Browsing: Copa del Rey

The competition is a mini tournament between the two finalists of the previous year’s Copa del Rey and the next two highest placed teams in La Liga. It was first hosted in Saudi Arabia in the 2019/20 season, which Real Madrid won on penalties.

Bilbao reached last season’s final and were set to play Real Sociedad before the coronavirus pandemic halted the competition, with that match now due to take place on April 3 in Seville.

Luka Modric is the proud recipient of the 2019 Golden Foot, the award which is bestowed to the best player in the world over the age of 29.

Valverde led Barca to victory in La Liga but they surrendered a 3-0 first-leg lead against Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals before suffering defeat by Valencia in the Copa del Rey final

Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi has announced he will retire at the end of the season to pursue a career in coaching.