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2018-19 Barcelona Season Preview

Written by Debnath Adhikary A quick check on last year's performance- In a season where Barcelona's talisman Neymar Jr. left the club to join Paris Saint Germain, followed by a complete humiliation in the hands of Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup, Barcelona made a strong comeback. They retained the league

The Beautiful Game – O Jogo Bonito

This article was first published on Cult Altered. Words by Mansi Kapoor.  It’s that time of the year, where we can forget about AI, Robots, Drones, and Walls! We witness the trials and tribulations of being human every day and across the world. The Beautiful Game indeed! The eerie silence when the two teams line

Rojo Sets Up Date With France

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Rojo: "My goal? Messi told everyone that it was either life or death. It would've gone badly. We could've conceded but Leo was stubborn. He told me to run forward. Even Masche. He told everyone to attack no matter what. He truly read the game & risks. He's a leader.

Messi misses penalty as Argentina are held by underdogs Iceland.

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12 yards. Arguably the best footballer to ever grace the game. Only one outcome right? Messi and penalties. It’s weird how he struggles with them when he makes everything else in the game look so easy. When the Polish referee, Szymon Marciniak pointed to the spot after a clumsy tackle from

Will Lionel Messi fulfil his destiny in Russia?

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Words by Siddharth Nair Midway through the second half, Lucas Biglia played a cute through ball to Lionel Messi, as the best player in the world charged towards Manuel Neuer's goal in the 2014 World Cup final. The whole stadium took a huge intake of breath, as everyone expected Messi to beat

A look into Argentina’s World Cup Squad

There is an antagonistic and bizarre element hidden in the evergreen facts about history, as it teaches us a thing or two. It goes on to define the overwhelming situation which is present across the canvas and once it creates a blot, the whole canvas has to be refurbished around

5 World Cup Group Stage Matches to Look Forward To

The domestic campaigns around Europe are set to come to a close later this month, which means it’s officially time to start getting excited about the upcoming World Cup. The world’s biggest football tournament will go down in Russia starting in mid-June, and each of the 32 teams involved is

FIFPro Announce Nominees For 2017 FIFA World XI

    “FIFPro have announced the 55 nominees for the 2017 FIFA World XI. About 25 000 professional footballers from all over the world took part in the nomination process, and the players with the most votes were listed among the 55 nominees. The World XI, which will be announced during the FIFA awards

Barcelona 3-0 Juventus: Messi glitz as barca see off juv

Lionel Messi ended his long barren run against Gianluigi Buffon and then left many wondering why it took him so long as he added another in show of strength from Barcelona. The Serie A champions beat Barca by the same scoreline in the quarter-finals last season before holding out for a

DEPORTIVO ALAVES 0 BARCELONA 2: Messi steals the show again…

FC Barcelona traveled to Mendizorrotza to face Alaves in the second gameweek of La Liga 17/18The first half was a cagey affair as Alaves managed to resist Barca’s efforts with a combination of disciplined defensive display as well as good goalkeeping. They too carved out a few good chances as

How will Ousmane Dembele fit in at Barcelona?

A second exclusive by Anirudh Srinivas. Illustration by Norman Kopietz Ousmane Dembele completed his move to Barcelona earlier this week. The transfer fee of 105 million euros plus about 42 million euros in add-ons will make this the second most expensive transfer in football history, after Neymar’s move from Barcelona to

BREAKING: FCBarcelona confirm they have completed a deal to sign Ousmane Dembele

Barcelona have completed the signing of Borussia Dortmund attacker Ousmane Dembele for an initial fee of €105 million. They announced the signing on Twitter. Benvingut @Dembouz! ¡Bienvenido Dembélé! Welcome Dembélé! Bienvenue Dembélé! #BeBarça pic.twitter.com/gTl0YXCEd6 — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) August 25, 2017 The Barcelona faithful will hope that Dembele will be be able to

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