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Official: Cristiano Ronaldo avoids ban for celebration vs Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo will not be hit with a European ban for his controversial celebration during Juventus’ clash with Atletico Madrid last week. Juventus vs Atletico Juve welcomed Atleti to the Allianz Stadium last Tuesday night, in the second-leg of the Champions League last-16 showdown between the clubs. Visitors Atletico headed into the matchup as overwhelming favourites to book their spot in the tournament’s quarter-finals, on the back of their dominant and thoroughly-deserved 2-0 first-leg ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Tottenham, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Espn, Madrid, Diego Godin, Turin, Federico Bernardeschi


Cristiano Ronaldo fined $22K by UEFA for obscene gesture

Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined 20,000 euros by UEFA for making a provocative gesture after Juventus beat Atletico Madrid in the Champions League            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa


Ronaldo fined 20,000 euros for mimicking Simeone celebration

Lausanne (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo was fined 20,000 euros ($22,738) by UEFA on Thursday for mimicking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone’s crotch-grabbing celebration in Juventus’ Champions League last-16 win last week. The 34-year-old scored a... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Lausanne, Diego Simeone, Afp, Simeone, Juventus Champions League


Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward fined by Uefa over goal celebration

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is fined 20,000 Euros (£17,700) by Uefa for a goal celebration in the win over Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Tags: News, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa


Man City ‘closing in on’ completing Saul Niguez transfer

One of the biggest summer transfers? Manchester City are ‘closing in on’ a deal to buy Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez after supposedly overtaking Barcelona in the race to sign him. Saul has grown into one of the best midfielders in La Liga over the past few years. As well as the fact that Saul has a knack for scoring incredible goals, the Spaniard is very versatile. That has lead to interest predominantly from Barcelona. It was also suggested all the way back in December that Man City were co...
Tags: City, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, La Liga, Manchester City, Fifa, Pep Guardiola, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Madrid, Man City, Barca, Etihad


Mateo Kovacic & Gonzalo Higuain face uncertainty at Chelsea

Chelsea & transfer ban Under the current state of play, Chelsea are banned from signing any new players for the next two transfer windows. Like Barcelona and Atletico Madrid beforehand, Chelsea are being punished by UEFA for breaching transfer rules on signing minors. Chelsea are fighting back. The Blues have lodged an appeal, while there’s the belief that Chelsea are looking to secure a stay of execution long enough to recruit this summer. After that, the transfer ban could stick. Mateo Kovac...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Brazil, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Jose Mourinho, Uefa, Panama, Mateo Kovacic, Leo Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Marca, Higuain


Antoine Griezmann’s sister comments on Barcelona rumours

The sister of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, Maud, has commented on rumours linking the player to FC Barcelona. His sister, who is also his representative, has announced the 27-year-old’s plans for when he returns from international duty with France. Griezmann’s sister: “We will sit down altogether when he returns” MADRID, SPAIN – FEBRUARY 20: Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid (C) celebrates victory following the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Club At...
Tags: France, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Champions League, Argentina, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Jose Mourinho, Sergio Aguero, Iceland, Moldova, Antoine, Antoine Griezmann, Madrid Spain


Barcelona keeping tabs on Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico

Spanish giants Barcelona are are expressing an interest in the signature of Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico, according to Mundo Deportivo. Ajax standout Tagliafico, a 26-year-old left-back, made the move to the Johan Cruijff Arena in January of last year, when Ajax forked out around £4 million to secure the stopper’s signing from Independiente. He immediately went on to establish himself as a key contributor for the Dutch giants over the second-half of last season, impressing on his way to 15 Ere...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Amsterdam, Arsenal, Argentina, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Camp Nou, Juan Mata, Jordi Alba, Murcia


Atletico-Barca clash sets attendance record for women's club game

A crowd of over 60,000, a record attendance for a women's club soccer match, see Atletico Madrid lose 2-0 at home to Barcelona
Tags: News, Soccer, Atletico Madrid, Atletico Barca


