Archives: Barcelona

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 18: Treble for Alexis as Barca and Atleti Maintain Lead

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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There were wins for Spain’s top three as La Liga resumed after the Christmas and New Year break. Barcelona defeated Elche comfortably, Atletico Madrid won at Malaga and Real Madrid overcame Celta Vigo. Alexis Sanchez took full advantage of the … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Versus Barcelona: The Stage Is Set For La Liga’s First Place Showdown

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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(For US viewers: Atletico Madrid v. Barcelona will be shown LIVE on Saturday, January 11th at 2pm EST on beINSPORT) For the first time in recent history, there’s a fixture on the La Liga schedule worth watching other than ‘El … Continue reading

Chelsea or Manchester United May Play Barcelona In Qatar, While Man City Could Head to UAE

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Either Manchester United or Chelsea may play a February friendly against Barcelona in Qatar, according to a report in the Spanish media. Under Barcelona’s sponsorship agreement with Qatar Sports Investments, the Spanish club is being encouraged to play a high-profile … Continue reading

Who Deserves to Win the 2013 Ballon d’Or? Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo or Franck Ribery?

Posted on by Jason Gomez
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The Ballon d’Or is perhaps the most prestigious individual award in the sports realm. Every player in the world is eligible to be nominated, and any of these players can win so long as he fulfills one requirement: be the … Continue reading

Neymar and Thomas Muller Show Off Their Soccer Skills In New German Car Commercial [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Thomas Muller and Neymar star in a new German car TV commercial where they get to show off their soccer skills inside a building. The Bayern Munich midfielder/forward and Barcelona striker go head-to-head in a competitive game of who can … Continue reading

Paris Saint-Germain Consider Signing Leo Messi and Triggering His €250m Release Clause

Posted on by Alex Muller
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French media are reporting that Paris Saint-Germain are weighing up the option of placing a bid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, which means that PSG would need to pay the €250million release clause to land the world’s best footballer. The report … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 17: Pedro’s Treble as Barca Hit Five

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both had to come from behind to win their respective matches in the final game week before the mid-season break. As a result, the two clubs remain level on points at the top of La Liga, … Continue reading

Barcelona Head Into The Winter Break On Top Of La Liga, But By The Thinnest Of Margins

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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When the final whistle sounded at Vicente Calderón Stadium on Saturday, the celebrations spread throughout the crowd of 49,000 because for the first time in 55 weeks league-leading Barcelona had been knocked off the summit of La Liga by Atletico … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 16: Barca and Atleti Are Neck and Neck as Madrid Slip Up

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both won again to remain level at the top of La Liga as Atleti’s three-goal margin brought them exactly level with the Catalans on points, wins and goal difference. Ten-man Real Madrid salvaged a draw at lowly … Continue reading

Intel Signs Innovative Sponsorship Deal With FC Barcelona to Advertise On Inside of Shirt: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Intel has signed an innovative sponsorship deal with Barcelona to advertise the Intel logo on the inside of the shirt. Under the new deal, Intel becomes Barcelona’s official tech sponsor and will “will help FC Barcelona to become one of … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Have Broken Barcelona and Real Madrid’s Stranglehold On Spanish Football

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Over the past ten seasons, Barcelona and Real Madrid have finished first and second in La Liga eight times. During that time, only two clubs have been able to break through the Spanish giants’ dominance of the Primera Division: Valencia (who … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 15: Barca Shock Defeat Narrows Title Race

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona fell to their first Primera defeat of the season at Athletic Bilbao allowing Atletico Madrid, who won at Elche, to draw level on points with the leaders. Gareth Bale hit a hat-trick as Real Madrid beat Valladolid convincingly to … Continue reading

Freaky FIFA 14 TV Ad Turns Video Gamer Into Leo Messi [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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EA Sports has released a brand-new TV commercial today for its Next-Gen version of FIFA 14, which is now available for PS4 and Xbox One. In the video (see below), it turns the video gamer into a Leo Messi avatar. … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 13: Barca Increase Their Lead As Atleti Slip Up

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona increased their lead in La Liga to three points with a win at Betis as Atletico Madrid dropped two vital points at Villarreal. Cristiano Ronaldo hit a hat-trick as Real Madrid increase the pressure on their city rivals. Barcelona … Continue reading

Leo Messi Ruled Out for 6-8 Weeks With Injury, Says Barcelona

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Leo Messi has been ruled out for 6-8 weeks with the injury he picked up yesterday against Real Betis, according to the official Barcelona website. “The Club’s medical services confirmed after tests this Monday morning that Leo Messi has a … Continue reading

Share The Sofa With Hernan Crespo Today For Barcelona vs AC Milan in the Champions League

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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During each UEFA Champions League match week, Heineken invites soccer fans from all over the world to ‘share the sofa’ with a former UCL legend – bringing soccer fans as close to the UEFA Champions League as possible. Join Heinken … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 12: Cristiano Ronaldo and Diego Costa Lead Messi in Pichichi Stakes [VIDEO]

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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The top three all won again at the weekend as Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid continue to dominate La Liga. Neither Barca nor Los Blancos are in vintage form, while Diego Costa and Cristiano Ronaldo continue to eclipse Lionel … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 11: Real Madrid Hit Seven as Barcelona Lead The Pack

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona maintained a one-point lead at the top of La Liga after the midweek games in Spain. Barca won comfortably at Celta Vigo while Real Madrid hit seven against Sevilla and Atletico Madrid won at Granada. Barcelona coach Tata Martino … Continue reading