Not even Lionel Messi could save Barcelona at the end of a season in which he has seemed increasingly agitated by the disarray.
Sergio Ramos lifts fifth La Liga: Best quotes on Real Madrid captain by Zidane, Suarez, Aguero and others
Real Madrid were crowned La Liga champions for the 34th time on Thursday after Karim Benzema scored twice in a 2-1 victory over Villarreal which clinched the title with one game to spare. The terrific form and leadership of their captain Sergio Ramos has been instrumental in beating their archrivals Barcelona in a close-fought campaign. Arguably the best defender in the world and often criticised for his brutal style, here are 10 quotes on the defender that will give goosebumps to Real Madrid fans.
Surviving the fear of premature conclusion due to the coronavirus pandemic, top European leagues are slowly nearing conclusion despite running behind the usual timeline. The summer transfer window also got delayed in the process but governing bodies seem to have figured out how "business" will happen prior to 2020-21. TNIE explains how things will happen in the virus-struck European transfer market.
Lionel Messi evidently better than Cristiano Ronaldo in return fixture. Best pictures of Barcelona superstar against Mallorca
Lionel Messi returned without a beard and with a goal and two assists as Barcelona resumed their La Liga title challenge on Saturday with a thumping 4-0 victory over Real Mallorca.
Ask any footballer. To wear his/her country's colours at the international stage will be always special. The bondings you form at the national camp is expected to run deep and last long. But your camaraderie with your international teammates can be tested if they are competing in the same league as you are in the club level. It extends to another level altogether when it comes to derbies. Sunday's El Clasico at Santiago Bernabeau will see some well-known names of football clashing with their international teammates. They know each other's game really well and who will ultimately profit from it? Here are three such pairs you don't want to miss out on.
Real Madrid meet Barcelona in a fixture that could decide which way the Spanish league title goes this season. The fixture is considered one of the biggest matches in football and these three youngsters are expected to get their first taste of the mighty encounter.
From Mesut Ozil to Ivan Rakitic, here are Europe's top January transfer targets | Wilfred Zaha, Christian Eriksen and more...
With clubs like Manchester United, Inter Milan and Juventus hellbent on bringing fresh legs to the squad when the window opens, most of these players are likely to make a switch.
On November 16, 2003, a young Lionel Messi came off the bench to make his first-team debut for Barcelona against FC Porto in a pre-season friendly. It was a substitute appearance that lasted just 15 minutes, football would never be the same again. Check out 10 astonishing fats the talismanic forwards achieved at Catalan club over a decade and half.
La Liga injured players list | From Luis Suarez to Diego Costa, players who are missing from action and why
Does the top-tier Spanish football seem lifeless this season? Well, the big three are missing many of their iconic players from action due to injuries and suspension. Here are some of the big guns who are missing from action this season and when to expect them to rule La Liga again.
As another season of exhilarating football comes to a close across Europe, here are the top firing guns across contests.
Just Sergio Ramos things!: Interesting facts about Real Madrid's tough and fearless captain as he turns 34
Do you know Ramos was a huge fan of bullfights during his formative years and wanted to be in the pit someday? Well wait, we are just warming up...
With the injured Lionel Messi watching from the Camp Nou stands, Luis Suarez scored a hat trick to lead Barcelona to a 5-1 rout of Real Madrid in the Spanish league on Sunday.
Barcelona kept their record of being unbeaten in the season, although Real Madrid put up a brave fight at the Camp Nou on Sunday. However, the much-anticipated clash of the Spanish titans was a rough-and-tumble one, as eight players receiving yellow cards and the home side's Sergi Roberto being sent-off.
On 29 November 1899, Hans Gamper and others gathered at Gimnas Sole to form an association bearing the Catalan city's name and coat of arms: FC Barcelona. It was the first step in creating one of the best clubs in the history of European football... Barcelona's beloved home ground "Nou Camp" hosted its first game on 24 November 1957. Ever since then, the stadium has been the paradise for countless fans of the Catalan side all around the world. Here are seven unforgettable days from the yesterdays of the iconic stadium.
Barcelona defeated Real Betis 2-0 on Sunday, at an emotional Camp Nou, following the twin terror attacks in Catalonia.