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Mario Suarez debuts for the Spain national team

Atléticos around the world: Mario debuts, Falcao rests

Atlético’s eight first team internationals will be returning from midweek national team duties for the club’s upcoming clash in Vallecas against Rayo on Sunday. The major headline in Rojiblanco land this FIFA round was that midfielder and Atleti academy product Mario Suárez made his debut with the Spanish national team’s senior side, after having played


Atlético to earn €3 million from summer friendlies

It has only been one day since Atlético departed Colombia, but AS reports on Thursday that los Rojiblancos will visit the Americas a second time this summer, with stops said to be planned in Miami (USA), Costa Rica and Venezuela. After raking in €1.2 million from their trio of friendlies in the land of Carlos

Goalscorers Salvio and Sílvio celebrate in Neiva (EFE)

Atlético make it three for three in Colombia

In Luis Amaranto Perea’s last night in red and white, los Rojiblancos defeated Atlético Huila 3-1 at the Guillermo Plazas Alcid Stadium in Neiva. Eduardo Salvio’s star shined bright as the Argentine striker bagged a brace in Tuesday evening’s affair. First half goals by “Toto” and Sílvio, both assisted by Diego, had our Europa League


‘Cholo’ has kind words for Falcao & Perea

Following Atlético’s friendly victory over América de Cali at the local outfit’s Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero on Saturday, Rojiblanco boss Diego Simeone offered some very nice words about his squad’s pair of Cafeteros: Radamel Falcao and Luis Amaranto Perea. After wishing his club’s second of three opponents of their Colombia tour the best of luck

atletico visit narino presidential palace on wednesday to meet colombian president juan manuel santos

President Santos proudly welcomes Atlético

Hours before Wednesday’s friendly between Atlético and Millonarios kicked off in Bogotá, a Rojiblanco contingent composed of natives Radamel Falcao and Luis Amaranto Perea, Atleti coach Diego Simeone, captain Antonio López, club president Enrique Cerezo and general director Miguel Ángel Gil Marín were welcomed to the Casa de Nariño presidential palace by Colombian President Juan


Atlético arrive in Colombia

Atlético landed safely on Colombian soil Monday evening local time and were greeted by the press and residents of the capital city of Bogotá, where the club will play the first of a series of three friendlies in the country on Wednesday evening against local side Millonarios. Just a few hours after the Europa League

atletico players lift perea and antonio lopez' shirts in a tribute to the captains

The red and white aftermath: Week 37

Atlético’s first comeback win of the season in La Liga, a 2-1 triumph over direct rivals Málaga, offered los Colchoneros’ Champions League aspirations just enough oxygen to ensure they arrive into next Sunday with a pulse, albeit a very faint one. A summer of torment awaits us should we fail to land the fourth place

atletico vice captain luis amaranto perea

Perea: “I’m leaving Atlético”

Atlético defender and vice-captain Luis Amaranto Perea broke the news that he will likely be departing his club of eight seasons at the end of the current campaign. The Colombian, who breaks the record for the foreigner with the most caps at Atlético with each appearance, having surpassed Argentine Jorge Bernardo Griffa’s record of 291

atletico madrid strikers falcao and pedro celebrate the colombian's last second equaliser

The red and white aftermath: Week 35

Though Radamel Falcao’s last second equaliser against Betis helped Atlético salvage a point on Sunday, it did little to ease the pain of a fan base that had watched their Champions League dreams fizzle out in a matter of seconds just moments earlier. For a few weeks there, los Colchoneros – along with supporters –

america and atletico

Atlético schedule second friendly in Colombia

Colombian Atléticos have been blessed with a second friendly to take place in the land of Radamel Falcao and Luis Amaranto Perea. A month ago, Atleti announced they would fly to South America at the end of the season to face off against Bogotá-based Millonarios, Falcao’s youth team in Colombia, on the 16th of May.