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FC Barcelona Tops 2012 Spanish Soccer League

FC Barcelona Tops 2012 Spanish Soccer League

FC Barcelona emerged as the winter champions in the Spanish soccer league for 2012 by notching three more points for an accumulated total of 49 out of 51 possible since the start of the season. continue reading »

Shakira and Pique’s Son To Be Made FC Barcelona Member at Birth

Shakira and Pique’s Son To Be Made FC Barcelona Member at Birth

Following in the footsteps of his father, the son that Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique and Colombian singer Shakira expect this January will be an FC Barcelona soccer club member from the minute he is born. continue reading »

Iraq Denies Interest in Hiring Diego Maradona For National Soccer Team

Iraq Denies Interest in Hiring Diego Maradona For National Soccer Team

Iraq's soccer federation categorically denied any interest in hiring former Argentine great Diego Maradona to coach its national team. continue reading »

Iraq Wants Diego Maradona to Coach the National Soccer Team

Iraq Wants Diego Maradona to Coach the National Soccer Team

Diego Maradona is the leading candidate to become the next coach of Iraq's national soccer team, an Argentine sports executive said Thursday. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal WILL Play in 2013 Barcelona Open

Rafael Nadal WILL Play in 2013 Barcelona Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who has been sidelined with a knee injury since last summer, will play in the Barcelona Open, which will take place April 20-28, 2013, in the northeastern Spanish city, organizers said Thursday. continue reading »

Real Madrid, Barcelona Learn Their Opponents for Knockout Phase

Real Madrid, Barcelona Learn Their Opponents for Knockout Phase

FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Valencia and Malaga will square off against AC Milan, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto, respectively, in the Champions League round of 16, whose draw was held on Thursday at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. continue reading »

Monday Night’s Loss Sends Mark Sanchez to the Bench

Monday Night’s Loss Sends Mark Sanchez to the Bench

Quarterback Mark Sanchez has been benched after the New York Jets' most recent defeat, a loss on Monday Night Football that eliminated them from playoff contention. continue reading »

Newtown Shooting Victim Laid to Rest in Victor Cruz Jersey, Footballer Pays Tribute to Slain

Newtown Shooting Victim Laid to Rest in Victor Cruz Jersey, Footballer Pays Tribute to Slain

The sadness continues as the first of those killed in the Newton, Connecticut shooting are being buried this week. One of the lives lost was Jack Pinto, a 6-year-old wrestler, and Victor Cruz fan. continue reading »

Monterrey Coach Congratulates His Team’s Achievements at Club World Cup

Monterrey Coach Congratulates His Team’s Achievements at Club World Cup

Monterrey coach Victor Manuel Vucetich on Tuesday praised his players' performance at the Club World Cup in Japan, where the Mexican team finished in third place. continue reading »

Messi Will Stay with FC Barcelona Through June 2018

Messi Will Stay with FC Barcelona Through June 2018

Soccer star Lionel Messi has agreed to a new contract with FC Barcelona, and it will keep him with Barca through June 2018. The 25-year-old from Argentina has proven time and t continue reading »