FC Barcelona News: 8 September 2013; Neymar Impresses in Brazil Win, Madrid Lose Olympic Bid

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Neymar scores in Brazil win (6-0) | FC Barcelona
Before the break put Brazil three up: first Jo got his second from a cross by Bernard and soon after Neymar rounded off a fast counter to get on the scoresheet. He nearly doubled his tally soon after when ahis drive went inches wide.

Busy week of training ahead of Seville visit | FC Barcelona
Gerardo Martino won’t have the majority of his internationals back from international duty till Wednesday, but the squad will be training all week at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper ahead of Saturday’s visit of Seville to the Camp Nou.

‘When Barça got their smile back’ - documentary about Ronaldinho | FC Barcelona
To mark the tenth anniversary of Ronaldinho's arrival at the Club, Barça TV have made a documentary about what the signing of the Brazilian meant for FC Barcelona. The film includes interviews with his teammates (Messi, Puyol, Deco and Sylvinho) and Club President Sandro Rosell, amongst others.

Barca question Dani Alves' future | Football Espana
Barcelona may think twice about offering Dani Alves a new contract, reports in the Spanish Press suggest. Marca claim that the Blaugrana are seriously questioning whether to offer the Brazilian an extension in two years’ time. The wing-back’s deal ends in 2015, when he will be 32 – and the hierarchy at Camp Nou have doubts about whether Alves can sustain his current level at that age.

Madrid fail in Olympic bid | Football Espana
Madrid have lost in their bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, after a vote in Buenos Aires on Saturday evening. The Spanish capital went out in the first round, losing out to Istanbul after a tie-break situation. International Olympic Committee members eventually opted for Tokyo to host the game, as they triumphed over the Turkish city with 60 votes to 36.

San Mames on Euro 2020 shortlist | Football Espana
Athletic Bilbao’s new San Mames stadium could be named as one of the venues for Euro 2020, according to reports. Mundo Deportivo believe that the Spanish Football Federation [RFEF] will nominate the newly-built stadium to UEFA as one of the 13 venues to host the European Championships in seven years’time.

Atleti in new home by 2015 | Football Espana
AS have claimed that despite Madrid losing its bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, Atletico Madrid will still move into a new stadium. The brand new ground was meant to be used as part of the Games, in seven years’ time. However, a vote in Buenos Aires on Saturday confirmed that Tokyo would host the sporting event.

Djukic pleased with squad after friendly | Football Espana
Miroslav Djukic has praised his squad players after they defeated Real Valladolid in a friendly yesterday. Los Che defeated the Pucela last night, and the Serbian Coach has congratulated his team after a resounding win. "We need a big squad and today those players have taken advantage of their opportunity," he told a Press conference.

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