Xavi has committed his future to Qatar side Al Sadd, and is due to sign a three-year playing contract worth £22million in Doha this week. The Barcelona captain will also begin coaching the generation of players that Qatar hope will represent them at the 2022 World Cup by taking a position at the Aspire Academy. Since making his debut for the Catalan giants in 1998, he has won seven La Liga, three Champions League and two Copa del Rey titles. Xavi retired from international football after last summer’s World Cup in Brazil, picking up 133 caps and scoring 11 times for Spain, he was a key part of Spain’s European Championship wins in 2008 and 2012 and their first ever World Cup win in 2010.
Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez was officially unveiled by Al Sadd on Thursday and said he was “proud” to now be playing for the Qatari side. The midfielder has signed a two-year contract, which could be extended to three years, and will play and coach as well as be an ambassador for 2022 Qatar World Cup. “I am […]
Defending champions Lekhwiya crushed Al Ahli 3-1 to seal their fourth Qatar Stars League (QSL) title, capping a dream start for Danish coach Michael Laudrup who stepped in at the start of the season last August. With one game remaining, Lekhwiya have 59 points, five ahead of Al Sadd, who drubled El Jaish 5-2. One […]
Besides reporting Qatari cultural and sports events, we will also bring news from athletes that are working in the country. Starting this reporting series, our first interview is with a great name from Brazilian and world football: the striker Grafite. He is one of those players that is always well liked by the team and […]