Johan Cruyff: "Making many goals Barca Need to sign Neymar?"

The former player and former FC Barcelona coach Johan Cruyff has claimed that his relations with the Catalan club are nonexistent, contrary to what the vice president said recently Vilarrubí club Carles, who said that these relations are excellent and very friendly.

Johan Cruyff

In an interview on "The matí of Catalunya Radio" with Manel Fuentes, Cruyff said: "There is no relationship. I have no contact", and revealed that FC Barcelona is no longer working with his foundation: "It a question of mentality. Here is a bit like Holland. Neither bothers me, just pointed. When you climb a little higher than they want them cut off your head, and then doesn’t want to participate because I'm too famous. But this is their problem." 

Johan Cruyff has criticized the fact that the FC Barcelona board has eliminated some sections of the club: "You cannot make a budget with so much money and eliminate all social sports because they are not professionals. I've got four or five sports and I think it was an equivalent two million euros. With the budget they have is an absurdity. Even the players themselves, if they take something, you can pay themselves."

FC Barcelona goes next round by defeating Alavés 3-1

FC Barcelona
●Adriano 35' ●Villa 56' ●Villa 59'
 Viguera 16'
(November 28, 2012)

The FC Barcelona has completed the comeback in the sixth so far this year to get into the knockout stages of the Copa del Rey. He had to raise the initial goal Alavés, progress has been made by Borja on 15 minutes and has not dropped their arms until they have completed the 180 minutes of the tie. Then Adriano has tied before the break and two goals from Villa, who played his first full match since injuring a year ago, have preferred the match to the Catalans. Holders will face in the second round to Córdoba, which got rid of the Royal Society, in a tie which starts on December 12.  

FC Barcelona

David Villa, Adriano and Thiago Alcântara has returned to the title with the club. In a starting lineup which also featured the player Sergi Roberto subsidiary. Instead, one focus of attention, Gerard Deulofeu has begun starting on the bench. With many of the stars in the stands, Tito Vilanova has given to the less common game, considering the 0-3 first-leg advantage. 

Yes, the Alavés has taken the first shock of the night, when it has advanced through Borja Viguera. The former Nàstic marked, in the 16th minute when he headed a center head Miki. FC Barcelona had possession yet, but tension has missed. Adriano equalized returned one for a draw, thanks to a pass from Thiago in the front. After the break, FC Barcelona found more fluid and more arrivals to the area of Sergio Herrera, the subsidiary of Alavés goalkeeper who stood between the posts as the two first-team goalkeepers are injured. 

After defenders FC Barcelona also dominated on the midfielder category for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2012

4 midfielders of FC Barcelona, candidates for the FIFA FIFPro World XI

Busquets, Cesc, Iníesta and Xavi are on the list of 15 midfielders selected for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2012. The best team of the year will be announced on January 7, the same day they also give the Golden Ball.

FC Barcelona is the team with more candidates in the category of midfield to set the World Eleven. Of the 15 nominees, four from FC Barcelona: Sergio Busquets, Cesc Fàbregas, Andres Iníesta and Xavi Hernández. The three winners will be presented during the Golden Ball Gala, Januanry 7. The FIFA FIFPro World XI of 2012 is chosen based on the vote of professional footballers worldwide. 

Xavi and Iníesta are common among the winners. The FC Barcelona number "6" has been part of the Dream Team in the past four years, while the number "8" has done in three. Cesc and Busquets will try to find a place among the first elected. These are for teams, fifteen midfielders who have received the most votes. 

FC Barcelona played with eleven homegrown first time ever

The input of Montoya for the injured Alves, FC Barcelona align prompted the first time ever an eleven formed in La Masia.

With the side on the field the club fulfilled the dream of forming an eleven players bred with the FC Barcelona youth. This is the eleventh historical: Valdés, Montoya, Piqué, Puyol, Alba, Busquets, Iníesta, Xavi, Cesc, Messi and Pedro. Although the starting XI against Levante was Dani Alves, the Brazilian had to leave due to injury in the 14th minute. He has replaced Martin Montoya and has meant that the club played for the first time with an eleven entirely made in the farmhouse. Later, when Tito replaced Adriano for Alba, the figure was again 10. 

