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La Liga: Top professional Spanish football division
The Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División, commonly known as La Liga, is the men's top professional football division of the Spanish football league system. Administered by the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional, also known as the Liga de Fútbol Profesional, and is contested by 20 teams, with the three lowest-placed teams at the end of each season relegated to the Segunda División and replaced by the top two teams and a play-off winner in that division.


Barcelona player tests positive for COVID-19 [Video]

Barcelona player tests positive for COVID-19

A Barcelona player has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after reporting back for pre-season training, the La Liga side said in a statement on Wednesday (August

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COVID-19: Portuguese club CD Aves in crisis as coronavirus wreaks financial havoc [Video]

COVID-19: Portuguese club CD Aves in crisis as coronavirus wreaks financial havoc

Even mighty FC Barcelona has had to implement a 70 percent wage cut during the suspension of La Liga as clubs across Europe battle with an economic downturn in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ferran Torres: Man City sign Valencia winger

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Bartomeu expects Messi stay but casts doubt on Barca deals for Neymar and Martinez

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