Edinson Cavani poke to the press ahead of the Champions League clash between his side and FC Barcelona. The Uruguayan did not fail to talk about the attacking trio of the Catalan club as he was full of praise for Messi, Suarez and Neymar. But he believes Paris Saint Germain can take out Barcelona in the Champions league knockout stage.
World 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.
The same day FIFA released their ten nominees of Puskas Award (Best Goal), Uefa announced their nominees of best eleven from last season. The 40 listed player for the nominee of Uefa best eleven includes five Barcelona players.
To have the best attack in the world means huge spending. The annunal pay of Messi, Neymar and Suarez is more than the yearly budget of 16 clubs in the Spanish League. FC Barcelona are going to renew the contract of some of their best players. This means increase of salary is paramount.
Ahead of the France-Sweden game in the 2018 World Cup qualifier games, Barcelona central defender Samuel Umtiti was selected to appeared in front of the media in the press conference room. The Frenchman replied questions relating to his first month at FC Barcelona after he left his former club Lyon.
In the tight game against Sevilla at the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, Neymar was among the numerous Barcelona players that received the warning card. After four yellow card in league games so far, the Brazilian now runs the risk of a game suspension ahead of El Clasico
After a less impressive first half from Barcelona, Messi managed to level the game before halftime break. With a fantastic show in the second half, they went ahead with a goal from Suarez which secured the victory for the visitors.
While the FC Barcelona team were having their final preparation for the Champions League game at the Etihad Stadium, something not regularly seen was caught on tape. The joke from Suarez on Neymar while Messi just stood and watched.