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Barcelona confirm Javier Mascherano's departure for China's Heibei

In China, the 33-year-old will link up with Argentine compatriot Ezequiel Lavezzi at a side coached by former Real Madrid and Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini.

Jan 24, 2018, 21:33 PM IST

Barcelona accept terms for Javier Mascherano move to Chinese Super League

According to reports by Marca, the two parties made a deal that will see the Argentina international depart for China for 10 million euros ($11.83 m) in the second half of January

Dec 20, 2017, 12:40 PM IST

Barcelona's Javier Mascherano close to China move

Mascherano joined Barca from Liverpool in 2010 and has won a total of 17 trophies with the Catalan giants, including four La Liga titles, four Copas del Rey, three Spanish Super Cups, two Champions Leagues, two European Super Cups and two Club World Cups.

Dec 20, 2017, 00:26 AM IST

Argentina's Javier Mascherano says FIFA 2018 World Cup will be his last

The two-times champion reached the final in Brazil three years ago, losing to Germany in extra-time, while they also lost the finals of the 2015 and 2016 Copas America.

Oct 13, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

Copa del Rey final: Luiz Suarez injured; Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano ready for final against Alaves

The season has come to an end for Barcelona second top scorer as the hamstring injury he sustained during training is set to keep him out of action for 15 days, the Catlan announced on Twitter.

May 25, 2017, 21:14 PM IST

Lionel Messi heads Argentina squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Argentina will host Chile in Buenos Aires on March 23 followed by an away clash with Bolivia five days later.

Mar 04, 2017, 15:12 PM IST

PSG's winger Lucas Moura jokes that only way to stop Lionel Messi is to tie him up

Lucas says, there is no point trying to man-mark a player whose mind works even faster than his feet, and who is as elusive as a ghost.

Feb 13, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

Barcelona legend Samuel Eto`o on massive tax fraud charges, risks 10-year jail sentence

The fraud, they say, amounts to some 3.9 million euros.

Nov 24, 2016, 21:58 PM IST

Barcelona hit by injuries before Liga opener

Javier Mascherano has joined the queue to the Camp Nou treatment room with champions Barcelona hit by a spate of injuries before they begin the new season in La Liga against Betis on Saturday.

Aug 19, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

Edgardo Bauza meets Messi and Mascherano hoping for international come back

The new coach of the Argentine football team Edgardo Bauza met superstars Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano at their club FC Barcelona`s training ground on Thursday, hoping to persuade the disgruntled duo to reconsider their international retirement.

Aug 11, 2016, 19:58 PM IST

Lionel Messi tax fraud case: Here's why Barcelona superstar will not go to prison

Under Spanish law, a prison sentence under two years can be served under probation, in particular if the subject charged has no criminal record.

Jul 06, 2016, 18:02 PM IST

Lionel Messi retires: List of other Argentine footballers who have followed their captain into retirement

The names reported include that of, Gonzalo Higuain, Lucas Biglia, Ever Banega, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Angel Di María.

Jun 27, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Barca confident Neymar will commit to long-term deal

Neymar scored 31 goals in 48 appearances last season to help the club win a domestic league and cup double.

Jun 03, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Barcelona star Javier Mascherano sentenced to one year in prison for tax evasion

The Argentine is alleged to have failed to declare over 1.5 million euros ($1.7 million, £1.1 million) in 2011 and 2012 made through his image rights.

Jan 21, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Barcelona star Javier Mascherano agrees to pay 816,000 euros to avoid jail term

Mascherano admitted to failing to pay tax on an alleged sum of nearly €2m.

Dec 04, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

Javier Mascherano admits Barcelona need to improve

Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano played an important role in his side's 2-0 Champions League win away against BATE Borisov.

Oct 21, 2015, 17:06 PM IST

I play to win, not to enjoy: Barcelona's Javier​ Mascherano

 Barcelona's Javier Mascherano admitted that "I go out on the pitch to enjoy myself".

Oct 08, 2015, 21:51 PM IST

Lionel Messi's absence no excuse for Argentina: Javier Mascherano

Argentina defender Javier Mascherano has called upon his national teammates to pull together and put their best foot forward in the absence of skipper Lionel Messi.

Oct 06, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

Tax fraud investigation launched against Javier​ Mascherano

 A charge on two counts of tax fraud was launched against Barcelona player Javier Mascherano by Spain`s public prosecution service, a court filing revealed on Monday.

Sep 28, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

I would hate to be Lionel Messi, says Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano

Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano admits he cannot be Lionel Messi because of the criticism and immense pressure his national teammate and captain faces.

Sep 03, 2015, 14:34 PM IST