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.

Lionel Messi back for Barcelona pre-season training
Lionel Messi back for Barcelona pre-season training

 Spanish football giant Barcelona's talismanic forward Lionel Messi has cut short his holiday to come back and join the treble winners for their pre-season training.

Barcelona defender Douglas faces two-month injury layoff
Barcelona defender Douglas faces two-month injury layoff

Barcelona fullback Douglas has suffered a hamstring injury that is likely to keep him out for two months, the club said on Wednesday.

Watch! Manchester United's Memphis Depay score from spectacular over-head kick
Watch! Manchester United's Memphis Depay score from spectacular over-head kick

Manchester United's new signing Memphis Depay who can play in several positions was fantastic in the club's practice session on their tour of USA.

Chelsea, Barca sore but ready to defend crowns
Chelsea, Barca sore but ready to defend crowns

Reigning English Premier League champions Chelsea and reigning European kings Barcelona exited Tuesday`s friendly showdown injured but intensely motivated as they return to Europe to defend their crowns.

Chelsea defeat Barcelona on penalties in friendly
Chelsea defeat Barcelona on penalties in friendly

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois made a shootout save and the reigning English Premier League champions beat European kings Barcelona 4-2 on penalties Tuesday in an International Champions Cup friendly.

Shootout in Barcelona's La Rambla district, police kill one gunman: Reports

Several people were injured in a shootout in Barcelona’s main tourist district here on Tuesday, according to media reports.

Manchester United's versatility in scoring will please Louis van Gaal
Manchester United's versatility in scoring will please Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will be a happy man after the club won three successive matches in their pre-season friendly tour of USA. But what is more interesting is seven different players have scored all their goals in these three games.

FC Barcelona to appeal UEFA fine
FC Barcelona to appeal UEFA fine

FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed that the club will appeal against the 30,000 euros fine imposed on the club last week by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).

Neymar wants to play 2016 Copa America, Olympics
Neymar wants to play 2016 Copa America, Olympics

 Brazilian football star Neymar wants to play in both next year's Copa America and the Rio Olympics.

Rival kings rumble as Chelsea tests Barcelona
Rival kings rumble as Chelsea tests Barcelona

Reigning European kings Barcelona and English Premier League champions Chelsea, each training in the first steps of defending their crowns, meet Tuesday in a pre-season friendly in suburban Washington.

Angel di Maria's Manchester United future in doubt after tour no-show
Angel di Maria's Manchester United future in doubt after tour no-show

The future of unsettled Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria was thrown into doubt here Saturday after it emerged the Argentine international had failed to join up with the club`s US tour as scheduled. 

Wayne Rooney on target as Manchester United down Barcelona
Wayne Rooney on target as Manchester United down Barcelona

Wayne Rooney got on the scoresheet as Manchester United scored a morale-boosting 3-1 friendly victory over European champions Barcelona here Saturday.

Louis van Gaal delighted with Manchester United attack after Barcelona downed
Louis van Gaal delighted with Manchester United attack after Barcelona downed

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal hailed his new-look strikeforce on Saturday after the Premier League giants scored a morale-boosting 3-1 friendly victory over Barcelona.

I hope David de Gea stays: Louis van Gaal
I hope David de Gea stays: Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal heaped praise on unsettled goalkeeper David De Gea after the Spaniard returned from injury to thwart Barcelona here Saturday. 

Barca fined over pro-Catalan flags at Champions League final
Barca fined over pro-Catalan flags at Champions League final

European soccer`s governing body UEFA has fined Barcelona 30,000 euros ($33,006) after fans displayed pro-Catalan independence flags at last month`s Champions League final in Berlin.

Ricardo Quaresma signs with Besiktas for two seasons
Ricardo Quaresma signs with Besiktas for two seasons

Portuguese player Ricardo Quaresma has signed with Turkish side Besiktas for two seasons with an option a third, valued at 3.3 million euros ($3.6 million), the Turkish club said.

Orlando City bid for Brazilian footballer Ganso
Orlando City bid for Brazilian footballer Ganso

American football club Orlando City have made a $6 million bid for Sao Paulo's former Brazil international Paulo Henrique Ganso, according to reports.

Steven Gerrard lauds Luis Suarez as his best ever Liverpool teammate
Steven Gerrard lauds Luis Suarez as his best ever Liverpool teammate

Steven Gerrard has described former team mate Luis Suarez as 'probably the best' he has ever played ahead of a friendly tie between Barcelona and MLS side Los Angeles Galaxy.

Luis Suarez, Sergi Roberto lift Barcelona to 2-1 tour win over LA Galaxy
Luis Suarez, Sergi Roberto lift Barcelona to 2-1 tour win over LA Galaxy

Luis Suarez and Sergi Roberto scored as European Champions Barcelona launched their pre-season North American tour with a convincing 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Tuesday.