La Liga

Messi Tried To Give His Jersey To A Little Boy, But Security Made Sure That Didn't Happen

Lionel Messi is unique among athletes in that there are lots of people who think it's totally worth getting arrested just to be a little nearer to him. American sports don't see near the amount of fans running on to fields that soccer does, especially in regards to Messi. One young fan appeared to have made the most of his pitch-invaderdom following Barcelona's game against Malaga, hugging Messi and ending up with a game-worn Messi jersey.

And then the security guards decided to keep the Messi jersey for themselves.

Gary Neville And The Curse Of British Managers

Poor Gary Neville. The former Manchester United captain took over at Valencia in December, making him the 20th British manager to try his luck in Spain. He has yet to get a win after eight games. Remember, this is a side that finished 4th in La Liga last year, and boasts some considerable talent in Paco Alcacer, Alvaro Negredo and Sofiane Feghouli. They now sit in 11th, and haven't won since the 7th of November. The pressure is definitely starting to mount for the newest addition to the British Manager Abroad Club.

A 17-Year-Old Lionel Messi Puts On An Exhibition In This Rare Video

The 2004/05 season saw the introduction of Lionel Messi to the world of football. While Messi managed only 7 league appearances for the senior team, totaling 77 minutes of action, he was a guaranteed starter for the reserve side, Barcelona B. The boy from Rosario ensured that the senior team payed exceedingly close attention to his development with performances like this.

Neymar May Or May Not Have Had Talks With Real Madrid

Neymar has been making all sorts of headlines recently, which in and of itself is not unusual. He's one of the most famous soccer players in the world. It would be weird if Neymar wasn't making headlines.

The headlines that Neymar is generating at this particular moment, though, are quite interesting, as it seems half of them are reporting that he had talks with Real Madrid regarding a possible move. The other half are, obviously, reporting that hell will freeze over before the young Brazilian engages in such talks with Los Blancos.

TV Preview: Atletico Madrid VS Sevilla — Sunday 10:00 A.M. EST, beIN Sports USA

TV Preview: Atletico Madrid v Sevilla: the Bundesliga is back after a month off although most German sides were busy during the sabbatical. Chicharito did what Chicharito does, scoring goals in Florida of all places and with 19 goals in 22 appearances, the Mexican National player is getting glances from English sides once more.  

Meet The Fan-Owned Club With A Better Record In Spain Than Real Madrid

Located on the Basque threshold, the range between the Cantabrian and Pyrenees mountains, is the historical port city of Bilbao and its corresponding club, Athletic Bilbao. An evolving service city that has experienced a massive boost in tourism thanks to the opening of the Bilbao Guggenheim Museum – a stunning museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Frank Gehry – Bilbao is a fascinating crossroads of deep-rooted history and progressive renewal.