Friday, June 26, 2015

Argentina need tall players

Angel Di Maria: “When Crespo or Bati were central, you could put the ball for them to head. We are short, if we do not play on the ground, it becomes complicated.”

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi celebrated his 28th birthday on Wednesday - will he get the ultimate present of Copa America glory?

In 1999, a Parma team featuring Gianluigi Buffon, Fabio Cannavaro, Lilian Thuram, Juan Sebastian Veron and Hernon Crespo won the Uefa Cup, but from next season the bankrupt club will play in the fourth tier of Italian football

Doing Mother Bacca's bidding: Thiago Silva leads Neymar-less Brazil to victory

Messi wins his 100th cap for Argentina as Neymar flies home

Sacrificial Angel: Di Maria would trade in all his trophies for Copa America glory

Friday, June 19, 2015

CR7 galaxy

Cosmos Redshift 7 cartoon

Unlucky, Lionel! Cristiano Ronaldo has got one over Messi after scientists named a new galaxy 'CR7'.

From baller to brawler:

Neymar was sent off for starting a fight with Colombia in Brazil's Copa America defeat.

Can Mourinho get 'Tiger' Falcao roaring again?

Van Gaal building the New Manchester

Louis van Gaal says he will use pre-season to build his new Manchester United team.

Radamel Falcao deserted as Colombia slip up against Venezuela in their Copa America opener.

Ronaldo shines as Lionel Messi is stunned

Cristiano Ronaldo shines for Portugal as Lionel Messi & Argentina are stunned by Paraguay.

The great Iker Casillas is following me on twitter

Copa América stars past and present

First up, Chile, who are represented by Alexis Sánchez and Ivan Zamorano

Uruguay - Edinson Cavani and Enzo Francescoli

Colombia - James Rodríguez and Carlos Valderrama

Argentina - Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona

Brazil - Neymar and Pelé

Mexico - Rafa Márquez and Hugo Sánchez

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has insisted his next move will not be motivated by money with Manchester United one of the teams interested in his services.

K2 - Klose and Klasnic

Miroslav Klose and Ivan Klasnic formed a superb partnership at Werder Bremen and as both their surnames begin with the letter 'K', they were nicknamed after the famous mountain.

Mario Balotelli teased reporters while in Italy watching his brother in action in an exhibition game, reponding to questions by saying "Beware, I do not speak Italian any more" - in Italian!

Chelsea reject Kevin De Bruyne has confirmed he has been in touch with Manchester City over a summer move

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to hit the big screen with a documentary on the Real Madrid star to be released later this year

Sol Campbell enters the running to be the next Mayor of London...

Lionel Messi enjoys breakfast with the Champions League trophy.

Barcelona defeats all the Champions in the UCL

Barcelona lifted their fifth European Cup after a stunning win over Juventus, with all their opponents having entered the competition as champions.

Suarez between Liverpool and Barcelona

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Juventus and Barcelona gear up for the Champions League final...

Giorgio Chiellini to miss Champions League final reunion with Luis Suarez after suffering a calf injury.

MA-GI-CA Maradona, Giordano and Careca were a magical trio for Napoli in the late 1980s

Ronaldo takes Rafa's "rest" promise too far...

Ronaldo caught short in the streets of Saint Tropez.

Jurgen Klopp begins his break after leaving Borussia Dortmund.

Ilkay Gundogan has now dropped hints that he could join Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester United as the race for his signature heats up.

Memories of Maradona as Messi tore through Athletic Bilbao in the Copa Del Rey final.