The Barcelona coach hailed Lionel Messi as the greatest player in history after Wednesday's Champions League triumph over Manchester City.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Barcelona star has played down his fine form of late but says he is feeling confident heading into Sunday's crunch Liga clash with Real Madrid.
The Catalans' boss was delighted with the way his side overcame Manchester City in the Champions League and is now looking forward to Sunday's clash with Real Madrid.
James Milner and Joe Hart accepted Barcelona deserved to beat Manchester City despite the England goalkeeper's brilliance.
The Argentine warmed up for the Clasico with a football masterclass against Manchester City that will leave Carlo Ancelotti concerned ahead of Sunday's crucial clash.
The Spanish giants could have won by more on the night, and no Premier League clubs in the quarterfinals of the Champions League shows English soccer has much to do.
Ivan Rakitic's goal sealed the Catalan side's passage into the Champions League quarterfinals as Joe Hart put in a heroic performance for the English champions.
The England goalkeeper turned in a superb performance at the Camp Nou but was eventually beaten by Ivan Rakitic, while Sergio Aguero missed a second-half penalty.
The Bayern Munich boss continued his brief trip to Spain by watching his former club play in the Champions League.
Gareth Bale has come through his rough patch at Real Madrid, according to Wales manager Chris Coleman.
The World Cup 1994-winner thinks the Barcelona star, who shone for Brazil before injury last summer, will break the legendary striker's 77-goal tally for his country.
Despite not having played for the club since his high-profile transfer in January, the 16-year-old has been handed another international call-up.
The Manchester City star expresses his admiration for his former midfield partner at Barcelona ahead of the two clubs' clash in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Former Barcelona fullback Sylvinho discusses his old friend's meteoric rise from talented teenager to the world's finest footballer in an interview with Goal.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The Atletico Madrid coach is on the verge of signing a contract extension, according to his sister and agent Natalia.
The Atletico Madrid coach lauded his side after advancing to the Champions League quarterfinals Tuesday.
Reacquired in January, the Atletico Madrid striker scored the winning penalty kick in Tuesday's shootout against Bayer Leverkusen.
Diego Simeone's side scraped through to the last eight of the Champions League on penalties but has missed the competitive edge of the Spain striker.
Atletico Madrid held its nerve from the spot to beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-2 on penalties and book a UEFA Champions League last-eight place.
A marathon encounter at the Vicente Calderon saw the home side emerge victorious in a penalty shootout after Torres' deciding spot kick.