Tito Vilanova said that "When Dani Alves was injured I thought could not be this eleven. Montoya was the natural change. We must be very happy and proud to have been eleven players in the house."

Of the current staff, 16 of the 24 members (and the entire coaching staff) are formed in the farmhouse. Between them the four captains: Puyol, Xavi, Iníesta and Valdes. Moreover, his splendid figure, Leo Messi, arrived at FC Barcelona youth ranks in childhood. It has three Golden Balls are all players with a recognizable style, with high technical and easy to develop an offensive game.

With twelve wins and a draw, FC Barcelona equals the best start of the League

FC Barcelona has matched the best start Sunday League history that had the Real Madrid from the season 91/92. With twelve wins and a draw, the set of Tito Vilanova has already made the best start in this competition.

FC Barcelona's victory Sunday in the City of Valencia against Levante, has matched the best start in the history of the League Real Madrid recorded by the 1991/92 season, with Radomir Anticon on the bench. The 0-4 in Levante, with two more goals from Messi, one of Iníesta and Cesc another, leaves FC Barcelona with 37 points in the standings, three head of Atletico, which right now is the closest pursuer. 

Messi mark his eighth double in the league this season and placed 3 goals behind Müller

Against Levante Messi signed his eighth double in the league this season, totaling 19 goals and standing only three goals behind Müller's record.


Partidazo egregious of Argentine continues to defy logic day after day. Two more goals and two less to overcome history, the old acquaintance with Messi has to live to eternity football. The FC Barcelona star showed his best-and almost single-version, attracting rival the edge of the area and creating space for the combination with peers. In the first part some distant shots proved to not curdle the walls with Cesc and Iníesta, but the second was able to live the magic of Iníesta to continue a dream that no culé like awakening. Only three goals to equal Gerd Müller, and since there are few records that do not bear the name of Messi. 

Leo Messi has scored 82 goals in 62 games in the year 2012. Leo Messi has surpassed the 1958 record of Pele and lacks only 3 goals to exceed 85 German Gerd Müller, who in 1972 set the record in a season with goals made with Bayern Munich and the German national team.

Messi closes on Müller

 FC Barcelona

●Messi 47' ●Messi 52' Iníesta 57' Fàbregas
(November 25, 2012)

Typical absolute, the FC Barcelona, with eleven academy players on the pitch for 60 minutes, has been imposed in the area of Levante, thanks to a terrific second half in which the team scored four goals. All have been the hallmark of Iníesta  author of three assists and a goal from the edge. It was Messi, however, who opened the can with two goals that a little closer to the historical record of Gerd Müller. Cesc Fàbregas was the third scorer of a team that continues to beat records and already leads defending champions Real Madrid, on eleven points. Athletico, rival in three weeks, follows three. 

FC Barcelona

The game was developed as expected. As in the last game between the teams, has been a conceptual battle. FC Barcelona sent from the possession, focusing their attacks on the left wing, where Iníesta and Alba has come repeatedly until the baseline, never finding auctioneer. Levante  tried through speedy counterattacks, with Juanlu and Martins as daggers major offensive. Throughout the first half, however, the best times have come by two defenders, Juanfran and Piqué, in separate auctions corner. Combat zero to rest that has come up with a club formed by eleven academy players after Alves's injury. 

The first time has taken less than two minutes after the restart. Iníesta and Messi have been in charge of making it blow up in five magical minutes. First, great manchego assistance has helped to overcome the Argentine Munúa with a subtle touch. Soon after, Iníesta has reached the end line and focused back where Messi was again lethal. In the blink of an eye it went from 0-0 to 0-2. 

Five FC Barcelona defenders are in the list of 20 candidates of defense for the World XI 2012

Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba, Dani Alves, Carles Puyol and Javier Mascherano are part of a top pick in the category of defense to set the FIFA FIFPro World XI of 2012. The best team of the year will be announced on January 7 next year, the same day they also deliver the 2012 Golden Ball.

