David Villa – Barcelona Legend?

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David Villa retires as one of the best forwards of the 21st century. A World Cup champion, a Champions League winner, and much more, the Spaniard is a legend of football. But is he a Barcelona legend? Check out David Villa’s best moments in a Barcelona uniform

FC Barcelona Bàsquet Past and Present Capture Gold

With the United States faltering, one of the other basketball giants got their chance to claim gold at the FIBA World Cup. Spain stepped up to the challenge, defeating Argentina 95-75 in the final in Beijing for La Roja’s first title in 13 years. Led by tournament MVP Ricky Rubio, who collected 20 points and […]

Can Barcelona do anything about the international break?

When your squad is made up of the best players in the world, it’s no surprise that the majority of Barcelona’s team feature regularly for their international sides. With injury scares to Samuel Umtiti and Nelson Semedo this break, it begs the question; how should a top team like Barcelona handle the international break?

Are international performances overvalued? Messi snub and prioritizing Champions League [TBPod 104]

On episode 104 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Ahmad discuss the value of international performances. Your hosts talk Lionel Messi award snubs, prioritizing the Champions League and much more! Running Order: How much stock should there be in national team performances? Why was Messi snubbed for any individual awards? Is Barcelona’s presence in the Spanish national team […]

FC Barcelona at the World Cup: Matchday 1

All dates are based on EST. Spain – Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, *Andres Iniesta The early match-up with Portugal certainly lived up to its lofty billing, with all three Barcelona players (plus Andres Iniesta) playing major roles, for better or worse. Gerard Pique’s involvement in Antoine Griezmann’s “decision” video coupled with the foul on Cristiano […]

World Cup Preview: FC Barcelona Edition

Sergi Roberto may have been the name that were on Cules’ lips when the World Cup rosters were released due to his omission from the Spain squad, but Spain is still stock full of FC Barcelona jugadores. Lucas Digne met the same fate with France. Meanwhile, Andre Gomes and Nelson Semedo were left off Portugal’s […]

Gerard Pique booed by Spain fans despite years of excellence

Gerard Pique is one of those players like people tend to either love unconditionally or hate with all their might. Always prepared to speak his mind up, even about hot topics such as Catalan independence of the historical rivalry between Barcelona and Real Madrid, the Catalan centre-back is no stranger to controversy. However, being whistled […]

Why Spain’s London 2012 Fiasco Will Benefit Barcelona

Spain’s Olympic football team crashed out of the London 2012 Olympics after two painful defeats against Japan (0-1) and Honduras (0-1). Against the Central Americans, La Rojita failed to score despite taking 24 shots and hitting the woodwork three times in the second half. Javi Martinez explained: “I’ve never experienced anything like it. We haven’t […]

5 Names Who Laugh At The Rules Of Spanish Football

Sandro Rosell, Barcelona president, has reignited the controversy that surrounded the La Liga campaign last season by explaining: ‘We all know that the last edition of the Spanish League was very strange’ Here is what Rosell actually means – Let’s analyze the behavior of 5 key names in Spanish football. Angel Maria Villar, The Man […]