Soccer Insider: Barcelona


Posted at 09:49 PM ET, 03/23/2014

Video: Barcelona 4, Real Madrid 3

Living up to “clasico” billing, Lionel Messi upstaged Cristiano Ronaldo on Real Madrid’s turf to reassert Barcelona’s title credentials.

By Steven Goff  |  09:49 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FC Barcelona, Real Madrid

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Video: Neymar’s hat trick for Barcelona

Brazilian superstar Neymar scored three goals as Barcelona routed Celtic, 6-1, in the UEFA Champions League.

By Steven Goff  |  10:03 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FC Barcelona, uefa champions league

Posted at 07:17 PM ET, 08/27/2013

New FC Barcelona-Qatar Airways TV ad

By Steven Goff  |  07:17 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FC Barcelona, world soccer

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Bayern Munich 4, Barcelona 0 (Yes, 4-0)

Bayern Munich took a decisive step toward the UEFA Champions League championship game at Wembley next month with a 4-0 rout of visiting Barcelona in the semifinal first leg.

By Steven Goff  |  05:37 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, bayern munich, uefa champions league

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Champions League video: Barcelona vs. PSG

Lionel Messi scored for Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals against David Beckham and PSG but left at halftime with a hamstring injury.

By Steven Goff  |  05:06 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, lionel messi, uefa champions league

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Video: Barcelona 4, AC Milan 0

Lionel Messi scored twice and David Villa had the pivotal go-ahead aggregate goal as Barcelona routed AC Milan, 4-0, to advance to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals.

By Steven Goff  |  06:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ac milan, Barcelona, lionel messi, uefa champions league

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Soccer and society: Madrid to Mason

Angel Cabrera, George Mason University's new president, discusses his love for soccer and, in particular, his boyhood favorite, Real Madrid.

By Steven Goff  |  08:36 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FC Barcelona, ncaa soccer, Real Madrid, Soccer and Society

Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 01/06/2013

"60 Minutes" covers FC Barcelona

Video of the "60 Minutes" report about FC Barcelona, plus a behind-the-scenes clip.

By Steven Goff  |  08:20 PM ET, 01/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, FC Barcelona

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Weekend TV & streaming video listings

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid! Superclasico! Messi vs. Ronaldo! But unless you have beIN Sport, you won't be able to see it. The 81-game list also includes Club America vs. Chivas and AC Milan vs. Inter Milan.

By Steven Goff  |  06:05 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Real Madrid, TV listings

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 08/30/2012

UEFA Champions League draw results

In the group stage, Premier League champion Manchester City will face Real Madrid, Ajax and Borussia Dortmund

By Steven Goff  |  01:42 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  UEFA Champions League, Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Juventus, PSG

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Videos: Lionel Messi’s goal, Portland Timbers’ experience, Bob Bradley’s Egyptian journey

Three beautiful videos: Lionel Messi’s goal vs. Real Madrid, MLS in Portland, Bob Bradley in Egypt

By Steven Goff  |  10:42 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lionel Messi, Portland Timbers, Bob Bradley, Egypt, MLS, Barcelona

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Tuesday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS coaches, U.S. Open Cup, Hope Solo, Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

D.C. United, MLS coaches, U.S. Open Cup, Hope Solo, Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

By Steven Goff  |  09:03 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, Hope Solo, Barcelona, Real Madrid

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/31/2012

U.S. vs. Brazil friendly at FedEx Field ranks third in attendance in Washington area, first for a national team match

The U.S.-Brazil friendly at FedEx Field was the third-largest crowd in Washington soccer history.

By Steven Goff  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, FedEx Field, RFK Stadium, Brazil, Manchester United, Barcelona, World Cup, Olympics

Posted at 10:32 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Chelsea, Barcelona video from UEFA Champions League semifinals

Chelsea overcame an early red card to John Terry to draw at Barcelona, 2-2, and advance to Champions League final.

By Steven Goff  |  10:32 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Chelsea, Champions League

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 04/18/2012

UEFA Champions League video: Bayern Munich notches late goal to defeat Real Madrid in first leg of semifinal

Bayern Munich edged Real Madrid 2-1 in the first leg of a Champions League semifinal. Barcelona visits Chelsea today.

By Steven Goff  |  09:38 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  UEFA Champions League, Lionel Messi, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Chelsea

Posted at 12:59 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Lionel Messi sets Barcelona scoring record

Lionel Messi set the FC Barcelona career scoring record, posting a hat trick during a 5-3 victory over Granada.

By Steven Goff  |  12:59 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lionel Messi, Barcelona, La Liga

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Lionel Messi video: 5 goals for Barcelona in UEFA Champions League match against Bayer Leverkusen

Lionel Messi scored five goals in Barcelona’s 7-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen in an UEFA Champions League match.

