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Thursday, August 28, 2014

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The midfielder, who played a key role in his country's historic run of three successive major international title triumphs, says "the time has come" for him to walk away

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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COMMENT: The midfield master has called time on a glittering career with La Roja - but his astonishing achievements for club and country will long be remembered

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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The 63-year-old believes the Barcelona midfielder was more important to the national side than the coach
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The Barcelona midfielder has revealed he is quitting Spain to concentrate on club football with the Catalans following a disappointing World Cup campaign this summer

Saturday, August 2, 2014

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The striker helped Atletico Madrid to a shock La Liga title in 2013-14 before sealing a move to Chelsea - watch our exclusive documentary here!

Friday, August 1, 2014

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The European champions crashed out of the finals in Brazil at the first hurdle but their coach wants to build a more positive future ahead of the next tournament in 2016
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The Spain international believes that Diego Simeone has done well in replacing key men at the Vicente Calderon and will be in the mix for major honours once more next term

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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The 36-year-old has called for measured changes rather than an overhaul after Vicente del Bosque's men were dethroned as world champions in Brazil
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Blood testing remains the most effective way to catch potential drug cheats but many governing bodies, including in Spain, Netherlands and Brazil failed to carry one out in 2013
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A number of pundits did not feel that the Barcelona ace should have been voted the top player in Brazil this summer but the Selecao starlet has jumped to his club-mate's defence

Saturday, July 19, 2014

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The Selecao forward believes that clubs within the World Cup 2014 host nation need to look to European training methods if they want the national team to improve

Friday, July 18, 2014

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La Roja head coach announces that he has no intention of leaving his position despite his side's dismal World Cup showing, promising to stay at the helm for Euro 2016

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Roy Hodgson's side failed to win a single match at World Cup 2014 and have subsequently tumbled down the Fifa world rankings to their lowest position since 1996

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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All of the major nations will have to make changes between now and the next World Cup, and Goal looks at how they could line up in Russia

Monday, July 14, 2014

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The likes of Colombia's James Rodriguez became household names, while Thomas Muller, Robin van Persie, David Luiz and more left indelible marks on an incredible summer of football

Friday, July 11, 2014

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The Arsenal and Spain midfielder, speaking at the PUMA launch of the Gunners' new kits, believes his club and country will stay true to their attractive passing styles

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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The Argentina great has joined the chorus of praise for his late compatriot, revealing the deep impression that the legendary footballer made on his own career

Monday, July 7, 2014

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The Madrid icon, who enjoyed a trophy-laden career, passed away on July 7 at the age of 88. 'The beautiful game' is left with a gaping hole following the passing of a true legend.

Friday, July 4, 2014

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Are we blessed with a golden age of shot-stoppers? Have conditions in Brazil favoured the men between the posts or is it as simple as poor finishing and fortuitous keeping?

Thursday, July 3, 2014

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COMMENT: This summer's tournament has provided so many standout moments and success stories that it could go down as the greatest of all time