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Weekend La Liga round-up

Atletico continue their fine run in La Liga this season with a comfortable 2-0 win over Getafe
Atletico continue their fine run in La Liga this season with a comfortable 2-0 win over Getafe

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid all recorded victories on Sunday to maintain the status quo at the top of the Primera Liga table. Continue reading Weekend La Liga round-up

Barca remain top after Messi scores two in victory over Mallorca

Lionel Messi was at it again when he scored two goals to guide Barcelona to a 4-2 victory over Mallorca
Lionel Messi was at it again when he scored two goals to guide Barcelona to a 4-2 victory over Mallorca

Lionel Messi continued his incredible goalscoring run by firing two past Mallorca to help Barcelona to a 4-2 victory, cementing their position at the summit of La Liga. Continue reading Barca remain top after Messi scores two in victory over Mallorca

Ronaldo fed up with Messi comparisons and claims anyone can win Ballon d’or

Cristiano Ronaldo has become tired of constant comparisons with Lionel Messi and claims Drogba, Falcao, Xavi and Iniesta could all win Ballon d'Or
Cristiano Ronaldo has become tired of constant comparisons with Lionel Messi and claims Drogba, Falcao, Xavi and Iniesta could all win Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo is becoming fed up with constantly being compared with Barcelona ace Lionel Messi and insists it’s not just a race between those two players to win the Ballon d’Or. Continue reading Ronaldo fed up with Messi comparisons and claims anyone can win Ballon d’or

Cristiano Ronaldo: I’m happy at Real Madrid and I should win Ballon d’Or

I'm the best: Cristiano claims he would vote for himself in the Ballon d'Or if he could
I’m the best: Cristiano claims he would vote for himself in the Ballon d’Or if he could

Cristiano Ronaldo has denied claims that he is still unhappy at Real Madrid, and also announces that he would vote for himself to win the Ballon d’Or if he could. Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo: I’m happy at Real Madrid and I should win Ballon d’Or

Watch out World, there’s a new Messi in town!

A star is born: Lionel Messi is now the proud father of Thiago, a young boy who has bigger boots to fill than any boy who ever existed
A star is born: Lionel Messi is now the proud father of Thiago, a young boy who has bigger boots to fill than any boy who ever existed

How pleased is every single football fan that Lionel Messi has had a baby and it’s a BOY! Essentially, what this means is that in about 15 or 16 years time there will be another young adult Messi starting out in his professional career, ready to terrorise the world of football just like his dad does, and we cannot wait.

Now let’s not forget that Lionel Messi is only 25-years-old, so if the Barcelona magician, and all round incredible player, is still good enough (silly statement) to be playing at the age of 40, we may see two Messi’s in the same team. That very statement makes my hairs stand on end. Continue reading Watch out World, there’s a new Messi in town!

Barcelona pull away at the top as Atletico Madrid slip up

Barcelona celebrate yet another goal and another victory in La Liga this season, this time beating Celta Vigo 3-1 at Camp Nou
Barcelona celebrate yet another goal and another victory in La Liga this season, this time beating Celta Vigo 3-1 at Camp Nou

Barcelona finally managed to shrug themselves away from the chasing Atletico Madrid and go three points clear at the top of La Liga after winning 3-1 over recently promoted side Celta Vigo.

Tito Vilanova’s formidable side’s victory means it’s now nine wins out of 10 for the league leaders, who have started the 2012/13 at a furious pace and refuse to let up. Continue reading Barcelona pull away at the top as Atletico Madrid slip up