Vinicius Jr and the Boy Who Cried Wolf
Leagues: La Liga

Vinicius Jr and the Boy Who Cried Wolf

In the aftermath of Real Madrid’s high-tension victory over Cadiz last week, Vinicius Jr. tweeted out the message: “Thank God, another game without an injury” It was a statement that was part genuine relief given the state of injuries ahead of the World Cup 2022 tournament, and part some thinly-veiled criticism of the treatment he […]

Leagues: La Liga

/ 12 days ago

Vinicius Jr and the Boy Who Cried Wolf

In the aftermath of Real Madrid’s high-tension victory over Cadiz last week, Vinicius Jr. tweeted out the message: “Thank God, another game without an injury” It was a statement that was part genuine relief given the state of injuries ahead of the World Cup 2022 tournament, and part some thinly-veiled criticism of the treatment he […]

5 weekend stories from European soccer

Here are 5 stories from European soccer this weekend: Arsenal: At the Summit of the Premier League Teeming with confidence, Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal put forth perhaps their most convincing display yet against Chelsea. The scoreline won’t reflect the dominance but Arsenal’s 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge feels like a harbinger of things to come. Gabriel […]

Barcelona

/ 41 days ago

Real Madrid’s Clásico win shows gulf between giants

Real Madrid took a 3-1 victory in the first Clásico of the 2022/23 LaLiga Santander season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side were the pre-match favorites, but the ease with which they won shows the gulf between the two giants. Barcelona have improved tremendously since their harrowing 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in 2020. Xavi Hernandez has the […]

Barcelona

/ 43 days ago

Barcelona to wear Drake 'OVO' logo on shirt in El Clásico

Barcelona announced a special shirt featuring the logo for OVO, the Drake brand, against Real Madrid on Sunday. The move is to celebrate the rapper/singer becoming the first artist to surpass 50 billion streams on Spotify. The streaming service previously entered a partnership with Barca earlier in the year. Beginning for the current campaign and […]

Barcelona

/ 59 days ago

Barcelona VP says Messi return would be 'possible financially'

Barcelona vice president Eduard Romeu claims superstar Lionel Messi could return to the club next summer. His comments come just a couple of months since team president Joan Laporta said that Messi's time with the club is "not over." The Argentina striker shocked many in the soccer world when he departed Spain for PSG last […]

Barcelona

/ 66 days ago

Messi reportedly requested unique demands to remain at Barca

A recent report from El Mundo suggests Lionel Messi had interesting contract demands to remain at Barcelona in 2020. At the time, the Argentine had one year left on his contract, and he sought out a number of changes and benefits. In fact, he made nine demands, specifically, ranging from exorbitant bonuses to a private […]

Atletico Madrid

/ 71 days ago

Koke claims Vinicius can expect 'trouble' if he dances in the derby

An already tense Madrid derby could be in for more action when Real visit crosstown rivals Atlético on Sunday. This upcoming fixture featured a surprisingly high amount of discussion regarding celebrations. It all stems from last season's breakout star, Vinicius Junior and his dance after scoring. Last time out, against Mallorca, Vini Jr. scored Real's […]

Barcelona

/ 77 days ago

Cadiz vs Barcelona delayed due to medical emergency in stands

A medical emergency involving a fan delayed the finish between Cadiz and Barcelona in a LaLiga match. Barca led 2-0 away to the Pirates when play was halted very late in the match to attend to the fan in the stands. In the 82nd minute at the Nuevo Mirandilla, the central referee stopped play with […]

Leagues: La Liga

/ 82 days ago

2030 FIFA World Cup Spain-Portugal bid may win, says UEFA

Despite the joint bid from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup, the proposal by Spain-Portugal appears to have an edge to host the world's most significant sports event. The governing body of soccer in Europe, known as UEFA, maintains a confident stance that Spain and Portugal will provide the […]

Leagues: La Liga

/ 83 days ago

Yunus Musah lights up Valencia game in front of Berhalter

Nineteen-year-old phenom Yunus Musah assisted Samuel Lino's second goal for Valencia, and Hugo Duro's fifth, with a remarkable performance at Mestalla Stadium on Sunday, in front of the onlooking USMNT Coach Gregg Berhalter who was in the crowd to watch the American midfielder. Valencia scored three goals in the first 16 minutes of play against […]

Edinson Cavani

/ 86 days ago

Edinson Cavani move helps Uruguay at World Cup

Earlier this week, LaLiga club Valencia picked up legendary Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani on a two-year deal. The 35-year-old striker has been a free agent since his two-year stint with Manchester United ended in the Premier League. El Matador struck 12 goals in 41 appearances for The Red Devils.   The highlight of Cavani's career came […]