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No One Believes in Barcelona Anymore, But That Doesn’t Bother Lionel Messi

Posted on 9 Sep, 2017, by in Soccer

It’s been almost a decade since Barcelona entered a season as underdogs in the title run. Today, in a 5-0 win over Espanyol, was the first time Los Cules looked like a title team, even if most of it was Lionel Messi taking his ability and execution up a notch, finishing with an effortless hat trick. More

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Lionel Messi is Carrying Barcelona on His Back

Posted on 26 Aug, 2017, by in Soccer

Things have looked quite bleak for Barcelona over the last few months, but at least they have Lionel Messi. In a difficult visit to Alaves, it was the Argentine star that pulled the team through to remain unbeaten through the first 180 minutes of La Liga football, although Los Cules remain unimpressive. More

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Neymar-Barcelona-PSG Triangle Only Special Because of the Sum, not the Substance

Posted on 3 Aug, 2017, by in Soccer

Unless there’s another unexpected twist in the plot, there’s nothing stopping Neymar from joining PSG after Barcelona did the little it could to try and stop the inevitable. As massive as this transfer is, the only thing different from it compared to other mega deals of the past is the record sum, not the substance of what transpired. More

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Don’t Feel Sorry for Barcelona if Neymar Leaves Them

Posted on 28 Jul, 2017, by in Soccer

The latest chapter in the Barcelona-PSG-Neymar saga sees the Brazilian forward storming out of training and cancelling a media appearance in China because he has to deal with some ‘transfer business’. Sounds like the end, right? More

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Neymar & Kylian Mbappe Transfer Rumors Taking Summer of Big Spending to New Heights

Posted on 25 Jul, 2017, by in Soccer

While we’ve already seen quite a few big-money transfers being made this summer, the last two days have taken this offseason to a whole new level: One rumor suggesting Paris Saint-Germain will sign Neymar for €222 million from Barcelona, and another alluding to Real Madrid paying €180 million to Monaco for Kylian Mbappe. More

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Messi, Neymar Set Up Happy Barcelona Send Off for Luis Enrique

Posted on 27 May, 2017, by in Soccer

Despite the relatively disappointing season, Luis Enrique will have plenty to look back at fondly from his first stint as the manager of Barcelona, capping it off with a 3-1 … More

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Sergi Roberto & the March 8 Miracle at the Camp Nou (Barcelona vs PSG)

Posted on 8 Mar, 2017, by in Soccer

If Barcelona end up winning the Champions League in 2017, their 6-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain on March 8 will go down as one of the most incredible moments in the history of European club football. An absurd, inexplicable sequence of events and goals, leading to the impossible comeback from a 0-4 loss in the first leg. More

FC Barcelona, Messi-Neymar-Suarez, and Making Another Piece of History

Posted on 9 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

The Barcelona trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Suarez could all be with at least 50 goals for their countries when they play their next Champions League match, something that has never happened to any club. More

Barcelona Losing to Manchester City in the Champions League Group Stage is Meaningless

Posted on 2 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

So Barcelona lost 3-1 to Manchester City in a Champions League group stage match. Maybe it’s surprising, and it might be a big result for Pep Guardiola’s club, but in the big picture, it’s meaningless. More

Luis Suarez, The Best Footballer in the World, Better Than Ronaldo & Messi

Posted on 29 Aug, 2016, by in Featured, Soccer

Quietly, without anyone paying attention, Luis Suarez has changed the hierarchy at the top of the footballing world, establishing himself as the best player in the world right now. Yes, even better than Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi, or Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid. More