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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