Luis Suarez and Neymar played for the first time since their dramatic World Cup exits, with the Brazilian star scoring twice on Monday in Barcelona's 6-0 rout of Mexican champions Leon in a preseason friendly.
Thirty-one days after he signed for the club, Suarez ran out on the pitch to great applause as he was finally unveiled as a Barcelona player in the pre-match build-up.
The 27-year-old, who was cleared to make his debut in the friendly by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, despite currentl...
Hellas Verona have signed Mexican defender Rafael Marquez, bringing him back to European football from Mexican side Club Leon.
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The 35-year-old, who joins on undisclosed terms, has played for clubs including Barcelona, Monaco and the New York Red Bulls.
Mexico captain Rafa Marquez is off to Italy to join Hellas Verona, his former club Leon confirmed on Monday.
Italian media reports the 35-year-old defender has penned a one-year deal at Verona, with a second-year option.
In his first year playing in Mexico since 1999, Marquez helped Leon win back-to-back Liga MX titles in December and May.
He then guided Mexico to the World Cup knockout stage, even scoring against Croatia.
Leon president Jesus Martinez wished the former Barcelona man well in a ...