AtleticoFans.com turns three years old today, and as a birthday celebration, we’re bringing you a series of articles remembering 3 great goals, players and moments that we’ve had the joy to cover over the last 36 months. Part one is golazos galore!
Our three Copa América participants Elias, Perea and Agüero were supposed to join their team-mates on Sunday, but only the Colombian was seen in Madrid. Elias will return on Monday, while Kun stayed back in Argentina to resolve his future despite having been summoned to Atleti’s pre-season.
In a wacky and totally unexpected turn of events, all four favourites of the Copa América quarter-final round were shown the door, with the elimination of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Colombia over weekend. Atlético players Luis Perea, Elias and Sergio Aguero were sent home packing, while Uruguayan duo Diego Forlán and Diego Godín will remain in Argentina for at least another week.
Some Atlético supporters were starting to believe striker Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero was mulling over the idea of remaining at Atleti, despite publicly announcing back on May 23rd that he was ready for a change of scenery. On Wednesday, the Argentina international definitively dispelled doubts about his future at the Vicente Calderón. “It is clear, I will not be returning to Atlético,” Kun told ESPN.
The second round of Copa América group play kicked off with a clash between Argentina and Colombia, pitting Rojiblancos Perea and Agüero. Elias’ Brazil faced off against Paraguay, and Forlán and Godín’s Uruguay took on Chile. In this feature, we look back at our boys’ participation in this round of the South American competition.
Atlético has a number of South Americans currently in Argentina, participating in the Copa América that kicked off last week. The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) tournament takes place every four years and includes 10 nations from the continent, along with two special invitees from other FIFA confederations. After the first round of action, Atleti
It’s time to take a break from the transfer talk frenzy and look back at Atlético’s top five players of the 2010/11 campaign before they are all sold off to the highest bidder. Or is it too late already? We present to you our first annual AtléticoFans Player of the Season Award.
Spain U19 have qualified for the Under-19 European Championship to be played in Romania next month. In the final qualifying round they topped a group with Switzerland, Montenegro and England. Also keep track of our South American stars who take part in the Copa America!
Sergio Agüero has announced on his official website that he wants to leave Atlético Madrid. The Argentine wonderkid and Atlético fan favourite broke Rojiblanco hearts everywhere with the decision, which came after a day of meetings and speculation surrounding the 22-year-old’s future.
Atlético de Madrid’s disappointing season came to an end on Saturday evening, along with Quique Sanchez Flores’ reign at the club, with a 4-3 away win at Real Mallorca. Sergio Agüero bagged a hat-trick, but other results didn’t go in los Colchoneros favour, meaning that the club will have to book their passage to the Europa League next season via a play-off.