September 19, 2013 by
I wonder if Cristiano Ronaldo was watching as Barcelona beat the Dutch champions Ajax of Amsterdam 4 – 0 at the Camp Nou last night. If he did, it will probably have spoilt what was looking like a very good for the Real Madrid and Portugal striker.
Having signed a new contract making him the highest paid footballer in the world, Ronaldo had all the eyes of the football world on him and highlighted his ability with a hat-trick against Galatasaray. That took Ronaldo to just three Champions League goals behind Ruud van Nistelrooy in the all-time list, and there is no doubt that his scoring record is fantastic. .....Read more here.......
January 29, 2013 by
I know it seems like Lionel Messi has broken every goal scoring record that there is, but he still has a few to get. When Barcelona travel to the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid tomorrow, for the first leg of the Copa Del Rey Clasico semi-final, the little magician will be looking to put his name to at least two more records tomorrow.
One of those records is purely personal, and that will soon be the only records available to the Argentinean forward. As it stands, the Bernabeu and the Vicente Calderon stadium of Athletico Madrid are equal top for Messi in away goals, he has scored eight in each of them. Obviously, if he hits the net tomorrow, the ground of Real Madrid will be his favourite, especially if we win. .....Read more here.......
September 19, 2012 by
Barcelona are determined to regain the Champion’s League trophy they lost last year to Chelsea. Tito Vilanova is trying to add his name to the elite list of managers who have lifted the World’s best club competition. He will join Barcelona legends Johann Cruyff and Pep Guardiola if he is successful and Barca are strong favourites to get off to a winning start tonight against Spartak Moscow.
The Moscow coach, Valeri Karpin, has stated that all the pressure is on Barcelona while his team can play with freedom, and he may be right. Barcelona are well used to the pressure, however, and have done it all before. Puyol, Alba and Iniesta are still missing and Alexis has been back in training. .....Read more here.......