NYCFC had a one-goal lead late in their road game against the Philadelphia Union this evening. David Villa made sure they took home the full three points with a ridiculous chip from 50-55 yards out.
I'll admit it: I kind of love Spain. There was a time—weeks ago!—when they were considered the best team in the world, who had multiple, super long periods where they never lost to anyone for any reason and played a brand of soccer that wasn't just the best but was the culmination of all the best thinking about the…
Barcelona sold David Villa to Atlético Madrid this summer, partly because he's old and he never quite recovered after breaking his leg two years ago, and partly to make room for new signing Neymar. But David Villa is a legend, and he's a legend because he's long been one of the best finishers in the world, so in the…
Fan-made clips of big sports moments are always a raucous delight. This one, shot during yesterday's Champions League match between Barcelona and AC Milan, is no exception. Come for the high-quality camera work, stay for the screaming Spaniards.
Spain's all-time record scorer David Villa will be off the pitch for months after suffering this nasty broken leg during Barcelona's FIFA Club World Cup match against Qatari side Al-Sadd.
The Clasico match between Barcelona and Real Madrid was absurdly lopsided. Barca netted five goals in an utter domination of Cristiano and the rest of Jose Mourinho's crew. Enjoy our compilation of the bloodletting.
After 63 matches, we have made it to the final. It figures that Wesley Sneijder and David Villa—two of the breakout stars of the tournament—would settle things.
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In the 24th minute against Chile, Spain's David Villa — the recipient of a lucky bounce — ends up netting one of the coolest goals this World Cup has seen yet. Unfortunately, he celebrates like a real jackass.