Barcelona Face A Challenge They Can’t Buy Their Way Out Of

Barcelona’s dominant victory over Atlético Madrid this weekend felt like a statement. It’d be crazy to claim that the reigning Spanish and European champions, armed with nearly the exact same squad that mowed down all comers in last season’s historically great campaign, were underestimated or overlooked in any… »9/17/15 4:51pm9/17/15 4:51pm

Here Are The Top 10 Goals From The Champions League This Season

The order of this list—which you’ll have to click through to view on Youtube because UEFA is a dick—is more than a little questionable (Messi turning Boateng into a 6’ 4” domino isn’t number one?), and how Andrés Iniesta’s length-of-the-pitch jaunt didn’t even make the list almost invalidates the whole thing. These… »6/09/15 6:48pm6/09/15 6:48pm

Barcelona's Perfect Season May Have Been Their Hardest

As we said after Barcelona took the (severely hobbled, it must be said) champions of Germany and ground them up into a fine powder to be mixed in with the mate the club’s South American contingent is always going on about, this team deserved to end the season surrounded by every trophy available. The football gods… »6/08/15 3:46pm6/08/15 3:46pm

Barcelona Carve Up Juventus, Score First Goal Of Champions League Final

All that talk about Barcelona’s terrifying front three and it’s actually midfielders Andrés Iniesta and Ivan Rakitić who combine to score the opening goal of this Champions League final just four minutes in. (Though to be fair, Messi and Neymar made the two key passes to open everything up.)
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Lionel Messi's Copa Del Rey Wondergoal, As Called Around The World

The undisputed highlight of the weekend is Lionel Messi’s brilliant goal to open the scoring against Athletic Bibao in Saturday’s Copa del Rey final. We brought you the play as called by ESPN Deportes; here’s a YouTube user who has collected 16 different worldwide commentaries to the play, perhaps the most memorable… »6/01/15 9:13am6/01/15 9:13am