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/ 6 days ago

'Football not as exciting': Ex-Barca star Pique shocks admission

In a bold move that could reshape the future of football, Gerard Pique, the legendary Barcelona and Spain defender, has called for a significant overhaul of the sport’s traditional format in search of exciting action. With a career decorated by immense success, including nine La Liga titles, four Champions League trophies, and a World Cup […]

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/ 77 days ago

How Arsenal tried to recruit Messi, Fabregas, and Gerard Pique

The legendary Gerard Pique was driven to continue playing in his later years only by his devotion to Barcelona. Suddenly retiring in November of last season, the 37-year-old contributed significantly to the club's financial situation. He passed on a large portion of his remaining contract salary. After leaving the academy as a youngster to play […]

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/ 105 days ago

Police examining 130 bank accounts linked to Pique, Rubiales

Spanish authorities are now investigating foreign bank accounts linked with both Gerard Pique and Luis Rubiales. Pique previously starred in central defense for Barcelona between 2008 and 2022. Rubiales was formally the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and one of UEFA's vice presidents. However, the official was forced to step down following […]

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/ 105 days ago

Police examining 130 bank accounts linked to Pique, Rubiales

Spanish authorities are now investigating foreign bank accounts linked with both Gerard Pique and Luis Rubiales. Pique previously starred in central defense for Barcelona between 2008 and 2022. Rubiales was formally the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and one of UEFA's vice presidents. However, the official was forced to step down following […]

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/ 106 days ago

Worse fate than Rubiales? Pique probed for alleged corruption

An inquiry into alleged corruption led to the Wednesday arrest of Luis Rubiales, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) ex-head. And apparently, he may take former Barcelona defender Gerard Pique down with him. According to Spain's state prosecutors, police searched eleven locations for evidence. The investigation into corruption and money laundering led to the arrest of […]

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/ 106 days ago

Worse fate than Rubiales? Pique probed for alleged corruption

An inquiry into alleged corruption led to the Wednesday arrest of Luis Rubiales, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) ex-head. And apparently, he may take former Barcelona defender Gerard Pique down with him. According to Spain's state prosecutors, police searched eleven locations for evidence. The investigation into corruption and money laundering led to the arrest of […]

Barcelona

/ 145 days ago

Former Barcelona star credits Messi as US soccer's savior

Lionel Messi's move to MLS side Inter Miami has allowed Gerard Pique to praise his ex-Barcelona teammate for growing the sport. The Spanish veteran has spoken highly of his former pal, saying that the Argentine star's transfer to Inter Miami was a major factor in the growth of soccer in America. Piqué believes that the […]

Barcelona

/ 253 days ago

Pique trolls Real for 2022 Champions League, Ancelotti responds

Gerard Pique poked fun at Real Madrid by claiming that people will forget the club's UEFA Champions League victories. Meanwhile, fans will celebrate Barcelona's for generations to come. Real Madrid supporters have never warmed up to the Spanish former defender, and it is easy to see why. The now 36-year-old spent almost a decade with […]

Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 620 days ago

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

/ 624 days ago

Gerard Piqué announces retirement from Barcelona

Gerard Piqué announced his plan for retirement from FC Barcelona after the club's fixture on Saturday against Almería. The 35-year-old spent the majority of his youth and senior career with the Catalan club. Arriving in 2008 from Manchester United, Piqué has 396 appearances in the Blaugrana kit. Piqué's announcement is a surprising one, and one […]

Barcelona

/ 1042 days ago

Memphis Depay already under microscope at Barcelona

Memphis Depay arrived at Barcelona on a free transfer. Great value, especially considering the circumstances surrounding the club. FC Barcelona experienced the worst transfer window in the club's recent memory. Yet, much of that came out of necessity. Poor transfer windows and investments in years prior set the club back billions. Memphis Depay arrives […]

Barcelona

/ 1066 days ago

The downfall of Barcelona: How debt and transfers cost Messi

Lionel Messi's move to Paris Saint Germain rocked the sports world. A sad, but necessary, move to try to reduce Barcelona's dire situation of being $1.5 billion debt. Paris came to a standstill to welcome the Argentine. FC Barcelona did not have the winger as a first-team player for the first time in 16 years. […]

Celtic

/ 3889 days ago

Celtic Park Is Set To Rock For One More European Night

Celtic are facing a win-or-go-home scenario when they host AC Milan in Tuesday evening’s Champions League group stage match. A win could see Celtic catapulted into second place; a loss would effectively eliminate the Hoops from this season’s European competition. For those who haven’t seen a Champions League match from Celtic Park, you may only […]
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Euro 2008

/ 5887 days ago

Transfer Moves: Dos Santos Departs Barca, AC After Adebayor

Deals are heating up on the eve of the Euro 2008 tournament so let's dive straight in and get caught up. This morning's big news is that Mexican striker Giovani dos Santos has left Barcelona to sign for English club Tottenham Hotspur after the two clubs agreed an initial £4.7m fee which could rise to […]