In exactly 1 day, Barcelona will play the first leg of the 1/16 finals of the Spanish Cup, away against Cartagena #fcblive
Tw Pique: "Nominated again for @FIFAcom @FIFPro
WorldXI 2013 short list. Very honored! Thanks to all that voted me. pic.twitter.com/pjNmQqohfs
Rodgers (coach Liverpool): "Messi and Ronaldo have been out on their own for a couple of years, but Suarez deserves mention with them now."
The foundations of Barcelona and Neymar have signed an agreement to work together in social projects for youth in South America. [fcb]
Barcelona plan to renew the contract of centre back Marc Bartra (22) for 4 or 5 seasons. [mundo deportivo]
Video: Neymar Jr - Freestyle Magical Skills Show youtube.com/watch?v=FXbFrn…
Referendum on stadium (remodelling Camp Nou or building new) will be end 2014 or beginning 2015. Club want to have first all permits [sport]
note on neymar smoking picture: a "double" is "a person who looks like another"
Video: Barcelona youth player, in tears after missing a penalty, goes on to score twice youtube.com/watch?v=yYZfLP…
Tw Cesc: "Photo of the training session of this morning, ready for the match of tomorrow! #CopadelRey #fcblive pic.twitter.com/dVpsiP78NL
Fernando Hierro (ex-Real Madrid): "Xavi is a great professional, he is the best player in Spanish football." [via efe]
Picture: Neymar's double smoking #fcblive
[via sport] pic.twitter.com/ZrSxcFmkUu
Former (1987-88) Barcelona coach Luis Aragones (75) denies he said in an interview that he retires. Would still coach if he gets good offer.
Cannavaro (ex-Juventus -Real Madrid): "Pique-Ramos and Thiago Silva-David Luiz are the best centre back duos around at the moment." [via md]
Video: Neymar in ad for Catalan charity event youtube.com/watch?v=XeRIIL…
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Cuadrado (Fiorentina): "Barça rumour? I didn't know about that, Barça didn't talk with me. At this moment, I'm focused on Fiorentina." [el9]
Tw Deulofeu: "Yesterday in Old Trafford! Fantastic night! pic.twitter.com/VDLP5PX9rX
Suffer most fouls/game in top-5 leagues this season: Barrientos (Catania) 5 - Diamanti (Bologna) 4,2 - Neymar 3,9 - Balotelli 3,7 [via md]
Barcelona follow Real Sociedad goalkeeper Claudio Bravo (30). Manchester City are also interested in the Chilean player. [md]
Infographic: Fans' attendance in the Liga last three years pic.twitter.com/xtFXlDzeap
[via lfp @estemfutbol
Video: Making of the World Cup trophy youtube.com/watch?v=Bs-s7Z…
Although Celta and Everton want to extend the loans, Barcelona players Rafinha (20) and Gerard Deulofeu (19) will return next season. [md]
Picture: Alba got the medical green light today and is available for tomorrow's game #fcblive
Platini (president Uefa): "I would change the yellow card system. I'd make it like in rugby, punish it with 10-15 minutes on the sideline."
Platini (president Uefa): "I think cup winner should qualify for CL instead of 3rd-place team in league. But most countries vote against it"
Video: Neymar - The King of Skills youtu.be/dN2Kx-5nWIc
Barcelona are considering to sign a centre back in January. Martino will decide. Options: David Luiz, Vergini, Hummels, Agger, Balanta [md]
Tw Tello: "Feeling great, getting ready to return stronger than ever #FCBARCELONA whosay.com/l/qWa7maO
B forward Sanabria doesn't accept the renewal offer. Barcelona now waiting for formal bids. Player has offers from Italy and England. [rac1]
Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen (21) will soon confirm that he will join Barcelona. [md]
The Liga and Unicef organize a charity game for the Philippines in Madrid on 30 Dec. Players from all Spanish teams in East vs West game.
Tw Alves: "Hello people!! Have a wonderful day, with a big smile, because that would be the reflection of your happiness. Greetings."
Former (1987-88) Barcelona coach Luis Aragones (75) has formally announced in an interview that he retires.
Martino: "Puyol didn't play against Athletic because he got a knock in training. He's fine now, he trained well, I'm not worried." #fcblive
Tata: "Montoya and Tello said they want to play more? Didn't talk with them. Tello could have played more if he wouldn't be injured."
Martino: "Pessimism around the team? There are two options: it can hurt us, or it can make us stronger." #fcblive
Martino: "Messi's recovery goes as planned. We hope that he will be back at the start of the new year." #fcblive
Martino: "When we lose, that is my responsibility. It worried me that we weren't able to react after Athletic's goal." #fcblive
Martino: "At the end of the game, the team shouldn't get restless and stick more to our game, no matter the score." #fcblive
Martino: "I didn't yet decide if we will sign someone in the winter transfer window. There's time left to make a decision." #fcblive
[2/2] Squad (vs Cartagena): Busquets, Song, Sergi Roberto, Cesc, Adama, Pedro, Alexis, Dongou, Neymar #fcblive
[1/2] Squad (vs Cartagena): Pinto, Oier, Montoya, Puyol, Bartra, Mascherano, Adriano, Alba #fcblive
Official: 17 players in squad for Cartagena, Puyol back, Pique and Cuenca not injured but not included, B-team players Adama and Dongou
Official: Xavi (calf) and Iniesta (thigh) are not available for tomorrow's game against Cartagena out of precaution #fcblive
Official: Jordi Alba has recovererd from his thigh injury and gets the medical green light #fcblive
Xavi: "Only time I didn't feel good was first half against Ajax. That can't happen again. They were better and more intense." [catradio]