Friday, June 29, 2012

Barcelona signed Jordi Alba

Barcelona has officially announced the hiring of lateral Jordi Alba, from Valencia, in exchange for 14 million euros and for the next five seasons.

The agreement with Alba, 23, formed through the ranks at Barcelona, ​​is subject to a medical examination to be held next week, once completed their participation in Euro teams.

This is the first signing of Barcelona with a view to next season and since Francesc 'Tito' Vilanova has taken over the team.

The arrival of Alba allow Vilanova have a profile offensive player with the right wing to balance the game right where Daniel Alves looks.

From Eric Abidal's disease, whose future as a player is in the air, the club has had to improvise on the left side. 

Pep Guardiola had used even the captain Carles Puyol in this area, which has been lavished Adriano Correia for many games.

Alba is fast and technical. Able to play as left back, but also as a winger. He trained at La Masia Barca for seven years, between 1998 and 2005, a stage usually playing midfield.

Messi vs. Chicharito in next friendly game

Barcelona new coach Tito Vilanova a announced today that his team will have a fourth pre-season friendly against Manchester United set, which will bring the Latino community welcomed a new duel between its stars Lionel Messi and Javier Hernandez better known as Chicharito.

The new match between Chicharito and Messi to be held at the Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden on August 8. 

This is the third time the two teams meet in a preseason friendly match, but the first to do so in Europe, who had previously played games in the United States.

Both mexicans Javier Hernandez and Jonathan Dos Santos will conduct the preseason of their respective teams, as both will not go to London 2012, sominutes in this game are almost assured.

Vilanova informed the leadership of Barcelona that requires all first team players to spring training.
Before the game against Manchester United, FC Barcelona will face box Hamburg (July 24), four days after a combined Moroccan (July 28) and August 4, measured at PSG.

Portuguese Pepe talked about defeat in EuroCup

 Pepe the central portuguese defender , lamented his team's defeat against Spain and argued that the national team was at the level  of the Spanish soccer team, current World and Europe champions.

"We played a great game, work hard and try to bet on our strengths. But losing on penalties is sad," said the Real Madrid player to the Portuguese television.

Pepe, who has emerged as one of the best defenders in this year's European Championship, insisted that when deciding the fate of the match from the penalty spot is "always a lottery."

"During the game we were well organized and Spain almost did not have opportunities," he said.

The center was sorry because the goal of all the "machines" was "to give joy to the Portuguese people."

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Manchester City won Premiere League

Italian coach Roberto Mancini, who led this season by Manchester Citytheir first Premier League since 1968, said his team did it because he wanted and deserved to win the title.

"It's hard to put into words how I feel. Three minutes to go we were losing by 1-2 and in a minute we scored two goals. We were able to because we wanted it, wanted and deserved the title," Mancini told the  BBC after the meeting in which "citizens" to beat QPR 3-2 at.

The Argentine Sergio "Kun" Aguero sealed the comeback of the "citizens" in injury time with a goal that sparked euphoria in the Etihad and gave the league its own.

Agüero "he deserved it. It is right to mark it at the last second," said the coach, who acknowledged he was living "an incredible moment."

After one of the most agonizing final season in living memory in England, the City finished with 89 points, the same as their neighbors Manchester United, and became champion thanks to goal difference.

Mancini agreed to congratulate not only the fans of Manchester City,but also the followers of the team "in Abu Dhabi", as the company that owns the club, since 2008, is the Abu Dhabi United Group.

The coach, wearing an Italian flag, sent his congratulations,alsothe owner of the entity, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, and the chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak.

Messi won scoring title in Spain

Leo Messi, the undisputed best player in the world, has ended with a league championship Pichichi legend after reaching a record high: 50 goals, four goals more than his great rival, Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo, author of 46 goals after the materialized against Mallorca at the Bernabeu in the last day. Thus, the '10 ' Blaugrana had sprayed the record that the player himself Portuguese, with 40 goals in La Liga 2010-11.

After winning his first trophy Pichichi in 2010 (34 goals), Leo Messi recovers, at age 24, the position for which he fought hard throughout the season with a Cristiano stubborn to give scope to theArgentine star. The boy from Rosario also won the Golden Boot and positions back to the conquest of a new Golden Ball, the fourth in his successful sporting career.

In the current season and 72 are so many that Messi has scored: 50 in La Liga, 14 in the Champions League, 3 in Spain Supercup, 1 European Super Cup2 in the World Club Championship and another 2 in the King's Cup competition in which still must play the final (may 25 against Athletic), and which may increase stratospheric scoring mark this season. .

Monday, April 30, 2012

Niño Torres got hat-trick with Chelsea

Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres,the spanish former star of Liverpool and Atletico Madrid, 28, has seen in recent times how raged criticism of his game from the British media and, in his words, last year's been a "very hard, in the that things have not gone well. "

The Spaniard received a further blow last February, when he was out of the squad by Vicente del Bosque for Spain friendly played against Venezuela and that meant one of the last tests in view of the Euro which takes place this summer in Poland and Ukraine.

So,  last week has been a balm for a player who seems to have reunited with the best version of himself from the Italian Roberto DiMatteo who replaced on the bench of the "blues" into Portuguese AndréVillas-Boas, dismissed the March 4 after a run of negative results.

"Now is the time to enjoy," said a jubilant Torres after the gameagainst QPR and noted that "although it has been a difficult season, the work always has a reward."

The striker had not scored a hat-trick since September 2009 when he endorsed three goals against Hull with Liverpool, which dazzled the English football by the hand of the Spanish coach Rafa Benitez.

The compensation for the suffering of this course could this May,when Chelsea will play in separate final two of the three relevant titles of the season.

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