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Latinos in Sports

March 2014 Archives

Cristano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend to Star in Sao Paulo Fashion Week

Cristano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend to Star in Sao Paulo Fashion Week

Russian model Irina Shayk, the girlfriend of Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, is the big star of Sao Paulo Fashion Week, which starts on Monday. continue reading »

Barcelona Trades Dynamo Zagreb for Croatian Teen

Barcelona Trades Dynamo Zagreb for Croatian Teen

FC Barcelona has reached agreement with Dynamo Zagreb and 17-year-old Croatian attacking midfielder Alen Halilovic on the transfer of the player to Camp Nou for five seasons, the Spanish-league powerhouse confirmed Thursday on its Web site. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Goalie Valdes Likely Out for the Season

FC Barcelona Goalie Valdes Likely Out for the Season

Goalkeeper Victor Valdes will need surgery after injuring his knee in Barcelona's 3-0 victory over Celta Vigo on Wednesday, the club said in a statement. continue reading »

Fans’ Racist Taunts Towards Afro-Brazilian Player Cost Soccer Club $12,000

Fans’ Racist Taunts Towards Afro-Brazilian Player Cost Soccer Club $12,000

The South American Soccer Confederation announced Tuesday a $12,000 fine levied on Peru's Real Garcilaso for fans' racist taunts at an Afro-Brazilian player during a Copa Libertadores match between the Peruvian club and Brazil's Cruzeiro. continue reading »

FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid to Face Off in Champions League Quarterfinals

FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid to Face Off in Champions League Quarterfinals

FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will be the star match-up of the Champions League quarterfinals, while Friday's draw also produced a tantalizing clash between perennial powerhouses Manchester United and defending champion Bayern Munich. continue reading »

German Doctors Operate on Real Madrid’s Jese

German Doctors Operate on Real Madrid’s Jese

Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez underwent successful anterior cruciate ligament and lateral meniscus surgery Thursday in Germany, the Spanish club said. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Jese Rodriguez Injures Knee, Misses Rest of Season

Real Madrid’s Jese Rodriguez Injures Knee, Misses Rest of Season

Real Madrid Jese Rodriguez, who will miss the rest of the season after injuring his knee in a Champions League clash with Schalke 04, has decided to turn to renowned German orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ulrich Boenisch, the club said Wednesday. continue reading »

Brazil Assures Stadiums Will be Ready for World Cup

Brazil Assures Stadiums Will be Ready for World Cup

The Brazilian stadiums scheduled to host 2014 World Cup matches will be ready in time for the June 12 kickoff of the tournament, the country's sports minister said here Tuesday. continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Player Rivaldo Retires, Age 41

Brazilian Soccer Player Rivaldo Retires, Age 41

Soccer star Rivaldo, the 1999 world player of the year and a key member of Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning squad, announced Saturday that he is retiring from the sport at age 41. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Tops List of Richest Soccer Players

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Tops List of Richest Soccer Players

Portuguese international and Real Madrid dynamo Cristiano Ronaldo is the world's wealthiest active soccer player, Web site Goal.com said Monday. continue reading »

Wife of FC Barcelona Player Iniesta Suffers Miscarriage

Wife of FC Barcelona Player Iniesta Suffers Miscarriage

FC Barcelona and Spanish national team midfielder Andres Iniesta and his wife, Anna Ortiz, have lost the child they were expecting due to a miscarriage, the Cadena SER radio network's "El Larguero" program reported Saturday. continue reading »

Mexico to Host Friendly Soccer Match Against Israel in May

Mexico to Host Friendly Soccer Match Against Israel in May

Mexico's national soccer team will play a home friendly against Israel on May 28 as part of its final preparations for the 2014 World Cup, which will get underway two weeks later in Brazil, the Mexican soccer federation said Friday. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Coach Suspended 3 Games

Atletico Madrid Coach Suspended 3 Games

Atletico Madrid assistant coach German "Mono" Burgos has been suspended for three games for confronting a referee during the Spanish-league club's match last weekend against crosstown rival Real Madrid. continue reading »

Carles Puyol to Leave Barcelona Organization After 19 Years

Carles Puyol to Leave Barcelona Organization After 19 Years

Veteran defender and long-time team captain Carles Puyol announced Tuesday that he will leave FC Barcelona at the end of this season. continue reading »