departure of intergral members of their 2013-14 La Liga winning side.
Hotshot shot-stopper Thibaut... Read the rest of the article »
Los Colchoneros signed forwards Antoine Griezmann, Mario Mandzukic and Mexican Raul Jimenez, among others, trying to revalidate last year’s La Liga championship.
Atletico Madrid needs more players, according to their coach, Diego Simeone. The Argentinian coach spoke prior to the first Spanish Super Cup match against Real Madrid, desiring his team is completed with one or two more players.
“We have to let go some players that we think can develop elsewhere. Taking that into account, we have to round up the team with one or two players. I can’t... Read the rest of the article »
After watching the Red Devils fall to a disappointing 2-1 loss at home to Swansea in the English Premier League's opening game, the Man United board are preparing a stunning package to land Argentine ace Angel Di Maria
English Premier League side Manchester United have long been linked with a move for Real Madrid's Argentine ace Angel Di Maria.
The 26-year-old Los Blancos star had a stellar year at Santiago Bernabeu last season, playing a pivotal role in Les Merengues' 4-1 Champions League triumph over city rivals Atletico Madrid, winning the Man of the Match award for the final in Lisbon.
But... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star has become the latest celebrity to take part in the challenge as a way to raise money for research.
Cristiano Ronaldo decided to get in on the most recent fad, that is, allowing yourself to be doused with a bucket of freezing ice water.
The reason? Not just another of those trends that teenagers like to participate in for the sake of more likes on social media, but for a more respectable cause--raising funds towards research for a debilitating disease that afllicts many around the world.
Check... Read the rest of the article »
According to new reports, the Serie A side now has attempted to join the list of suitors for the Colombian's signature.
Despite missing out on this summer's World Cup due to a knee injury, Monaco attacker Radamel Falcao is still very much a wanted man across Europe, if reports are to be believed.
The Colombian star is reportedly keen on a move to Real Madrid, where he would join compatriot James Rodriguez after his own big money move from the Ligue 1 side this summer. However, the capital club have already spent... Read the rest of the article »
The former Liverpool star was authorized to train, but will remain suspended from every competition until October 26th.
After being suspended for biting Giorgio Chiellini during this year’s World Cup, Luis Suarez was able to train with Barcelona for the first time since the club announced he had been transferred from Liverpool.
The Uruguayan player and Premier League’s top scorer last season expressed his gratitude for everything Barcelona did to support him.
“I am very grateful to the... Read the rest of the article »
The Chilean will play Monday against León for the Joan Gamper trophy, and will be starting against Elche in La Liga
Suspense is over, at least for now, concerning Barcelona’s starting goalkeeper. Since Marc-André Ter Stegen suffered a lower back injury, former Real Sociedad keeper Claudio Bravo will be Barcelona’s starter for the next matches.
Bravo showed confidence about the role he is going to take, and thanked his coach Luis Enrique for the opportunity.
“It feels really... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican legend played for Atletico from 1981 to 1985, earning his first Pichichi with Los Colchoneros
Hugo Sanchez, billed as the greatest Mexican player of all time, expressed his feelings about Raul Jimenez arriving to Atletico this season. The five time scoring champion urged media not to pile the pressure on the youngster by comparing their accomplishments.
“I hate comparisons, and in this case, I won’t allow them. I believe comparing his career with mine would only add unnecessary... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican defender will face his former team playing for Mexican champ León. After this game, Marquez will join Hellas Verona
Rafael Marquez will play his last game for León at Camp Nou. The Mexican back-to-back champion will play for the Joan Gamper trophy, starting FC Barcelona’s home season. The club informed on their website they will pay tribute to the Mexican defender, who played seven years for the blaugranas.
“FC Barcelona has a special tribute prepared for a player who served the club so... Read the rest of the article »
Lopez returned to the club in 2013 as a request from Jose Mourinho. He started 62 games for Los Blancos in all competitions.
