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Barcelona took until extra-time to defeat Sevilla in Sunday’s Copa del Rey final, with Neymar and Jordi Alba both scoring with the help of a certain Leo Messi.

The match was a rather ugly affair with three red cards, two …

Arriving in the City of Buenos Aires from just over the River Plate, Uruguayan team Nacional may well have feared the worst having not managed to secure a victory at home in Montevideo in the previous round.

But 20 minutes …

Spain and Real Madrid midfielder Isco revealed that his dog called Messi now lives with his parents because he can’t handle walking the pooch any longer with its famous name.

“I have to say in my favor that calling the …

We’ve seen some brilliant ads of late with Donald Trump’s speeches being mashed up to promote the upcoming Copa América Centenario, but this one surely has to top the lot.

In this ad for Mexican beer Tecate (which seems to …

Tragedy has stunned Argentine football after Nueva Chicago defender Rodrigo Espíndola was murdered last night outside his family home.

According to police reports, The footballer was shot in the chest just after he’d said goodbye to his family in the …

Daniel Osvaldo found himself in hot water after he was discovered smoking a cigarette in the changing rooms after Boca Junior’s 1-1 draw with Uruguayan team Nacional in the Copa Libertadores quarter finals.

Well, more than hot water actually. The …

Juventud Unida from San Luis, who plies its trade in Primera B Nacional, was treated to some unconventional exercise by manager Carlos Ramacciotti — a man with clearly no regard for his players’ mental well-being or social statuses.

The …

Things got a little heated between Luis Suárez, Leo Messi and Espanyol’s goalkeeper Pau López.

While the South Americans were battering the Spaniard, tempers flared as the keeper clearly made attempts to rile the Uruguayan hitman. After trampling over Suárez …

Boca may have breezed through its encounter with Paraguayan outfit Cerro Porteño 5-2 on aggregate to reach the quarter finals of the Copa Libertadores, but social media was rather more concerned with something else.

Goalkeeper Agustín Orión’s knockout.

While cynical, …

River Plate’s attempt to defend its Copa Libertadores crown ended yesterday after a 2-1 aggregate defeat to Ecuadorian team Independiente del Valle.

Despite winning 1-0 on the night thanks to Lucas Alario’s goal, River was unable to overcome the two …