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


Atlético-Barcelona Game Goes Insane When Player Throws Shoe At Ref

Non-stop action from kickoff, an opening-minute goal from the all-of-the-sudden rejuvenated Fernando Torres, a dubious penalty call, two more incidents that could've easily led to pens, and five total goals made for a bonkers first half in today's Atlético Madrid-Barcelona Copa del Rey match. Then Gabi got himself… »1/28/15 5:05pm1/28/15 5:05pm

David Moyes Hops Into Stands, Enjoys Some Chips After Being Red Carded

It looks like the air in the Basque mountains has done David Moyes a world of good. No longer the grumpy looking human wrinkle he was for much of his time with Manchester United, Moyes has performed pretty much exactly as hoped with Real Sociedad. Today he even had some goodnatured fun after getting booted from… »1/14/15 6:22pm1/14/15 6:22pm

Club Disaster Or Not, Neymar, Suárez, And Messi Will Still Fuck You Up

Sure, the world might be falling down around them right now, but put Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Luis Suárez on the pitch, and they're going to wreck shit regardless. The three forwards have all gotten on the score sheet as Barcelona lead Elche 3-0 in the Copa del Rey. Here's how it happened: »1/08/15 5:16pm1/08/15 5:16pm

Copa Del Rey Ends In Havoc: Ronaldo Sent Off, Fights, Debris Attacks

Atlético Madrid pulled off a shocker in winning Spain's Copa del Rey trophy today, upsetting favored Real Madrid in extra time and winning the national competition for the first time since 1996. They did this amidst a wild scene at Santiago Bernabéu that featured 15 bookings, a fight, and players being attacked by… »5/17/13 6:23pm5/17/13 6:23pm

Valencia's Adil Rami Scored A Goal From Beyond The Midfield Line

Valencia came into the second leg of their Copa del Rey tie with Llagostera carrying a 2-0 aggregate advantage and leading many observers to assume Los Murciélagos would take it easy and coast into the second round with a match draw. That wasn't to be, though, as Valencia put three into the net today—the first this… »11/28/12 4:30pm11/28/12 4:30pm

Messi Had A Hand In Barça's 2-1 Win Over Real Madrid—A Hand That Pepe Stepped On

Despite Cristiano Ronaldo's opening goal, Barcelona claimed the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal against Real Madrid on a Eric Abidal goal set up by Lionel Messi—a goal that came ten minutes after Real's Pepe stomped on Messi's hand in an act that sent commentator Ray Hudson into apoplexy. [GOLTV] »1/18/12 6:50pm1/18/12 6:50pm