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Angel di Maria Reunites with Real Madrid Following Birth of Child

Angel di Maria has rejoined his Real Madrid teammates, who are taking on Borussia Dortmund in a Champions League semifinals match on Wednesday night. continue reading »

Barça Falls to Bayern Munuch 4-0

Bayern Munich displayed surgical precision Tuesday as it demolished visiting FC Barcelona 4-0 in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. Barça super striker Lionel Messi, continue reading »

Tigre Advances in Copa Libertadores After Libertad Defeat

Argentine soccer club Tigre scored a 5-3 road victory here over Paraguay's Libertad behind two goals each by Matias Perez Garcia and Ruben Botta to advance to the knockout phase of the Copa Libertadores tournament. continue reading »

Real Madrid Named Most Valuable Soccer Club, Manchester United Falls to No. 2

Real Madrid has wrested the title of world's most valuable soccer club away from Manchester United, while FC Barcelona took third place on Forbes magazine's list, published Wednesday. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Sends Signed Jersey to Pope Francis

Pope Francis was presented with a jersey signed by Argentine soccer star Leo Messi by a group of priests during Wednesday's public audience. continue reading »

David Beckham Calls Messi “Best Player in the World”

English soccer great David Beckham described FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi as a player in a "class by himself" and said Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo, with whom the Argentine is often compared, is not quite at the same level. continue reading »

Premier League to Install Goal-line Technology in 2013-14 Season

The 20 clubs in England's Premier League agreed Thursday to install goal-line technology for the 2013-2014 season. The Premiership becomes Europe's first top-flight national league t continue reading »

Tests Confirm Messi’s Injury Has Not Worsened

The tests performed on FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi on Thursday morning confirmed that the player has not suffered "any worsening or change" and his recovery is continuing. continue reading »

For 24th Time, Real Madrid Advances to Champions League Semifinals

Real Madrid is headed to the Champions League semifinals for the third straight year - and the 24th time overall - after surviving a second half surge by Galatasaray in Tuesday's quarterfinal second leg to advance 5-3 on aggregate. continue reading »

Will Messi Return for Match with Paris Saint-Germain?

Striker Lionel Messi worked out Monday at FC Barcelona's practice facility, but the club remained mum on whether the Argentine phenom will be a starter or a substitute for this week's Champions League continue reading »

Victor Valdes Reiterates Intention to Leave FC Barcelona in 2014

FC Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes expressed admiration for England's Premier League in an interview where he also reiterated his intention to leave Barça when his current contract expires in June 2014. continue reading »

Lionel Messi to Miss Next Barça Match Following Injury

Lionel Messi will miss FC Barcelona's next Spanish-league match against RCD Mallorca, but the club said Wednesday that he has not been ruled out for Barça's UEFA Champions League quarterfinal second leg versus Paris Saint-Germain. continue reading »

Brazil’s Soccer Stadium May Not Be Ready for World Cup

Construction of the $400 million soccer stadium being built in São Paulo may soon come to a halt as the builders say they have yet to receive a multi-million dollar loan they were promised. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Draws 2-2 Against Celta Vigo

A goal by Borja Oubiña with three minutes before time allowed Celta Vigo soccer club to salvage a tie against Barcelona, which, as expected, saved many of its top players for its quarterfinal Champions League duel against Paris Saint Germain. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho Offers PSG Advice on How to Defeat Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is advising Paris Saint-Germain on how to beat FC Barcelona in the clubs' upcoming Champions League quarterfinal clash, French sports daily L'Equipe suggested on Friday. continue reading »

Head of European Soccer League Opposes Expensive Goal-line Technology

The head of UEFA, which presides over European soccer, has come out against implementing goal-line technology for European competitions, saying it would be cost-prohibitive and the money would be better spent on infrastructure and youth soccer. continue reading »

U.S., Mexico Draw In World Cup Qualifying Match

The United States escaped with a scoreless draw against Mexico in qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil thanks to a well-organized defense and a controversial non-call. continue reading »

Ailing Barca Coach Tito Vilanova Returns to Spain after Cancer Treatment

Ailing FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has returned to Spain after receiving treatment for his throat cancer in New York. No date has been set for his return to coaching. continue reading »

Spain Ties with Finland At World Cup Qualifying Match

Spain's national soccer squad finds itself in second place in its UEFA World Cup qualifying group after a disappointing 1-1 draw here Friday with Finland, which stunned the defending world champs with a counterattack goal in the 79th minute. 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 »