FIFA and FIFPro have released a list of 20 defenders that fight to occupy one of the four seats of the World XI 2012 on the defensive line. Among those shortlisted for the Catalans  are: Jordi Alba, Dani Alves, Javier Mascherano, Gerard Piqué and Carles Puyol. The winners will be announced on January 7, 2013, during the awards ceremony of the Golden Ball. Jordi Alba debuts while the captain Carles Puyol is a veteran of this award, as it has been collected in 2007, 2008 and 2010. In addition, last year Dani Alves and Gerard Piqué was in the FIFA FIFPro World XI in which Iniesta, Xavi and Messi were also for FC Barcelona.

Messi has scored two or more goals in 15 Champions League games


Review of the games in the Argentinian star scored two or more goals in the Champions League. Messi, top scorer in the Champions League for the last four years, has 56 goals in 73 games and is already the 2nd top scorer of the competition equating to Ruud Van Nistelrooy. Raúl González is the leader of the classification of gunners, with 71 goals in 142 matches.

Messi scored another two in FC Barcelona's win against Spartak Moscow

Spartak Moscow
 FC Barcelona

●Alves 16' ●Messi 27' ●Messi 39'
(November 20, 2012)

The frigid climate of Moscow, freezing has not been an impediment to the FC Barcelona players ended up walking on the artificial turf of Luzhniki. FC Barcelona won 0-3 at Spartak with a goal by Alves and Messi two others, all in the first half. Thus FC Barcelona has qualified for the Champions League knockout also do as group after the defeat of Celtic in Lisbon.


The Barça monologue began with an early warning of Peter. The canary receives the ball inside the area, controls, shoots, rejects the goalkeeper and defense ends Dykan sending a corner. In the corner was rehearsed anecdote, who executed the Spartak Moscow before the first quarter, in which Emenike has sent the ball into the clouds. Pedro, Iniesta and Leo Messi, in particular, have begun to visit with much danger the Russian area. 

After a move within the area of Argentina, Alves has tapped a rebound from defense to hook a powerful shot and do the 0-1. It was the first fifteen minutes. Messi himself, who had never scored in Russian lands, has used the rebound from a shot keeper Iniesta to foist the 0-2 to Spartak from the front. The ball, with a bounce included, adjusted entered in the bottom left of Dykan. 

Six minutes before the break, Leo Messi, again, made the 0-3. Ten tagged FC Barcelona goalkeeper after cutting thanks to a pass from Pedro, between two defenders. Between the second and third goals of FC Barcelona, Andres Iniesta has staged a spectacular rally near the corner, with up to five dribbles on three Spartak players, who finished with a back pass. 

Messi equals Santillana as the ninth top scorer in the league

With two goals against Zaragoza, Leo Messi has reached 186 in league competition and placed ninth in history, tied with Santillana, Madrid legend of the seventies and eighties. He still caught 65 Telmo Zarra.


Messi's solo Pichichi with 17 goals, followed by Cristiano Ronaldo (12) and Falcao, with 10. It has signed a double in seven league games and a triplet at Depor. Take 55 games he scores two or more goals in the league championship and 23 in which scores three or more goals throughout his career. He was also the first player ever to score FC Barcelona's 15 hat-tricks in La Liga (beating Caesar).

Of the leading 17 goals Messi in La Liga, 6 were in the Nou Camp and 11 at home. Zaragoza is a team that is particularly good, Leo has scored 13 goals in the 13 games he has faced the Hand set. Today two goals mark him well, has also given assistance 2-1, Alex Song's work.

FC Barcelona 3-1 Real Zaragoza

FC Barcelona
Real Zaragoza
●Messi 16' ●Song 28' ●Messi 60'
●Montañés 24'
(November 17, 2012)

Barca got 34 out of 36 points. FC Barcelona continues unabated in the league and has scored another victory against Zaragoza with solvency. It too has affected the dreaded break for international commitments. In fact, their brightest moments have been at first, in which Leo Messi has scored the 1-0. The draw Aragon has tested the confidence and resilience of the leader. Their response has been overwhelming, with two more goals, the first of Alex Song of FC Barcelona and the 78th in a year of Messi. Ten players have emerged from the quarry-all equipment except Cameroon initialed the eleventh championship victory.


