El Clásico: Real Madrid and Barcelona clash in crucial game
12:15 pm ET on beIN Sports
Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
The day is almost here. Real Madrid and FC Barcelona will battle on the field from the Santiago Bernabeu ina new edition of El Clásico, one of the most intense soccer games at club level. The stakes are high, a victory could put Barcelona 6 points clear at the top, while Real Madrid aims to reach the same amount of points held by the blaugranas. You can support either Real Madrid or FC Barcelona with the official jerseys, available to shop at WorldSoccerShop.com!
adidas Release Core Black/Solar Green/Solar Red Messi15
There is not certainty that we’ll see Lionel Messi taking on Real Madrid tomorrow (not that there are not enough stars on both teams, but surely it would not be the same without him), but if he makes an appearance, he would be wearing the latest colorway of his Messi15 cleats released earlier this week by adidas. The new combination features black, red and green, and is inspired by his powerful style of play.
Nike Tiempo Legend 6 Unveiled
The era of the Nike Tiempo Legend V has reached an end, and thus begins the reign of the Tiempo Legend 6 cleat, the newest and improved version of one of Nike’s most famous silos. The new generation features an inner cage to provide support and maintain the form of the cleats, whose shape has been modified to be a perfect match to the anatomy of the feet.
10 Host Venues Announced for Copa America Centenario USA 2016
The Copa America Centenario USA 2016, the biggest soccer tournament the United States has hosted since the 1994 World Cup, announced the 10 venues that will host matches next summer earlier today. The Centenario – the 100th anniversary of the Copa America – will be taking place outside of South America for the first time in history. The tournament runs from June 3rd through June 26th. The selected cities are: Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle.
adidas Unveils the Errejota, Official Match Ball for Rio 2016
Next year we’ll also see the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The official soccer match ball that will be used in that competition has been revealed by adidas, also stating that it will be used in all FIFA competitions starting from the upcoming Club World Cup.
New Balance drops new Lava/Fireball and Black/Impulse Orange colorways
New Balance cleats Furon and Visaro will boast a new look on the fields this weekend. Players who Make Chances wit the Visaro will have a bright Lava/Fireball colorway, while those who Take Chances will showcase an eye-catching combination of Black and Impulse Orange.
Soccer unites to stand against terror
Last week, Paris suffered a great blow due to terrorist attacks that took the lives of many innocent people. The soccer community united to support those affected by this tragedy, and many gestures were seen (and remain to be seen) around the world tho honor the victims and show terrorism that the world stands against them. From special writings on jerseys to a whole Wembley Stadium dressed in the French colors and singing the Marseillaise, the world is with Paris.
This is it for this week’s recap. Be sure to com back next week to see what’s been happening in the soccer world and don’t miss El Clasico tomorrow!