Lionel Messi Injury: Updates on Barcelona Star’s Foot and Return

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi is dealing with a foot issue that could keep him out of Argentina's clash with El Salvador on Saturday. Continue for updates. Messi Misses Practice With Knee Injury Saturday, March 28 David Wood of the Daily Mail reported that Messi suffered a setback with his balky foot that saw the striker miss Friday's training session for Argentina: Lionel Messi usually waits until after the match to exchange shirts but American sport stars are not taking any chances Read more [...]

Barcelona vs. Rayo Vallecano: Winners and Losers from Liga Game

Barcelona moved top of La Liga on Sunday by smashing Rayo Vallecano 6-1 at Camp Nou. Luis Suarez opened the scoring after just five minutes with a superb effort, and the la Blaugrana took over after half-time and scored the goals to prove their dominance. Lionel Messi bagged a hat-trick, Suarez a second and Gerard Pique swept home from close range to continue his fine goal-scoring season. Here, B/R picks its winners and losers from the action.Begin Slideshow Bleacher Report - Front Page Read more [...]

Barcelona vs. Rayo Vallecano: Live Score, Highlights from Liga Game

La Liga Live Barcelona vs. Rayo Vallecano (Kick-off: 11 a.m. GMT / 6 a.m. ET) Barcelona have the chance to overtake Real Madrid in the Liga table on Sunday by beating Rayo Vallecano at the Camp Nou. After Los Blancos' surprise loss to Athletic Bilbao yesterday, the avenue is there for Luis Enrique's men to move top of the pile. Can they seize it? Join us for live commentary and reaction starting 30 minutes before kick-off!    Follow @stighefootball Bleacher Report - Front Page Read more [...]

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: A Complete A to Z of El Clasico

The historic rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona needs little introduction. El Clasico, as games between the two clubs have come to be known, is always one of the biggest occasions on the football calendar—a game eagerly anticipated for weeks beforehand before being endlessly dissected in the days and even weeks afterwards. On Saturday, the two clubs will go head-to-head at the Santiago Bernabeu for the first time this season, a game that could also see Luis Suarez make his debut for Read more [...]

Barcelona Defender Marc Bartra Could Become Spain Regular After Late Call-Up

Marc Bartra received some good news on Monday night, when Vicente del Bosque gave him the call to join up with the Spanish national team. Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos had to drop out of the coach's plans because of a soleus muscle problem in his right leg, per SPORT. Bartra became the sixth Barcelona player in the Spain squad, although he is easily the least experienced. Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Pedro Rodriguez, Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba all have plenty of tournament experience under their Read more [...]

Barcelona Star Neymar Happily Signs Along to Brazilian Music in His Car

Neymar is clearly loving life at the moment after his great start to the season for Barcelona.  And to emphasise just how happy he is, he has posted a video of himself signing along to some Brazilian music in his car.  Loading "Caminho de casa" .... Alegriaaaa alegriaaaa #Pagodjé #Caminhodasflores #Samba View on Instagram We've heard worse, but would recommend the 22 year old does not give up the day job just yet—especially as he has already scored seven goals in seven Read more [...]

B/R Gossip Roundup: No Pirlo Party for Galaxy, Interest in Barcelona Star Piqued

We are still three months away from the opening of the January transfer window, but that has not prevented speculation and rumours continuing this week. Joe Hart, Ross Barkley and Andy Carroll are among the Premier League players to have been linked with moves to rival clubs in the English top flight. Andrea Pirlo is also interesting a high-profile Major League Soccer club, while Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has been linked with a return to Manchester United. But which moves are plausible? Let's Read more [...]