Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The Ballon Dor competition first began in 1956. Since then there have been 25 different players awarded.

Ballon D’or Favorites

Fernando Ramos, Reporter October 29, 2021

Coveted Prize Every year the football world is anxiously waiting to see who will be crowned as the best player in the world.  By many, the Ballon D’or is considered the pinnacle of professional footballers' accomplishments.  Ballon D'or Dominance The competition has been dominated by two players...

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In the Premiere League alone, there was a total net spend of 1.04 billion British Pounds in the 2021 summer transfer window

Summer 2021 Soccer Transfer Window

Fernando Ramos, Reporter September 20, 2021

Huge Transfer Fees, and Free Transfers The summer of 2021 will forever go down as one of the best, if not the best, transfer windows in the history of football. This summer the world has witnessed some of the biggest transfers, and bargains of the last few decades. From outstanding free transfers, to...

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Lionel Messi has scored the most goals for a single club with more than 650 goals for Barcelona, beating the legendary Peles record

Lionel Messi will STAY at Barcelona, Sergio Ramos set to LEAVE Real Madrid

Fernando Ramos, Reporter May 27, 2021

Lionel Messi Transfer Request After what has been a few years of transition for Barcelona, many players and fans have been unhappy with the way Fc Barcelona has been runned. The one player that has expressed his discomfort with the way Fc Barcelona has been running is of course club legend Lionel Messi.  Former...

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Sergio “Kun” Aguero Moves to Blaugrana in the Summer

Mimi Castellanos May 25, 2021

With summer coming soon, some inevitable and shocking trades have been made. While Sergio Ramos leaving Real Madrid, Lionel Messi appears to stay with Barcelona. Although Messi is continuing his career with Blaugrana, he will not be alone. Rumor has it that an old friend will be joining the team. It...

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El Clásico Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

Fernando Ramos, Reporter April 15, 2021

La Liga Title Race  The three giants of La Liga; Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atletico de Madrid are neck at neck at the top of the table.  The “Clasico of Clasicos” was without a doubt a title deciding game.  Barcelona were one point behind league leaders Atletico de Madrid with a game in...

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Cristiano Ronaldo is being linked with a move back to Real Madrid after not being able to win a Champions League with Juventus

Messi & Ronaldo Out Of The Champions League

Fernando Ramos, Reporter March 18, 2021

The first four teams to qualify for this year's edition of the Champions League have been decided. Fc Porto, Paris Saint Germain, Borussia Dortmund, and Liverpool are the teams that qualified for the quarter finals. However, some big teams were knocked out early this year. Leipzig and Sevilla were knocked...

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Champions League Round of 16 First Leg

Fernando Ramos, Reporter March 2, 2021

The 2020-2021 Champions League round of 16 first leg gave us many surprises, from amazing goals to some very unpredictable results.  This years draw has placed some huge teams up against each other which means there will be an early exit for one of the competitions giants.  Every year the Champions...

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Lionel Messis contract with Barcelona runs until Summer 2021. It was said that he would plan to leave because of conflicts within the club.

Messi Helps Barcelona Secure 5-2 Win Against Real Betis

Mimi Castellanos November 23, 2020

Their third game in the UEFA Champions League, Barcelona faced Real Betis Nov. 7 in Camp Nou. Barcelona Manager Ronald Koeman decided to start Lionel Messi on the bench and experiment with his lineup. Taking Messi's place on top would be Antoine Griezmann, Dembele, Pedri, and 17-year-old Ansu Fati. A...

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35-year-old Luka Modrić has a record of 127 appearances and has played for Real Madrid for eight years. The Croatian has won Best FIFA Men’s Player, Best FIFA Player in Europe, and Ballon D’or. He did this all in 2018, to go along with many  team wins and titles.

Real Madrid Bests Barcelona in 3-1 El Clasico Win

Mimi Castellanos October 29, 2020

In a historical match, Barcelona and Real Madrid played their 245th El Clasico game this past Sunday at Camp Nou. As both teams lost their recent game, they were desperate for a win for their first El Clasico season 2020-2021. Having never lost three games in a row, Real Madrid’s manager Zinedine Zidane...

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Barcelona being the only club Lionel Messi has played for, he collected 732 appearances and 635 goals. After Cristiano Ronaldos leave from Real Madrid with 438 appearances and 450 goals, he added 91 appearances with 68 goals to his record in the last two years with Juventus.

No Ronaldo, Messi in UEFA’s Player of the Year Nominations

Mimi Castellanos September 30, 2020

Having created a historic rivalry, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi made history yet again. For the first time in ten years, Ronaldo and Messi have not been nominated for UEFA’s Player of the Year Award 2019-2020. Since 2010, both players have gone head to head for the UEFA POTY Award, Ballon D’or,...

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The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor September 24, 2019

The Best FIFA football awards 2019 were held on Monday, Sep. 24, where the best players and coaches, both men and women, for the 2018/2019 season were awarded. National team coaches, national team captains, fans registered to FIFA and journalists from countries who are associated with FIFA , all took...

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Messi Likely To Miss Valencia Clash

Jesus Marquez, Reporter September 13, 2019

F.C Barcelona star Lionel Messi is in doubt for Saturday's game against Valencia CF due to a soleus injury. Messi has now been out for about 37 days without being able to play. Messi suffered a calf injury right after returning to training after his summer break back in Aug 5. He was expected to return...

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