1. Usain Bolt, Roger Federer and Other Stars Pay Tribute to Lionel Messi

    A host of sporting superstars have come together to pay tribute to Lionel Messi after the Barcelona forward won his fifth Ballon d'Or award on Monday...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 24 days ago 16,761 reads 13 comments

  2. Leo Messi Talks About Neymar, Luis Suarez: 'Suarez Is Best No. 9 in the World'

    Leo Messi has heaped praise on the other two-thirds of his legendary Barcelona front three, labelling Luis Suarez the world's best No. 9...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 24 days ago 3,277 reads 6 comments

  3. Barcelona Transfer News: Lionel Messi Hopes for Return to Argentina

    Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has revealed he would like to play in Argentinian football at some point in the future...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 24 days ago 8,954 reads 17 comments

  4. Barcelona Didn't Want Kaka to Present Lionel Messi with Ballon d'Or Award

    Monday's Ballon d'Or ceremony capped off a glorious year for Lionel Messi and Barcelona, with the Argentinian collecting his fifth such award after playing an integral part in the club's trophy-laden 2015...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 24 days ago 51,355 reads 35 comments

  5. Atletico Madrid vs. Rayo Vallecano: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

    The upcoming second leg in the Copa del Rey between Atletico Madrid and Rayo Vallecano sees two polar opposites in managers: one at the top of La Liga, one almost at the bottom...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 24 days ago 3,912 reads 1 comments

  6. Barcelona Transfer News: Leroy Sane Deal, Denis Suarez Call Made, Top Rumours

    Barcelona are reportedly advancing in their pursuit of Schalke midfielder Leroy Sane and are prepared to meet the 19-year-old's buyout clause...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 24 days ago 16,386 reads 57 comments

  7. Cristiano Ronaldo Gets Over Ballon d'Or Disappointment with £146,000 Porsche

    Cristiano Ronaldo has quickly moved on from his Ballon d'Or disappointment the way only a multimillionaire can—by splashing out on an expensive car...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 25 days ago 25,262 reads 34 comments

  8. Neymar Ordered to Face Trial for Fraud: Latest Details and Comments

    Barcelona forward Neymar has been summoned to testify in court in an ongoing fraud investigation regarding his transfer from Santos to the Blaugrana in 2013 , according to Agence France-Presse ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 25 days ago 49,570 reads 67 comments

  9. La Liga Player Rankings: Bale and Saul Rise Again, Lionel Messi into the Top 20

    We're at the halfway mark in La Liga and Atletico Madrid lead the way at the top of the table—and so it remains in our player rankings, with no change at the top after another ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 12,789 reads 44 comments

  10. Real Madrid Transfer News: Paul Pogba 'War' Expected, Latest Eden Hazard Rumours

    Real Madrid and Barcelona are reportedly set to go to “war” in an attempt to land Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba in the summer...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 25 days ago 25,808 reads 47 comments

  11. Fernando Torres Injury: Updates on Atletico Madrid Star's Ankle and Return

    Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres looks set for a spell on the sidelines after he picked up an ankle injury. Continue for updates. Torres Likely Out of Rayo Clash Wednesday, Jan...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 25 days ago 3,003 reads 2 comments

  12. Lionel Messi Takes Ultimate Ballon d'Or Selfie on Return Home

    Lionel Messi seized the opportunity to take a selfie with his latest Ballon d'Or trophy upon returning home on Tuesday...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 25 days ago 19,409 reads 56 comments

  13. Scouting Real Madrid Transfer Target Ante Coric

    Real Madrid are considering a move for young Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Ante Coric in the current January transfer window, according to Javier Silles of AS ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 25 days ago 4,521 reads 13 comments

  14. Espanyol vs. Barcelona: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

    Barcelona travel across town for the second time in 11 days to near-neighbours Espanyol . If the Blaugrana weren't aware of the type of game they were in for before Game 1 of three, they certainly are now...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 25 days ago 10,113 reads 30 comments

  15. Barcelona and Argentina Legend Leo Messi Poses with His 5 Ballon d'Or Trophies

    Lionel Messi 's brilliance continues to amaze, with the Argentinian legend picking up his fifth Ballon d'Or trophy on Monday night. The Barcelona forward beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar to the title, winning 41...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 25 days ago 9,807 reads 56 comments

  16. Zinedine Zidane Reportedly Shocked by Real Madrid Fitness After Rafa Benitez Era

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is reportedly "shocked" with the physical condition of the squad he's inherited from predecessor Rafa Benitez and holds reservations about the stamina of a particular trio of players...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 25 days ago 94,945 reads 31 comments

  17. Barcelona Transfer News: Luis Enrique Eyes Deals, Paul Pogba Hails Lionel Messi

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique wants to add another forward to his star-studded attacking lineup this month, according to a Reuters report (h/t the Guardian )...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 25 days ago 24,003 reads 12 comments

  18. Adidas Release Platinum Boot to Mark 'Greatest Ever' Leo Messi's 5th Ballon d'Or

    Adidas have marked Lionel Messi 's record fifth Ballon d'Or victory by releasing a special Messi15 boot. The Argentinian attacker won 41...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 25 days ago 15,309 reads 55 comments

  19. Luis Enrique Discusses Lionel Messi After Barcelona Star's 2015 Ballon D'Or Win

    Barcelona manager Luis Enrique believes star forward Lionel Messi is so good he could play centre-back and still prove "decisive." Enrique spoke on Tuesday after Messi claimed the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or award on Monday, per Joe Wright of Goal...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 25 days ago 6,543 reads 32 comments

  20. Barcelona 15-Year-Old Riqui Puig Seems to Have Skills to Progress from La Masia

    A day after Leo Messi won his fifth Ballon d'Or , it could be considered a bit disrespectful to be talking about another diminutive Barcelona attacker...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 25 days ago 12,528 reads 9 comments

  21. Lionel Messi Will Never Be Equalled, Says Xavi After 2015 Ballon D'Or Award

    Former Barcelona captain Xavi does not believe anyone will ever be able to match Lionel Messi 's achievements because of the Argentinian's remarkable consistency...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 25 days ago 7,276 reads 14 comments

  22. Atletico Madrid Must Do Everything to Reject Manchester United Saul Transfer Bid

    Atletico Madrid have already been active in the transfer market this month, bringing in two midfield reinforcements in the shape of Augusto Fernandez and Matias Kranevitter — the latter being a deal which was agreed last summer...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 4,467 reads 17 comments

  23. La Liga Team of the Week: Bale, Messi Trebles and Clean Sheet for Diego Godin

    La Liga reached the halfway point this past weekend, with Atletico Madrid leading the way after Jornada 19—but it was the second- and third-placed teams who stole the headlines ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 26 days ago 4,210 reads 5 comments

  24. Neymar, Dani Alves Upset Cristiano Ronaldo Beat Brazilian in 2015 Ballon d'Or

    Neymar has admitted his frustration at finishing third behind Real Madrid 's Cristiano Ronaldo in the Ballon d'Or voting, while his Barcelona and Brazil team-mate, Dani Alves, was similarly annoyed with the result...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 26 days ago 34,101 reads 36 comments

  25. Barcelona Share Lionel Messi Ballon d'Or Tribute: 'Now, He Makes Us Dream'

    Barcelona have shared their own tribute to Lionel Messi after the Argentinian won his fifth Ballon d'Or on Monday. "In 2001, a boy came to us with a dream," the video starts...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 26 days ago 5,063 reads 6 comments