After all the turmoil generated by earning a starting position, Diego Lopez left Real Madrid in favor of fellow Spaniard Iker Casillas and Costa Rican Keylor Navas. The goalkeeper from Lugo expressed his gratitude to the club, even though he was negotiated to AC Milan days ago.
"Thanks to two great managers (José Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti) and their respective coaching teams for... Read the rest of the article »
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has today made the highly anticipated announcement regarding the decision over Luis Suarez's four-month ban appeal.
The countdown to the verdict was widely followed on Twitter with Barca fans optimistic about a favourable result. At 15:00 in Lausanne, it was made official. Luis Suarez's four-month ban stands. However, there is a sense of relief for the Catalans as the Uruguayan striker has now been allowed to train.
Reacting to CAS' verdict, FIFPro released a statement:
"FIFPro is disappointed... Read the rest of the article »
Spanish left-back Alberto Moreno waved an emotional farewell to Sevilla as the 22-year-old agreed a move to join English Premier League side Liverpool
Spanish defender Alberto Moreno has sealed a £12m Liverpool move as the Merseyside club completed the deal for their eighth signing of the summer.
The 22-year-old left-back will depart the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium after being previously earmarked as a target by Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers, with current Liverpool defenders Kolo Toure and Martin Kelly... Read the rest of the article »
With this transaction, Jimenez becomes the most expensive player ever to be acquired by a European team.
Raul Jimenez has been confirmed as an Atletico Madrid player for the next six years. Negotiations came to an end this morning, according to Spanish sources, thus confirming the player will join La Liga Champions before the end of this week.
This is a record breaking deal for Mexican football. Jimenez will become the most expensive transaction involving a native player, surpassing Héctor... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican is key to Jagoba Arrasate's team, after the departure of Griezmann and Bravo.
Mexican forward Carlos Vela is set to miss the Chelsea – Real Sociedad friendly on Tuesday, given he has not been able to recover from an injury to his left foot. The “Bombardier” already missed the Europa League qualyfing match against Aberdeen, and will try to recover before their next international game against FC Krasnodar.
Real Sociedad managed to beat Aberdeen last Wednesday... 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 Red Devils have not given up on signing the Real Madrid star before the summer transfer window closes.
All through this summer, two clubs have been at it in their attempts to sign Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria.
The Argentinian attacker has seemingly been deemed surplus to requirements at his present club due to the recent signings of Bayern Munich's Toni Kroos and Monaco's James Falcao, and as a result, both PSG and Manchester United have been chasing him for his signature.
However, as... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish goalkeeper will be plying his trade in Serie A this season after Real Madrid opted not to keep him on board.
With the arrival of Costa Rican star Keylor Navas, the sentiment was always that one of Real Madrid's goalkeepers would probably leave this summer.
Earlier this week, it emerged that Milan were closely monitoring the situation of Diego Lopez as the Rossoneri sought to find another experienced man between the post to provide another option besides Christian Abbiati, youngster Gabriel, and Marco... Read the rest of the article »
After rejecting lower bids from Porto and Wolfsburg, Club America would have agreed to transfer Raul Jimenez to Spanish champion Atletico de Madrid.
With the Mexican Apertura tournament already on the move, the Mexican attacker is on the verge of fulfilling his European dream after Atletico offered 15 million euros for his services, according to reports. With only details to resolve, Club America will have to speed up his replacement, since they saw Raul as a cornerstone in their project for this recently started league.
Negotiations between... Read the rest of the article »
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has now admitted that the player is "too expensive" for his highly ambitious club.
After weeks of speculation with the press in both Spain and France abuzz about what was set to be yet another mega-money transfer, PSG have now decided to pull the plug in their pursuit of Angel Di Maria.
The arrival of James Rodriguez in particular appeared to limit the Argentinian attacker's days at Real Madrid, and as a result, the 26-year-old has been linked with an exit as his current employers... Read the rest of the article »