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Video: Luis Suarez jokingly tries to bite Lionel Messi at UEFA Best Player ceremony
Video: Luis Suarez jokingly tries to bite Lionel Messi at UEFA Best Player ceremony

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Cristiano Ronaldo made the final shortlist for UEFA Best Player 2015 Barcelona striker Luis Suarez appeared to jokingly bite his club team-mate Lionel Messi backstage at the Champions League Draw. The night also included a UEFA Player of the Year award ceremony. The award went to Lionel Messi in the end but it is testament to an impressive season that the former Liverpool man had that had him standing on the st

Aug 31 2015
Barcelona 1-0 Malaga: Five Talking Points
Barcelona 1-0 Malaga: Five Talking Points

Thomas Vermaelen proved to be Barcelona’s hero on a night where the Catalan club were given very few opportunities to score. The Belgian defender scored the winner in the 73rd minute to hand Barcelona a 1-0 win to make it two wins in two games for the defending champions.  Here are the major talking points from the game.   

Aug 30 2015
Video: Office guy Luis Suarez stars in new Abitab commercial
Video: Office guy Luis Suarez stars in new Abitab commercial

Office guy Luis Suarez in Abitab advertisement Barcelona star attacker Luis Suarez has featured in a new Abitab advertisement and this time he has agreed to work double shifts in the company that he loves. The Uruguayan had previously starred as an office employee in the company's first commercial and has returned to be a part of the family again, so much so that he is working twice to make life easier. And how does he ma

Aug 29 2015
Breakdown of votes for UEFA Best Player in Europe award
Breakdown of votes for UEFA Best Player in Europe award

Lionel Messi wins UEFA Best Player in Europe  Lionel Messi’s contribution to FC Barcelona’s treble-winning campaign last season has been recognised by UEFA as they awarded him the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the second time. The little magician finished ahead of club-mate Luis Suarez and Cristiano Ronaldo who also made it to the three-man shortlist. On Thursday night in Monaco, Messi became the first ever pla

Aug 29 2015
Video: Barcelona teammates help showcase his talents says Lionel Messi
Video: Barcelona teammates help showcase his talents says Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi with the UEFA Best Player of the Year award Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has credited his club team mates as the reason behind his audacious performances last season, thanking them for allowing him to shine for his side. The 28-year-old enjoyed a treble winning season under Luis Enrique and quite deservingly was voted as UEFA Best Player of the Year on Thursday night during which the Champions League draw occurred too. It

Lionel Messi wins second UEFA Best Player in Europe award
Lionel Messi wins second UEFA Best Player in Europe award

Messi won the award for the second time in his career The UEFA Champions League draw is followed by the UEFA Best Player in Europe. And just as expected this year, Lionel Messi grabbed it with both hands, beating out Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez who made the shortlist of the final three. German and FFC Frankfurt striker Cecilia Sasic who retired earlier this year was the women’s recipient of the same award. T

Aug 27 2015
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger compares Alexis Sanchez to Luis Suarez
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger compares Alexis Sanchez to Luis Suarez

Despite a stellar debut campaign Wenger believes Sanchez can improve further this season. Inspite of having a stellar debut campaign in the Barclays Premier League, Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger believes that Alexis Sanchez can improve further this year as he told the club’s official website. The Chilean was voted the club's Player of the Season in 2014/15. In 50 appearances last season for the Gunners, the former Bar

Aug 24 2015
Athletic Club 0-1 Barcelona: Luis Suarez strike seals three points for defending champions
Athletic Club 0-1 Barcelona: Luis Suarez strike seals three points for defending champions

Luis Suarez’s wonderful volley ensured a 1-0 victory for Barca La Liga champions Barcelona played their inaugural league match against Athletic Club on Sunday as they began their title defense with a 1-0 win against the Basque side. They lost their chance of a sextuple after an embarrassing defeat against Athletic Club in the Super Cup where the Catalans lost 4-0 in the first league and managed to finish the second leg in a tie.&n

Aug 24 2015
6 Forwards who could retire as midfielders
6 Forwards who could retire as midfielders

Preservation is key to longevity. Something that has been taken care of diligently will last longer than something that has not. Over-usage is the root of degradation. In football, the midfielders, defenders and the goalkeepers, generally, last the longest given their tendency to cover ground in a somewhat passive way – their job doesn’t often require them to run at full pace as defending is more about teamwork and goalkeeping is, well, goal

Aug 20 2015
The Luis Suarez Bites: Chronicling the Uruguayan's toothy history
The Luis Suarez Bites: Chronicling the Uruguayan's toothy history

Luis Suarez has been involved in three different biting incidents Uruguayan Luiz Suarez has been a controversial figure throughout his professional football career. The current Barcelona forward has been suspended numerous times over the years for his antics on the pitch, most notable of which are the biting incidents that have brought him worldwide notoreity. Suarez signed with Liverpool in 2011 on a club record fee after he was stripped

Aug 20 2015
Top 5 players apart form Messi and Ronaldo who can break the 30-goal barrier in the 2015/16 season
Top 5 players apart form Messi and Ronaldo who can break the 30-goal barrier in the 2015/16 season

The Premier League is up and underway already and the other major leagues will soon follow suit. European competitions started way back in July with the playoffs and Super Cups in the various leagues have already been done and dusted. Barcelona have secured their first trophy of the season by defeating Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup and their superstar Lionel Messi is already underway with two goals for the season. The Argentine added a

Aug 18 2015
Is Barcelona's La Masia academy in decline?
Is Barcelona's La Masia academy in decline?

Lionel Messi is the best player that came out of Barcelona's revolutionary youth academy Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy has long been held out as the example for every other club to follow. Year after year the Catalans would bring through players of the highest quality in a production line that was unmatched across the football world. The secret in its success lies in the foundations laid by Johan Cruyff. The Dutchman applied

Aug 17 2015
Video: Mikel San Jose's incredible long range goal against Barcelona
Video: Mikel San Jose's incredible long range goal against Barcelona

Bilbao players celebrate after Mikel San Jose scores an absolute stunner from halfway line The first leg of the Supercopa De Espana match between FC Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao ended with a shocking 4-0 defeat for the defending European champions as Luis Enrique’s men were humbled in front of the crowd at San Mames. Bilbao, who came up as second best in the Copa Del Rey final few months back, stunned the visitors as veteran striker

Aug 15 2015
Spanish Supercopa: Athletic Bilbao 4-0 FC Barcelona - Player ratings
Spanish Supercopa: Athletic Bilbao 4-0 FC Barcelona - Player ratings

Lionel Messi looks on as his side are put through their paces by a rampant Bilbao So seldom can we say the footballing greats of Barcelona are seen to look so pedestrian and uninspired yet, following the Catalans’ dismal display in the Spanish Supercopa on Friday night, this is exactly the story which unfolded.  Barcelona surrendered a three-goal lead in the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla in midweek and despite winning the g

Aug 15 2015
Luis Enrique believes Neymar should be in the UEFA Best Player top-3 shortlist
Luis Enrique believes Neymar should be in the UEFA Best Player top-3 shortlist

Enrique believes Neymar should have been in the Top 3 along with Suarez and Messi Barcelona coach Luis Enrique claims that Neymar should have made the shortlist for the UEFA Best Player in Europe award, Marca reports. The 45-year-old feels that the Brazilian skipper should have joined his club teammates Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in the final three shortlist instead of Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo. The trio of Messi, Suarez, and

Aug 13 2015
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