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ATLETICO MADRID STRIKER FALCAO HAS SOME EXPLAINING TO DO

Falcao’s dad creates hot, stinky mess

UPDATE: Following the media frenzy created by his father’s controversial comments (see original report below), Falcao has posted the following message on his Twitter account: “To make it clear to the whole world: My dream is to continue winning titles with Atlético Madrid and to qualify for the World Cup with Colombia.” When rumours first

radamel falcao at super cup against chelsea

Falcao staying put at Atlético, for now

On Friday, Radamel Falcao turned in a performance beyond Atleti fans’ and, he admitted to reporters afterwards, his own wildest imaginations in scoring a first-half hat-trick against Champions League title-holders Chelsea, helping Atlético to their second Super Cup trophy and fourth European honour in little over two years. Jokes were aplenty among the fans and

Atletico Madrid beat Chelsea 4 - 1 in the UEFA Super Cup

UEFA Super Cup: Chelsea 1 – 4 Atlético

It is great being an Atlético. Not only does it make you passionate and an all round better person; these days it makes you a great winner too. Tonight, Atlético fans in Monaco, Madrid and from all over the world got to celebrate a fourth European title in just over two years as Atlético were

ATLETICO MADRID FACE OFF AGAINST CHELSEA IN THE UEFA SUPER CUP ON FRIDAY IN MONACO

Match preview: Chelsea vs. Atlético Madrid

Two years after dethroning Inter Milan as the kings of Europe in Monaco, Atlético earned themselves a second chance to knock the current Champions League title-holders off their high horse. The annual UEFA Super Cup match-up between the winners of the Champions League and the tournament’s inferior sibling – the Europa League – pits Chelsea

COURTOIS IN COSTA RICA

Courtois speaks highly of Saprissa friendly

Atlético Madrid’s on-loan goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, has spoken highly of the club’s latest preseason opponents, Costa Rican side Saprissa. The 20-year-old acknowledged he didn’t know much about Saprissa prior to the match, but was surprised at the standard of the contest, likening it to a Europa League match. “I didn’t know Saprissa because it is

atletico goalkeeper thibaut courtois speaks of chelsea and the super cup

Courtois: “I want to win the Super Cup with Atlético”

Atlético goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, whose loan extension from Chelsea was recently confirmed by both clubs, told Spanish paper AS on Saturday that he is looking forward to taking on his parent club in the upcoming UEFA Super Cup, “a special match,” he said. “Right now, I’m closer to Atleti than to Chelsea and I want

atletico will keep thibaut courtois for another season

Atlético secure Courtois loan extension

Atlético have announced on their official website that goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will remain in Madrid for another year, as a loan agreement with Chelsea for the young Belgian has been reached. The news does not come as a surprise. Reports have been circulating for weeks now claiming all parties involved would be agreeable to an

ATLETICO MADRID STRIKER RADAMEL FALCAO WITH ARDA TURAN AND MIRANDA

Falcao plays down City link

Radamel Falcao has played down rumours linking him with a move to English Premier League clubs Manchester City and Chelsea, according to a report on Sky Sports. The Colombian has been in good form this season, scoring 27 goals in all competitions since arriving from Porto in a €40 million move last summer. “The press

Torres at Wednesday's press conference  (www.larazon.es)

Torres: “Atlético will always be my home”

You can take the boy out of Atlético, but you can’t take the Atlético out of the boy. Former Atlético Madrid striker and eternal Colchonero idol Fernando Torres gave a press conference on Wednesday to present his autobiography entitled “Number Nine”. Never failing to remind the world of his deep-seeded Rojiblanco roots, the Chelsea forward

Manzano trying to will Courtois to stay?  (Colchonero.com)

Atlético reportedly looking to extend Courtois loan

Atlético goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, on loan from Chelsea for one season, has been one of the club’s most consistent players so far. He’s done so well in fact, that Rojiblanco officials are already negotiating a one-year extension of his loan deal so that he can remain at the Vicente Calderón through the summer of 2013.