With Puyol and Piqué rediscovered in the heart of the defense for FC Barcelona, the club quickly led the party to its terrain. He had the ball, made her move with speed and direction and locked at Zaragoza on home soil. It took a minute to create a remarkable opportunity: Jordi Alba, a bullet from the left, Messi has attended and this, with all in favor, shot out. The Argentine did not forgive the quarter hour, when he beat his marker with a feint and has beaten the goalkeeper with a pass to the network. The partner was Alba again.

He was comfortable the team enjoyed. Block attacked and was effective in the recovery. However, Zaragoza equalize in first approximation, in the 22nd minute. First, Montoya has prevented a shot in open position Montanes sending the ball to a corner. Then, in the second attempt from the corner, signed the 1-1 Montanes with a little luck, as his shot grazed Puyol. FC Barcelona has put things in place immediately. It would also be from a corner. The ball fell to Messi, who has unbalanced and completed the pass from death to Song, lucky.

Xavi, forever...

For FC Barcelona, Xavi advantage of the absence of the call with the Red, wants to accelerate the negotiations for the renewal of the midfielder until 2016.


It is reported from FC Barcelona Josep Maria Bertomeu, Andoni Zubizarreta and the player's agent, Ivan Corretja, will hold a meeting to bring positions ahead of a renewal that any sportsbook has doubt . All indications are that no problems will be solved because the player is crazy to end his career at FC Barcelona and the whole club is looking forward to this happening. 

And no wonder.  Xavi is the flag, the baton and the epitome of the 'Philosophy club'. Raised in La Masia and after passing a hard time at the club, knows perfectly how to act at all times and their role as driver of the team plays in the best way possible the metronome of the play, the beacon that illuminates the FC Barcelona game. The precise touches and always chooses the best option. To make matters worse, his role scorer every season improves to the point that it is one of the team's scorers bets this season. 

Messi, including shock, madness unleashed upon arrival in Saudi Arabia


Messi is the main character always. The day after beating Pelé's record scorer in a calendar year, the crack of FC Barcelona madness unleashed in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), where Argentina will play a friendly on Wednesday. Such was the expectation that the military, in an excess of zeal, completely surrounded Messi to protect the fans demanded it. There one involuntarily gunpoint to FC Barcelona star with the rifle.

Alex Song is not travelling with Cameroon

FC Barcelona

Alex Song has caused ground breaking in the call for Cameroon for the friendly on Wednesday. The FC Barcelona's medical services have been diagnosed with low back pain and the player will stay at Barcelona for treatment. There will be attentive to their development, as Sergio Busquets is suspended and will be sidelined for the match against Zaragoza.

Iníesta : "Messi is unique and decisive, so breaks all records"

Andrés Iníesta has recognized this Monday morning that "Messi is the number one" in the world of football. "He is unique and decisive and thus breaks all records. What makes people happy is that FC Barcelona still has far to go." he said in an event sponsored by Sony.


Satisfied with the role of the quarry Andrés Iníesta who on Monday joined the Spanish team, which will play a friendly on Wednesday in Panama, acknowledged his "Lucky" to be in a club like FC Barcelona, who bets continuously by the quarry. "When you do not trust, not very worthwhile because it is not given opportunities to players who come down," he said. He gave as an example: "I went up to the first team with Van Gaal, in a difficult situation." Recall that in Mallorca nine players ended the meeting house." 

Messi beats Pele as top scorer in a calender year

With two goals against Mallorca, Argentine Leo Messi has surpassed the mark of 75 goals from Pelé in a calendar year and already has 76.


With only 25 years, Leo Messi and falls short of the greatest ever. This Sunday, in Mallorca, the FC Barcelona number '10' has surpassed Pele as top scorer in a calendar year. With both of Mallorca, the Argentinian and FC Barcelona star has now 76 goals in this 2012, one more than the Brazilian star who signed in 1958. A Messi still missing 9 goals to exceed 85 German Gerd Müller, who in 1972 set the record in a season with goals made with Bayern Munich and the German national team.

