What Is It Like To Watch El Clasico In Barcelona?

By: Casey Rhine

Ohhhh El Clásico, where to begin. One of soccer's most heated, yet most deeply cherished rivalries.Few of you readers get to experience El Clasico, in Barcelona, while it's happening. This was my mission on December 23rd and should be your mission on May 6th if you are not lucky enough to go to the game in the Camp Nou.

Barcelona's Sporting Director Says Ousmane Dembélé Must Leave The Club Immediately

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembélé must leave the club before the January transfer window closes for both his sake as well as the Catalan club to ensure they get a fee as his contract ends in June, club director Mateu Alemany has said.

Dembélé, who joined Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund in 2017, has failed to deliver on his potential that made the Spanish club pay $119.11 million for his services, scoring only 31 goals in 129 appearances.

Matt Miazga’s Unreal Howler Will Be Forgotten Because Betis Scored 2 Worldies

Matt Miazga earned a second straight start on Tuesday since returning from Covid-19 for Alavés. It was a match he’ll want to forget, committing a shocking mistake to gift Real Betis a goal. The only bright side was Alavés conceded three other goals in a 4-0 defeat, including two beauties I must label Puskás worthy lest I be called out if one actually wins the honor in a year’s time. 

Real Madrid Legend With Most Champions League Titles Dies At 88

Francisco "Paco" Gento, one of Read Madrid's greatest players and a European champion with Spain, has died at the age of 88, the club said on Tuesday.

The Stars Are Aligning For Dest And Pulisic To Become Chelsea Teammates, Here’s Why

The Sergiño Dest Chelsea rumors are at an all-time high for the 2022 winter transfer window. Dest has been seeking a move away from the Catalan club for some time now as the American has fallen out of favor with Barcelona’s new manager, Xavi.

Dicen Que No Descansa: Andrés Guardado Superó Un Impresionante Récord De Hugo Sánchez

Andrés Guardado no es un jugador que destaque por hacer trucos dentro del campo, pero nadie puede negar su constancia y regularidad. El mexicano es lo que llaman un metrónomo. Y si bien eso puedo sonar aburrido, sobre todo para la gente que quiere fuegos artificiales, en el sabor vainilla de su carrera, Guardado igual se las arregló hoy para conseguir algo increíble: superar a Hugo Sánchez como el mexicano con más partidos en Europa.

Este domingo 9 de enero, Guardado alcanzó su partido número 496 al otro lado del Atlántico.

38-Year-Old Dani “Dimes” Alves Is Still Serving Up The Most Delicious Assists For Barcelona

Barcelona shared the points with Granada on Saturday with a 1-1 draw that saw a peach of an assist from Dani Alves. This truly felt like a blast from the past to see the 38-year-old doing what he does best in a Barcelona kit.

We at The18 recently looked at some of Alves’ best assists to Lionel Messi. Luuk de Jong was on the end of Alves’ ball against Granada, but we’re sure Messi would have been proud.

Así Pasó Orbelín Pineda Su Primer Día Como Jugador Del Celta

Todos sabíamos que Orbelín Pineda iría al Celta de Vigo. Hace meses, el Maguito decidió no renovar con el Cruz Azul señalando que tenía arreglada su llegada al equipo español, en una operación que dejó cero pesos, cero dólares y cero euros a La Máquina.

Su aterrizaje en LaLiga, sin embargo, no se hizo oficial hasta el día de hoy, cuando el equipo español finalmente lo presentó en sus redes sociales.

Steven Gerrard Pulls Off Coup To Bring Former Teammate To Aston Villa

Aston Villa have signed Brazilian international Philippe Coutinho on a loan deal until the end of the season from Barcelona, the Premier League club said on Friday.

He will be reunited with former captain Steven Gerrard, with the pair playing together at Anfield from 2013-15 and Gerrard now managing Villa.

Athletic Club’s Iñaki Williams Saw Attempted Horror Tackle On Younger Brother And Was Ready For War

Osasuna’s Chimy Ávila made himself public enemy No. 1 on Monday when he attempted one of the dirtiest tackles on Athletic Club’s Nico Williams. Nico’s older brother, Iñaki, didn’t take kindly to Chimy Ávila’s actions and gave him an earful for the disgraceful tackle.