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Global football stars land in Argentina for Lionel Messi`s wedding

Global football stars land in Argentina for Lionel Messi`s wedding

Local reporters broadcasting from the scene on radio and television told their audiences it was "the wedding of the century" for Rosario.

Jun 29, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Ronaldo vs Messi: Xavi says Real Madrid frontman's problem is that someone else is the best

Ronaldo vs Messi: Xavi says Real Madrid frontman's problem is that someone else is the best

And it continues. This time, joining the debate on who is a greater player — Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi — is former Barcelona talisman Xavi Hernandez.

Sep 07, 2016, 23:45 PM IST
FC Barcelona legend Xavi says, no regrets about his `fantastic` move to Qatar

FC Barcelona legend Xavi says, no regrets about his `fantastic` move to Qatar

Considered one of the greatest midfielders of all time, Xavi said in an interview with the 2022 World Cup organisers` website, that he had no regrets about moving to the Middle East from La Liga. 

May 19, 2016, 21:45 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi are still a cut above Neymar: Xavi

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi are still a cut above Neymar: Xavi

Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar have been shortlisted for the prestigious award and the winner will be announced on January 11.

Dec 06, 2015, 00:01 AM IST
Want to retire with 'dignity': Cristiano Ronaldo

Want to retire with 'dignity': Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has said he wants to end his career "with dignity" in a top club.

Nov 14, 2015, 17:18 PM IST
Xavi Hernandez aims to one day return to Barcelona

Xavi Hernandez aims to one day return to Barcelona

Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez said that his wish is to one day return to work at the Spanish football club.

Oct 20, 2015, 17:14 PM IST
2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be beautiful: Xavi Hernandez

2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be beautiful: Xavi Hernandez

Spanish football icon Xavi Hernandez, ex-Barcelona star and currently at Qatari club Al Sadd, believes that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be "comfortable, beautiful and attractive for both the fans and players".

Oct 08, 2015, 14:20 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo great, but Lionel Messi is greatest: Xavi Hernandez

Cristiano Ronaldo great, but Lionel Messi is greatest: Xavi Hernandez

Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez hailed Lionel Messi as the greatest ever player, while also stating his disappointment at the way his friend Iker Casillas left Real Madrid.

Jul 30, 2015, 22:53 PM IST
Real Madrid to give Iker Casillas official send-off after criticism

Real Madrid to give Iker Casillas official send-off after criticism

Real Madrid have decided to give departing goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas an official send-off later on Monday following criticism over the low-key nature of his tearful farewell news conference on Sunday.

Jul 13, 2015, 16:22 PM IST
Vicente del Bosque upset at Gerard Pique being booed during Spain win

Vicente del Bosque upset at Gerard Pique being booed during Spain win

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said on Friday he was upset to see FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique booed by a section of fans as Spain defeated Costa Rica 2-1 in Leon on Thursday.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:20 PM IST
`Proud` Xavi unveiled by Qatar`s Al Sadd

`Proud` Xavi unveiled by Qatar`s Al Sadd

Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez was officially unveiled by Al Sadd on Thursday and said he was "proud" to now be playing for the Qatari side.

Jun 11, 2015, 22:26 PM IST
Qatari club to present Xavi as new member on Thursday

Qatari club to present Xavi as new member on Thursday

Qatari football club Al-Sadd on Monday announced that it will present legendary Spanish midfielder Xavi Hernandez as its new team member coming Thursday.

Jun 08, 2015, 19:23 PM IST
Leaving Barca `brutal` for record-breaking Xavi Hernandez

Leaving Barca `brutal` for record-breaking Xavi Hernandez

 Record-breaker Xavi Hernandez says it will be `brutal` to leave Barcelona after lifting the Champions League trophy on his final appearance in the famous shirt.

Jun 07, 2015, 09:54 AM IST
Barca target second leg of treble in home Cup final

Barca target second leg of treble in home Cup final

Barcelona can move another step closer to just the second treble in the club`s storied 115-year history when they host Athletic Bilbao at the Camp Nou in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday.

May 29, 2015, 09:50 AM IST
PSG interested in borrowing Xavi Hernandez from Al-Sadd

PSG interested in borrowing Xavi Hernandez from Al-Sadd

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) may be interested in borrowing Spanish footballer Xavi Hernandez, who was recently signed by Qatar's Al-Sadd for two seasons after announcing his departure from Barcelona.

May 27, 2015, 14:16 PM IST
La Liga, round-up: Valencia claim Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

La Liga, round-up: Valencia claim Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

Valencia sealed their place in next season`s Champions League as Eibar and Almeria were relegated on a dramatic final day of the La Liga season.

May 24, 2015, 08:41 AM IST
Xavi to start final La Liga game for Barcelona

Xavi to start final La Liga game for Barcelona

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique confirmed that Xavi Hernandez will captain the side on his 505th and final La Liga appearance for the Catalans at home to Deportivo la Coruna on Saturday.

May 22, 2015, 19:10 PM IST
Barca stalwart Xavi Hernandez heading to Qatar: Father

Barca stalwart Xavi Hernandez heading to Qatar: Father

Barcelona`s captain Xavi Hernandez will leave the club he has served since boyhood for Qatari side Al Sadd at the end of this season, his father said on Tuesday.

May 19, 2015, 19:23 PM IST
Five facts from Barcelona`s title-winning season

Five facts from Barcelona`s title-winning season

Barcelona sealed their 23rd La Liga title on Sunday thanks to Lionel Messi`s winner in a 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid.

May 18, 2015, 10:20 AM IST
Personal row casts shadow over Spanish soccer

Personal row casts shadow over Spanish soccer

A long-simmering squabble between Spain`s most powerful football chiefs could bring the Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo show to a halt this weekend.

May 12, 2015, 22:36 PM IST