One thing that has stood out during the early stages of Luis Enrique`s stint as Barcelona coach is the faith he is placing in recent graduates from the club`s famed "La Masia" academy.
FIFA confirmed that supermodel Gisele Bundchen and former Spain international Carles Puyol will carry the World Cup to the Maracana Stadium, which will then be handed over to the champions here Sunday.
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol is joining the club`s sport management team after being forced to quit the squad with a knee injury, the team announced Friday.
Live coverage from the Match-day 38 of La Liga as defending champions, Barcelona hosts table topper Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou Bernabeu. Barca need a win, while a draw will be good enough for the visitors.
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol had to fight back tears as he said he has played his last game for the club after 593 appearances spanning a 15-year career.
Atletico Madrid can take another huge step towards their first La Liga title in 18 years when they travel to face Valencia at the Mestalla on Sunday.
FC Barcelona face a trial by their supporters when they entertain Athletic Club Bilbao in the Camp Nou Stadium Sunday night.
Marc Bartra has been ruled out of Barcelona`s visit to Granada on Saturday after picking up a hamstring injury as his side went out of the Champions League at the hands of Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.
Barcelona are to appeal a one-year ban on signing players imposed by FIFA for a "serious" breach of rules in the signing under-age players, the club announced on Wednesday.
Barcelona have Gerard Pique back for Sunday`s La Liga `Clasico` at leaders Real Madrid but captain and fellow centre back Carles Puyol has not managed to shake off a knee injury, the Spanish champions said on Saturday.
FC Barcelona announced Tuesday that the club has reached an agreement with young central defender Marc Bartra to extend his contract into the end of June 2017.
Barcelona could be boosted by a return to the top of La Liga just three days before they host Manchester City in the Champions League with a win away to Valladolid on Saturday.
While Barcelona come to terms with the news that talismanic defender Carles Puyol will leave the club in the summer they have more immediate concerns at the back for Saturday`s trip to Real Valladolid (1500).
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol will leave the club at the end of the season following a persistent battle with a knee injury, he said on Tuesday.
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol is doubtful for Sunday`s Liga tie against Malaga at the Nou Camp as he struggles to shake off a bruised left leg, the Spanish champions announced on Thursday.
Barcelona defender Marc Bartra has agreed a contract extension that will keep him at the La Liga champions until 2017.
Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has poured cold water on a report that suggested captain Carles Puyol was considering retiring at the end of the season due to a string of injuries.
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol is considering an end to his illustrious playing career due to on-going fitness problems, Catalan sports daily Mundo Deportivo reported on Sunday.
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has insisted he is ready to face Real Madrid on Saturday should he be selected by Gerardo Martino, despite playing just one game since returning from knee surgery.
Lionel Messi will return to Barcelona`s squad after injury for Saturday`s La Liga clash against Osasuna with Gerardo Martino`s side also welcoming back inspirational captain Carles Puyol after a seven-month layoff.