Al Sadd

Xavi might be cursed

https://www.youtube.com/embed/h8B9GP0LUcQ Xavi left Barcelona at the end of last season having won more trophies than any other Spanish footballer in history. He could have retired as a one-club legend and gone out with a treble-winning season, but he chose to follow the money to Qatar and join Al Sadd on a multi-year deal. The move …

Xavi gets underwhelming reception at Qatar airport

https://www.youtube.com/embed/umm4sVMgIcI Wasting no time after Barcelona’s treble celebrations, Xavi has already arrived in Doha for his presentation as an Al-Sadd player on Thursday. Normally when a player of Xavi’s caliber moves to a place unaccustomed to hosting superstars, there’s an untamable mob of giddy fans filling an airport terminal beyond capacity. But this is World …