FC Barcelona's best start in the La Liga history

 FC Barcelona
●Pereira 55' ●Casadesús(Pen) 58'
●Xavi 28' ●Messi 44' ●Tello 45' ●Messi 70'
(November 11, 2012)

FC Barcelona has joined the tenth victory in 11 days and has matched the best start in the history of a team in the league. The Catalans have been imposed at the Iberostar Stadium by 2-4 in a match that happened to win 0-3 at the break to see resumption in Mallorca for two goals. But Messi who has appeared to calm the historic leader with a goal, that allows him to beat the record of Pele.

FC Barcelona

The Iberostar Stadium will remain a fertile ground for the interests of FC Barcelona in the league. The Catalans, without forcing the machine, have joined the tenth victory in the last eleven visits to Palma and rebound, has equaled the best start to a team in the history of the championship with 10 wins in the first 11 days until Real Madrid now had seasons of 1961-62, 1968-69 and 1991-92.

The club has played under the baton leisurely pleasure of Xavi Hernandez. The Mallorca, predictably, has ceded the initiative to the entire set of Tito Vilanova, who has touched 80% of possession in the first fifteen minutes of play. In a match at Celtic Park modeled without ambient pressure Scottish stadium, FC Barcelona have dominated but the first real chance of threatening the locals have had with Hemed's header.

Playing, playing and playing, maturing patiently and calmly, the club has finished solving the match by fast before the break. In the 28th minute, Xavi opened the scoring with a masterful launch of lack from the front entered the top corner of Auoate, which could only make the statue. Israeli goalkeeper has been protagonist of 0-2, which has come in the 43rd  minute. Messi has no apparent danger from afar but Auoate swallowed the ball and has collaborated fundamentally a historic goal, the Argentinian star 75 in 2012 and used to match the record of Pele . And no time to react, Tello, the most incisive player of Barca with their interned by the left, has the set 0-3 with a shot to the bottom.

Start the race to sign Guardiola

The return of Pep Guardiola to the bench begins to take shape, after his sabbatical in New York the former coach of FC Barcelona begins to "Pluck Daisy." City, United and Chelsea in the Premier League, Bayern in the Bundesliga and Milan and Inter in Serie A are postulated as possible destinations. A Guardiola will rain bids after its historic passage through the FC Barcelona bench Santpedor to raffle him half of Europe's leading clubs of the old continent and plan next season and all agendas one name stands above the rest, Pep Guardiola. Pep Next season will have the opportunity to start a new project away from FC Barcelona.


Six years that FC Barcelona had not lost away in the group stage

The FC Barcelona history lets a spectacular run of 17 games unbeaten away from home in the group stage of the Champions League. The Glasgow on Wednesday is just the second defeat of FC Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova, which has a balance of 14 wins, one draw and lost only two games.

After falling into Celtic Park (2-1), FC Barcelona history lets a spectacular run of 17 games unbeaten away from home in the group stage of the Champions League. For six years the FC Barcelona team never lost away from Camp Nou at this stage of the continental showpiece.'s Last loss was on October 18, 2006 at Stamford Bridge, where Chelsea won thanks to a solitary goal from Drogba (1 - 0). Since then, the balance was 11 wins and six draws. 

Celtic FC 2-1 FC Barcelona

Celtic FC
 FC Barcelona
●Wanyama 21' ●Watt 82'
●Messi 91'
(November 8, 2012)

The fourth win in the Champions League has not been possible for FC Barcelona. The club has fallen on the field of Celtic's 2-1 qualifying round and will have to wait. Lennon's team has advanced to a Wanyama goal in the first half. Watt sentenced to 2-0 at the 82nd minute. In the discount, Messi made it 2-1 which was dedicated to his son Thiago. 


Despite being recovered from the ankle injury, Piqué has been on the bench. Tito Vilanova has chosen to place to Bartra and Mascherano as central pair. Instead, it has been Celtic have the Greek Samaras, dragging discomfort in the ankle from the match at the Camp Nou. As happened in the Camp Nou, Celtic has taken the lead on the scoreboard after a goal Wanyama who headed in a corner. 