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Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus star charged for 'cojones' celebration

Cristiano Ronaldo is facing disciplinary action after his "cojones" celebration in Juventus' 3-0 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Tags: Cnn, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid


UEFA probe Ronaldo for ‘improper conduct’ over ‘cojones’ goal celebration

Milan (AFP) – UEFA on Monday opened an investigation into Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal celebration after scoring a hat-trick in Juventus’ Champions League comeback win against Atletico Madrid last week. European football’s governing body said Ronaldo... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Afp, Juventus Champions League, Ronaldo Visit, Milan AFP UEFA


Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward charged by Uefa over celebration

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is charged with improper conduct by Uefa for his celebration after beating Atletico Madrid to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.
Tags: News, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid


Ronaldo charged by UEFA for gesture mocking Simeone

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Cristiano Ronaldo for a provocative gesture mocking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone after Juventus eliminated the Spanish club from the Champions League. UEFA says its disciplinary panel will judge the charge of “improper conduct” on Thursday. Simeone was fined 20,000 euros ($22,700) by UEFA for making an obscene […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Diego Simeone, Simeone, Nyon Switzerland


Cristiano Ronaldo vs UEFA: Ban threat as Juventus star under investigation

Cristiano Ronaldo vs UEFA Could Cristiano Ronaldo be banned for Juventus in the Champions League quarterfinals? That possibility has increased on Monday after UEFA have confirmed they’ve opened an investigation against the Juve star. Ronaldo is facing a punishment for “improper conduct” in the Champions League match against Atletico Madrid. Gianluca Di Marzio has confirmed that a final decision on the Ronaldo matter will be taken on March 21. UEFA open disciplinary proceedings against Cristian...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Cristiano, Gary Neville, Turin, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Simeone, Juve


‘The best there ever was’: Fans react to Lionel Messi’s staggering hat-trick vs Real Betis

Viewers of the meeting between Real Betis and Barcelona have flooded to social media this evening, to wax lyrical about Lionel Messi. Betis vs Barca Barcelona travelled to the Benito Villamarín Stadium a short time ago, for a La Liga matchup. The Blaugrana headed into proceedings aware that a victory would see them open up a hefty 10-point lead atop the Spanish top-flight table, after Atletico Madrid followed their Champions League elimination during the week with a 2-0 defeat at the hands of ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Soccer, La Liga, Raheem Sterling, Champions League, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Messi, Barca, Lyon, Athletic Bilbao


Griezmann Wants To Leave Atletico Madrid – Again

Antoine Griezmann has reportedly started to regret his decision to turn down Barcelona in the summer and is hoping he can secure a move to the Nou Camp come the end of the season. The French forward was strongly linked with the Catalan club but would go on to announce he was committing himself to Atletico Madrid in a documentary entitled ‘The Decision’, signing a new deal until 2023. However, he now believes he made a mistake with Atletico exiting the Champions League and once again struggling ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, La Liga, Real Madrid, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Barca, Athletic Bilbao, Turin, Antoine Griezmann, Sky Italia, Atletico


Record crowd at women's football match

It was a world record for a club match in women's football as a crowd of 60,739 turned out to watch Atletico Madrid take on Barcelona in the Spanish capital.
Tags: News, Barcelona, Stories, Atletico Madrid


Man United’s Anthony Martial withdraws from France squad due to injury

Didier Deschamps named his France squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers earlier this week. La première liste de l’année 2019 ! On retrouvera nos Bleus lundi à Clairefontaine pour débuter les Qualifications de l’@EURO2020 #FiersdetreBleus Moldavie France (22/03) France Islande (25/03) pic.twitter.com/E05quOlWMz — Equipe de France (@equipedefrance) March 14, 2019 France have been drawn in Group H along with Albania, Andorra, Iceland, Moldova and Turkey. Their first Euro 2020 qualifier ...
Tags: France, Sport, Turkey, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Brighton, Atletico Madrid, Iceland, Watford, Mufc, Man United, Moldova, United, Benfica