By Steven Goff  |  11:40 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lionel Messi, Barcelona, UEFA Champions League

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Messi, Barcelona blast Osasuna, 8-0; Real Madrid falls at Levante, 1-0

Lionel Messi scored three goals as Barcelona destroyed Osasuna, 8-0, while Real Madrid dropped a 1-0 decision at Levante.

By Steven Goff  |  11:01 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Real Madrid

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Weekend soccer TV and online listings: Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1, MLS, Mexico, U.S. women’s friendly

68 soccer matches, including Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United, are available in the United States this weekend

By Steven Goff  |  01:18 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, MLS, Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid, U.S. women

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Weekend soccer TV and online listings: Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1, MLS, Mexico, NCAA, Beach World Cup

68 matches are available on TV and online this weekend, including the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga and MLS.

By Steven Goff  |  12:39 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, MLS, Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Lionel Messi goal in 88th minute lifts Barcelona over Real Madrid for Spanish Super Cup title, 3-2

Lionel Messi scores the tiebreaking goal in the 88th minute to pace Barcelona to a 3-2 win over Real Madrid.

By Steven Goff  |  06:57 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Real Madrid

Posted at 11:20 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Chivas Guadalajara 4, FC Barcelona 1

Marco Fabian scored two tremendous goals as Chivas Guadalajara shocked FC Barcelona, 4-1, in a friendly in South Florida.

By Steven Goff  |  11:20 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FC Barcelona, Chivas

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers displays soccer skills at halftime of Barcelona-Manchester United friendly at FedEx Field

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant shows off his soccer skills during halftime of FC Barcelona friendly against Manchester United at FedEx Field.

By Steven Goff  |  08:22 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Barcelona, Manchester United

Posted at 11:44 PM ET, 07/30/2011

Manchester United defeats FC Barcelona, 2-1, at FedEx Field

The friendly between Manchester United and Barcelona on Saturday night at FedEx Field was never going to match the passion and intensity of a Champions League final. But that’s never what it was about.

By Paul Tenorio  |  11:44 PM ET, 07/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manchester United, FC Barcelona

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 07/30/2011

Saturday kickaround: Barcelona, Manchester United, Juergen Klinsmann, Guus Hiddink, MLS, Matt Taylor, Special Olympics

Barcelona, Manchester United, Juergen Klinsmann, Guus Hiddink, MLS, Matt Taylor, Special Olympics

By Steven Goff  |  01:29 PM ET, 07/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manchester United, Barcelona, U.S. national team, MLS

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Friday kickaround: Bob Bradley, Sunil Gulati, reader poll, Manchester United vs. Barcelona

Bob Bradley, Sunil Gulati, Michael Bradley, Manchester United, Barcelona.

By Steven Goff  |  09:55 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  USSF, U.S. national team, Manchester United, Barcelona

Posted at 01:35 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Bill Gates and FC Barcelona join forces in campaign to eradicate polio

Bill Gates and FC Barcelona announced a three-year partnership to energize the global fight to end polio.

By Steven Goff  |  01:35 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FC Barcelona, Bill Gates, Gates Foundation

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Thursday kickaround: 2014 World Cup, Barcelona vs. Manchester United, FedEx Field, Alex Ferguson, Chicharito, Kobe Bryant, Juan Agudelo, TV listings

Manchester United, FC Barcelona, 2014 World Cup, Kobe Bryant, MLS, TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  11:19 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manchester United, Barcelona, MLS

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Wednesday kickaround: Chicharito, MLS All-Star Game, Manchester United, Barcelona, CONCACAF, MLS, FIFA rankings, Americans abroad, TV listings

Chicharito, MLS All-Star Game, Manchester United, Barcelona, CONCACAF, MLS, FIFA rankings, Americans abroad, TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  08:54 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manchester United, Barcelona, MLS

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Lionel Messi not included on FC Barcelona roster for friendly vs. Manchester United at FedEx Field

As expected, soccer superstar Lionel Messi was not included on FC Barcelona’s travel roster for the U.S. tour, which begins Saturday against Manchester United at FedEx Field.

By Steven Goff  |  05:01 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi, Manchester United

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 07/24/2011

FC Barcelona sets schedule for U.S. tour

European champion FC Barcelona will arrive in the United States on Thursday morning and embark on a full slate of events, including friendlies in Washington, Miami and Dallas.

By Steven Goff  |  11:27 AM ET, 07/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Manchester United, Redskins

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 07/23/2011

Saturday kickaround: D.C. United, Everton, Tim Howard, Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona, Manchester United, MLS, Women’s World Cup, WPS

Tim Howard isn’t expected to play for Everton against D.C. United tonight at RFK Stadium. Lionel Messi might come to Washington next week with Barcelona, but whether he plays remains unclear.

