Gareth Bale Is The Fastest Man Alive, Scores Late To Win Copa del Rey

The final el clásico of the year. A one-off match for the Copa del Rey trophy. A trophy-starved Barça's last legitimate shot for silverware. Star man Cristiano Ronaldo out with an injury. And in the middle of all this, newcomer Gareth Bale decided he'd just outrun everyone. » 4/16/14 6:32pm Wednesday 6:32pm

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 6:23pm 5/17/13 6:23pm

Is This The Beginning Of The End For FC Barcelona?

In tonight's Copa del Rey, Real Madrid traveled to Barcelona and throttled them 3-1 to oust their rivals from the Spanish Cup. It was a shocking result in what many consider to be the world's greatest derby. Since former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola's hiring in 2008, Barça has dominated El Clasico while cementing… » 2/26/13 7:34pm 2/26/13 7:34pm

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 4:30pm 11/28/12 4:30pm

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

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 6:50pm 1/18/12 6:50pm

The Copa Del Rey Trophy Ended Up Lodged Under A Bus Bumper Last Night

As we alluded to earlier, Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos dropped the team's fresh Copa del Rey trophy off the top of a promenading bus in Madrid last night. Just hours after the team earned the title for the first time in 18 years (thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's header against Barcelona), Ramos let go. The front wheel of… » 4/21/11 10:15am 4/21/11 10:15am