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  1. Eric Abidal Bids AdieuRead the original story

    Tuesday | Soccer America

    Former France international defender Eric Abidal played his last official game Saturday as his Olympiakos team beat Kalloni 5-0 in a Greek Super League contest on the Aegean island of Mytilene. The 35-year-old former Barcelona star, who made a comeback after undergoing a liver transplant, had announced his retirement at an emotional press conference in Piraeus on Friday citing "personal reasons."

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  2. David Villa: Messi is the greatest of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The New York City FC forward backs his former Barcelona team-mate - and new Blaugrana coach Luis Enrique - to silence the doubters at an admittedly "complicated" club Former Barcelona striker David Villa believes that Lionel Messi will be remembered as the greatest player of all time and that boss Luis Enrique will succeed because he understands how the "complicated" club works. Villa is holidaying in Spain ahead of the 2015 Major League season, where he will play for New York City FC.

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  3. New coach in town: Shakira tells Pique where to play MessiRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    When Barcelona and Spain defender Gerard Pique posted his dream lineup on social media, he probably didn't expect criticism to be directed at him from his wife.

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  4. Chelsea Transfer News: Lionel Messi Rumours Addressed by Jose MourinhoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... per Ben Hayward of Goal.com. However, in recent weeks, he has afforded us with another emphatic indication of why Barcelona remain the best club for him, notching 15 goals in his last nine games, per WhoScored.com . What's more, while it's not been ...

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  5. Brad Jones Wants Liverpool StayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Football365

    ... choice just six months before his current contract ends. Liverpool have been linked in recent weeks with former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes and Chelsea's out-of-favour Petr Cech. "I signed my first contract (to try and win another one) and I ...

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  6. Aussie Jones steps up for LiverpoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Australian

    ... it? They pick holes in people. They pick holes in teams and point out things," he said. In recent weeks former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes and more recently Chelsea's out-of-favour Petr Cech have been linked with a move to Liverpool. Jones is ...

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  7. Xavi Doesn't Believe Cristiano Ronaldo Is a Top-3 Candidate for Ballon d'OrRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    Barcelona star Xavi took a not-so-subtle shot at Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in a recent interview, saying the Portugal international wouldn't even make his top three of Ballon d'Or contenders. Speaking to Catalan-based newspaper Sport , the veteran midfielder said he would instead nominate team-mates Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano, as well as Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm, based on their strong performances at the 2014 World Cup: The 34-year-old was posed the question: 'If you had been Spain captain who would you have voted for the Ballon d'Or?' 'The thing is, Cristiano didn't do much in the World Cup and I think that in the year of the World Cup that defines much of the season.'

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  8. Xavi rubbishes Ronaldo's Ballon d'Or bid: He wouldn't even be in my top threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Goal.com

    ... and played a key role in the Spanish side's remarkable run of 23 straight victories in all competitions. However, Barcelona icon Xavi does not believe the 29-year-old would be worthy winner after a Ronaldo-led Portugal suffered a dismal first-round ...

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  9. Chelsea Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Sergio Busquets and Fernando TorresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BleacherReport

    Chelsea have been named as one of the Premier League clubs thought to be chasing the signature of Barcelona stalwart Sergio Any move would see Chelsea in a fight to contend with the interests of Europe's titans, with Paris Saint-Germain, 's world-class team, and there are few who would suggest the Blues don't have the financial means at least to cut a deal. ' own priorities and whether or not he'd be interested in a move away from the club he's grown up with .

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  10. Shakira questions Pique's soccer manager skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NBC Action News

    SHAKIRA's love for Spanish soccer star GERARD PIQUE was tested on Monday when the sportsman posted his dream team online - and she didn't agree with his positioning. The Barcelona star was so excited about his team line-up on his new iTunes fantasy soccer app he offered it up for fans to see.

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  11. Christmas wishes from Messi and CoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Goal.com

    Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates have wished the club's fans a very merry Christmas. The Catalan outfit released this video on Tuesday on their official YouTube channel which features Messi, Dani Alves, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Andres Iniesta and others, as well as stars from Barcelona's other sporting arms, such as their basketball and handball teams.

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  12. Video: Christmas wishes from Messi and CoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Al Bawaba

    Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates have wished the club's fans a very merry Christmas. The Catalan outfit released this video on Tuesday on their official YouTube channel which features Messi, Dani Alves, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Andres Iniesta and others, as well as stars from Barcelona's other sporting arms, such as their basketball and handball teams.

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  13. 'Tis the season! Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez send YouTube...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    ... to go until Christmas Day. South American trio Messi, Suarez and Mascherano get into the festive spirit by donning Barcelona Santa hats while standing in front of Christmas trees. Messi's fellow countryman Javier Mascherano tell Barcelona fans to ...

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  14. Barcelona's Leo Messi, Luis Suarez and Javier Mascherano's Try Christmas MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BleacherReport

    and Luis Suarez would like to wish you a Merry Christmas - even if it takes them a bit of time to get it right. Suarez particularly seems to stumble on his lines - which, given the line is "full of happiness," suggests he won't be stepping seamlessly into an acting career after football.

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  15. Comparing Luis Suarez's Start to Life at Barcelona to Neymar'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BleacherReport

    Luis Suarez 's start to life in Barcelona hasn't been too dissimilar to that of his team-mate Neymar. Just 18 months ago the Brazilian wunderkind arrived in Catalonia amid a whirlwind of hype, pomp and ceremony.

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  16. Monday, Dec 22, 2014Read the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Soccer America

    ... team beat Kalloni 5-0 in a Greek Super League contest on the Aegean island of Mytilene. The 35-year-old former Barcelona star, who made a comeback after undergoing a liver transplant, had announced his retirement at ... Read the whole story Borussia ...

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  17. European roundup-City and Barca turn heat up on leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Star Online

    Manchester City's David Silva struck twice as they beat Crystal Palace 3-0 to join Chelsea at the top of the Premier League this weekend while Lionel Messi's double helped Barcelona to a 5-0 La Liga win over Cordoba. The top two in England have 39 points but Chelsea can regain their three-point advantage with a win at Stoke City on Monday.

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  18. Manchester United Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of December 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | BleacherReport

    ... says United are aware Madrid will not entertain a sale in January and will wait to get their man next summer. Barcelona midfield stalwart Sergio Busquets is said to be looking for "a new challenge," with the giants of the Premier League lining up to ...

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  19. From record-breakers to 'idiots'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | BBC News

    ... to regain the Spanish title. Following the arrival of Luis Suarez, goals weren't expected to be a problem for new Barcelona coach Luis Enrique. But they are. Sort of. The Catalans have bagged 41 goals in 16 matches - at an average of almost three ...

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  20. Barcelona beat Cordoba, Atletico defeat Bilbao in La LigaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Newkerala.com

    FC Barcelona were able to maintain the pressure on Real Madrid at the top of the La Liga thanks to a 5-0 win at home against struggling Cordoba CF in the last round of games of 2014. Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid took advantage of a serious refereeing mistake to win 4-1 over Athletic Bilbao.

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