Luis Figo

Real Madrid

Corazon Classic: Roberto Carlos Wears Body Camera During Real Madrid Legends Game, Captures Some Great First-Person Footage (Video)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

Sunday afternoon saw Real Madrid's old boys take on a team of Roma legends in the now-annual Corazon Classic charity match at the Bernabeu stadium.

Thankfully, if you were unable to attend, Roberto Carlos went to the liberty of spending the entire day with a camera attached to his chest, filming the entire thing for posterity's sake.

Ronaldo ‘sad’ after night to forget at Euro 2016

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo crashed a penalty against the woodwork, blowing the chance to write his name into European Championship history, as Portugal stumbled to a second draw against Austria.

Ronaldo was foiled again in his bid to become the first player to score at four consecutive European Championship finals.

Ronaldo ‘sad’ after night to forget at Euro 2016

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo crashed a penalty against the woodwork, blowing the chance to write his name into European Championship history, as Portugal stumbled to a second draw against Austria.

Ronaldo was foiled again in his bid to become the first player to score at four consecutive European Championship finals.

Misfiring Ronaldo, Portugal foiled by Austria

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second-half penalty as Portugal stumbled to a second straight draw at Euro 2016 on Saturday after a frustrating 0-0 stalemate against Group F rivals Austria in Paris.

Ronaldo set a new Portuguese record with his 128th international cap, surpassing the mark previously shared with Luis Figo, but the occasion will be better remembered for the Real Madrid superstar hitting the post with a 79th-minute penalty.

Misfiring Ronaldo, Portugal foiled by Austria

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second-half penalty as Portugal stumbled to a second straight draw at Euro 2016 on Saturday after a frustrating 0-0 stalemate against Group F rivals Austria in Paris.

Ronaldo set a new Portuguese record with his 128th international cap, surpassing the mark previously shared with Luis Figo, but the occasion will be better remembered for the Real Madrid superstar hitting the post with a 79th-minute penalty.

Top 5 Transfer Villains: Controversial Football Moves That Left Fans Gnashing Their Teeth

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 2 views

There's only one thing worse than seeing one of your best players transferred away, and that's seeing one of your best players transferred away after smehow disrespecting your club.

Here are five transfer villains who fans of their former clubs love to hate...

View image | gettyimages.com

Paul Ince

Ince was a popular product of the West Ham youth team, but when the Hammers were relegated in 1989 a move to a top-tier team seemed inevitable.

Luis Figo Barred From Representing ‘Barcelona Legends’ All-Star Team At Request Of Barca Themselves

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

By Chris Wright

View image | gettyimages.com

As an aperitif forthe Champions League Final on Saturday evening, UEFA are laying on a glitzy exhibition match in Berlin that will see a host of formerBarcelona and Juventus veteransunite against a Rest of the World XI in the name of charity.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has spent $1.3 billion on 14 titles

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

During his twelve yearsasReal Madridpresident, Florentino Perez has spent over $1.3 billion on transfers with the club winning 14 titles during that time.

Perez's tenure with Madrid has been divided between two terms (2000-06, 2009-15).

Duringhis first term as president he spent just over$500 million on transfers,with anadditional$860 million during his current reign.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has spent $1.3 billion on 14 titles

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

During his twelve yearsasReal Madridpresident, Florentino Perez has spent over $1.3 billion on transfers with the club winning 14 titles during that time.

Perez's tenure with Madrid has been divided between two terms (2000-06, 2009-15).

Duringhis first term as president he spent just over$500 million on transfers,with anadditional$860 million during his current reign.

Listen to Soccer Morning at 10am ET with guests James Montague and David Cartlidge

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Today's episode of Soccer Morning features guests David Cartlidge and James Montague to discuss the latest soccer news and talking points.

Cartlidge will discuss Real Madrid's 2-0 win against Schalke in the UEFA Champions League among other topics, while Montague discusses the increase in soccer violence in Egypt, and the mess that the country's top sport is in.

Listen to Soccer Morning at 10am ET with guests James Montague and David Cartlidge

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Today's episode of Soccer Morning features guests David Cartlidge and James Montague to discuss the latest soccer news and talking points.

Cartlidge will discuss Real Madrid's 2-0 win against Schalke in the UEFA Champions League among other topics, while Montague discusses the increase in soccer violence in Egypt, and the mess that the country's top sport is in.

Videos

Dimitar Berbatov And His Daughter Reenact ‘Godfather’ Scene To Plug Upcoming Exhibition Match (Video)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

Dimitar Berbatov has teamed up with his seven-year-old daughter Dea to produce a fantastic self-shot trailer for his upcoming exhibition matchin Sofia, Bulgaria.

Berbatov and a gaggle of his chums are set to square off against a Luis Figo XI on 14th June to raise money for both players' respective charitable foundations.

Classic Moments: John O’Shea Keeps Clean Sheet After Going In Goal For Manchester United, 2007 (Photo & Video)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

Dear fellows, would you believe that it's ten years to the very day that the very complexionof Association Football changed forever?

