Atletico Madrid won their first league title in seven years on Saturday. It was the team’s 11th league title, and third since 1996, when Simeone still played for the club.
Brazilian veteran left-back Filipe Luis joins boyhood club Flamengo from Atletico Madrid on free transfer
Brazilian veteran left-back Filipe Luis has signed for boyhood club Flamengo after leaving Atletico Madrid on a free transfer.
Copa America hosts Brazil began preparations for the tournament at their training centre in Teresopolis on Wednesday, despite missing most of their team.
LaLiga: Diego Simeone says he's 'committed' to Atletico Madrid despite exodus of Antoine Griezmann and other senior players
In February, former Argentina midfielder Simeone, who spent two separate spells at Atleti as a player, renewed his contract until 2022, meaning he is headed for a decade in charge.
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid will find it 'very difficult' to replace Antoine Griezmann, says manager Diego Simeone
Frenchman Antoine Griezmann informed Atletico of his decision in a meeting with Simeone, chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin and sporting director Andrea Berta
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin announces end of nine-year stint in Spanish capital in emotional press conference
Godin has been one of the best central defenders in the world under Atletico coach Diego Simeone, who attended an emotional press conference at the Wanda Metropolitano, along with several players and president Enrique Cerezo
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis set for spell on sidelines after suffering minor thigh strain
Filipe Luis' absence continues a recent spate of defensive injuries for Atletico, who are already without Lucas Hernandez and Jose Gimenez
La Liga: Atletico Madrid go top of the league ahead of El Clasico with Real Sociedad win; Valencia held for 10th draw of season
Despite a stuttering start to the campaign, the poor form of both Barcelona and Real Madrid have allowed Atletico to drag themselves to the summit after a seven-game unbeaten run in the league.
La Liga: Filipe Luis 'an extremely important player' and we want to keep him, says Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone
Brazilian left back Filipe Luis, reportedly coveted by Paris Saint-Germain, is an "extremely important player" for Atletico Madrid and "one we want to keep a lot," coach Diego Simeone said on Sunday.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil coach Tite defends talisman Neymar following criticisms over his playacting during matches
Brazil coach Tite has defended Neymar from criticism over his histrionics on the pitch and said he was just happy to have the team's talisman playing at his best
FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil will miss Marcelo as they look to neutralise the pacy Mexican attack that consumed Germany
History and rationale will favour Brazil in their Round of 16 clash against Mexico, but their full-backs will have their tasks cut out against pacy opponents.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar has returned to a very high level, says Brazil coach Tite ahead of Mexico clash
Brazil coach Tite says Neymar is back to his best as the five-time champions take on Mexico in Samara on Monday for a place in the World Cup quarter-finals.
Striker Neymar, who hasn't played a game since breaking his foot in February, was named on Monday as the star of the Brazilian national team which will seek a record sixth World Cup out in Russia.
Griezmann has insisted he wants his future resolved before the start of the World Cup, amid speculation the striker is set for a move to Barcelona.
Highlights, Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid, Europa League semi-final 1st leg: Ten-man Atletico hold Arsenal at the Emirates
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"The club has made a huge effort to keep its most important players and it's clear that the players who have stayed have a huge sense of belonging here and that reflects well on the club," said Simeone.
Champions League: Craig Shakespeare says Leicester City would 'want more' European football after fairytale run
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare said his side's remarkable run to the Champions League quarter-finals left his players determined to return to Europe's top table as soon as possible.
Despite heavy Leicester pressure and furious noise inside the King Power Stadium, Atletico completed a 2-1 aggregate win to reach the semi-finals for the third time in four seasons.
La Liga: Atletico Madrid close gap at the top with narrow win over Real Sociedad, Athletic Bilbao win
Atletico Madrid's fine form continued as Filipe Luis scored the winner in a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad to close to within seven points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid on Tuesday.
As he hit the ground after the collision, Torres appeared to have lost consciousness. The incident left Atletico defender Jose Maria Gimenez in tears.