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With all the dates yet to be confirmed, Los Blaugranas will play against Mexican side Monterrey to open their new stadium between July 18-20.
After a four-year absence, FC Barcelona confirmed they will play some of their preseason matches in the United States and Mexico. Despite dates not yet being set, the club has made official the news that the blaugranes will be returning to American soil for the fourth time in the last ten years.
Los Cules will return to the American continent for the first time since 2011, when they visited... Read the rest of the article »
Koke has been linked with three big teams in the Premier League. The Spanish international would love to stay with the club that has seen him grow.
Atlético de Madrid, the defending Champions of La Liga, is the only club that Jorge Resurrección Merodio aka Koke sees himself playing with. The 23-year-old midfielder is considered a key element in the team’s recent success.
“I see life in red and white. I am happy here, the club is growing and I grow with it,” the Spaniard said to AS, a Spanish newspaper.
During... Read the rest of the article »
According to the 22-year-old Brazilian ace, playing alongside the Argentine superstar is a walk in the park.
Barcelona ace Neymar has praised his Blaugrana team-mate Lionel Messi, confessing he holds the uttermost respect for the diminutive wizard, insisting that the Argentine superstar is the best player he has ever seen.
The 22-year-old former Santos attacker also admitted on Monday that his partnership with the four-time Ballon d'Or winner has been steadily growing, claiming that playing alongside... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker saw a straight red card during last Saturday's match against Cordoba for kicking Brazilian defender Edimar.
Brazilian wingman Neymar shared his thoughts about Cristiano Ronaldo's red card this Saturday. While Barcelona's superstar understood CR7's behavior, he believes that such an action should not go unnoticed and the player should be banned, regardless of his name or the team he plays for.
"As strikers we are used to be provoked and intimidated, but sometimes you just feel you've had enough... Read the rest of the article »
At just 21 years old, Lucas Silva fulfills his dream of playing for Real Madrid. President Fiorentino Perez welcomes the newest addition to his new home until 2020.
Around 300 people gathered at the Santiago Bernabeu to see the newest addition to the Real Madrid roster, Lucas Silva, this Monday. The 21-year-old Brazilian midfielder will be wearing the number 16 jersey for the next five years for “Los Merengues”.
Rumors had linked the young star with teams such as Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United. In the end, Silva found himself traveling... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blancos are being investigated by FIFA for signing two 12-year old Venezuelans back in 2012, facing a possible ban like long-time rival Barcelona.
European champions Real Madrid could be facing a similar transfer ban as their La Liga opponents Barcelona, after FIFA started an investigation regarding the club's signing of two under age Venezuelan players. Sources indicate that the investigation was prompted by anonymous tips, just like the query surrounding Barcelona's youth signings started years ago and ended up with Los Blaugranas unable to... Read the rest of the article »
Minutes after the Portuguese striker saw the red card for hitting Cordoba's defenders, Bale scored a penalty kick to steal three points from El Nuevo Arcangel Stadium.
Even with a disappointing performance by Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid can always count on Gareth Bale to save the day. The Portuguese player was sent off after 82 minutes, leaving the game 1-1. Five minutes later, the Welsh wingman traded a penalty kick in, giving Los Blancos three more points in La Liga's title race.
It was not an easy game for Real Madrid, who fell behind on the scoreboard... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid will travel to Cordoba on January 24th for their 20th fixture of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Cordoba vs Real Madrid below.
La Liga leaders will visit the home of the 14th place in the Spanish top flight this Saturday with a not so flattering situation for the European champions. Following their Copa del Rey elimination, Los Blancos won their match against Getafe to assure their spot as No. 1 in La Liga for one more week, and they will try to make that count as they face Cordoba with their 3 game unbeaten streak.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian coach revealed Isco and Pepe will not take part of tomorrow's match against Cordoba to prevent further injuries.
Real Madrid's coach Carlo Ancelotti is sure his team does not need to change on a game-to-game basis, since they have been able to prepare their next match for a full week. Considering Los Blancos will not be able to start Isco and Pepe, Ancelotti assured that the best possible squad will be on the pitch tomorrow.
"We don't need to rotate the team, right now we had a full week's work and... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona's coach sees the Uruguayan giving his best in every game, and he is sure the player will be able to score shortly.
During his pre-match press conference, Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique stated he is not worried about Luis Suarez's lack of goals, since he believes the Uruguayan has shown other abilities while playing for Los Blaugranas.
