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He reappears today in Eibar after his sanction and will play his 300th club match completing the trident
74 MATCHES WITH BARÇA, 225 MATCHES WITH SANTOS
FLORENTINO: “ANCELOTTI WILL STAY ON, NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS”
ANCELOTTI: “After the sincere words from my president… …I am much more calm”
The FCB Megastore at the Camp Nou needs to keep lots of #11 jerseys in stock.
For a team that was in a crisis a couple of months back, being on top of the table in La Liga, in the Copa del Rey final, and on the verge of qualifying to the Champions League quarterfinals seems fairly magnificent now, no? When FC Barcelona take the pitch tomorrow to face SD Eibar, the stakes will be higher than ever. Ivan Rakitić summarized the situation in his press conference yesterday, saying that “beating Real Madrid won’t matter if we lose the games that follow.” From this moment on no game is more important than the other, just harder.
Messi is unstoppable, even in full-back
Luis Enrique spoke to the press ahead of the game against SD Eibar and praised Leo Messi for his current form. “If a player like Messi is on top form, it doesn’t matter where you put him… you could put him as a full-back and he’d still be unstoppable. He doesn’t have a secret recipe, the secret is inside him.”
BRAVO: “YES, WE’RE TALKING ABOUT THE TRIPLE”
The keeper admits that the dressing room is excited to win the three titles
But he avoids being arrogant: “We’re focusing on each game as it comes”
THE BRAZILIAN SPEAKS OUT AGAINST THOSE WHO WOULD PUT HIM OUT OF BARÇA
“I’m tired of sheep talking sh**”
“I love Barça for what I have lived and for what they’ve given me to live for…”
“… but if some day I have to leave, I’ll have the balls to say it”
THE SCHALKE SHIELD BEFORE THE GAME
THE SCHALKE SHIELD 90 MINUTES LATER
When Lucho says jump, Gerard Piqué says how high?
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Alves goes all-out against MARCA
With the future of FC Barcelona right back Daniel Alves still uncertain and with many speculations flying around, today he went all out against a major rumour given out by Radio MARCA yesterday reporting an agreement with French club PSG. The Brazilian, whose contract runs out the 30th of June this year, appeared to have lost all patience after these words came out and posted a very angry message on Instagram, literally saying MARCA are talking sh**.
1. Ronaldo is in an extreme situation in a bruised Madrid
2. He disrespected the stands and Casillas told him he had to show his face
3. Quarreling with the press, he says he won’t speak to them anymore
4. He’s the one who ran the least on the team and he’s had it with Arbeloa
Pepe: “We aren’t a team”
Ferocious self-criticism from the central, who doesn’t accuse anyone in particular
NEYMAR SPEAKS ABOUT HIS CONNECTION WITH MESSI AND SUÁREZ
“WE’RE BETTER THAN BBC”
“It’s an honor to share this team with them, we understand each other better every time”
“The clásico is a final and we’re only thinking about a victory. We want the triple!”
Xavi is happy that he stayed
Xavi Hernández is set to mark his 750th game with FC Barcelona and spoke of his happiness that he decided to stay this season. “I’m lucky enough to have been at the best club in the world. I’ve been in the first team for 17 years and, together with the years in the academy, that adds up to nearly 25 years here and that makes me so proud.” There were a lot of rumors that Xavi was about to leave last summer but changed his mind at the end. “I’m very glad I didn’t leave this year.”
“To get back up again.”
People used to hear Barça and think “Champions.” Take a closer look though. It’s true that the Catalan club is brimming with World Cup champions, multiple Champions League medals and Ballon d’Or finalists. But the type of athletes Barça holds are different to the typical types within the football horizon – with these guys, glory is not a dream to be achieved. Glory is what they are addicted to. It’s the nicotine to their blood. And no matter how far they go, they will always seek to retain the very same high. So in terms of their own standards, Barça is actually brimming with the biggest losers of recent history, and the perfect storm is set to come.
A FOUL MADRID
MADRID 3 – SCHALKE 4
CHAMPIONS: IN CRISIS AND ALMOST KNOCKED OUT
THE BERNABÉU SAYS ENOUGH: The fans demonstrate their indignation with whistles and shouts of “Out, out!”
CODE OF SILENCE: Cristiano Ronaldo said he will not speak until the end of the season
THEY’RE WATCHING DOUGLAS COSTA
Shaktar’s Brazilian winger (24 years old) is the azulgrana alternative for Reus
Barça has followed him for 2 years, will watch him today in Munich and Lucho wanted him for Roma
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