The 33-year-old leaves as the third highest scorer in Barcelona's history with 198 goals, but was not wanted by new Barca coach Ronald Koeman, while the club was also looking to lower its wage bill.
He admitted that he believed in his ability to still contribute to the club, but added that "it was the past," and he admitted he had "expected" Koeman to say he no longer wanted him, "because it had already been said before."
Chongqing broke the deadlock in the 13th minute with a stunning goal from Brazilian forward Cirino to make it 1-0 in the first half.
NAIROBI, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- World champions Timothy Cheruiyot and Conseslus Kipruto are planning to raise the bar in the 800m and 1,500m respectively at the Doha Diamond League meeting on Friday.
Starring Gong Li as legendary volleyball coach Lang Ping, the film is a cinematic depiction of the multigenerational struggle of the Chinese women's volleyball team to secure glory for the nation.
CHANGSHA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Following are the selected results of the women's singles at the Chinese Tennis Association (CTA) Tour held in central China's city of Changsha on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding):
El Tri and Guatemala have met 33 times, with Mexico winning 21, drawing eight and losing four.
Attracting about 300 top swimmers across the country, the 2020 Championships will be held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
"The 'Tokyo Model' will not only deliver a Games fit for a post-corona world, but it will also become a blueprint that will benefit future Organising Committees for many years to come," the Australian said.
And all of this against a rival that in Gerard Moreno and Paco Alcacer has two of the best strikers in La Liga. Will it be a happy start for Koeman, or will he face problems from the very start?
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.