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Jackson Martinez becomes Chinese Super League's next high-profile scalp

Jackson Martinez becomes Chinese Super League's next high-profile scalp

Days after Brazilian Ramires joined Jiangsu Suning from Chelsea for a then Asian record $36 million fee, Guangzhou Evergrande signed Martinez from Atletico Madrid for a whopping $46 million.

Luis Suarez hat-trick inspires Barcelona, Atletico beat Valencia

Luis Suarez hat-trick inspires Barcelona, Atletico beat Valencia

Victory took Barcelona level with Real Madrid on 21 points

Antoine Griezmann double fires Atletico Madrid top of La Liga

Antoine Griezmann double fires Atletico Madrid top of La Liga

Atletico Madrid moved to the top of La Liga as Antoine Griezmann`s double handed them a 2-0 win over Getafe on Tuesday.

La Liga 2015-16: Atletico Madrid show title credentials with win at Sevilla

La Liga 2015-16: Atletico Madrid show title credentials with win at Sevilla

Atletico Madrid maintained their perfect start to the La Liga season as goals from Koke, Gabi and Jackson Martinez handed them an impressive 3-0 win at Sevilla on Sunday.

Five notable La Liga transfers for 2015/16

Five notable La Liga transfers for 2015/16

Ahead of the start of the 2015/16 La Liga season on Friday, AFP Sports takes a look at five of the most eye-catching transfers made during the close season:

Captain Gabi Fernandez says new signings will diversify Atletico Madrid

Captain Gabi Fernandez says new signings will diversify Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid captain Gabi Fernandez has praised the new footballers signed to the club, stressing that they will come in handy by "providing variants".

Striker Jackson Martinez cherishes joining Atletico Madrid

Striker Jackson Martinez cherishes joining Atletico Madrid

 Atletico Madrid's Colombian striker Jackson Martinez has said that anyone who is not privy to the 2013-14 La Liga champions' prowess is unaware of the entire world of football.

Atletico Madrid upbeat despite departures, captain Gabi says

Atletico Madrid upbeat despite departures, captain Gabi says

Atletico Madrid expect to be competitive next season despite the exit of playmaker Arda Turan and striker Mario Mandzukic thanks to new arrivals like Jackson Martinez and Luciano Vietto, captain Gabi said on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid set to buy Colombia striker Jackson Martinez from Porto

Atletico Madrid set to buy Colombia striker Jackson Martinez from Porto

Atletico Madrid have moved to strengthen their forward line for next season following the exit of Mario Mandzukic by agreeing to buy Colombia striker Jackson Martinez from Porto.

Colombia striker Jackson Martinez to join Atletico Madrid

Colombia striker Jackson Martinez to join Atletico Madrid

Colombia striker Jackson Martinez is joining Atletico Madrid from Porto.

Toothless `Tigre` Radamel Falcao struggling at Copa America

Toothless `Tigre` Radamel Falcao struggling at Copa America

More than 200 minutes played and barely a sniff of a goal: Radamel Falcao`s miserable season with Manchester United has spilled over into Colombia`s misfiring Copa America campaign.

Jackson Martinez's agent says Atletico Madrid is done deal

Jackson Martinez's agent says Atletico Madrid is done deal

The arrival of Porto's Colombian international striker Jackson Martinez to Atletico Madrid appears to be just a question of time after the player's agent confirmed that he would be joining the Spanish football club.

Atletico Madrid add life to Spanish transfer market

Atletico Madrid add life to Spanish transfer market

Spanish football club Atletico Madrid have injected some life into the transfer market with a series of signings and departures.

Martinez bicycle kick helps Porto keep title race alive

Martinez bicycle kick helps Porto keep title race alive

Jackson Martinez scored twice, the second an acrobatic bicycle kick, to give Porto a 2-0 win over Gil Vicente on Sunday which extended the Portuguese title race for another week.

FC Porto hit with Jackson Martinez blow ahead of Basel return

FC Porto hit with Jackson Martinez blow ahead of Basel return

FC Porto come into the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Swiss champions Basel on Tuesday with the upper hand but with serious concerns over the fitness of their leading scorer.

FC Porto beat Sporting 3-0 in Portuguese league

FC Porto beat Sporting 3-0 in Portuguese league

Cristian Tello scored a hat-trick to help FC Porto beat Sporting Lisbon 3-0 in the 23rd round of the Portuguese league at the Dragon Stadium here.

Sporting thrash Estoril 3-0 in Portuguese league

Sporting thrash Estoril 3-0 in Portuguese league

Sporting Lisbon thrashed Estoril 3-0 in the 15th round of the Portuguese football league, thanks to goals from Adrien Silva and Slimani at the Alvalade Stadium.

Jackson Martinez strike helps Porto reach last 16

Jackson Martinez strike helps Porto reach last 16

A second-half Jackson Martinez strike set Porto on their way to a 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao to secure a place in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday, while the hopes of the Basque side were extinguished.

FC Porto slam Arouca 5-0

FC Porto slammed Arouca 5-0 in the eighth round of the Portuguese football league, with goals from Quintero, Jackson Martinez, Casemiro and Aboubakar, at the Estadio Nacional de Aveiro.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Japan 1-4 Colombia - As it happened...

It is mission accomplished for Colombia as Los Cafeteros have gathered enough points to qualify to the Round of 16, however first place is not for certain as a blunder against Japan could be costly if Ivory Coast beat Greece in Fortaleza with a lengthy score.