Georgia Super Cup Soccer

Pedro leaving Barca on a high note

The arrival of Neymar (and Luis Suarez) to the Catalan giants signaled the end of Pedro Eliezer Rodríguez Ledesma’s first team opportunities at FC Barcelona. The Spanish winger has been a mainstay throughout Spain’s international dynasty and was a regular fixture in Barcelona’s starting XI before the holy grail of attacking triumvirates arrived. Pedro’s departure seems best for both

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End of an Era: St. Iker shown the door after 25 years in Madrid

Over the past quarter-century Iker Casillas has bagged every major trophy in Spain and in Europe. He has been named the best goalkeeper alive by FIFA voters a staggering seven times. Recent years haven’t been kind to Madrid’s captain, infamously losing his starting job under Jose Mourinho’s stewardship and suffering from the rotation blues under

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Sterling Watch: Where will Raheem cash out?

Liverpool wants you to know that they have offered Raheem Sterling a ‘wonderful deal’ to stay at the club. Brendan Rodgers wants you to know that the Liverbirds biggest asset doesn’t have to leave Anfield to be properly compensated for his skyrocketing value, because of said ‘wonderful deal’ that he has been offered. He also wants you

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Fear and Loathing in Manchester

“Transfer news this week sucks.” Yes, friend. I know. I have high hopes for those two fortnights in January where I can relive the summer excitement of hitting refresh roughly 4,000 times a day to find out if Ibrahimovic’s toenail will prevent him from moving to the premier league. Fans of the beautiful game have

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Messi Watch: He wouldn’t? Or would he…

Lionel Messi is, was, and (probably) will be the most defining player in the history of Barcelona. He may have already eclipsed Cruyff, depending on how long your memory span is. Messi, like Cruyff before him, could not be a more emblematic presence at the Nou Camp if he were from Catalonia. The Argentinian maestro,

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