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  • FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina, left, and Neymar, from Brazil, right, attend a a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Monday, March 31, 2014. FC Barcelona will face Atletico Madrid in a first leg quarter-final Champions League soccer match on April 1. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Neymar lighting up social media, not Barcelona

    In his first season at Barcelona, there's been no escaping Neymar's public profile of selfies, tweets and big-money advertising campaigns. The message on the field, though, hasn't been quite so impressive.

  • FC Barcelona's  Neymar, from Brazil, reacts after scoring against Celta Vigo during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Madrid loses to slip in race; Atletico, Barca win

    Real Madrid lost 2-1 at Sevilla on Wednesday in the aftermath of its stinging "clasico" defeat as it slipped behind in the Spanish title race, while Atletico Madrid and Barcelona kept winning to move ahead of their rival in the standings.

  • Barcelona's Neymar from Brazil struggle for the ball during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain, Saturday March 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Israel L. Murillo)

    Pele says Neymar can handle World Cup pressure

    Pele is counting on Neymar to lead Brazil to a World Cup title and erase the painful memory of the last time the country hosted the tournament.

  • Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring a goal during their international friendly soccer match against South Africa at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    Brazil warms up in style; Spain, France win

    Brazil showed its national team is in better shape than the country's stadiums with a 5-0 thrashing of South Africa on Wednesday, and defending champion Spain overcame Italy 1-0 in its final big test before the tournament kicks off, as teams prepared for the World Cup in a series of friendly matches.

  • Barcelona coach Martino under fire

    As if the off-field saga surrounding Neymar's transfer wasn't providing enough of a distraction, now even Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino is being questioned.

  • FC Barcelona's Neymar da Silva of Brazil, kneels on the pitch at the end of the match against Real Sociedad, during their Spanish League soccer match, at Anoeta  stadium in San Sebastian, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. FC Barcelona lost the match 3-1. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

    Barca pays 13.5M euros to tax office over Neymar

    Barcelona paid 13.55 million euros ($18.6 million) to Spanish tax authorities on Monday to cover any potential irregularities in its signing of Neymar, all the while maintaining its innocence of the fraud charges levied against it.

  • FC Barcelona's Neymar da Silva of Brazil, kneels on the pitch at the end of the match against Real Sociedad, during their Spanish League soccer match, at Anoeta  stadium in San Sebastian, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. FC Barcelona lost the match 3-1. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

    Barca pays $18.6 million to tax office over Neymar

    Barcelona paid 13.55 million euros ($18.6 million) to Spanish tax authorities to cover any potential irregularities in its signing of Neymar, while maintaining its innocence of fraud charges.

  • Barcelona's Neymar fights for the ball Manchester City's Gael Clichy, left, during their Champions League first knock out round soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Tuesday Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Barca president denies tax fraud on Neymar deal

    Barcelona's president backed the signing of Neymar, saying the club had no regrets over how it signed the Brazil forward despite being charged with tax fraud to the bewilderment of the team's coach.

  • Barcelona's Neymar fights for the ball Manchester City's Gael Clichy, left, during their Champions League first knock out round soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Tuesday Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Barca charged with tax fraud over Neymar transfer

    A Spanish court charged Spanish league champion Barcelona with tax fraud of 9.1 million euros ($12.5 million) over the transfer of Brazil forward Neymar.

  • Neymar back in training for Barcelona

    Barcelona forward Neymar has returned to training after being sidelined by a right ankle sprain.

  • FC Barcelona's president Josep Maria Bartomeu shows a paper with detaitls of the contract of Neymar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Jan 24, 2014. Barcelona says its board of directors is calling an ''extraordinary'' meeting, fueling Spanish media reports that club president Sandro Rosell is under pressure to consider stepping down due to the lawsuit regarding Neymar's transfer. Barcelona said in a statement that the meeting will take place on Thursday afternoon, a day after a judge agreed to hear a lawsuit brought by a Barcelona club member over the cost of Neymar's signing. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Santos denies knowledge of Neymar deal in 2011

    Brazilian club Santos was never told about a 2011 payment from Barcelona to Neymar's father to guarantee the rights to sign the talented youngster, its president said Wednesday.

  • FC Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu attends a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Jan 24, 2014. Barcelona says its board of directors is calling an ''extraordinary'' meeting, fueling Spanish media reports that club president Sandro Rosell is under pressure to consider stepping down due to the lawsuit regarding Neymar's transfer. Barcelona said in a statement that the meeting will take place on Thursday afternoon, a day after a judge agreed to hear a lawsuit brought by a Barcelona club member over the cost of Neymar's signing. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Neymar's father: Barcelona secured deal in 2011

    Neymar's father said Tuesday that Barcelona paid his company 10 million euros ($13.3 million) in 2011 to guarantee the right to sign the talented Brazilian player.

  • Vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu attends a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Jan 23, 2014. Sandro Rosell is stepping down as president of Barcelona a day after a judge agreed to hear a lawsuit accusing him of allegedly hiding the cost of the transfer of Brazil striker Neymar. Rosell says he is resigning after an emergency meeting with Barcelona's board of directors on Thursday. Rosell says vice president Josep Bartomeu will take his place as president and finish the term that expires in 2016. Elected in 2010 to replace outgoing president Joan Laporta, Rosell said last April he planned to run for re-election in 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    President's demise worries Barcelona fans

    Sandro Rosell's unexpected resignation as Barcelona president has left both friend and foe alike worried about what the future holds for one of Europe's most successful teams.

  • FC Barcelona's president Sandro Rosell, looks down during a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Jan 23, 2014. Sandro Rosell is stepping down as president of Barcelona a day after a judge agreed to hear a lawsuit accusing him of allegedly hiding the cost of the transfer of Brazil striker Neymar. Rosell says he is resigning after an emergency meeting with Barcelona's board of directors on Thursday. Rosell says vice president Josep Bartomeu will take his place as president and finish the term that expires in 2016. Elected in 2010 to replace outgoing president Joan Laporta, Rosell said last April he planned to run for re-election in 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Barca president resigns amid Neymar lawsuit

    The president of Spanish champion Barcelona resigned on Thursday to fight criminal accusations he misappropriated funds from the signing of Brazilian forward Neymar.

  • FC Barcelona's president Sandro Rosell, looks down during a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Jan 23, 2014. Sandro Rosell is stepping down as president of Barcelona a day after a judge agreed to hear a lawsuit accusing him of allegedly hiding the cost of the transfer of Brazil striker Neymar. Rosell says he is resigning after an emergency meeting with Barcelona's board of directors on Thursday. Rosell says vice president Josep Bartomeu will take his place as president and finish the term that expires in 2016. Elected in 2010 to replace outgoing president Joan Laporta, Rosell said last April he planned to run for re-election in 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Barca president quits amid Neymar transfer lawsuit

    The president of Spanish champion Barcelona resigned on Thursday to fight criminal accusations he misappropriated funds from the signing of Brazil forward Neymar.

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