newsfootball2 months ago

I've always felt at home in Barcelona, says Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has been with Barcelona all his life, including his La Masia days, where it all started. The Catalans have been for a long time a club where big talents come out from their academy, including Xavi Hernandez, Andrés Iniesta, and Messi, leading them to multiple titles over the years.
Miguel Coelho
newsfootball4 months ago

2010 World Cup winner Fernando Torres retires from football

Fernando Torres has officially retired after playing his final game alongside Andres Iniesta and David Villa. The 35-year-old, who announced that he would be retiring earlier this year, finished his career in Japan after spells all over the world including Liverpool, AC Milan and Chelsea.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball5 months ago

Sahal Abdul Samad – A needle in Igor Stimac’s haystack

Before Ruben Neves became a household name in the West Midlands, he was a sensation with European giants FC Porto and his former manager, Julen Lopetegui, in one interview while praising the midfielder had said, “Being young is a condition, not a sin”. Igor Stimac had given us a familiar air.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 years ago

Five greatest comebacks in the Champions League

Football is the biggest sport in the world and while the masses tune in to watch the World Cup, die-hard fans will tell you that there is nothing better than two teams fighting it out in the Champions League. This competition has provided some of the best moments, along with the biggest stars.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 years ago

Won't die if I don't win the Ballon D'or, says Neymar

Barcelona forward Neymar has said that he is "not going to die" if he fails to win the Ballon d`Or award and stressed that he does not play football to win individual prizes. Neymar also felt that no one can be ever compared to the class of Barcelona's midfielder Andres Iniesta.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 years ago

The Guardian : List of top 90 footballers of the year released, top 10 in mystery

The Guardian has attempted to present a truer depiction of the best 100 footballers of the year away from the blinding glitz of the Ballon D'or shortlist, with inputs from 124 experts across 45 nations. The list includes a player from the Brazilian league while also featuring stars like Mesut Ozil.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 years ago

FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF | Preview

The footballing world will experience the first El Clasico of the 2016-17 season when La Liga leaders Real Madrid travel to the Nou Camp to face second-placed Barcelona on Saturday. This will be the 232nd Clasico in the history of the fixture that dates all the way back to 1929.
Tejas Sirohi
reportfootball3 years ago

Euro 2016 | Italy defeat defending champs Spain to enter quarters

Defending champions Spain bowed out of the Euros with a 0-2 loss to Italy in the pre-quarterfinal of the Euros at Paris on Monday. Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle scored for Italy to send the Azzuri into the quarterfinal for a clash against World champions Germany.
Saketh RVK
featurefootball4 years ago

Euro all-time XI | Help us pick the dream team

The European Championship has been the breeding ground for champions over the years. The tournament has given brith to stars, while stars have turned into legends. With the 15th edition of the Euro upon us, we look to form the all-time Euro XI, of course with considerable help from you.
Amlan Majumdar