David Villa slapped a player and video replay made sure he got red carded

No one can escape the watchful eye of video replay, not even reigning MLS MVP David Villa. Villa, of New York City FC, was ejected from a preseason match vs. the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night after video replay showed him giving defender A.J. DeLeGarza a slap to the face. The replay shows that the slap itself wasn’t very violent, but the hand-to-face contact is clearly a red...
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1 day ago

VIDEO: David Villa given first red card via MLS’s video replay

As it turns out, Video Assistant Replay works; it just takes a little bit of time to make the right call.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

WATCH: David Villa scores sick scissor-kick goal

New York City FC striker David Villa has scored a lot of amazing goals in his career, and he added to that total in a recent match.NYC FC is getting ready for the upcoming MLS season, so they’ve been playing some exhibition games. Their most recent game was against a college team, Jacksonville University.Villa’s team won with ease, 9-0, but that wasn’t what everyone was talking...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Villa slipped on embarrassing PK miss

Spanish striker David Villa is one of MLS’s major international stars and one of the faces of the NYCFC franchise. This penalty kick attempt from the star striker isn’t going in his personal highlight reel. Villa stepped up to the spot but slipped at precisely the wrong moment. That sent the ball flying through the air like an Alex Rodriguez pop-up in foul territory. And...
Via The Comeback
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Could David Villa Be Loaned to Manchester City?

David Villa (7) celebrates a goal earlier this season for New York City FC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) Reports has surfaced that New York City FC forward David Villa could be heading to Manchester City on loan during the MLS offseason. It has been done by many Designated Players before, but he does run the risk of falling out of favor with his MLS fans. Nothing is certain...
Via The Sports Journal
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NYCFC Need David Villa to Remain Healthy if They Want to Compete

David Villa #7 of New York City FC scores a goal in the first half as Andy Dorman #12 of New England Revolution defends during the inaugural game of the New York City FC at Yankee Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Coming into tonight’s matchup, David Villa, the captain of NYCFC hopes to play a full match and help his teammates pull out a victory. Villa was displeased...
Via The Sports Journal
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mexico Soccer: Tough American test for El Tri

An inexperienced Mexico squad will be put to the test against a United States team well equipped with its arsenal of veteran players. El Tri may be forced to face a glimpse of its Copa America reality should it obtain an embarrassing result Wednesday. And while El Tri is attempting to assemble the perfect alternative squad for Copa America, the United States will be all business...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

David Villa said farewell to Spain with nifty back-heel goal (GIF)

David Villa played in the final World Cup game of his career on Monday afternoon, and the Spanish striker went out in style. Villa, who is Spain’s all-time top international goal scorer, netted an impressive back-heel goal against Australia. Villa, 32, was one of the most important pieces of Spain’s 2010 team that took home […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

David Villa Scores Slick Backheel Goal vs. Australia

Playing in his final World Cup game, David Villa went out with a bang with this slick backheel goal against the Australian’s. Spain went on to dominate the Aussies, winning 3-0 and finishing with a 1-2 record. Villa kissed his Spain jersey after scoring the goal: kissing the jersey http://t.co/Cm4jWz8gNe — Steph (@myregularface) June 23, […] The post David Villa Scores Slick...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Emotional David Villa breaks down in final WC match

An emotional David Villa broke down in tears, crying in his final World Cup match for Spain.
Via Gamedayr
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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