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FC Barcelona News: 29 June 2018; Supercopa Facing Different Format, Yerry Mina Sends Colombia Through

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Yerry Mina heads Colombia into the last 16 | FC Barcelona
Yerry Mina did it again! After scoring the opener in Colombia’s 3-0 win against Poland, the Barça centre back was on target again against Senegal on Thursday – with a 74th minute header that sends his country into the last sixteen of the World Cup as Group H winners.

Who is playing who in the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup | FC barcelona
A massive 14 Barça players made their way to Russia to represent nine different countries at the World Cup. And with the group stages over, only one of them, Marc Andre Ter Stegen, failed to make it into the knockout stage following Germany’s unexpected defeats to Mexico and South Korea.

Barça stats in the World Cup group stage | FC Barcelona
The opening three games at Russia 2018 generally been a huge success for the 14 Barça stars that have been appearing for their countries. Let’s take a statistical look at how they all performed.

Barcelona Lionel Messi different for Argentina - France defender Samuel Umtiti | ESPN
France’s best chance against Argentina in the World Cup round of 16 might be that Lionel Messi does not benefit from the same support with the national team as he does at Barcelona, Samuel Umtiti said on Thursday. Umtiti has been Messi’s teammate for two years and he will cross the forward’s path when Les Bleus take on Argentina in a second round tie on Saturday.

The funniest moments of the 2017/18 season | FC Barcelona
The 2017/18 season was serious business for the FC Barcelona first team, as they earned a domestic double of the LaLiga title and the Copa del Rey. However, there were also some laughs to be had, as the great dressing room atmosphere allowed players to enjoy themselves along the journey to success.

Colombia star Mina wants to make Barcelona history despite possible transfer | Goal
Yerry Mina is determined to make history with Barcelona after Colombia’s World Cup campaign, despite the Camp Nou side’s plans to sell him. The defender joined the Catalan giants from Palmeiras in January but made just five La Liga appearances, including the sensational 5-4 defeat at Levante that ended Barca’s hopes of completing an unbeaten league season.

Barcelona vs. Sevilla in Spanish Supercup ‘likely’ to play one-off game on Aug. 12 - Luis Rubiales | ESPN
“But we have a TV contract signed in which the Supercup was going to be a two-legged tie and we have to find a way to compensate them. If we succeed to reach an agreement with TV, then the Spanish Supercup is most likely to be played on Aug. 12 at a neutral ground in a one-off fixture as an exceptional measure. From next season, we will revert to the two-legged system.”

Barça streamline the process so that Coutinho can gain EU citizenship | Sport
Barça reiterated the importance to Joorabchian of starting the process of getting Coutinho a European passport as quickly as possible. This process is possible due to his wife, Anie, holding a Portuguese passport. Legislation in Spain allows you to aquire the nationality of your partner if the marriage has lasted over three years.

Barca ‘willing to sell’ Cillessen | Football Espana
Jasper Cillessen has told Barcelona of his desire to leave the club this summer and could be allowed to exit for €30m, according to reports in Spain. The Dutch international has been linked with moves to Liverpool and Chelsea, with his current deal at the Camp Nou running through to 2021 and containing a reported €60m release clause.

Barca refute Getafe on Arnaiz | Football Espana
Barcelona have dismissed claims from Getafe president Angel Torres that a loan deal has been ‘closed’ for Barca B forward Jose Arnaiz. The 23-year-old signed for the Catalan giants last year when they signed him from La Liga 123 outfit Real Valladolid in a €3.4m deal.