Ronaldo, who joined Real Madrid from Manchester United in 2009 to break the then world-record transfer fee, scored 15 goals in 17 matches in a stunning start to his La Liga career. In scoring twice for the former champions, Suarez set a new record with his 16 goals in 17 La Liga appearance for Atletico since joining from Barcelona last summer.Feb 09, 2021, 10:06 AM IST
Barca`s statement said Atletico will pay the Catalans six million euros ($7 million) in bonus payments to sign the 33-year-old.Sep 24, 2020, 15:14 PM IST
The squad also includes Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde, Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur and Inter Milan defender Diego Godin, reports Xinhua news agency.
Barcelona will now lock horns with Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.Aug 09, 2020, 09:13 AM IST
Suarez, who escaped punishment during the game, was later banned for four months plus nine internationals -- but Chiellini said he bore no grudge towards him.May 22, 2020, 09:46 AM IST
Suarez has appeared in a total of 23 matches for Barcelona this season, smashing 14 goals--11 in the league and three in the Champions League.Jan 13, 2020, 12:02 PM IST
The win put Barca second in Group F with four points from two games, the same as leaders Borussia Dortmund who won 2-0 at Slavia Prague.Oct 03, 2019, 10:31 AM IST
Messi was also asked about his future at the Spanish club, to which he trashed recent revelations over a clause in his contract that will allow him to leave Barcelona at the end of the season.
Messi has not played a minute of football this season due to a calf injury and without him Barca have made their worst start to a campaign since 2008, taking four points from three games.Sep 12, 2019, 18:52 PM IST
The champions were without captain Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Ousmane Dembele and fell behind to a thumping volley from Roberto Torres early in the game.Sep 01, 2019, 16:11 PM IST
Barcelona will seek redemption after a disappointing first league match of the season at the San Mames stadium, where it was handed a last-minute 1-0 defeat, reports Efe news.
The Catalans will not just be looking to extend their domestic hegemony, though, as they have spent a combined 250 million euros ($280 million) on a renewed bid to win the Champions League after last season`s harrowing semi-final exit to Liverpool.Aug 12, 2019, 20:52 PM IST
In the first half on Saturday, Barcelona had several clear scoring opportunities, especially one involving the club's new signing, French striker Antoine GriezmannAug 11, 2019, 17:46 PM IST
Barca coach Ernesto Valverde made a number of substitutions and the team began to up the energy after the break.Aug 05, 2019, 13:16 PM IST
France forward Griezmann, 28, rejected a move to Barcelona last year but announced in May that he was leaving Atletico, where he has spent the last five seasons since signing from Real Sociedad in 2014.Jul 12, 2019, 23:49 PM IST
The Argentine’s milestone goal was a moment of brilliance as he curled a dazzling free kick into the top corner from distance to add gloss to a scoreline that did not reflect the balance of play.May 02, 2019, 07:33 AM IST
An early own goal by Luke Shaw, who deflected in a header from Luis Suarez, decided a tight first leg and gave Barca their first victory at Old Trafford in five attempts in the European competition.Apr 11, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
Shaw deflected a Luis Suarez header into his own net after 12 minutes, handing the Catalans a vital away goal that will make them clear favourites in the return leg.Apr 11, 2019, 17:08 PM IST
Costa was shown a straight red card in the 28th minute of the top-of-the-table clash for a verbal outburst at referee Jesus Gil Manzano, who said in his report that the striker had made a derogatory comment about his mother.Apr 07, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
It was Messi's 51st career hat-trick, but he could not recall receiving such applause from a rival team's fans.Mar 18, 2019, 11:37 AM IST