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Argentinian football player Lionel Messi waves at fans from a balcony of the Royal Monceau hotel in Paris on August 10, 2021, as the football legend is expected to sign an initial two-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain football club following his departure from boyhood club Barcelona. Photo: Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP via Getty Images.

After his arrival in Paris 24 hours ago, Messi has already signed a contract with PSG, and greeted the thousands of fans waiting for him.

[OP-ED]: Neymar, the most expensive player in the history of soccer, is already focusing in Russia 2018

 08/11/2017 - 15:22
Brazilian striker Neymar Jr during his official presentation to the public as PSG player prior to the French Ligue 1 soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Amiens SC at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France. EFE

It is true no other country has won the World Cup more times than Brazil (5), but it is also true the South American powerhouse has not conquered the world of soccer since 2002.

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Rafael Cervera

[OP-ED]: Trump’s trade trap

 07/11/2017 - 15:30
Trump may believe that trade and environmental issues can be kept separate from geopolitical matters, such as North Korea’s nuclear program. On the contrary, history suggests that trade and geopolitics go hand in hand. EFE

Donald Trump’s foreign policy, such as it is, rests on a massive and apparently indestructible contradiction. Trump wants the United States to remain the “essential” nation, the best embodiment of Western ideals of freedom and democracy, while at the same time deliberately alienating many of our traditional “allies,” whose support the United States desperately needs. American leadership becomes difficult, if not impossible.

[OP-ED]: La trampa del comercio, de Trump

 07/11/2017 - 15:27
Trump puede creer que el comercio y los asuntos del medio ambiente pueden mantenerse separados de las cuestiones geopolíticas, como el programa nuclear de Corea del Norte. Por el contrario, la historia sugiere que el comercio y la geopolítica van de la mano. EFE

La política exterior de Trump, tal como está ahora, descansa en una contradicción masiva y aparentemente indestructible. Trump desea que Estados Unidos siga siendo la nación “esencial”, la mejor encarnación de los ideales occidentales de libertad y democracia, alienando al mismo tiempo, en forma deliberada, a muchos de los “aliados” tradicionales, cuyo apoyo Estados Unidos necesita desesperadamente. El liderazgo norteamericano se vuelve difícil y quizás imposible.