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Barcelona all-time starting XI

Here are Barcelona's starting eleven according to appearances, goals and performances for the Catalans in football history.Lineup: Valdes, Koeman, Puyol, Alves, Abidal, Xavi, Iniesta, Cruyff, Messi, Ronaldinho and Suarez.Formation: 4-3-3 Goalkeeper: Victor Valdes is been rated as Barcelona's all time greatest goalkeeper.

  7 months ago ago
Barcelona all-time starting XI

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5 ex-footballars that converted to Islam from Christianity.

From time immemorial, religion has always played a major role in human endeavors, with many making divine intercessions and spirituality, as part of their day-to-day routine. Footballers also have religious affiliations and some of them openly display their beliefs. Human beings from all works of life have changed religions and footballers are no different.

  3 months ago ago
5 ex-footballars that converted to Islam from Christianity.

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Top Footballers Who Converted From Christianity To Islam (No 3 Willl Shock You)

Most times footballers are known for their performances on the pitch and not what is their lifestyle on the pitch. Many footballers have changed their religions to attain spiritual awakening during the early or later part of their lives and the majority of those changes have been from Islam to Christianity or vice versa. Religion is one of the most sensitive and salient aspects of one’s life irrespective of whether he is a celebrity or not. The world sees people convert to other religions in search of bli

  1 year ago ago
Top Footballers Who Converted From Christianity To Islam (No 3 Willl Shock You)

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Football players that changed their religion

From time immemorial, religion has always played a major role in human endeavors, with many making divine intercessions and spirituality a part of their day-to-day routine.

  9 months ago ago
Football players that changed their religion

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What Messi told me when I was battling cancer – Ex-Barcelona star, Abidal

Former Barcelona star, Eric Abidal has revealed what superstar, Lionel Messi told him when he was battling with cancer. Abida said that Messi told him to stop sharing his sickness videos as it breaks his teammates’ heart. The 38-year-old, who has taken time to talk at length about his long battle with cancer eventually underwent surgery and returned to win the Champions League with the Camp Nou outfit, playing the entire 90 minutes duration in the final against Manchester United at Wembley in May, 2011. S

  1 year ago ago
What Messi told me when I was battling cancer – Ex-Barcelona star, Abidal

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Can You Name 11 Ex-Barcelona Players Who Became A Coach? Read Details here

In the wake of a disastrous 2019/20 season where Barcelona failed to win any of the three competitons (Spanish La liga, Copa Del Rey and UEFA Champions League) they particpated in, four(4) if you add the Spanish Super Cup, questions was expected to be asked not only of the players but of the coach and indeed the Barca President and the board. For the President and the board, the questions asked of them have persisted for as long as they have occupied their positions. Earlier in the season, there was call for

  1 year ago ago
Can You Name 11 Ex-Barcelona Players Who Became A Coach? Read Details here

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These Are Muslim Footballers Who Have Played For Barcelona.

1) Eric Abidal Although he has retired from football a while ago, Abidal hasn't cut ties with Barcelona. He is currently director of football at Barcelona, his main job is dealing with the club's transfer policies and he even scouted Real Madrid bound Luka Jovic. For Blaugrana he has played from 2007 until 2013. Unfortunately, his last seasons at the club was difficult as he was battling cancer. The left-back has played 193 games in total scoring two goals. 2) Ibrahim Afellay Ibrahim Afellay Is the professional

  10 months ago ago
These Are Muslim Footballers Who Have Played For Barcelona.

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How Abidal is destroying Barcelona rapidly with Bartomeu's help.

These days,one can't help but wonder what has gone wrong with this once tantalizing football team .perhaps the rebuilding project of post messi era is really crippling the club and thus blind folded them from seeing the gaping holes in the squad. Firstly I would like to introduce some personalities to you for a proper digest of this article. Joseph Maria Bartomeu is Barcelona club president. Eric Abidal is the clubs director of football .Lionel Messi is the club's GOAT. Analysts have looked at the club, shedding

  1 year ago ago
How Abidal is destroying Barcelona rapidly with Bartomeu's help.

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Tuesday: Barcelona Transfer News and Updates

Barcelona and Ansu Fati have agreed on a new contract that would see the youngster's release clause raise to 400 million euros. Fati's signature is the only thing pending. md  Barcelona and the agent of both Rakitić and Umtiti will expectedly meet shortly to discuss the departure of the pair. md  Angers left-back Rayan Aït-Nouri (19) had many options to join Barça this summer with former technical secretary Abidal being a big admirer of the player. However, his future is in the air after last week's dismissal

  1 year ago ago
Tuesday: Barcelona Transfer News and Updates

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Bartomeu: If there is a need to find a new coach, Abidal will take care of it

Quique Setien is under fire as Barcelona lost their advantage to Real Madrid in the title race. Bartomeu has stated that the club will find a new manager if there's the need but backs Setien to continue. Bartomeu say's: "If there is a need to find a new coach, Abidal and Planes will take care of it. "But I really like to focus on Setien, his way of thinking and imagining football," the Spaniard added. Barcelona recently conceded the top spot to Real Madrid in La Liga. With just two games left, Quique Setien

  1 year ago ago
Bartomeu: If there is a need to find a new coach, Abidal will take care of it

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Barcelona Top Players For Each Position For The Last 10 Years

