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Barcelona's president says club's debt now at $1.6 billion

Aug. 16, 2021 08:56 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona’s president presented a grim picture of the club’s financial situation on Monday, saying its debt had risen to 1.35 billion euros ($1.6 billion). Joan Laporta blamed the previous administration of Josep Bartomeu for the club’s...

Messi breaks down, says he wasn't ready to leave Barcelona

Aug. 08, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi began crying before he even started speaking. The “most difficult” moment of his career had arrived and he wasn't ready for it. It was time to say goodbye to Barcelona after more than two decades with the Catalan club. ...

Barcelona president: Keeping Messi was a ‘risky’ investment

Aug. 06, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Money came between Barcelona and Lionel Messi. Barcelona said the player wanted to stay. The club wanted the same. They even shook hands on a deal. But in the end the club's dire financial situation made it...

Italy beats Spain on penalties, reaches Euro 2020 final

Jul. 06, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Facing a wall of nervous blue-and-white clad Italy fans behind the goal, Jorginho took his trademark hop and skip before calmly stroking in the winning penalty. So much for the pressure of a shootout in the European Championship semifinals. ...