At 1-0, Celtic has followed the expected script. They closed with a cobweb back and very difficult to break. And if you ask a club, with 82% possession in the first half has insisted no luck to get the tie. For FC Barcelona, Forster's goal made them small, Messi sent a shot against the crossbar in the first chance to start the comeback. And head Alexis, has directed a shot that ended up in the bottom left of Forster.

Neither strategy has changed in the second half Celtic. Closed back, Forster has become one of the heroes of the Glasgow team stopping two shots from Messi and one from Alexis with a providential hand. Neither input Cesc, Piqué and Villa nor any change course. Piqué, incidentally, did not play for two months. 

The possible tie to one with a direct free-kick into the hands of Messi Forster passed to 2-0. Forster has put the ball into play quickly with a shot from distance that Xavi and could not divert the ball has gone to Watt boots. In a swift action, has been beat Valdés and kill the game in the 82nd minute. Already in the discount, Messi made it 2-1 and has been able to devote to his son Thiago, although it has not served to avoid defeat. Despite this defeat, FC Barcelona will continue as Group G leader with nine points.

Who will win the FIFA Ballon d'Or?

Lionel Messi won the FIFA Ballon d'Or consecutively in last three years. Can he win the award for the fourth time? The award will given on January 7, 2013.


With 73 goals and 29 assists in 60 appearances for FC Barcelona Lionel Messi should win the FIFA Ballon d'Or . He is the most favourite to beat Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba, his FC Barcelona teammates Andrés Iníesta and Xavi Hernández to win the award.

FC Barcelona continues their winning run in La Liga

FC Barcelona
Celta Vigo
●Adriano 21' ●Villa 26' ●Alba 61'
●Bermejo 24'
(November 3, 2012)

Within few moments referee will blow final whistle of the match. FC Barcelona is surely winning the match. But the whole Camp Nou was praying for ‘a goal’. Two defenders of FC Barcelona scored but he can’t. Messi couldn’t score!

FC Barcelona

But FC Barcelona easily beats Celta Vigo by goals from Adriano, David Villa and Jordi Alba. David Villa had a great game in Copa del Rey against Alavés. He got chance in starting 11 and scored one goal, assisted one.

Tito Vilanova made a record of the best start of FC Barcelona’s history. It was the best start of FC Barcelona in Spanish La Liga by getting 28 points out of 30.

21st to 26th minutes – within these five minutes the crowd saw three goals. Adriano got first one, then Mario Bermejo leveled the score in the 24th minute and Villa scored again for FC Barcelona in 26th minute. The last goal of the match came in the 61st minute. Jordi Alba scored from David Villa’s back-heel, though it looks like an offside in replay.

FC Barcelona started with a win in Copa del Rey

FC Barcelona

●Villa 40' ●Iníesta 51' ●Fàbregas 89'
(October 30, 2012)

FC Barcelona started their Copa del Rey mission by beating Alavés 3-0 without Messi-Xavi-Valdés and more senior team players. Iníesta was the captain in the absence of Puyol-Xavi-Valdés. He scored a superb goal in 51st minute.

FC Barcelona

David Villa scored the first goal in 40th minute for FC Barcelona before Iníesta and later Fàbregas made it 3-0 in the 89th minute. In the second leg of round of 32 FC Barcelona will play against Alavés on 28th November at the Camp Nou.

Montoya, Bartra, Sergi Roberto and dos Santos got chance to play in this match for FC Barcelona. David Villa scored again after the match against Rayo Vallecano. He recently back in the team after long time from an injury. But Iníesta s goal was the best goal of the match and his all-round display was sensational.

Lionel Messi received the European Golden Boot award for being the highest scorer in Europe

Lionel Messi won his first Golden Boot in 2009-10 by scoring 34 goals which helped FC Barcelona to win the league title. But in the season 2011-12 he scored a record 50 goals for FC Barcelona.


Carles Puyol and Xavi Hernández were present in the ceremony. Messi dedicates the award to his FC Barcelona teammates. Messi said, “It’s a prize for scoring goals, but without my teammates I couldn't have score them.” “I don’t fight for individual awards, I fight for titles,” he added.