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Neymar cost Barcelona over 200 mln euros: report

MADRID: FC Barcelona shelled out more than 200 million euros ($245 million) for Neymar including his salary and the "countless hidden clauses of the transfer," Spain's El Mundo daily said on Thursday. If confirmed, this would be greatly…

Ronaldinho retires from football

SAO PAULO: Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil said on Tuesday. The 37-year-old former Paris…

Messi marks new milestone in Barcelona victory

MADRID: Lionel Messi marked his 400th appearance in La Liga with the opening goal as Barcelona eased to a 3-0 win over Levante at the Camp Nou on Sunday. Messi's 365th goal in Spain's top flight came inside 12 minutes, with Luis Suarez…

Coutinho in Barcelona to tie up third-richest transfer

BARCELONA: Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho was in Barcelona Sunday to tie up a 160-million-euro ($192 million) move from Liverpool, the third-richest deal of all time. "Bem-vindo! Welcome! Benvingut! ¡Bienvenido!" Barca tweeted…

Messi extends Barcelona contract until 2021

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi ended months of speculation when finally putting pen to paper on Saturday to extend his contract with Barcelona until 2021, the club announced, making official an agreement reached in July. The Spanish giants had…

Barcelona to offer Messi lifetime deal

MADRID: Barcelona will offer Lionel Messi a lifetime contract at the club, CEO Oscar Grau said on Saturday. Messi, 30, agreed a four-year deal with Barcelona in July, although has not officially signed it yet. Grau, speaking at the…

Key events since Catalonia independence vote

MADRID: Spain's Prime Minister on Wednesday gave Catalonia's separatist leader five days to clarify whether or not it was declaring independence, as he considers imposing direct rule from Madrid. Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday said the…