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FC Barcelona News: 15 May 2015; Luis Suarez Works Out Alone, Takefusa Kubo Signs for FC Tokyo

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FC Barcelona switch focus back to the league | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona returned to training for the first time since qualifying for the Champions League Final. After a day off on Wednesday, Luis Enrique gathered the troops at the Ciutat Esportiva to start thinking about Sunday’s game at the Vicente Calderón, the second to last of the season and where a win against Atlético Madrid would clinch the Liga title.

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez confirmed as having hamstring injury | Sky Sports
The club confirmed Suarez will undergo physiotherapy on the injury and that the ‘evolution of his treatment’ will be determined when he has returned to training. Suarez was taken off early in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night as a precaution.

Lionel Messi has an unbelievable record at Camp Nou this season - HITC Sport
Barcelona have a momentous treble in their sights, with the Catalan giants in the final stages of three competitions. A win away to Atletico Madrid this Sunday will seal the La Liga title for Luis Enrique’s men, while finals appearances in the Copa del Rey and Champions League against Athletic Bilbao and Juventus respectively will give them the chance to add further silverware.

Five memorable moments at the Vicente Calderón | FC Barcelona
Lionel Messi's first road hat trick came at the Calderón, precisely on 6 January 2009, in the first leg of the Spanish Cup last 16. His three goals gave Barça the victory and had the Calderón giving the Argentinian a standing ovation.

When and where to watch Sunday's La Liga match between Atlético de Madrid and FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
The league game between Atletico de Madrid and FC Barcelona will be shown on a multitude of TV channels worldwide — however, if it is not being shown in your country do not worry because you can always listen to LIVE English commentary from anywhere in the world on Radio Barça, follow minute-by-minute coverage of the game as well as team and player statistics on the Club's official website.

FC Barcelona's road to the Champions League Final in numbers | FC Barcelona
The cliché goes that ‘to win the Champions League you have to beat the best teams in Europe’. Players, managers and commentators say it all the time, and as Barça powered their way to this year’s final, it was never so true. In the first knockout round they beat Premier League champions Manchester City, then got the better of French title holders PSG and in the semis put out last season’s winners of the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich.

Previous meetings between FC Barcelona and Juventus | FC Barcelona
Barça and Juventus have crossed paths five times in European competitions in the past, but their meeting at the Olympiastadion in Berlin next June 6 will be their first for 12 years. Barça are looking to win the trophy for the fifth time, having last won it four years ago. Meanwhile, Juve are seeking a third European crown and the first for almost 20 years.

Joan Gamper 2005: The night the world discovered Messi | FC Barcelona
"I saw him playing for the Argentina youth team, and he looked like a good player. But it’s something else to see him in this stadium, in that shirt and before so many people. I have never seen a player of such quality". That was Fabio Capello, manager of Juventus at the time, after seeing Leo Messi perform in the 2005 Joan Gamper Trophy, in which the world took note for the first time of this extraordinary talented young player.

'Japanese Messi' Kubo signs for FC Tokyo from Barcelona - ESPN FC
Japanese club FC Tokyo have signed 13-year-old prospect Takefusa Kubo from Barcelona. Kubo, who earned the nickname the 'Japanese Messi', signed with Barcelona in 2011 to train at La Masia academy but FIFA ruled that the Spanish club violated international transfer regulations over the signing of young players, forcing the teenager to return home.

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