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
Lionel Messi is the superstar player for FC Barcelona. It can be known that he may give the MLS experience because he has elected to bring his illustrious career to an end with the Spanish club. Many have built up certain stories regarding this and the future for him is yet to be known by his fans. It is known that the term between him and the club had a clause that he may opt to leave the Spanish club during the last quarter of every year after he turns…read more
In June 2014 David Villa joined the New York City FC. Nobody could predict he’d leave such a significant impact on New York and MLS. Today, he is a standout amongst most prominent European stars to take his footballing talent to the United States of America. As of late, after four amazing seasons, including MVP- campaign win in 2016, David declared that he is leaving the league and the country to begin the following statement of his playing profession. The news comes post 1 year of David announcing his retirement…read more
There are media reports that David Villa wants to continue his career for at least one more season. The player who is currently 36 years old has been playing for and will be out of contract at the end of the season. It is believed that the player wants to continue his career but he might not get another deal from New York City FC. When asked about the future of David Villa, New York City FC coach Dome Torrent said that he does not know anything about that. He…read more
If NYCFC can not score a result against Philly, this weekend may be the last time El Guaje enters Eithad Pitch. It should not have come down to this. But when Domé Torrent has taken over, New York City FC had been in the ground over the last few months. And because of this absolute misfortune, NYCFC is not guaranteed a playoff game at home unless they can draw a positive result against the Philadelphia Union this Sunday at the Yankee Stadium. Thus, if fresh rumors are to be believed,…read more
Former Barcelona striker David Villa has thanked his former teammate Victor Valdes as the goalkeeper retires from the game. The Major League Soccer star also revealed the present the keeper received when he won the Zamora award in 2011. The Spaniard was awarded the best goals conceded per game ration for his performance in the 2010/11 La Liga season. Valdes felt it was more of a team effort so he shared the honour with the rest of the team. Valdes then presented each player in the team with a plaque.
Spain has dropped MLS soccer star David Villa from its latest list for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Israel. Coach Julen Lopetugui called on the player in the last international window, with Villa featuring against Italy. Villa played in the 3-0 win despite being out of the team for three years. He was injured when Spain played Lichtenstein in the next game though. Lopetugui opted to leave him out altogether this time.