Arsenal Lose Out As Monchi Returns To Sevilla

Sevilla have confirmed that Monchi he has returned to become the club’s new sporting director. Arsenal had been confident of appointing the Spaniard as their new technical director after he left his post at Roma earlier this month. However, Monchi has rejected a three-year contract from Arsenal and instead agreed a deal to return to the club where he gained his formidable reputation. Sevilla confirmed his appointment on Sunday with a post on social media, writing: ‘ Monchi has come home.’ The 5...
Tags: Sport, Ajax, Soccer, La Liga, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Champions League, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, Europa League, Roma, Marc Overmars, Overmars, Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, Monchi, Sven Mislintat


Spanish women’s league sets attendance record for club game

MADRID (AP) — The match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday set a world record for the highest attendance at a women’s soccer club match, the Spanish league said. The league said that 60,739 people turned out at Atletico’s Wanda Metropolitano Stadium to see the hosts lose 2-0 to Barcelona. Barcelona cut two-time defending […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Ap, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Atletico, Barcelona Barcelona, Wanda Metropolitano Stadium


Atletico Madrid v Barcelona: World record crowd for women's club match

It was a world record for a club match in women's football as a crowd of 60,739 turned out to watch Atletico Madrid take on Barcelona in the Spanish capital.
Tags: Barcelona, Cnn, Atletico Madrid


Record crowd watches Barcelona Women beat Atletico Madrid 2-0

A crowd of 60.739 watches Barcelona Women beat Atletico Madrid - a top-flight domestic record for a women's game in Europe.
Tags: Football, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona Women


Oshoala scores for Barca in record breaking match

A crowd of 60.739 watches Barcelona Women beat Atletico Madrid - a top-flight domestic record for a women's game in Europe.
Tags: News, Atletico Madrid, Barca, Oshoala, Barcelona Women


Spanish women's league sets attendance record for club game

The Spanish league says that Sunday's match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona has set a world record for the highest attendance at a women's soccer club match            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Barcelona, Ap, Atletico Madrid


Barcelona restart efforts to sign Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann

Barcelona & Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann A potentially enormous transfer rumour broke on Saturday night via L’Equipe. It was announced that Barcelona have made a new approach to sign Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann. The main points revealed by L’Equipe include (a) Barcelona have offered Griezmann a salary of €16m a year net, and (b) Griezmann is being offered a contract until 2024. Griezmann’s Atletico contract So how likely is it that Griezmann leaves Atletico to join Barce...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Robin Van Persie, Atletico Madrid, Mesut Ozil, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Luis Suarez, Man United, Barca, Camp Nou, Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann, Leo Messi, Atletico


Athletic Bilbao 2-0 Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid's fading La Liga title hopes take a blow as they suffer defeat at Athletic Bilbao.
Tags: Football, La Liga, Atletico Madrid, Athletic Bilbao


Record crowd expected for women’s game in Spain

MADRID (AP) — A record crowd is expected to attend a women’s soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday. Atletico says no more tickets are available for the Spanish league match at the 68,000-capacity Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. The crowd will likely be the largest ever for a club-level women’s match in Europe, beating […]
Tags: Europe, News, Sports, Spain, Barcelona, Ap, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Atletico, Wanda Metropolitano


Atletico chief pledges support to Simeone

Madrid (AFP) – Diego Simeone has been given the backing of Atletico Madrid’s chief executive Miguel Angel Gil, after the club’s disappointing exit from the Champions League.  Atletico lost 3-2 on aggregate to Juventus in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Simeone, Miguel Angel Gil


Juve aren't worried about possible Ronaldo suspension - Nedved

Pavel Nedved insists Juventus aren't worried about any repercussions from Cristiano Ronaldo's goal celebration against Atletico Madrid, despite reports the forward could be suspended for their Champions League quarter-final against Ajax.
Tags: News, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Pavel Nedved, Juve, Nedved