Wednesday November 27 2019
Atletico Madrid: Joao Felix wins 2019 Golden Boy award

Atletico Madrid starlet Joao Felix has won the Golden Boy award for 2019, the prize awarded by the Italian newspaper Tuttosport.

The trophy is awarded to the best Under-21 player of the year who plays in a European league and Atleti’s Felix - a club record €126m arrival from Benfica this summer - had been the favourite to land the award.

The Portugal international was chosen by a panel composed of 40 journalists from the main Italian and international media.

Saturday November 23 2019
Diego Simeone recalls Joao Felix for Atletico Madrid clash with Granada
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has recalled Portuguese star Joao Felix to matchday to face Granada this weekend.
The 20-year old has not featured for Los Rojiblancos since suffering an ankle injury in the 1-1 La Liga draw at home to Valencia on October 19.
However, Simeone confirmed that he underwent an intensive physiotherapy schedule during the interview break, according to reports in Marca.
And the former Benfica man is now fit for a first team return for the trip to th
Sunday October 20 2019
Joao Felix out for Atletico Madrid for three weeks

Atletico Madrid’s attacking crisis has deepened with fears that forward Joao Felix will miss three weeks with an ankle injury.

A club statement has confirmed that the star forward is set to miss between two and three weeks with a Grade II ankle sprain in what represents a fresh blow to Atleti.

Los Rojiblancos have failed to find the net in three of their last six matches and the Portuguese teenager is one of their leading attacking lights.

Sunday October 20 2019
Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix ruled out for three weeks

Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering an ankle injury dirong the 1-1 draw at home to Valencia.

The Portuguese international was withdrawn with 10 minutes to go at the Wanda Metropolitano, and a club statement confirmed he is set to miss the next two to three weeks with a Grade II ankle sprain.

He was taken to hospital for tests following after being substituted and will now miss Atleti's next run of games in both La Liga and Champions League action.

Wednesday October 16 2019
Atleti's Joao Felix and Barcelona teen Ansu Fati on Golden Boy 2019 list

Atletico Madrid star Joao Felix (pictured) and Barcelona’s teenage wonderkid Ansu Fati are on the 20-player shortlist for the 2019 Golden Boy award.

There are a total of seven Spain-based players on the list including Real Madrid’s Brazilian duo Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo Goes, Valencia pair Kang-in Lee and Ferran Torres along with goalkeeper Andriy Lunin, on loan at Real Valladolid from Madrid.

Monday September 9 2019
Atlético Madrid officially the best transfer negotiators

Atlético Madrid lead the way as the transfer kings of Europe, say AS and Transfermarkt.

According to their findings, the Wanda Metropolitano side are the number one team in Europe in terms of transfer recuperations with €313,1 million euros in their favour.

Friday September 6 2019
Deco: Simeone a gift for Joao Felix

Former Barcelona midfielder Deco believes Joao Felix has chosen the right man to work under by joining Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid.

Deco, speaking to EFE and reported by AS, also discussed Neymar’s proposed return to Barcelona and his thoughts on former teammates Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta.

Friday August 23 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo: Joao Felix can repeat my success in Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo believes new Atletico Madrid signing Joao Felix can repeat the successes he enjoyed in Spanish football.

The 19-year-old became Atleti’s club record signing when he was transferred from Benfica in a €126m deal last month and has starred in pre-season.

Ronaldo netted a remarkable 450 goals in 438 first-team appearances for Real Madrid and believes his fellow Portuguese international Felix can replicate such success.

Sunday August 18 2019
Joao Felix set for Atletico Madrid debut against Getafe

Atletico Madrid's record signing Joao Felix is set for his club debut against Getafe tonight.

The Portuguese international joined Diego Simeone's side this summer in a €126m deal from Benfica, breaking the club's previous record holder of Thomas Lemar, who joined for €63m in 2018.

Simeone confirmed his 20-man squad for the capital city derby at the Wanda Metropolitano, with Diego Costa and Angel Correa missing out through suspension and Nikola Kalinic sidelined through injury.


Tuesday August 13 2019
Joao Felix can be world class at Atletico Madrid - Oblak

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak has spoken of the ‘huge talent’ of his new teammate Joao Felix, who signed this summer from Benfica.

The teenager made the landmark €126m switch from the Lisbon giants to Atleti this summer and has shone in pre-season with Diego Simeone’s side.

“We are still in pre-season but it is clear that he has huge talent,” Oblak told reporters.

“With talent like that he can grow into being a magnificent player, I am sure that this is the right place for him.

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