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/ 12 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 […]

News

/ 20 days ago

Argentina passed up chance to face Spain due to bizarre reason

Right now, the Argentine national team is experiencing one of their greatest periods ever. Since they won the 2022 World Cup, losing has become quite rare, and fans are eager to see them play. However, the idea that the same need might sabotage lucrative chances is hard to fathom. Reports indicate that Lionel Messi's side […]

News

/ 21 days ago

Anti-racism campaigns prove ineffective after recent outbursts

Inter Milan star Francesco Acerbi has become the latest soccer player across Europe to be accused of racism. The defender allegedly hurled a racial slur towards Napoli center-back Juan Jesus during a game on March 17th. Jesus reported the supposed remarks to the match referee at the time. Nevertheless, Serie A officials announced on Tuesday […]

News

/ 23 days ago

Vinicius Jr moved to tears discussing racism in Spain

Brazil is playing Spain in a friendly in Madrid on Tuesday in a fixture that provides a homecoming for Brazilian sensation Vinicius Junior. However, that homecoming is not always a welcome one, as racism continues to plague Vinicius and soccer in general in Spain. The Brazilian has been the frequent victim of racist chants from […]

News

/ 26 days ago

Barcelona hopes Xavi reverses decision and remains with club

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has proclaimed that he wants current head coach Xavi to remain at the role. The manager previously announced back in January that he would be stepping down from the position at the end of the current campaign. Xavi's comments came following the club's 5-3 home loss to Villarreal. The Catalan club […]

News

/ 37 days ago

Real's Brahim Diaz chooses Morocco over Spain national team

Brahim Diaz is electing to represent Morocco at the international level, going against his birth nation of Spain. Diaz has already made one appearance for the Spanish national team. He scored a goal in a friendly against Lithuania on June 8, 2021. However, since that was not an official competition, Diaz is allowed to switch […]

News

/ 41 days ago

Real Madrid TV under investigation for bashing refs before games

Spanish soccer officials are looking into Real Madrid TV broadcasts regarding referees due to complaints from other clubs. The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) opened the investigation because Real's broadcasting channel has heavily criticized referees ahead of matches. Fellow LaLiga side Sevilla filed a complaint on the issue back on February 24th. This was one day […]

News

/ 42 days ago

Ancelotti may face 4 years in Spanish prison due to unpaid taxes

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has found himself in hot water with Spanish officials over unpaid taxes. Prosecutors claim that the Italian coach did not pay the government the correct amount during his previous stay with the club. Ancelotti currently coaches the LaLiga club but was also in charge from 2013 to 2015. According to […]

News

/ 43 days ago

Barcelona unveils free streaming platform with exclusive content

Barcelona launched its new streaming platform, Barca One, for free to download for supporters who want exclusive content. Barca One is the next step for Barca TV+ to, as the club says, keep Barcelona at the forefront of the entertainment industry. The exclusive content on the platform, which will be free for a global audience, […]

News

/ 43 days ago

Identifying the European countries most in favor of Super League

The European Super League has teams reporting interest from different countries across the continent. At the time of its original announcement, clubs in England, Italy, Spain and France signed on for the controversial competition. Many of those clubs backtracked after their fans protested the idea. Now, the league is testing the waters to see how […]

News

/ 47 days ago

LaLiga president says Barcelona should sell key stars for money

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has claimed that Barcelona will likely have to sell a few stars to ease spending concerns. The Catalan club has endured financial issues for at least a year now. League officials previously charged the team with Financial Fair Play (FFP) violations in January of 2023. Since then, Barca has been finding […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 50 days ago

Remodeled Bernabeu Stadium causes Madrid real estate boom

The ongoing renovations at Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium have directly affected real estate prices in the city. Alterations to the historic arena were previously announced back in 2017. The actual work, however, began two years later, just before the COVID-19 pandemic. Team officials planned to expand the stadium's maximum capacity in the renovations. Nevertheless, […]

Barcelona

/ 50 days ago

Barcelona strips Dani Alves of legendary player status

FC Barcelona has removed Dani Alves from its designation as a legendary player in the club's lore. The Brazilian defender, who played for the Catalan club for nine seasons in two stints, won 23 team trophies with Barcelona during his time in Spain. Yet, the Brazilian was found guilty of rape. Authorities sentenced Alves to […]

FIFA

/ 61 days ago

Bellerin says sprawling 2026 World Cup will be hard on fans

Real Betis defender Hector Bellerin is perhaps one of the more well-versed soccer players in the world. The Spaniard is a quality player in a solid team in one of the top European leagues. However, he also has interests in a series of other ventures as well. During his time with Premier League club Arsenal, […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 71 days ago

Ocampos wants poking incident to be taken as seriously as racism

Sevilla star Lucas Ocampos has called on LaLiga officials to get involved after an unusual incident interrupted a recent game. The winger and his club faced Rayo Vallecano in a Spanish top-flight matchup on Monday night. With the game level at 1-1, Ocampos attempted to take a throw-in in front of the home Rayo supporters. […]