By Steven Goff  |  01:09 PM ET, 07/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lionel Messi, Barcelona, Manchester Uniited, Tim Howard, Everton, D.C. United, Women's World Cup

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 07/19/2011

With Argentina out of Copa America, will Lionel Messi and other Barcelona players from Argentina and Brazil come to Washington?

Lionel Messi, the world’s best soccer player, wasn’t expected to accompany FC Barcelona to Washington, but with Argentina out of Copa America, he now might come to D.C.

By Steven Goff  |  08:03 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lionel Messi, Barcelona, Manchester United, Copa America

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Mia Hamm makes appearance in FC Barcelona promotional video for European champion’s U.S. tour

U.S. women’s soccer legend Mia Hamm appears in FC Barcelona’s video promoting this summer’s U.S. tour.

By Steven Goff  |  02:04 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FC Barcelona, Mia Hamm

Posted at 02:19 AM ET, 05/29/2011

Video of UEFA Champions League goals: Barcelona 3, Manchester United 1

Highlights from Barcelona’s resounding victory over Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  02:19 AM ET, 05/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  UEFA Champions League, Barcelona, Manchester United

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/28/2011

Manchester United vs. Barcelona in Champions League final

In one of the most eagerly-anticipated UEFA Champions League finals in years, Lionel Messi leads Barcelona into Wembley Stadium in London to clash with Manchester United in Saturday’s title match.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  UEFA Champions League, Barcelona, Manchester United

Posted at 11:19 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Who will win the UEFA Champions League title: Manchester United or Barcelona?

Who will win the European championship Saturday at Wembley, Manchester United or Barcelona? Here’s your chance to have a say. Bonus videos, too.

By Steven Goff  |  11:19 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  UEFA Champions League, Barcelona, Manchester United

Posted at 08:55 PM ET, 05/24/2011

TV information for UEFA Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona on Saturday

The Champions League final between Barcelona and Manchester United will appear on the main Fox network Saturday afternoon, with extended pregame shows and a Friday special on Fox Soccer Channel.

By Steven Goff  |  08:55 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  UEFA Champions League, TV listings, Barcelona, Manchester United

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Washington Redskins executive looks ahead to Manchester United-Barcelona friendly in July at FedEx Field

While the English and Spanish champions prepare to meet this Saturday for the European title, the Washington Redskins are preparing to welcome the clubs to FedEx Field in July for a high-profile friendly.

By Steven Goff  |  02:37 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Washington Redskins, FC Barcelona, Manchester United

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Wednesday kickaround: Manchester United vs. Barcelona tickets, D.C. United player ratings, WPS attendance, Americans abroad, MLS schedule

Tickets for the July 30 friendly pitting Manchester United vs. Barcelona at FedEx Field are essentially sold out, although tickets can still be had through D.C. United’s prorated season ticket package or through StubHub.

By Steven Goff  |  09:13 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Manchester United, Washington Redskins, D.C. United, MLS, WPS

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Tuesday kickaround: USA vs. Spain, Zak Whitbread, Diego Restrepo, Kelyn Rowe, Eddie Johnson, Barcelona vs. Real Madrid

USA vs. Spain ticket sales, Norwich promotion with an American defender, other Americans abroad, Barcelona vs. Real Madrid TV

By Steven Goff  |  09:52 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Real Madrid, Americans abroad

Posted at 12:14 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Video: Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal for Real Madrid vs. Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

Cristiano Ronaldo’s header in added time sinks Barcelona, 1-0, in the Copa del Rey final

By Steven Goff  |  12:14 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Real Madrid, Barcelona

Posted at 08:35 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Tickets for Barcelona vs. Manchester United friendly at FedEx Field go on sale Thursday

Tickets for the July 30 friendly at FedEx Field go on sale Thursday. Prices starts at $40.

By Steven Goff  |  08:35 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Manchester United, Redskins

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Wednesday kickaround: Barcelona vs. Manchester United, Real Salt Lake in CONCACAF, Americans abroad, TV listings

Barcelona vs. Manchester United tickets, Real Salt Lake in CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  08:48 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manchester United, Barcelona, CONCACAF, Americans abroad

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Weekend soccer TV listings: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, MLS, Premier League, FA Cup, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, WPS

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona highlights the soccer TV programming of more than 45 matches

By Steven Goff  |  04:18 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer TV, Real Madrid, Barcelona

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 04/13/2011

UEFA Champions League semifinals: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, Manchester United vs. Schalke

Real Madrid and Schalke join Manchester United and Barcelona in the Champions League semifinals.

By Steven Goff  |  04:30 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  UEFA Champions League, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Schalke, Manchester United

Posted at 08:38 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Tickets for Manchester United vs. Barcelona at FedEx Field on sale April 21

Tickets for the July 30 friendly at FedEx Field between the European superpowers will go on sale April 21

By Steven Goff  |  08:38 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Manchester United, Barcelona