Nine Barcelona players nominated for FIFA FIFPro World 11 2016

fifpro-messiWorld foot­ball gov­ern­ing body FIFA in con­junc­tion with Inter­na­tion­al Fed­er­a­tion of Pro­fes­sion­al Foot­ballers (FIF­Pro) have pub­lished the names of 55 play­ers cho­sen for the best eleven of the year 2016. This selec­tion of 55 play­ers was vot­ed by the play­ers them­selves.

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Plane that carried Messi and Mascherano crashed 18 days later

messi and mascheranoIt has being report­ed that the air plane that car­ried the Argen­tine nation­al team after their defeat against Brazil have crashed. Bare­ly 18 days after trans­port­ing the Albice­leste, the air­craft belong­ing to Lamia Bolivia with the reg­is­tra­tion no. CP2933 crashed in Colom­bia when it was car­ry­ing the Chapecoense team who were on their way to play the final of Copa Sudamer­i­cana on Decem­ber 1.

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Javier Mascherano signs new contract with Barcelona

javier-signsOn Mon­day (today), Javier Mascher­a­no have extend­ed his con­tract with FC Barcelona until June 30, 2019. The sign­ing was done in Camp Nou’s office in the pres­ence of Wal­ter Tarn­er (player’s agent), Josep Maria Bar­tomeu (FC Barcelona pres­i­dent), Rober­to Fer­nan­dez (Sport­ing direc­tor), Jor­di Mestre (vice pres­i­dent) and Javier Bro­das (board mem­ber).

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Luis Enrique will bench Mascherano for Umtiti to play against Man City

Now Ser­gi Rober­to and Jor­di Alba will occu­py the right and left back for Barcelona in the next Cham­pi­ons League match on Wednes­day. The cen­ter back will cer­tain­ly be among Ger­ard Pique, Javier Mascher­a­no and Samuel Umti­ti. Of course, Pique does not have to fight for a place because he’s the no.1 man at the defence line­up. Now the con­test will be between Umti­ti and Mascher­a­no.

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Mascherano ruled out of Real Betis match on Saturday

Injured JavierJavier Mascher­a­no who fea­tured in the first leg and sec­ond leg of the Span­ish Super Cup have being ruled out of the next game as a result of injury he acquired from the sec­ond leg of the Span­ish Super Cup. FC Barcelona will face their first oppo­nent (Real Betis) of La Liga com­pe­ti­tion.

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