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James to dictate his own future after 'really tough' Real Madrid exit

The Colombia international found it difficult to leave Spain, but is enjoying a loan spell at Bayern Munich and will continue to focus on the present

James to dictate his own future after 'really tough' Real Madrid exit

The Colombia international found it difficult to leave Spain, but is enjoying a loan spell at Bayern Munich and will continue to focus on the present

James to dictate his own future after 'really tough' Real Madrid exit

The Colombia international found it difficult to leave Spain, but is enjoying a loan spell at Bayern Munich and will continue to focus on the present

Messi misses penalty, Barcelona's 29-game unbeaten run ends

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts during the Spanish Copa del Rey, quarter final, first leg, soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Messi misses penalty, Barcelona's 29-game unbeaten run ends

Espanyol's players celebrate during the Spanish Copa del Rey, quarter final, first leg, soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Messi misses penalty, Barcelona's 29-game unbeaten run ends

Espanyol's David Lopez celebrates during the Spanish Copa del Rey, quarter final, first leg, soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Messi misses penalty, Barcelona's 29-game unbeaten run ends

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center, looks down during the Spanish Copa del Rey, quarter final, first leg, soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Messi misses penalty, Barcelona's 29-game unbeaten run ends

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts during the Spanish Copa del Rey, quarter final, first leg, soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Messi misses penalty, Barcelona's 29-game unbeaten run ends

FC Barcelona's Gerard Pique, second right, heads for the ball next to Espanyol's goalkeeper Diego Lopez during the Spanish Copa del Rey, quarter final, first leg, soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg - RCDE Stadium, Barcelona, Spain - January 17, 2018 Espanyol’s Victor Sanchez celebrates at the end of the match REUTERS/Albert Gea

Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - January 17, 2018 Atletico Madrid's Lucas Hernandez in action with Sevilla’s Steven N'Zonzi REUTERS/Sergio Perez TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg - RCDE Stadium, Barcelona, Spain - January 17, 2018 Espanyol’s Gerard Moreno is shown a yellow card by referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea REUTERS/Albert Gea

Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg - RCDE Stadium, Barcelona, Spain - January 17, 2018 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi takes a penalty that is saved REUTERS/Albert Gea

Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg - RCDE Stadium, Barcelona, Spain - January 17, 2018 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi prepares to take a free kick REUTERS/Albert Gea

Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg - RCDE Stadium, Barcelona, Spain - January 17, 2018 Barcelona’s Sergi Roberto in action with Espanyol’s Esteban Granero REUTERS/Albert Gea

Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg - RCDE Stadium, Barcelona, Spain - January 17, 2018 Barcelona’s Gerard Pique in action with Espanyol’s Diego Lopez REUTERS/Albert Gea

Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Espanyol vs FC Barcelona - Quarter-Final - First Leg - RCDE Stadium, Barcelona, Spain - January 17, 2018 Barcelona’s Gerard Pique in action with Espanyol’s Diego Lopez REUTERS/Albert Gea

Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Mestalla, Valencia, Spain - January 17, 2018 Valencia's Jose Gaya in action with Alaves’ Hernan Perez REUTERS/Heino Kalis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - January 17, 2018 Sevilla’s Clement Lenglet and Sergio Rico in action with Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - January 17, 2018 Sevilla’s Joaquin Correa celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Mestalla, Valencia, Spain - January 17, 2018 Valencia's Rodrigo scores their second goal REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - January 17, 2018 Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - January 17, 2018 Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Mestalla, Valencia, Spain - January 17, 2018 Valencia's Geoffrey Kondogbia in action with Alaves’ Guillermo Maripan and Daniel Torres REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Mestalla, Valencia, Spain - January 17, 2018 Alaves’ Ruben Sobrino celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Mestalla, Valencia, Spain - January 17, 2018 Valencia's Geoffrey Kondogbia reacts REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Mestalla, Valencia, Spain - January 17, 2018 Valencia's Daniel Parejo in action with Alaves’ Mubarak Wakaso REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - January 17, 2018 Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - January 17, 2018 Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa in action with Sevilla’s Steven N'Zonzi REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Mestalla, Valencia, Spain - January 17, 2018 Valencia's Gabriel Paulista reacts REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg

Soccer Football - Spanish King's Cup - Valencia vs Deportivo Alaves - Quarter-Final - First Leg - Mestalla, Valencia, Spain - January 17, 2018 Alaves’ Tomas Pina in action with Valencia's Goncalo Guedes REUTERS/Heino Kalis

New York City FC striker Villa determined to earn place in Spain's World Cup squad

Despite only making one appearance for La Roja since the 2014 World Cup, the forward is targeting a spot in their squad for Russia 2018

UEFA warns of growing wealth gap in top clubs finance study

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates with Luis Suarez, right, after scoring the fourth goal of his team during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Sociedad, at Anoeta stadium, in San Sebastian, northern Spain, Sunday, Jan.14, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

Suarez on aftermath of Chiellini bite: I cried when I found out Barcelona still wanted me

The Uruguay striker feared he would not get his big move to Spain and was relieved to hear they were still keen despite the "s***" he had caused

Barcelona forward Dembele injured again, out 3 to 4 weeks

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center left, celebrates with Ousmane Dembele after scoring the fourth goal of his team during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Sociedad, at Anoeta stadium, in San Sebastian, northern Spain, Sunday, Jan.14, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

At halfway point, Barcelona cruising and Madrid reeling

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates the fourth of his team after scoring against Real Sociedad during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Sociedad, at Anoeta stadium, in San Sebastian, northern Spain, Sunday, Jan.14, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

At halfway point, Barcelona cruising and Madrid reeling

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, celebrates after scoring his second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Sociedad, at Anoeta stadium, in San Sebastian, northern Spain, Sunday, Jan.14, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

Brazil overtake Spain as world's most-expensive national team

Philippe Coutinho's €160 million switch to Barcelona has seen the Selecao surpass Spain as the most costly national team in world football

La Liga Santander - Real Sociedad vs FC Barcelona

Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Sociedad vs FC Barcelona - Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastian, Spain - January 14, 2018 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their fourth goal REUTERS/Vincent West

Suarez, Messi lead Barcelona to 4-2 comeback win at Sociedad

Real Sociedad's Juammi Jimenez celebrates his goal and the second of his team against FC Barcelona during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Sociedad, at Anoeta stadium, in San Sebastian, northern Spain, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

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