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Xavi Hernandez signs on for two more years with Qatar club Al Sadd

FC Barcelona and Spain football team legend Xavi Hernandez will stay at Al Sadd until the end of the 2020 season, according to a statement released by the Doha-based club.
Spain football team and FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez could play on till the age of 40 after he extended his contract with Qatar club Al club Al Sadd.(AFP)
Spain football team and FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez could play on till the age of 40 after he extended his contract with Qatar club Al club Al Sadd.(AFP)
Published on May 25, 2018 10:22 AM IST
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Lionel Messi wins European Golden Shoe for the fifth time

Lionel Messi has seen off competition from Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane to win a fifth European Golden Shoe award.
Lionel Messi also won the European Golden Shoe award last year, as well as in 2010, 2012 and 2013.(AFP)
Lionel Messi also won the European Golden Shoe award last year, as well as in 2010, 2012 and 2013.(AFP)
Published on May 21, 2018 10:08 AM IST
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Andres Iniesta, Fernando Torres given emotional La Liga send offs on season’s final day

Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres both played their final game for Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, respectively, on the final day of the La Liga season.
Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta lifted a ninth Liga title after his side beat Real Sociedad 1-0 on Sunday in an emotional final game at the Nou Camp.(REUTERS)
Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta lifted a ninth Liga title after his side beat Real Sociedad 1-0 on Sunday in an emotional final game at the Nou Camp.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 21, 2018 10:20 AM IST
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Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale score as Zinedine Zidane’s son makes debut

Villarreal came back from two goals down after Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale had scored for Real Madrid in their La Liga clash on Saturday
Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and Gareth Bale were both on target in Real Madrid’s 2-2 draw vs Villarreal on Saturday.(REUTERS)
Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and Gareth Bale were both on target in Real Madrid’s 2-2 draw vs Villarreal on Saturday.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 20, 2018 04:44 PM IST
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Atletico Madrid’s Europa League win gives Ligue 1 sides Champions League boost

Since Atletico Madrid have secured Champions League (CL) qualification by virtue of their position in La Liga, their CL spot as automatic Europa League winners now passes onto the club finishing third in France’s Ligue 1.
Atletico Madrid’s players celebrate with the trophy after the UEFA Europa League final between Olympique de Marseille and Atletico Madrid at the Parc OL stadium in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon on May 16, 2018.(AFP)
Atletico Madrid’s players celebrate with the trophy after the UEFA Europa League final between Olympique de Marseille and Atletico Madrid at the Parc OL stadium in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon on May 16, 2018.(AFP)
Published on May 17, 2018 12:26 PM IST
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When Arjun Kapoor met Cristiano Ronaldo and invited him to India

Arjun Kapoor met football star Cristiano Ronaldo in Madrid, and invited the international football star to India. The two even clicked a selfie, which Arjun shared on his Instagram page.
Arjun Kapoor is a co-owner of Pune Football Club.(Instagram)
Arjun Kapoor is a co-owner of Pune Football Club.(Instagram)
Updated on May 16, 2018 10:29 AM IST
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400 and out - The numbers behind Barcelona’s first La Liga defeat this season

Barcelona’s 5-4 defeat at Levante made a considerable impression in the record books, as well as ending the La Liga champions’ invincible dreams.
Barcelona’s 5-4 loss at Levante ensured the La Liga champions would not end the season undefeated,(AFP)
Barcelona’s 5-4 loss at Levante ensured the La Liga champions would not end the season undefeated,(AFP)
Published on May 14, 2018 01:56 PM IST
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Barcelona lose unbeaten La Liga run at Levante as Lionel Messi stays home

Barcelona suffered their first La Liga loss since going down 2-0 to Malaga on April 8, 2017, ending an incredible, record-breaking sequence that had lasted 43 games.
Levante's Sergio Postigo (L) vies with Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele during the La Liga match between Levante and Barcelona at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia on May 13, 2018.(AFP)
Levante's Sergio Postigo (L) vies with Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele during the La Liga match between Levante and Barcelona at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia on May 13, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on May 14, 2018 09:32 AM IST
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La Liga: Atletico Madrid clinch second spot, Gareth Bale leads Real Madrid rout

Gareth Bale scored two fine goals in what could be his last appearance at the Santiago Bernabeu as Real Madrid thumped Celta Vigo 6-0 in their last home game of the season
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their first goal with Toni Kroos (L) and Isco (R).(REUTERS)
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their first goal with Toni Kroos (L) and Isco (R).(REUTERS)
Updated on May 13, 2018 10:48 AM IST
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Sergio Ramos has night to forget as Real Madrid lose at Sevilla in La Liga

Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos scored an own goal and missed a penalty in the La Liga loss against Sevilla for whom French forward Wissam Ben Yedder and Miguel Layun scored the other goals. Borja Mayoral and Ramos scored for Real in 2-3 loss.
Sevilla's Mercado, left, celebrates with teammates Layun and Roque Mesa, right, after scoring against Real Madrid during their La Liga football match at the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Seville on Wednesday.(AP)
Sevilla's Mercado, left, celebrates with teammates Layun and Roque Mesa, right, after scoring against Real Madrid during their La Liga football match at the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Seville on Wednesday.(AP)
Updated on May 10, 2018 02:55 PM IST
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Ousmane Dembele delights Nou Camp as Barcelona roll over Villarreal

