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Barça’s Carles Puyol Returns to Practice With Team

FC Barcelona captain Carles Puyol was back practicing Friday with the full squad, although the defenseman only participated in some of the drills. Puyol, who last played in the round of 16 of the Champions League against A.C. Milan in March, is in the final stage of his recovery from a right-knee injury that required surgery to remove a cyst. continue reading »

Throat Cancer Forces Vilanova to Step Down as Coach of FC Barcelona

Tito Vilanova has resigned as coach of FC Barcelona to continue treatment for the throat cancer he has battled for the past 18 months, club president Sandro Rosell said Friday during a hastily arranged press conference at the team's practice facility. continue reading »

Neymar Will Thrive in Barcelona, Says Messi

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi said he was convinced the club's big offseason acquisition, Brazilian phenom Neymar, would fit in well amid a locker room of "good guys" and foresaw no problems playing with the fellow striker on the field. continue reading »

Bayern Munich-Juventus is Champions League Quartfinal Marquee Match

A clash between Juventus and Bayern Munich is the most exciting matchup to emerge from Friday's Champions League quarterfinal at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. continue reading »

Barça Loses to Madrid in Copa Final, Ronaldo Scores 2

Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals on Tuesday to lead Real Madrid to a resounding 3-1 victory over archrival FC Barcelona and a berth in the Copa del Rey final. continue reading »

Messi Honored as Best Player, Best Forward at Spanish Soccer Organization Awards

For the fourth year in a row, Argentine striker Lionel Messi took the laurels for best forward and best player here Tuesday as Spain's LFP professional soccer organization handed out awards for the 2011-2012 season. continue reading »

Celtic Shocks Barcelona in Champions League Match

Offensive powerhouse FC Barcelona ran into a determined defense Wednesday in Glasgow, where Celtic pulled off a 2-1 upset in the fourth round of group play in the Champions League. continue reading »

Ronaldo and Messi Each Reach La Liga Record with 41 Goals

In separate games Saturday rivals Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi scored goals that made each of them the new record holders for most goals in a Spanish league season. continue reading »

Latinos Make List of 15 Most Popular Celebrity Pages of Facebook

A Huffington Post study determined the 15 most popular people on Facebook via number of “likes” and among them were Latinos (or in the case of Cristiano Ronaldo and Justin Bieber, Latino favorites). continue reading »