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From El Nino to Hulk – Fernando Torres looks incredibly buff as former Liverpool star kickstarts coaching career

Fernando Torres grabbed the headlines this week as the former Liverpool and Chelsea star got promoted to a coaching role at Atletico Madrid’s B side. The Spaniard made an appearance on his official Instagram account recently, and it is hard to ignore the physical transformation he has gone through since retiring from playing football. At […]

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Video – Cornella players celebrate cup win against Atletico Madrid with fans shopping at a nearby mall

The ‘magic of the cup’ was in full display as the Copa Del Rey cropped up with another upset recently when Segunda Division B side UE Cornella beat La Liga heavyweights Atletico Madrid against all odds in what is known as the Spanish cup competition. The underdogs who belong to the third division of Spanish […]

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Yannick Carrasco produced a pass of the season contender against Elche

Atlético Madrid went further clear at the top of the La Liga table by pushing aside minnows Elche at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium last night. A brace from Luis Suárez and a goal from the spot for Diego Costa summed up the Rojiblancos’ victorious outing: but the one passage of play which undisputedly caught the […]

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Thomas Partey is a whole lot more than just a ‘midfield destroyer’

Arsenal’s new signing Thomas Partey is one of the much-discussed names in a conversation involving the best midfield destroyers in the world, but his stats circulating on Twitter suggest that he is much more than just that. Though the Ghanaian is revered and acknowledged mostly for winning the ball back for his team, his stats […]

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Photo – Marcos Llorente names his dog ‘Anfield’

Sometimes all it takes is one match to edge one’s name in the heart of the fans, and that game came when Atletico visited Liverpool in the round of 16 of the Champions League for Marcos Llorente. Llorente entered the match in the second half, as Simeone was looking to add even more steel as […]

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(Video) Fan footage captures Jan Oblak’s incredible speed to join the celebrations after Atletico’s 2nd goal at Anfield

Oblak produced a heroic performance against Liverpool as he made some outstanding saves and was rightly awarded Man of the match in his 50th UEFA Champions league outing. The Slovenian proved to be a wall in front of goal as he and Atletico withstood everything that Liverpool had to throw and proved everyone why he […]