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newsfootball25 days ago

Returning to Barcelona is something I would like to happen, reveals Andres Iniesta

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has admitted that he would love to return to the Camp Nou once he brings an end to his playing career. Iniesta broke into the senior Barcelona team and solidified his legacy as one of the best players in the world after which he moved to Vissel Kobe in 2018.
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featurefootball4 months ago

La Furia Roja's fragilities represent a larger issue at play for Spanish football

How far would you go? To battle for your principles, your way of doing things, standing still stubbornly while the world around you evolves and leaves the world you once knew behind? Would you still stand by your principle and tactics? The formation and methodology that once worked so well?
Siddhant Lazar
newsfootball8 months ago

Marco Verratti really wanted to sign for Barcelona, claims Donato Di Campli

Marco Verratti’s former agent Donato Di Campli has revealed that the Italian midfielder really wanted to sign for Barcelona at one stage in his career with the La Liga giants keen as well. The 28-year-old signed for Paris Saint-Germain in 2012 from Pescara and has become one of the best since then.
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newsfootballa year ago

Manchester United would have won six Champions League titles in another era, claims Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes has claimed that Manchester United could have won five or six European Cups, but the great Barcelona and Real Madrid teams prevented them from doing domainating. Scholes spent his career at Old Trafford and won several trophies including the Champions League on a couple of occasions.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Getting back to playing football now looks difficult, admits Andres Iniesta

Vissel Kobe star and Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has confessed that getting back to playing football will be a lot harder than letting it go. The Spanish midfielder currently plys his trade in Japan and is amongst many other footballers who’ve had to watch as their league seasons were suspended.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Lionel Messi is extraordinary but Andres Iniesta is close second, proclaims Luis Enrique

Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has confessed that while Lionel Messi is the player who has impressed him the most, only Andres Iniesta ever came close to the Argentine. Part of the 2010 World Cup winning Spanish squad, Iniesta made quite a name for himself at Barcelona before leaving.
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featurefootball2 years ago

2010's World Team of the Decade: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer make the cut

It’s been a decade dominated by two men but with three World Cups, a gazillion Champions Leagues, even more league titles and over a million players, it’s been fun. That doesn’t make anybody’s job easy when it comes to picking a team of the decade because both Messi and Ronaldo have to be there.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball2 years ago

SportsCafe’s Greatest International Footballing moments of the decade ft. Spain and Klose

The end of what many have taken to calling football’s golden decade is nearly upon us and what a decade of international football it has been. Spain won a World Cup, Chile and Germany stopped Lionel Messi from hitting Maradona-esque heights, Iceland beat England, and France broke Croatia’s hearts.
Siddhant Lazar
newsfootball2 years 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
newsfootball2 years 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.
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