Midfield maestro Xavi Hernandez will leave his childhood club Barcelona at the of end of the current season, according to AS.com. The report said that the 35-year-old has signed a three-year contract with Qatari club Al Sadd.
Germany has been plunged into a state of shock and grief by the crash of an aircraft of Barcelona's subsidiary Germanwings in the French Alps region, killing all 150 passengers and crew on board, including 67 Germans.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo could be sanctioned for his goal celebration when he netted the equaliser in Sunday`s La Liga `Clasico` at Barcelona, the president of Spain`s professional football league (LFP) said.
At 9 pm local time on Sunday, 98,000 fans at the Camp Nou Stadium here and a worldwide television audience of around one billion will watch what has become the most important club game in the world as FC Barcelona entertain arch-rivals Real Madrid in a game which has become known as 'El Clasico'.
The quarter-final draw for the Champions League produced some spectacular ties on Friday with holders Real Madrid taking on city rivals Atletico in a repeat of last year`s final while Paris Saint-Germain were drawn at home first against Barcelona.