Indeed, at White Hart Lane on 4th February of 2007,we collectively witnessed a spectacular event that shifted the paradigmentirely.

We are of course talking about when Edwin van der Sar broke his nose and John O'Shea Slayer of Figo had to goin nets for Manchester United.

Portugal

Ronaldo set to break caps record against Austria

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo is set to win a Portugese record 128th cap against Austria in Euro 2016's Group F on Saturday.

Ronaldo will surpass the record shared with former Portugal great Luis Figo and is also looking to become the first player to score in four European Championships at the Parc des Princes.

Ronaldo set to break caps record against Austria

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo is set to win a Portugese record 128th cap against Austria in Euro 2016's Group F on Saturday.

Ronaldo will surpass the record shared with former Portugal great Luis Figo and is also looking to become the first player to score in four European Championships at the Parc des Princes.

Video: Draw My Life with Luis Figo

Off the Post at related • 0 views
Football Daily's Draw My Life series continues, with Portuguese superstar Luis Figo getting the doodles and dodgy accents treatment on this...

Click the headline to read the full story.

Postcards From Yesteryear: France 2-1 Portugal, Euro 2000 – Zinedine Zidane (Or How To Keep Calm In The Eye Of A Storm)

Just-Football at related • 0 views
by Aidan Williams After the chaosof the preceding few minutes had died down, after the raging arguments had momentarily subsided and the furious protests werefinally waved away, one man stood alone...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!

el clasico

Patrick Kluivert interview; World Soccer Talk Radio (11.20.15)

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Listen to the latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio featuring an interview with Dutch and Barcelona legend Patrick Kluivert.

In the interview with Patrick, the beIN SPORTS analyst previews el Clasico, discusses what it's like to play for Barca against Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabeu, who the favorite is in this game, what makes el Clasico so special, whether Messi will play, his favorite el Clasico memories, how this game is so global, what it was like seeing Luis Figo switching clubs, and much more.

Patrick Kluivert interview; World Soccer Talk Radio (11.20.15)

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Listen to the latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio featuring an interview with Dutch and Barcelona legend Patrick Kluivert.

In the interview with Patrick, the beIN SPORTS analyst previews el Clasico, discusses what it's like to play for Barca against Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabeu, who the favorite is in this game, what makes el Clasico so special, whether Messi will play, his favorite el Clasico memories, how this game is so global, what it was like seeing Luis Figo switching clubs, and much more.

Sepp Blatter

Readying for Red Bulls, Sapong cleared to play, Union to face Hburg or Rochester in US Open Cup 4th round

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Union face Red Bulls on Sunday. The importance of Maidana and Nogueira. Sapong cleared to return to play. Union for face winner of Harrisburg-Rochester in fourth round of US Open Cup. More news.

FIFA is all about ‘cash for votes’; Here’s how it could be ended; By Simon Evans

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

In two weeks time, Sepp Blatter will almost certainly win a fifth term as president of FIFA and we can expect another round of the ritual despairing comment from the British press and the other pockets of resistance to the way the global game is run. But nothing will change.

The three candidates who have stood against Blatter in this election may pick up a little more support than skeptics would expect.

FIFA is all about ‘cash for votes’; Here’s how it could be ended; By Simon Evans

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

In two weeks time, Sepp Blatter will almost certainly win a fifth term as president of FIFA and we can expect another round of the ritual despairing comment from the British press and the other pockets of resistance to the way the global game is run. But nothing will change.

The three candidates who have stood against Blatter in this election may pick up a little more support than skeptics would expect.

“We’re happy”: Reaction to draw at NYCFC, Union Academy’s Pellegrino gets US U14 BNT call-up, SoB River Cup tryout info

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Recaps and reaction from Union's draw at Yankee Stadium. Union Academy's Michael Pellegrino called up by US U-14 BNT. Sons of Ben River Cup team tryout info. More.

Football bits

Soccerphile World Cup Blog at related • 0 views
DAVE MACKAY DIES, IFAB HONOURS PK INVENTOR AND PARMA ON THEIR LAST LEGS
* Tottenham legend Dave MacKay has died aged 80. The Scottish midfielder epitomised the midfield enforcer in British football in the 1960s, forming a flowering partnership with Spurs' elegant skipper Danny Blanchflower.

Let’s Get Ready To Rumble! BBC & Sky Invite Sepp Blatter And His FIFA Presidency Rivals To Take Part In TV Election Debate

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

By Chris Wright

View image | gettyimages.com

Sepp serves Prince Ali with an absolute zinger

The Guardian are reporting this morning that both the BBC and Sky have written to the four FIFA presidential candidates Sepp Blatter, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, Dutch FA president Michael van Praag and Luis Figo and asked them all to take part in a live televised debate.

Luis Figo proposes expanding the World Cup to as many as 48 teams

World Cup Buzz at related • 1 view

Former Ballon d'Or winnerLuis Figo released his manifesto at a Wembley press conference today as he prepares to challenge Prince Ali Bin Hussein, Michael van Pragg and incumbent Sepp Blatter for the presidency of FIFA.