Barcelona can be said to be one of the best club in the world what they have achieved is great and the players they have In their possession are all talented, well well let's take a look at some of their top players for each position for the last 10 years. This these are players that made up the Barcelona top players for each position in their history Keeper Valdes is the best keeper that have ever keep for them for the last 10 years what he has achieved is great and there is no better option than him at the

  1 year ago ago
Barcelona Top Players For Each Position For The Last 10 Years

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Revolution Time - Barcelona sacks two senior staff in two days

Barcelona are now rebuilding the entire club after the club sacked Manager Quique Setien and Sport Director Eric Abidal. Yesterday Barcelona officially announced the termination of their manager Quique Setien after the humiliating 8-2 defeat to Baryern Munich in Friday. Quique Setien who is 61, only spend 7 months with the Catalonia, he was appointed in January loss the league title to rival Real Madrid.  His hope of being the manager beyond this season ended after the German side hammer them 8-2 in the Champions

  1 year ago ago
Revolution Time - Barcelona sacks two senior staff in two days

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Barcelona: Abidal Sacked After Two Years As Director

Abidal the two times champions league winner who has been in the Barcelona club as a sport director has been laid off and this is coming after a dramatic show from the Barca team throughout the season. The season could be described as one of the worst one ever for the Barca team as they were not able to secure any trophy. The La Liga cup was poorly given to the pleasure of Real Madrid as the same thing was the nature of the "Cops Da Riel" cup. The disgracing result of Barca against the Bayern Munich team last

  1 year ago ago
Barcelona: Abidal Sacked After Two Years As Director

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3 Things That Are Likely To Happen At Barcelona Following Abidal Sack.

It seems Barcelona have decided to waste no time in ensuring the team goes back to the winning ways that it has always been known for. Barcelona have look to have started their rebuilding process following the team's humiliating 8-2 defeat suffered against Bayern Munich.  Barcelona have begun taking some drastic actions seeing as they have sacked their coach, Quique Setien, and their sporting director, Eric Abidal. The followings are three things that are likely to happen following the sack of Setien and Abidal.

  1 year ago ago
3 Things That Are Likely To Happen At Barcelona Following Abidal Sack.

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Messi Gives Update On Staying Or Leaving Barcelona

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has made it known that he has no plans to leave the club irrespective of speculation over his future after admitting he ‘felt attacked’ over a public row with the sporting director Eric Abidal. The six-time Ballon d’Or winner revisited the argument after former defender Abidal suggested that the first-team were responsible for the dismissal of Ernesto Valverde The Argentinean captain said that he remains unshaken by recent events and spoke on his future as Manchester C

  1 year ago ago
Messi Gives Update On Staying Or Leaving Barcelona

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5 Footballers That Beat Cancer

Cancer is as deadly as the name. Surviving this deadly diseases takes courage, hope and prayer. There are no words to describe how awful cancer is. But, here are 5 footballers that fought it and won the battle. Éric Abidal Abidal was diagnosed with one of the most dangerous cancer known as liver cancer. Actually no cancer is undeadly. In 2013, Abidal had a transplant and then returned to the pitch to play once again. Burgos Burgos, the current assistant of Atletico Madrid also known as 'The Bull' was also known

  1 year ago ago
5 Footballers That Beat Cancer

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Lionel Messi Sets New Condition In Order To Renew His Stay At Barcelona

Messi has a contract that will keep him at FC Barcelona till 2021, The Argentina star has set a new condition in order to renew his contract to stay at Barcelona. Lionel Messi has been unyielding with the club president Josep Maria Bartomeu while negotiating a new contract with Barcelona. Some of the demands includes receiving more bonuses for his contribution as well as an increase in his wages regardless of the fact that the club is going through a financial break down caused by the ongoing coronavirus pa

  1 year ago ago
Lionel Messi Sets New Condition In Order To Renew His Stay At Barcelona

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FC Barcelona sack Eric Abidal as sporting director

Still on the world of sports there are plenty happening in there in football. Following the barcelona defeat see what is happening in the team Football club Barcelona, the champions of la liga have sacked Eric Abidal Abidal have been sacked from the team by the teams authority, there by he has been relived of his duties in the club, following their humiliation by FC Bayern Munich 8-2 goals in the champions league quarterfinals, game which left the team in a very traumatic state, and lead to disappointed among

  1 year ago ago
FC Barcelona sack Eric Abidal as sporting director

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How Lionel Messi stats as affected Barcelona result this season

Barcelona captain and Argentina super star Lionel Messi was blamed his team mate for their failure this season. Lionel Messi labeled that the inability for the team to be consistent in their winner ways. Lionel Messi who had a disagreement with the Barcelona board after the club Director Abidal blamed the players for the sack former coach Valverde which allow Messi fume out to the board for such statement. Since the the arrival of the new coach in January Barcelona as not be consistent, the clubs they did face

  1 year ago ago
How Lionel Messi stats as affected Barcelona result this season

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The Catalonia sporting director, Eric Abidal sacked

The Catalonia sack Abidal earlier today as the announce the sacking of Abidal a day after the Catalonia manager was sacked. Abidal paid a price after the Catalonia ended the season without any trophy after losing laliga to their rival Real Madrid this season and a humiliated defeat at champions league against Bayern Munich. This is the first time since 2007 Barcelona ended without a trophy. Setien was sacked on Monday after a meeting with board members on Monday which lasted for more than five hours. The Catalonia

  1 year ago ago
The Catalonia sporting director, Eric Abidal sacked