Portugal’s Raphael Guerreiro stoops to head in his side’s late winner against Argentina at Old Trafford

Portugal 1 Argentina 0There was scant sign of the apparent animus between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo before the start of this friendly encount(...)

Brazil’s Neymar celebrates scoring his fourth goal against Japan during their soccer friendly  at the National Stadium in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Friendly international round-up: Neymar shrugged off a cold to score all four goals in a sumptuous display as Brazil beat an under-strength Japan 4-0 (...)

Argentina’s Lionel Messi challenges Brazil’s Neymar  during the ‘The Superclassico of the Americas’ in Beijing. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Diego Tardelli scored both goals as Brazil beat fellow South American giants Argentina 2-0 in a Beijing tussle billed as the Superclassico.The Atletic(...)

FC Barcelona’s new coach Luis Enrique Martinez (centre) poses with his staff Juan Carlos Unzue (second left), Robert Moreno (second right), Rafael Pol (right) and Joaquin Valdes (left), after signing a two-year contract. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Luis Enrique has set his sights on building a new Barcelona empire. The new Nou Camp head coach put pen to paper on his two-year deal this afternoon (...)

Gerardo Martino has stepped down as Barcelona manager following the 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid that saw the La Liga title go to Diego Simeone’s side. Photograph:   Alejandro Garcia/EPA

Gerardo Martino has stepped down as Barcelona coach after they missed out on the Primera Division title in a 1-1 draw with champions Atletico Madrid.M(...)

Atlètico Madrid coach Diego Simeone: Photograph: Getty Images

There was a moment late in the penultimate game of the season last weekend when Atlético Madrid’s assistant coach, Óscar Ortega, began to celebrate th(...)

Luis Enrique has stepped down as Celta Vigo coach midway through his two-year contract amid speculation he is poised to replace Gerardo Martino at Barcelona. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Luis Enrique has stepped down as Celta Vigo coach midway through his two-year contract amid speculation he is poised to replace Gerardo Martino at Bar(...)

  Lionel Messi  training with his Barcelona team-mates  at Joan Gamper Sports City on Friday after agreeing  an improved deal with the club that could be worth up to €25 million   per year. Photograph: Andreu Dalmau/EPA

Barcelona have agreed an improved deal with Argentinian star Lionel Messi that Spanish media are reporting could be worth up to to €25 million a y(...)

 Getafe players congratulate Angel Lafita after his last-minute goal earned them a draw against   Barcelona  at the Nou Camp  stadium. Photograph: Alejandro Garcia/EPA

Barcelona 2 Getafe 2: Barcelona were left facing their first season without any major silverware in six years after they conceded in the second minute(...)

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates after winning the Copa del Rey, thanks to a 2-1 victory over Barcelona in which he scored a sublime winner. Photograph: Sergio Perez / Reuters

Carlo Ancelotti hailed Gareth Bale after the Welshman’s late goal sunk Barcelona and gave Real Madrid the Copa del Rey for the 19th time in their h(...)