Thursday, March 6, 2014
The Chelsea manager says the 23-year-old striker has great potential and insists that he enjoyed his time working with him during his stint in Italy
The latest Spain international says any tension between the pair following the Madrid derby has dissipated and was happy with his debut despite not scoring
The coach, who worked closely with the Portuguese star at Real Madrid and has come up against the Argentine many times, thinks both players are already legends
The Three Lions coach says the Arsenal midfielder's injury is unfortunate and he is hopeful he can return to action as quickly as possible ahead of the World Cup
The Albiceleste labored to a 0-0 draw with Romania on Wednesday, but the coach is refusing to listen to reasoning for the Juventus forward's involvement
The Manchester City striker says he was not meant to play 90 minutes against Egypt while carrying a knock and says fans who booed him should be "ashamed."
The in-form winger endured a rough challenge from Cheikh Tiote while playing for Belgium against Ivory Coast, but neither he nor his national coach is concerned.
The Manchester United forward started Wednesday's 1-0 win over Denmark but the Three Lions only scored when he left the pitch and he knows that he must prove himself worthy.
A tough tackle from Daniel Agger during the first half prompted an immediate signal to the bench but the Arsenal man escaped with just a bruise and will have no lasting damage.
The Roja coach insists that the Atletico Madrid ace has a bright future with the world champion, even though he underwhelmed on his first appearance for his adopted nation.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Goal takes a look at the men on the field when El Tri met the Super Eagles in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Real Madrid man continued his impressive recent displays for les Bleus with another goal on Wednesday.
Ashley Cole and Luke Shaw both impressed as they played 45 minutes each in the 1-0 home friendly victory over Denmark, with Hodgson delighted with his youngsters' performances
The Atletico Madrid striker found it difficult against Italy at the Vicente Calderon, leaving Spain with a tough dilemma ahead of the tournament this summer
Jurgen Klinsmann gave several players the chance to make their case for a place on the U.S. World Cup team, but not a single fringe player boosted their stock in Wednesday's loss
Two goals for Cristiano Ronaldo saw him become his country's all-time top goalscorer as Portugal scored four times in the second half.
Goal rates the players on show as the World Champions collect a friendly win over the Azzurri.
The Argentina captain was sick on the pitch on Wednesday night but reassured supporters there is nothing wrong with him.
Spain held onto a one goal lead to edge past Cesare Prandelli's men in Madrid in the repeat of the Euro 2012 final.
The Real Madrid star struck twice as Paulo Bento's side produced a ruthless attacking display on Wednesday.