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Spain and Portugal (with a Philadelphia Bonus)

David Code | Posted 04.29.2016 | Travel
David Code

The Spanish understand something we don't, and it's a big part of what makes life fulfilling. It's called "ambiente." We might be tempted to trans...

Johan Cruyff and the End of an Era

Cas Mudde | Posted 03.24.2016 | Sports
Cas Mudde

Like most people of my generation from the Netherlands, my life is closely associated with that of Johan Cruyff, the Dutch football icon who died Thursday at the age of 68. Wherever I would go around the world, people would bring up "Kroif".

Lionel Messi Suffers Left Knee Injury

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.26.2015 | Sports

FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is out for six to eight weeks after hurting his left knee at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Saturday. The club ann...

FC Barcelona's Game: Mixing Politics and Sport

Shawn Moksvold | Posted 08.10.2016 | Sports
Shawn Moksvold

Political movements carry an importance that is independent of sport, however much sport happens to entangle itself in those movements; and merely because it is predictable that this occurs does not necessarily make it acceptable.

Soccer Star Luis Suarez Surprises Young Cancer Patient With Emotional Video Call

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.07.2015 | Good News

Luis Suarez may have a fierce reputation on the field, but when he's not playing soccer, he can be a pretty compassionate guy. Fundación Pérez S...

Barcelona Player Kicks Ball Into A Basketball Hoop From So Far Away

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.09.2015 | Sports

Swish.

Soccer Racism Highlights Europe's Struggle With Transition and Entrenched Racism

James Dorsey | Posted 04.23.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Recent soccer-related racism highlights European nations' tortured transition from ethnically relatively homogeneous to multicultural immigration societies amid a resurgence of entrenched racial, including anti-Semitic, attitudes that flourish in times of economic crisis and are not limited to Muslim communities.

5 Things to Watch About the Brazilian National Team at the 2014 World Cup

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Unlike years past, however, this Brazil side lacks a gamut of stars that have made their mark in European competition in the vein of Romario, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho or Kaka.

A Win in Brazil Would be Lionel Messi's Crowning Achievement

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Jaime Heilbron

His accomplishments, both individual and with teams, speak for themselves. There is one thing, however, that Maradona still holds over Messi.

Reclamation Project: Futbol Club Barcelona (FCB)

Richard-John Mensing, Jr. | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports
Richard-John Mensing, Jr.

Barcelona's pedigree has taken a hit. The caliber of the Catalans has suffered. Luis Enrique's hire is meant to stop the bleeding, restore confidence and return the club to its rightful place -- and not just back on top of La Liga.

Barcelona Ousted From Champions League By Atletico Madrid In Quarterfinals (VIDEO)

Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports

By Goal.com Atletico Madrid reached the semifinals of the Champions League for the first time since 1997 after Koke's solitary strike stunned Barce...

This 1 Photo Proves No Square Inch Of The Earth Is Safe From Ads

Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

We're reaching never-before-seen levels of ridiculousness in the advertising industry, people: Tech giant Intel has shelled out $34 million for the pr...

Ronaldo Fears Messi Favoritism

Goal.com | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

By Ben Hayward, Goal.com Cristiano Ronaldo believes FIFA's favoritism for Barcelona and Lionel Messi is undermining his legacy at Real Madrid and f...

WATCH: Keeper Makes Ridiculous Double Save In 90th Minute

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has played in just two games since the start of the La Liga season earlier this month. But it looks like the Spanis...

Real 'Football' Scores With NBC and Barclay's Premier League U.S. Attack

Brian Ross | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Brian Ross

You will laugh at this prognostication now, but pull this article up in ten years, and I will be the Amazing Creskin and Nostradamus, on his better days: The NFL will be the No. 2 league in American sports. World football will rule.

FC Barcelona Chooses New Coach

VOXXI | Jose Oliveros | Posted 07.23.2013 | Latino Voices

Gerardo “Tata” Martino of Argentina signed a three-year deal to coach FC Barcelona. He will be replacing Tito Vilanova at the helm of the Catalan ...

Barcelona Coach Steps Down Due To Cancer

Goal.com | Posted 07.19.2013 | Sports

By Joe Wright, Goal.com Tito Vilanova has resigned as coach of Barcelona, the club has confirmed. Rumors emerged on Friday that the 44-year-old...

Adios, Tiki-Taka: How Spain's Philosophy of Playing Soccer Is On the Way Out

Shaj Mathew | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports
Shaj Mathew

In a match cast as a preview of next year's World Cup final, la roja had failed to keep up their end of the bargain. So is it time to say adios to soccer's most famous onomatopoeia?

Neymar Begins To Prove Critics Wrong

VOXXI | Jose Oliveros | Posted 07.01.2013 | Latino Voices

Neymar was awarded the Confederations Cup Golden Ball, –award for the top player of the tournament– after his masterful performance in the Brazil ...

Neymar Signs With Barcelona In Move That Bodes Well for Brazilian National Team

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Given the wealth of experience enabled by playing alongside Lionel Messi and some of the best defenders in the world in European competition, Neymar's move to Barcelona now renders him better positioned to lead Brazil to a record sixth World Cup title on home soil in 2014.

Champions League Final Preview

Rodrigo Salazar | Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports
Rodrigo Salazar

The two teams that will fight for this season's hallowed Champions League crown enjoy one of the biggest rivalries in the world. That's what happens when you are consistently the two best teams in the German league

Barcelona vs PSG

Posted 04.10.2013 | Sports

By Karthick Arvinth, Goal.com The Blaugrana will hope that home advantage can give them the edge over Carlo Ancelotti's star-studded outfit in Wedn...

WATCH: Messi's 300th, 301st Barcelona Goals

Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports

By Enis Koylu, Goal.com Lionel Messi scored his 300th and 301st Barcelona goals during his side's 2-1 win over Granada on Saturday, his 365th appea...

WATCH: Messi Scores 4 Goals

Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports

By Keeghann Sinanan, Goal.com Lionel Messi was in completely unstoppable form, scoring four times as Barcelona demolished Osasuna 5-1 at Camp Nou o...

HIGHLIGHTS: Messi Scores, Barcelona Romps

Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports

By Tom Webber, Goal.com Barcelona picked up its 17th win of the season with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Catalan neighbor Espanyol at Camp Nou. ...