Ousmane Dembele scored a brace as Barcelona extended their unbeaten La Liga run to 36 games with a 5-1 win over Villareal at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.
Barcelona extended their unbeaten La Liga run to 36 games with a 5-1 win over Villareal at the Nou Camp on Wednesday, with Ousmane Dembele (C) soring twice.(REUTERS)
Barcelona extended their unbeaten La Liga run to 36 games with a 5-1 win over Villareal at the Nou Camp on Wednesday, with Ousmane Dembele (C) soring twice.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 10, 2018 09:26 AM IST
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Atletico Madrid slam ‘inappropriate’ Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann approach

Barcelona’s widely reported interest in Antoine Griezmann has prompted an unequivocal response from La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann has been a constant target for La Liga champions Barcelona.(AFP)
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann has been a constant target for La Liga champions Barcelona.(AFP)
Updated on May 09, 2018 11:43 AM IST
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Atletico Madrid surrender unbeaten home league record with Espanyol loss

Oscar Melendo put Espanyol ahead after 53 minutes with the help of a huge deflection off Atletico Madrid defender Stefan Savic and Brazilian forward Leo Baptistao doubled the lead with a thumping low drive from outside the area against his old side
Espanyol's players celebrate after scoring a goal during the La Liga match against Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on May 6.(AFP)
Espanyol's players celebrate after scoring a goal during the La Liga match against Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on May 6.(AFP)
Published on May 06, 2018 11:27 PM IST
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Barcelona, Real Madrid prepare to battle in season’s final El Clasico

After clinching a seventh league title in 10 years last Sunday, Barcelona’s only incentive is to finish the La Liga season without losing a game. Bitter rivals Real Madrid are their next hurdle
Barcelona and Real Madrid will face off in the final El Clasico of the season on Sunday.(Getty Images)
Barcelona and Real Madrid will face off in the final El Clasico of the season on Sunday.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 03, 2018 11:21 PM IST
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FC Barcelona have been far superior in La Liga, says Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi’s hat-trick in win over Deportivo La Coruna clinched 25th La Liga title for FC Barcelona, including seven titles in last 10 years.
Lionel Messi scored his 30th La Liga hat-trick for FC Barcelona in win over Deportivo La Coruna.(REUTERS)
Lionel Messi scored his 30th La Liga hat-trick for FC Barcelona in win over Deportivo La Coruna.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 04:41 PM IST
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Lionel Messi hat-trick seals FC Barcelona’s 25th title in style

Philippe Coutinho and Lionel Messi score as FC Barcelona beat Deportivo La Coruna to win their 25th La Liga title. The defeat to the Catalan giants mean that the team from Galicia are relegated to the second division.
FC Barcelona players rejoice after winning the Spanish league football match against Deportivo Coruna and claiming their 25th La Liga at the Riazor stadium in Coruna.(AFP)
FC Barcelona players rejoice after winning the Spanish league football match against Deportivo Coruna and claiming their 25th La Liga at the Riazor stadium in Coruna.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 08:31 AM IST
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Real Madrid win with Cristiano Ronaldo rested for Champions League semis

Real Madrid earned a 2-1 victory over Leganes in the La Liga on Saturday.
Real Madrid's Borja Mayoral celebrates scoring their second goal in a La Liga contest against Leganes at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid on Saturday.(Reuters)
Real Madrid's Borja Mayoral celebrates scoring their second goal in a La Liga contest against Leganes at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid on Saturday.(Reuters)
Updated on Apr 29, 2018 04:54 PM IST
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Barcelona face Deportivo La Coruna, eye 25th La Liga title

Barcelona take on Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday and a point will ensure a domestic double of Copa del Rey and La Liga
Barcelona will clinch the La Liga title on Sunday by avoiding defeat against Deportivo La Coruna.(AFP)
Barcelona will clinch the La Liga title on Sunday by avoiding defeat against Deportivo La Coruna.(AFP)
Published on Apr 27, 2018 12:34 PM IST
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Levante near La Liga salvation with win at Athletic Bilbao

The win vs Athletic Bilbao was the fifth La Liga triumph in the last seven matches for the Valencia-based Levante, who opened a nine-point gap to Deportivo La Coruna, the first team inside the relegation zone.
Levante players celebrate after scoring a goal against Athletic Bilbao in their Spanish La Liga match on Monday.(Getty Images)
Levante players celebrate after scoring a goal against Athletic Bilbao in their Spanish La Liga match on Monday.(Getty Images)
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 10:13 AM IST
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Atletico Madrid draw to leave FC Barcelona closer to La Liga title

