Bayern Munich’s date with Real Madrid headlines the International Champions Cup’s U.S. schedule, but there are a number on interesting matches set to take place stateside this summer. The European giants will meet at NRG Stadium in Houston as they gear up for another lengthy season in multiple competitions. Robert Lewandowski, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, [...]
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In terms of the number of titles, Atlético Madrid are the third most successful club in Spanish football, behind Real Madrid and Barcelona. Atlético have won La Liga on 10 occasions, including a league and cup double in 1996; the Copa del Rey on 10 occasions; two Supercopas de España and one Copa Eva Duarte; in Europe, they won the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1962, were runners-up in 1963 and 1986, were Champions League runners-up in 1974, 2014 and 2016, won the Europa League in 2010, 2012 and 2018, and won the UEFA Super Cup in 2010 and 2012, as well as the 1974 Intercontinental Cup.
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Diego Simeone has eased fears in the red side of Madrid by announcing that he is staying at Atletico Madrid. With a number of leading managers changing jobs this summer, speculation had grown that Simeone might seek a new challenge after eight seasons with Atletico. But the Argentine appears to have the appetite to take [...]
Antoine Griezmann has announced his departure from Atletico Madrid with his anticipated move to Barcelona expected to be completed in the next week. Reports this week suggested Barcelona had triggered the Frenchman’s €125 million release clause after he informed the club about his desire to join the La Liga champions. Griezmann, who snubbed the option [...]
Atlético Madrid will be the opponent for the best-of-MLS team at this year’s MLS All-Star Game in Orlando. The Spanish club, coached by Diego Simeone, features several big names including Antoine Griezmann, Jan Oblak, Diego Costa, Álvaro Morata, Thomas Lemar, Koke and Saúl Ñíguez. Atletico Madrid continues the trend of a major European club coming [...]
Barcelona are ready to reignite their interest in forward Antoine Girezmann this summer. The international rejected the Catalan giants last summer having agreed a £260,000-a-week contract to play at the Nou Camp. Griezmann’s £200million release clause is set to drop to £129m on July 1 and Ernesto Valverde’s side are looking to take advantage. The [...]
Los Colchoneros are once again out to disrupt Barcelona and Real Madrid’s duopoly of Spanish football. In 13 years of La Liga action, they have been the only side to buck that particular trend back in 2014, having provided Barcelona with their closest challenge last term before settling for second place. Bolstered by the continued [...]
Antoine Griezmann has reportedly started to regret his decision to turn down Barcelona in the summer and is hoping he can secure a move to the Nou Camp come the end of the season. The French forward was strongly linked with the Catalan club but would go on to announce he was committing himself to [...]
Saul Niguez scored a sensational volley to help earn Atletico Madrid a 4-2 UEFA Super Cup triumph in extra time against city rivals Real Madrid. Diego Costa’s wonderful goal after 49 seconds, the fastest goal in Super Cup history, got Atletico off to a flyer in Tallinn on Wednesday. But Karim Benzema headed in Gareth [...]
Antoine Griezmann has rejected an £87million move to Barcelona and committed his future to Atletico Madrid. The player revealed the snub to Barca in a bizarre documentary entitled ‘The Decision’ aired on a pay-to-view channel in Spain. He claimed he had decided to stay after winning the Europa League with Atletico Madrid but then almost [...]
Antoine Griezmann has ‘informed close friends’ that he intends to remain at Atletico Madrid despite being courted by La Liga champions Barcelona. Griezmann, who is away with the France squad preparing for the World Cup, has decided not to force through a move to the Nou Camp, according to ABC. Barca have long been linked [...]