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Mexico Defeats Bolivia 1-0 in Friendly Match

Mexico Defeats Bolivia 1-0 in Friendly Match

Mexico's national soccer team controlled ball possession throughout and overcame deficiencies in its attack to defeat Bolivia 1-0 in an international friendly. continue reading »

People en Español Names James Rodriguez the “Sexiest Man” of 2014

People en Español Names James Rodriguez the “Sexiest Man” of 2014

Colombian soccer star James Rodriguez has been named the "sexiest man" of 2014 by People en Español and appears on the cover of the latest issue of that monthly magazine. continue reading »

Real Madrid Posts $50 Million in Net Income

Real Madrid Posts $50 Million in Net Income

Real Madrid President Florentino Perez said Friday in presenting the club's balance sheet for the 2013-2014 financial year that it earned 38.5 million euros ($50 million) in net income, up 4.4 percent from the previous 12-month period. continue reading »

Chelsea’s Mourinho Admires Barça Coach Luis Enrique

Chelsea’s Mourinho Admires Barça Coach Luis Enrique

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho expressed admiration for his Barcelona counterpart, Luis Enrique, but declined to comment on the players who left his former club, Real Madrid, during the summer transfer window. continue reading »

Messi Shares Childhood Photo With Facebook Fans

Messi Shares Childhood Photo With Facebook Fans

A childhood photo of FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has received tens of thousands on Facebook, a Spanish sports magazine reported. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Xabi Alonso to Be Transferred to Bayern Munich

Real Madrid’s Xabi Alonso to Be Transferred to Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich confirmed Friday that it has reached a deal with Real Madrid for the transfer of Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso, who has completed his medical and will sign a two-year deal. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Best Player in Europe Award

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Best Player in Europe Award

UEFA on Thursday presented Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo with its Best Player in Europe Award. The Portuguese international and reigning Ballon d'Or beat out German World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and Dutch winger Arjen Robben in the vote by a panel of 54 journalists. continue reading »

Xabi Alonso Announces Retirement From Spanish National Team

Xabi Alonso Announces Retirement From Spanish National Team

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, a key part of Spanish squads that won two European championships and the country's first-ever World Cup title, on Wednesday announced his retirement from the national team. continue reading »

Manchester United Signs Real Madrid’s Angel Di Maria

Manchester United Signs Real Madrid’s Angel Di Maria

Manchester United confirmed Tuesday night that it has signed Argentine winger Angel Di Maria, a key part of Real Madrid's Champions League-winning side last season, to a five-year deal. continue reading »

Atletico Defeats Real Madrid Thanks to Mandzukic

Atletico Defeats Real Madrid Thanks to Mandzukic

A goal by recent acquisition Mario Mandzukic just 80 seconds into Friday's second leg of the Spanish Super Cup gave Atletico Madrid a 2-1 aggregate win over Real Madrid. continue reading »

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid Tie in First Round of Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid Tie in First Round of Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid battled to a 1-1 tie in the first leg of Spain's Super Cup, with both goals coming in the final 10 minutes of regulation. continue reading »

Ronaldo Scores Two Goals to Take Real Madrid to Victory in Super Cup

Ronaldo Scores Two Goals to Take Real Madrid to Victory in Super Cup

Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo scored both goals here Tuesday as Real Madrid cruised to a 2-0 victory over Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup. continue reading »

NBA Star Carmelo Anthony’s Foundation Inaugurates New Basketball Court in Puerto Rico

NBA Star Carmelo Anthony’s Foundation Inaugurates New Basketball Court in Puerto Rico

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and his foundation opened a fifth basketball court over the weekend in Puerto Rico to give poor kids a place to play. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Signs Vermaelen for Next 5 Seasons

FC Barcelona Signs Vermaelen for Next 5 Seasons

Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen has signed with FC Barcelona for the next five seasons and on Sunday will be presented as a new player for the Spanish-league side, Barça said in a press release. continue reading »

CAS to Rule on Luis Suarez’s Appeal in Less Than a Week

CAS to Rule on Luis Suarez’s Appeal in Less Than a Week

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday it will probably rule "before the end of next week" on Uruguayan international and FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez's appeal of his four-month ban for biting an opponent during the World Cup. continue reading »