"It's not an issue for us. We are delighted with what he has shown, we don't care about his goal-less streak. Everybody fails, we have failed as coaches and they... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid superstar headed to downtown Madrid in disguise to surprise a young boy with a signed football. Watch the moment.
Some may argue he is not the best footballer in the world, though the majority of the world disagrees, but there is no denying that Cristiano Ronaldo is an all out nice bloke.
In an age where superstar athletes have become detached from the rest of the world, with their interaction with the fans limited to social media and press conferences, the Real Madrid icon has gone out of his way to stay... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian executive assured the player wants to leave the club, adding they will promote one of their young players to occupy his place.
Since Real Madrid have apparently agreed to transfer Asier Illarramendi to Athletic Bilbao, Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva is set to join Los Blancos on a six and a half year agreement. According to Cruzeiro's VP, Marcio Rodrigues, the player should be unveiled shortly as the new signing for the European champions.
"Lucas Silva's signing with Real Madrid is closed. He should be revealed... Read the rest of the article »
The Norwegian youngster stated that working with Zinedine Zidane was one of the reasons that made him accept Real Madrid's offer.
After much speculation and with an 80,000 pounds-per-week salary, Norwegian youngster Martin Odegaard was unveiled today as a Real Madrid player. Presented by the legendary Emilio Butragueño, Odegaard talked about what influenced him the most to join Los Blancos after spending some time with other top European clubs such as Bayern Munich or Manchester United.
"The reason I chose... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish defender also stated he would love to retire playing for Real Madrid, despite all the rumors that place him elsewhere.
Spanish defender Alvaro Arbeloa spoke on a radio show about his career and his desire to retire while playing for Real Madrid. After never revealing how he felt about being harshly trolled by Madrid's fans, the former Liverpool back challenged his haters to take a deeper look into his accomplishments, despite not being as technically gifted as some would want.
"I've heard things that really... Read the rest of the article »
Despite Los Blancos were not keen on making any transfers during this winter, Athletic's offer could benefit every side involved.
Real Madrid may end up transferring one of their midfielders during this winter break. Despite Carlo Ancelotti's wishes, sources indicate Basque midfielder Asier Illarramendi could be parting ways with Los Blancos, after a huge transfer bid by Athletic Bilbao.
Illarramendi arrived to Real Madrid back in 2013, but he hasn't been able to earn a spot in Los Blancos' lineup. Furthermore, his performances... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid superstar hailed his competition with the Barcelona attacker, claiming it to be a huge positive for football.
Despite the fans engaging in non-stop war in the never-ending Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Lionel Messi debate, the Real Madrid superstar has shed some positive light on his competition with the Argentine ace, insisting they motivate one another.
In an interview published by France Football, the 29-year-old former Manchester United winger claimed that his contest with the 27-year-old Barcelona man... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese superstar officialized his break-up with Russian model Irina Shayk. The player intends to silence talks about his private life to concentrate on his career.
After much speculation surrounding his personal life, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo released a statement to end the rumors about his break-up with Russian model Irina Shayk. The Portuguese player wishes to concentrate on the pitch and leave everything behind, as the statement reveals.
"After dating for five years, my relationship with Irina Shayk has come to an end. We believed it... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid star feels the Liga BBVA duo would not have been the dominant figures that they are today had they been around during his time.
La Liga duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are undeniably the two most dominant figures in the world of football. This has been so for years, supported by the fact that the Real Madrid and Barcelona attackers have shared the last seven Ballon d'Or prizes.
Many football fans and pundits alike go as far as to label Ronaldo and Messi as football legends, the greatest of this generation. A defenders... Read the rest of the article »
The quartet from rival teams Barcelona and Real Madrid teamed up to star in an...interesting advert for sportswear giants Adidas.
Despite the controversy he has courted over the years, Luis Suarez has been pretty quiet--both off and on the pitch-- since making his £75 million move from Liverpool to Barcelona this past summer.
The former Ajax man had to serve a lengthy fan after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at this summer's World Cup and has yet to hit the same goal-scoring form that saw him win the European Golden... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch legend believes Toni Kroos should have been considered as a candidate, since the Portuguese player was not as dominant as people think.
Dutch legend, coach and executive Johan Cruyff blasted Cristiano Ronaldo's consecutive Ballon D'Or victories, since he believes the nomination should also consider the team's accomplishments for such a distinction.
"When you play against the best, everything is a combination of individual talent and accomplishments. It is ridiculous that, for the second straight year, FIFA gives this award... Read the rest of the article »