David Villa is undoubtedly one of the best Spanish strikers of the last two decades. The 2010 FIFA World Cup winner played for clubs like Real Zaragoza, Valencia, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in addition to playing 98 times for his country. Villa is the leading goalscorer in the history of the Spanish national team with a return of 58 goals in those 98 games. He’s also the Spanish topscorer in the history of the World Cup with nine goals.
Spanish international football icon David Villa was one of the few big name players who made a huge impact on the MLS (Major League Soccer) in the last one decade. David Villa played for just one club in the MLS and that was New York City for a period of four years. The ex-Spanish national team striker played for Sporting Gijon, Real Zaragoza, Valencia, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in the top flight of club football in Spain before his move to the MLS. David Villa signed for the newly formed…read more
Popular media outlet Eurosport recently celebrated Spanish football icon David Villa by posting the video of how he became the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the MLS (Major League Soccer) for the 2016 season. David Villa was still an active professional footballer and he won the MVP Award ahead of Bradley Wright-Phillips. David Villa was on the payroll of New York City when he won the 2016 MLS season MVP accolade. The Spaniard had signed for New York City in the summer of 2014 at the end of his Atletico…read more
David Villa was one of the stars of the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament in South Africa as he helped Spain to end their long wait for a World Cup title. David Villa was an important part of the attacking department of the golden Spanish generation that won three major trophies in four years. Spain dominated the world football for many years after the wait for a major trophy ended at the 2008 European Championship in Austria and Switzerland. Spain had to wait for 44 years before winning another trophy….read more
New York City Football Club has released a statement regarding the club’s former intern’s accusation of former star David Villa sexually harassing her. The club has carried out a thorough investigation and looked into the matter with a needle’s eye and stated vividly that the behavior was a very unacceptable one. A former female employee of the football club accused the club’s former football player David Villa of continuously harassing her, and the club has taken a step forward by corroborating the former intern’s allegations made against Villa. The…read more
Looking at the top five leagues in the last century, there have been changes to the game. From football rules, to officiating, the ball, pitch innovations and financing. Below we consider the brilliant goalscorers that have contributed the most goals to club football. Jamie Vardy’s 130 goal-contribution has helped push Leicester City to over 1448 goals in 997 games. He played a key role in their claiming a surprise Premier League title in 2016.
Arsenal lead the race to sign Real Madrid out of favour striker Luka Jovic. According To reports from Italy, Arsenal have overtaken fellow suitors Milan and Napoli in the race for the former Eintracht Frankfurt striker. Jovic has endured a poor debut season with the capital club, as he has failed to displace Karim Benzema from the first team. Real Madrid are looking to cut their losses by selling the forward in the summer. He is not short of admirers, as he has attracted a host of top clubs. Milan,…read more
According to reports from Spain, Barcelona are interested in highly rated Valencia midfielder Fellan Torres. According to Miguel Rico, a reliable journalist at Mundo Deportivo, the 20-year-old, whose current deal expires in 2021, has already rejected two renewal offers from his current employers Los Che. His release clause set at €60, it is believed by Barça that a fee of just €30 million may be required to take Torres to the Camp Nou. The player will have a year left on his contract and the club will have to listen…read more
On a ruthless evening reminiscent of how the trio of David Villa, Pedro and Messi used to dispatch teams away, Diego Simeone’s army did damage to Barcelona’s hope of a league cup yesterday night. The image of Joao Felix standing up to Lionel Messi as the Argentine tried to bully him was the highlight of the first half. Koke’s second half opener made everyone turned up. Thanks to Antoine Griezmann and his captain, the Catalans was soon ahead and riding to the finals.
Spain has contributed a wealth of impact to the football world especially in the past decade. The likes of Xavi, Iniesta and Busquets changed the midfield debate with their excellent brand of football while the likes of Fabregas, and David Silva all had success in different teams. Looking now the Spanish attack is one area where there is little discussion but Spain has provided its own share of quality forward. Fernando Torres is one of the players that changed the notion of what a number 9 should be, Strong on…read more