Tag: Atletico Madrid

Lionel Messi is congratulated by Barcelona president Joan Laporta after winning the Spanish Cup. (Image: Twitter / @JoanLaportaFCB )

Messi Shines as Barcelona Wins the Spanish Cup

FC Barcelona won their first trophy in two years after beating Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in the final of the Spanish Cup. Lionel Messi stole the show thanks to his fantastic performance at “La Cartuja” stadium in Sevilla, where the final was hosted. Barcelona scored all of their goals in the […]

Kieran Trippier will serve a 10 week ban after breaking the English FA’s betting rules. (Image: Getty)

Atletico Madrid Defender Kieran Trippier Banned 10 Weeks for Breaking Betting Rules

The English Football Association suspended Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier for 10 weeks, citing multiple breaches of gambling regulations for soccer players under the FA’s jurisdiction. Trippier, who’s represented England on 25 occasions since 2017, will also pay a fine of £70,000 ($94,400), the FA announced on Wednesday. Violations Remain […]

Defending Champions League winner Bayern Munich begins its quest for back-to-back titles on Wednesday vs. Atletico Madrid. (Image: Getty)

Bayern Munich Begins Champions League Title Defense vs. Atletico Madrid

Bayern Munich begins its quest to win a seventh Champions League title on Wednesday when the German club takes on Atletico Madrid to begin the group stage. While Bayern should advance through to the knockout stages without much issue, they have drawn a fairly competitive group with Atletico, Red Bull […]