During his press conference, the ex-Barcelona and Real Madrid player stated he would like the World Cup format to be expanded to as many as 48 teams with non-European clubs benefiting from a larger tournament.

Luis Figo proposes expanding the World Cup to as many as 48 teams

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Former Ballon d'Or winnerLuis Figo released his manifesto at a Wembley press conference today as he prepares to challenge Prince Ali Bin Hussein, Michael van Pragg and incumbent Sepp Blatter for the presidency of FIFA.

During his press conference, the ex-Barcelona and Real Madrid player stated he would like the World Cup format to be expanded to as many as 48 teams with non-European clubs benefiting from a larger tournament.

CBS Philly: Union to acquire Nantes striker on loan, IMG tourney play begins today, more news

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 1 view
Report says Fernando Aristeguieta to join Union on loan from Nantes. IMG tournament play begins today against Costa Rica U-23s. League and USNTs news. More.

Vancouver got allocation money in Vitoria deal, USL rebrands, MLS news, more

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 1 view
Whitecaps received allocation money from Union in Vitoria loan deal. USL has a new identity. Brad Evans says player strike is "imminent." More news.

FIFA confirm three opponents to Sepp Blatter’s presidency

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

FIFA have confirmed the three candidates who will oppose Sepp Blatter's presidency are Portugal legend Luis Figo, Dutch FA chief Michael Van Praag andAsian Football Confederation vice-presidentPrince Ali bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.

Former France international David Ginola and ex-FIFA deputy general secretary Jerome Champagne have been ruled out of the running process.

FIFA confirm three opponents to Sepp Blatter’s presidency

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

FIFA have confirmed the three candidates who will oppose Sepp Blatter's presidency are Portugal legend Luis Figo, Dutch FA chief Michael Van Praag andAsian Football Confederation vice-presidentPrince Ali bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.

Former France international David Ginola and ex-FIFA deputy general secretary Jerome Champagne have been ruled out of the running process.

Heading to Clearwater, Delort rumors, Mbolhi/Algeria out of ACN, player notes, more

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Union head to Clearwater. Are Union after French striker Andy Delort? Mbolhi and Algeria knocked out of Africa Cup. Player notes and other Union bits. More.

Philadelphia Union

Mbolhi benched, trialist with the Union, SoB Movie tickets now available, more

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Curtin tells CBS Philly Mbolhi has been benched. Trialist with the Union. Tickets for Philly premiere of Sons of Ben movie now available. McInerney scores as Impact advance to CONCACAF CL final. More.

Union bits, CBA talk, Solo expected back with USWNT, more

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 1 view
Vitoria and Catic on video and Reddit. RSL owner says league will "dig their heels in" over free agency. Solo expected to be reinstated with USWNT on Saturday. More news.

Le Toux scores two in Union’s first preseason win, more on Aristeguieta,

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Union top Costa Rica U-23s 3-0 with goals from Le Toux and Maidana for first win of the preseason. More on Aristeguieta. Preseason results. More news.

Sapon g, Wenger, and Maidana on preseason progress and goals, league news, a USMNT legend passes, more

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 1 view
Notes from Union camp. League news. US 1950 World Cup goalkeeper Frank Borghi passes. More news.

The Rest

Ronaldinho en la Premier League de Futsal India.

LA PELOTA NO DOBLA at related • 0 views

Sigue y se multiplica el fútbol business. Ahora comenzó la Premier League de Futsal india. Con Luis Figo como principal impulsor, el certamen reúne a ocho franquicias potenciadas por diferentes ex figuras del fútbol mundial. La principal, sin dudas, es Ronaldinho, N°10 del equipo Goa que venció 7-2 a Bengaluru con 5 goles del brasileño.

Luis Figo and Gilberto Silva Could've Been Members of the #NERevs

The Bent Musket at related • 1 view

Stevie Nicol talks about his final years as the coach of the Revolution.

Luis Figo and Gilberto Silva could have been members of the New England Revolution, according to former New England Revolution coach Stevie Nicol.

In his autobiography 5 League Titles and a Packet of Crisps, Nicol opened up about his final years with the Revolution.

DFB Pokal: Bull’s Head Thrown Onto Pitch During Cup Clash Between Dynamo Dresden And RB Leipzig (Gruesome Photo)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

Saturday's acrimonious German Cup matchbetween bitter rivals Dynamo Dresden and Red Bull Leipzig was momentarily interrupted when a lump of livestock was hurledonto the pitch.

The two sides, who share a long and caustic history, met at Dresden's stadium in the first round of the DFB-Pokal, with the home fans once again letting their collective disdain for Red Bull's sell-out corporate bank-rolling be known to all.

Kuwait vs International All Stars 4-2 Highlights Friendly 2015 Figo Pires Goals Video

Soccer Blog at related • 0 views
Kuwait vs International All Stars 2015 (Kuwait-World Stars VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Kuwait vs All Stars 4-2 18 December, 2015- 18/12/15- Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium The likes of David Beckham, Luis Figo, Alessandro del Piero and Roberto Carlos all play for a All-Stars XI against Kuwait to mark the opening of a new [.