All posts tagged "Atletico Madrid"

Saúl and Giménez celebrate against Eibar

Saúl and Giménez taking lead roles for youthful Atleti

When Atlético Madrid beat Eibar 3-1 this past Saturday, they did so with the average age in the starting XI being roughly 23 years-old.

Although Fernando Torres’ 100th career goal stole the headlines on the day, the game solidified the fact that José Giménez and Saúl Ñíguez are showing fans of los Rojiblancos that the future’s looking bright.

Mario Suarez in training session

Atleti to start 2013/14 pre-season this Friday

After 34 days of summer break for the players and coaching staff, Atlético will finally begin the 2013/14 season on Friday. Diego Pablo Simeone, who will return from his holiday in Argentina today, will meet up with his players for the start of the pre-season at the Cuidad Deportiva in the Madrilenian suburb of Majadahonda