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Captain Gabi at Neptuno Fountain

Three years of memorable moments – the pictures!

AtléticoFans.com turns three years old this week, and as a birthday celebration, we’re bringing you a series of articles remembering 3 great goals, games and moments that we’ve had the joy of covering over the last 36 months. You’ve already seen the three of the best Atlético Madrid goals from the last three years, now

Aguero celebrates after scoring against Inter Milan

Three years of memorable moments – the goals!

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!

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone

Simeone: “Improvement difficult without signings”

Atlético boss Diego Pablo Simeone has finally voiced his exasperation after weeks of inaction by the club’s front office with regard to bringing in quality Champions League reinforcements for the upcoming season. “If we can’t improve the squad, then everything we have worked for until now will be very difficult to improve,” Simeone told Fox

Diego Simeone

Atlético’s season for the record books

It’s hard to let go of Atlético at the end of a season and get accustomed to the long, boring weekends without the thrill of victory or the downers that come along with defeat. Getting used to the idea that ‘El Tigre’ will no longer be leading the pack up top isn’t any fun either,

atletico madrid against zaragoza

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 38

A year after casting out Villarreal from Primera, Atleti dealt Real Zaragoza a final deathblow with their 3-1 victory at La Romareda. For the second season in a row, Atlético played the role of executioner on the last round of La Liga, even appropriately dressing in black for the part. With the loss, los Maños,

Radamel Falcao cries at Atletico Madrid farewell press conference

Falcao tries to say goodbye

A day after his move to AS Monaco had been made official, now former Atlético forward Radamel Falcao attended an event held at the Vicente Calderón on Saturday to bid Rojiblanco fans farewell. “These two years have been the best of my career,” Falcao managed to say while trying to hold back tears. “It has

Radamel Falcao joins AS Monaco

OFFICIAL: Falcao is now an AS Monaco player

UPDATE: On Friday, AS Monaco confirmed, on their official website, that Falcao had been signed on a five-year deal. Atlético followed suit on their website shortly after, wishing the striker well on his new adventure. “Atlético Madrid wish [Falcao] a lot of luck at his new destination, and we thank him for his great display

Radamel Falcao holds Copa del Rey

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 37

Sunday’s scoreless draw against a last-place Mallorca side with one foot down the chute to Segunda made it clear that Atlético had already accomplished all of their pre-season objectives before kick-off. Following direct qualification to the Champions League group stage and a Copa del Rey title and simultaneous snapping of a 14-year derby winless streak,

Negredo

The buzz: Falcao out, Negredo in? Courtois to stay?

Last week, AtléticoFans reported that Radamel Falcao’s stay at Atleti was going to come to an end this summer, according to a member of the Colombian’s social circle. Other media even claimed that the top Rojiblanco goalscorer of this season was set to go to Ligue 1 club AS Monaco, and a deal had been wrapped up

Copa del Rey celebrations

Copa del Rey: Real Madrid 1 – 2 Atlético

La Décima! Atlético claimed their tenth Copa del Rey title on Friday with a heroic 1-2 victory over their rivals Madrid in an eventful derby final. They did their fans proud; it was only the Colchoneros whose songs could be heard throughout the night. The Rojiblancos’ cathartic triumph over the Merengues was their first of