Tag: La Liga

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in his second debut at Manchester United, as the Red Devils beat Newcastle 4-1 at Old Trafford. (Image: Twitter/manutd)

What are the Highest Spending Teams in European Football?

Premier League clubs spent more than $9.7 billion this year to form their current squads; more than twice as much as any of Europe’s other top leagues. The study published by the CIES Football Observatory finds Manchester City at the top of the big spenders’ list, followed by their arch-rivals, […]

Zinedine Zidane leading Real Madrid from the bench in the La Liga game vs Granada. (Image: Twitter / @RealMadrid)

Real Shock: Zidane to Leave Madrid at the End of the Season

Zidane has just eight days left in his reign at Real Madrid. The French manager will end his second stint at Real at the end of the season. “Zizou” had one year left in his contract, but will not honor it. The 48-year old has already informed his players of […]

Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring a goal for Real Madrid against bitter rivals FC Barcelona. (Image: Twitter / @RealMadrid)

Legendary Defender Sergio Ramos to Leave Real Madrid After 16 Years

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez made it clear to captain Sergio Ramos that the club won’t be improving the offer they’ve already made him to stay. As such, Ramos, who currently earns $20 million per season in Madrid, is almost certainly not going to his contract renewed. Ramos has played […]

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 […]

Valencia's players walked off the pitch in their game vs Cadiz after Mouctar Diakhaby was allegedly racially abused by Juan Cala (Photo: valenciacf.com)

Racism in La Liga? Valencia Walks Off the Pitch After Diakhaby Booking

At just 29 minutes into the game between Cadiz and Valencia, all eyes went to the middle of the pitch, despite the ball not being anywhere near that area. French defender Mouctar Diakhaby was showing his anger, suggesting he’d been subject to racist abuse from Juan Cala of Cadiz. Diakhaby […]