Antoine Griezmann was left out of the starting line-up by Diego Simeone and Atletico Madrid drew vs Real Betis, a second blank in four days, following their 3-0 defeat away at Real Sociedad in La Liga on Thursday.
Real Betis' Dani Gimenez saves a shot from Atletico Madrid's Fernando Torres during their Spanish La Liga match on Sunday.(REUTERS)
Real Betis' Dani Gimenez saves a shot from Atletico Madrid's Fernando Torres during their Spanish La Liga match on Sunday.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 23, 2018 08:26 AM IST
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No room for error as FC Barcelona face Sevilla in Copa del Rey final

Success or failure in the Copa del Rey final will define how good or bad a season both FC Barcelona and Sevilla have had. Barcelona are virtually assured of the La Liga title but Champions League exit has been a black mark on a super season. Sevilla on the other hand sit outside the top four.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde will looking to get better of Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final and do a league and cup double.(AFP)
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde will looking to get better of Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final and do a league and cup double.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 04:35 PM IST
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Atletico Madrid loss leaves Barcelona close to La Liga title, Malaga relegated

Barcelona are just one win away from the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid were heavily beaten by Real Sociedad.
Atletico Madrid are 12 points behind Barcelona in la Liga with 33 games played.(REUTERS)
Atletico Madrid are 12 points behind Barcelona in la Liga with 33 games played.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 09:59 AM IST
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Cristiano Ronaldo backheel earns Real Madrid draw vs Athletic Bilbao in La Liga

Cristiano Ronaldo flicked in a Luka Modric effort in the dying minutes to give Real Madrid a draw against Athletic Bilbao in La Liga. The stalemate leaves Los Blancos 15 points behind leaders FC Barcelona.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 24th league goal of the season for Real Madrid in the draw against Athletic Bilbao.(REUTERS)
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 24th league goal of the season for Real Madrid in the draw against Athletic Bilbao.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 10:41 AM IST
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FC Barcelona hold on for draw at Celta Vigo, remain unbeaten in La Liga

Lionel Messi seemed to have inspired FC Barcelona to another win, only for Celta Vigo to claw back to draw against their opponents.
Barcelona are now on 83 points after 33 La Liga games of the season.(AP)
Barcelona are now on 83 points after 33 La Liga games of the season.(AP)
Updated on Apr 18, 2018 09:20 AM IST
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Isco leads Real Madrid win at Malaga as Atletico Madrid easily beat Levante in La Liga

While Atletico Madrid defeated Levante 3-0, Real Madrid beat Malaga 2-1 in La Liga on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid's Fernando Torres celebrates scoring their third goal with Angel Correa in a La Liga game vs Levante at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid on Sunday.(Reuters)
Atletico Madrid's Fernando Torres celebrates scoring their third goal with Angel Correa in a La Liga game vs Levante at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid on Sunday.(Reuters)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 11:56 AM IST
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Barcelona move closer to La Liga title, Sevilla draw thriller

Barcelona defeated Valencia 2-1 to move closer to the La Liga title, while Sevilla played a 2-2 draw against Villarreal
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (R) shoots beside Valencia's Spanish midfielder Carlos Soler during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Valencia CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Saturday.(AFP)
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (R) shoots beside Valencia's Spanish midfielder Carlos Soler during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Valencia CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Saturday.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 15, 2018 12:46 AM IST
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Atletico Madrid fight back to hold Real Madrid in La Liga

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid both drop points in the derby to hand La Liga Barcelona further advantage in their chase for the title.
Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Real Madrid against Atletico Madrid.(AP)
Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Real Madrid against Atletico Madrid.(AP)
Updated on Apr 08, 2018 11:58 PM IST
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Real Madrid beat Las Palmas in La Liga, move within a point of Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid overcame the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo to defeat Las Palmas 3-0 and move within a point of second-place Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid came one point close to Atletico Madrid in the La Liga with a convincing 3-0 win over Las Palmas.(AFP)
Real Madrid came one point close to Atletico Madrid in the La Liga with a convincing 3-0 win over Las Palmas.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 01, 2018 09:47 AM IST
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Lionel Messi saves FC Barcelona’s unbeaten La Liga run with late strike at Sevilla

Lionel Messi came off the bench to rescue FC Barcelona and extend their unbeaten run La Liga to 37 games as the leaders scored twice in the closing moments to draw 2-2 against Sevilla.
Lionel Messi rescued FC Barcelona’s unbeaten season on Saturday as the La Liga leaders scored twice in the last three minutes to snatch a 2-2 draw at Sevilla.(REUTERS)
Lionel Messi rescued FC Barcelona’s unbeaten season on Saturday as the La Liga leaders scored twice in the last three minutes to snatch a 2-2 draw at Sevilla.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 01, 2018 10:36 AM IST
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Zinedine Zidane reiterates wish to remain with La Liga giants Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane admitted his Real Madrid future will depend on results, with his team sitting third in La Liga, 15 points adrift of FC Barcelona.
Despite winning the Champions League in each of his two seasons in charge at Real Madrid, as well as the La Liga title last year, Zinedine Zidane has come under pressure in recent months.(REUTERS)
Despite winning the Champions League in each of his two seasons in charge at Real Madrid, as well as the La Liga title last year, Zinedine Zidane has come under pressure in recent months.(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 30, 2018 07:45 PM IST
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