We had the likes of Traore, Baros and Biscan in the team. If you have a top striker, a controlled shot has a high chance of finding the net. During the 2007-08 season, Messi led the team to the top four in La Liga.
Born in Tuilla, Spain, David Villa is one of the top forwards in soccer for 2009. Though he has not played for one of the “elite” clubs, he has a record to be feared. As of the writing of this article, he has 12 goals and 2 assists in 14 starts for Valencia in the Spanish Primera Division so far in 2009.
Coaching young people of any age gives you the opportunity to have a massive and important influence on the future of your community and country! This is not just talk. Ask any adult who has played sport for a while and there is a good chance the had great people who were their coaches.
This weekend, Barca, with a Messi hat-trick, won 3-0 over Atletico Madrid, and Real beat Real Sociedad 4-1 with two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo (tying Messi for the championship’s top goal scorer) and one each from Kaka and Adebayor. But with each winning nothing changes.
After being left off the team roster for a little more than a month, Real Madrid has decided to add Beckham back to the team. He is listed on the roster for their upcoming game on Saturday Real Sociedad. This is exciting news for a team that has struggled to get wins without their leader. Even though Beckham’s skill level has greatly decreased over the past few years, his overall importance to the team is far greater. He is a soccer sports icon that is loved worldwide. His appearance Saturday will most likely give the team energy and fire that has been missing.
2nd year. As we could not compete with the big money spenders, we could not get great players. We did however get a great goalkeeper in Pepe Reina. The roots of a great team were being planted, but one cannot expect them to deliver immediately. Liverpool were still lacking in key areas such as wingers and quality strikers. We still managed to win the FA Cup.
Barca is now seven points ahead of Real and if the Madrid hosts win their return match with the Catalans only four points will separate them-but what other team can beat Barca? And if no one does the championship is over. As mentioned before, it will take some key injuries to the table leaders coupled with a return to super form by some of Real’s bench-warming stars for the gap to close. Even then, it will be difficult to derail this blue and red train.
Upon Ronaldinho’s departure from the club, Messi inherited his number 10 shirt. And during the 2008 Champion League match, Messi got 2 points in the last seven minutes. At the following match, they fought with their good friend team. Messi got a score from a free kick and assisted another to stop the opponents. In the game with Madrid, Messi made a hat-trick first time in public. Before the end of the Barcelona’s time, Messi led his team win Real Madrid twice. When he reached to the aim, he ran to the fans and the cameras lifting up his team shirt and showing his shirt which refers to his support for poor children.