Posts Tagged Madrid

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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Simeone signs contract extension with Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone arrives for a press conference at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The former Argentina and Atletico midfielder, who took over as coach in December 2011, has renewed his contract with the Spanish champions for another five seasons, keeping him at the club until 2020. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone renewed his contract with the Spanish champion on Tuesday for another five seasons until 2020.

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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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Suarez gives Barca win over Madrid, United beats Liverpool

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, centre, gestures as he walks from the pitch after being sent off during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez scored to lead Barcelona to a 2-1 victory over rival Real Madrid in the Spanish league on Sunday, and Steven Gerrard was sent off in Liverpool’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United in England.

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