Posts Tagged Barcelona

Lionel Messi tops France Football’s list of richest players

Barcelona's Gerard Pique, left and Lionel Messi leave the field at the end of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi tops France Football magazine’s list of richest players for the fifth time in six years after hitting an estimated 65 million euros ($71.3 million) in revenue last year.

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Messi gets all-clear after tests on bruising from “Clasico”

Barcelona's Lionel Messi heads the ball during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona says Lionel Messi can continue training with Argentina’s national squad in the United States after tests showed he had not picked up an injury after taking a knock during the ‘Clasico’ victory over Real Madrid.

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Alejandro Valverde wins 2nd stage of Volta a Catalunya

OLOT, Spain (AP) — Alejandro Valverde of Spain sprinted away from a tightly-bunched pack to win the rain-swept second stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Tuesday.

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Spain’s prosecutor calls for trial, jail for Barcelona boss

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prosecutor has requested the National Court open a trial against Barcelona football club, its current president Josep Bartomeu and his predecessor Alexandre “Sandro” Rosell for alleged tax evasion, including in the signing of Brazil striker Neymar.

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Suarez’s goal against Madrid marks turnaround for Barcelona

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez is scoring again, and Barcelona is getting back to its best.

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