Lionel Messi Sets Scoring Record

Lionel Messi celebrating record, by Julio Munoz/EPA

UPDATED – Via The Guardian – Lionel Messi reached another milestone in his phenomenal career on Sunday when he set a record for goals scored in a calendar year of 86 with a double strike at Real Betis, eclipsing Gerd Müller’s 40-year-old tally of 85. Check out Bundesliga Fanatic (run out of St Louis) look […]

See the NextGen: Barcelona Face Tottenham Thursday on ESPN3

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Next Gen Series is an international football tournament, where twenty-four of the world’s best football clubs showcase their stars of the future in an exciting international knockout competition. It kicked off on August 17th 2011 and includes famous clubs such as Barcelona, Chelsea, Inter, Sporting Lisbon and Liverpool, producers of stars such as Messi, Ronaldo […]

The Story Behind FC Barcelona, via KICKTV

Ronaldinho, Barcelona

On 15 June, 2003 a group of thirty-something professionals and dotcom millionaires, led by a young lawyer; Joan Laporta, took over one of the biggest football clubs in the world. Their starting point could not be worse. The club was technically bankrupt with €150m of debts. The team had been humiliated on the pitch. For […]