Michelle Ackermann was born and raised in South Africa, and has spent the last year covering FC Barcelona and La Liga. Prior to Barcelona, she covered the New York Red Bulls and MLS, as well as the USMNT and international tours including the World Football Challenge.
Gerard Piqué remains confident that FC Barcelona can still turn the tide, despite Bayern's advantage in the return leg. Can Barça stage a historic comeback or are we in store for an all German Champions League final?
Torsten Frings reflects on his time in the MLS as well as his future plans, and the presence of Germans in the football world. The German Football Ambassador Awards looks to honor these Germans making a difference in all corners of the world - Cast your vote now!
Spanish writer, Ramiro Martin, is the writer of the new autobiography “Un geni a l'escola del futbol”, the autobiography of Lionel Messi that made its debut in Barcelona earlier this week.
The first leg of the Champions League Quarterfinal showdown between PSG and Barcelona saw a possessive Barça side who seemed destined to win, until a last minute goal by PSG. FCB left Paris with even more injuries making the return leg next week a troublesome one.
FC Barcelona prepares to take on PSG in the Quarterfinals of the Champions League and with the return of Vilanova, a new found confidence has emerged within the squad. Will Vilanova's return be enough or will the French side shut down their CL campaign?
FC Barcelona is set to face PSG in the Quartet finals of the Champions League after displaying a brilliant comeback over AC Milan. Can Barça rewrite history as no Liga team has ever been able to defeat PSG?
Real Madrid handed FC Barcelona their second consecutive loss against Los Blancos at the Santiago Bernabeu. Real Madrid now head to their Champions League Match against Manchester United with the much needed morale boost, while Barça must now regroup and focus on the road ahead.
FC Barcelona took another blow as Real Madrid put a swift end to the Blaugrana's Copa del Rey campaign. This defeat comes just a week after losing to AC Milan. Can Barça bounce back and regain the morale needed as they face Los Blancos tomorrow?
FC Barcelona may have defeated Sevilla last night, but this week was marked by a shocking defeat at the hands of AC Milan...the question now becomes whether Barça can revive the magic needed to keep them in the game.
With Victor Valdes set to leave FC Barcelona in June 2014, the Barça rumor mill continues to spin out of control. Will the Blaugrana side appoint from within or opt for a more well-renowned GK?
FC Barcelona may have been the dominant team, but Los Blancos handed the Blaugrana boys a challenging 90 minutes during the first leg of the Copa del Rey Semifinals.
FC Barcelona super-star striker, Lionel Messi, became the youngest player in La Liga to reach 200 goals. But the Barça boys remain focused on Wednesday upcoming 'El Clasico' as they take on Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey semifinals.
Chelsea won the Europa League on Wednesday. The Blues defeated Benfica 2-1 on injury time goal from Ivanovic.
The Juventus jersey for the 2013/14 was released earlier this week. Be the first to wear the colors of the Old Lady.
Borussia Dortmund hears Wembley Calling and are headed to London for the Champions League final.
The new PUMA evoSPEED 1.2 FG. A great new soccer cleat with classic look and first time for PUMA to be on the cleat.
One of the top soccer cleats for control the Nike CTR360 will not let you down on the field in tight spaces.
Bayern Munich are kings of Germany and hope to be crowned kings of Europe at Wembley later this month!
adidas has added some color to the Predator line with this new colorway. Released on May 17. Be the first to own a pair.
The push for more color on their cleats, adidas has added the infrared colorway to the adiZero f50 Line.
The adidas Nitrocharge is the most talked about new cleat in years. It was released on May 15 and will take your pitch by storm.
Ajax has released their away soccer jersey for the 2013/14 season. Get in the Gear.