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It will be all guns blazing when Real Madrid and Barcelona step onto the Santiago Barnabeu with Copa Del Rey final tickets at stake as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are expected to star.
The two maestros have been in the twilight of their careers and have taken world football by storm with their performances. The Ronaldo vs Messi era truly began when Barcelona demolished their archrivals from Castilla 5-0 at the Camp Nou back in November 2010.
Messi was clearly victorious in that contest, scoring for the very first time against a team managed by Mourinho. The rivalry between... Read the rest of the article »
El Clasico 2013's series begins with a clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona in the Copa del Rey semis at the Santiago Bernabeu. Which team will have the upper hand ahead of the second leg?
Several factors could decide El Clasico on Wednesday night. They are all being discussed by soccer pundits ahead of this Spanish Cup battle.
Barcelona have never hesitated to replace Victor Valdes by Pinto in cup matches. Like it happened in the 2011/12 Spanish quarter-finals or in the 2010 Copa del Rey final, Pinto is expected to be in post against Real Madrid. This time... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid lambasted Getafe winning 4-0 at home. All the four goals were scored in the decisive half of the game as a perfect warm up for El Clasico on Wednesday.
Getafe failed to create clear cut opportunities and as a result of which they could not score. Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo had a great time in the second period. The number 7 player scored a sensational hat-trick and looks in top class form ahead of the game against fierce rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey.
Ronaldo was assisted by Di Maria and Ozil respectively for his opening two goals... Read the rest of the article »
The first two matches of the triple header against Real Madrid have gone totally wrong for Valencia. Can they miraculously turn their 2-0 deficit against Los Blancos in the Copa del Rey Last 8 second leg fixture?
Team news & analysis
Jose Mourinho’s decision to build competition between Iker Casillas and Antonio Adan has so far paid off well. Real Madrid are on a run of four consecutive clean sheets in all competitions since their 2013 opening match in which they conceded three goals against Real Sociedad.
Whoever gets in post on Wednesday will be eager to stretch Los Blancos&rsquo... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid and Portuguese attacker Cristiano Ronaldo has reiterated his desire to remain at the Santiago Bernabeu amid strong exit rumours.
The number 7 icon told FIFA.com:
“I want to see out my contract at Real Madrid: I’m very clear about that. After that, well, I don’t know what will happen in the future.”
Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a big money move to French giants Paris Saint-Germain where Brazil’s Lucas Moura and Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic play their club football. PSG have publicly shown their... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid and Valencia will engage in a triple header this January. The first of these three crucial fixtures is on Tuesday as Los Blancos host Los Che in a Copa del Rey Last 8 first leg match.
Team news & analysis
Real Madrid’s desire to dethrone Barcelona as Spanish Copa del Rey champions has significantly increased after the former fell 18 points off the top of La Liga table last weekend. The only way for the Spanish giants to recover from their serious headache in the league is by succeeding in cup competitions this season.
In Valencia, Real Madrid arguably have... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid stumbled to a goalless draw in Pamplona. Watch how the La Liga champions failed to defeat Osasuna without many key players.
Los Blancos were deprived of suspended Cristiano Ronaldo who has netted 16 of Real Madrid's 45 goals in the Spanish La Liga. The Portuguese superstar winger’s absence apparently took its toll as Gonzalo Higuain, Jose Callejon, Angel Di Maria and Karim Benzema all failed to find a way through past Osasuna’s goal line.
The shocking news of the night occurred when Kaka was flashed... Read the rest of the article »
Watch the sensational El Clasico 2013 promo video featuring Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo. The two superstars come head to head again.
The world’s two best players, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, have used text messaging to engage in a pre-match duel.
With 17 Clasico goals, Lionel Messi is just one strike behind all-time top scorer Alfredo Di Stefano. Out of these strikes, 10 have come in La Liga, five in Super Cup matches and two in Europe.
Meanwhile, Cristiano... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid turn their focus back to La Liga after cup success in midweek. They will play in the hostile atmosphere created by Osasuna’s home crowd.
Team News & Analysis
There is bad news for Madridistas as Cristiano Ronaldo will be missing in attack. The Portuguese superstar, who has netted 174 goals in 172 matches for Real Madrid since 2009, has to serve suspension after amassing his fifth yellow card on Matchday 18. Gonzalo Higuain will be tasked to replace Ronaldo. The former has not started a single match for his side since November.
Jose... Read the rest of the article »
A sensational Cristiano Ronaldo was on display at the Bernabeu against Celta de Vigo for the Copa del Rey
Real Madrid 4 - Celta de Vigo 0
Copa del Rey Round of 16.
Los Blancos advance to the quarter-finals as they beat Celta de Vigo at home 4-0 thanks to three goals by Cristiano Ronaldo who also assisted on Khediras goal. Ronaldo had just returned from the FIFA Ballon D'Or ceremony where once again he watched Leo Messi be crowned the best in the world. The prolific... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has declared that Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo is the complete player.
The illustrious manager bought Ronaldo from Sporting Lisbon back in 2003. He allocated the player with Manchester United’s legendary number 7 jersey and produced the best out of him.
In 2009, Alex Ferguson agreed to let Cristiano Ronaldo quit Old Trafford for Real Madrid in a record-breaking £80M transfer. Reflecting on the Portuguese star’s progress down the years, Fergie told Inside... Read the rest of the article »
The 2012 Ballon d’Or winner is Lionel Messi! On 7 January 2013, Cristiano Ronaldo’s rival from Argentina and Barcelona won the prestigious gong for an unprecedented fourth time.
History was made in Zurich on a night when Cristiano Ronaldo could have been granted more sympathy. The truth is that Lionel Messi was always expected to scoop the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or award with his 91 calendar year goals.
However, a certain formula favoured 2008 Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo to triumph in the 2012 edition aside arguments backing him. Check out the secret... Read the rest of the article »
Lionel Messi walked away with the Ballon d'Or prize for the fourth consecutive time in Zurich today evening, making him the first player to win this award four times.
All the three award nominees play in the La Liga for two of the most successful clubs in Spain's history. La Liga might perhaps be the best league in the world at the moment, after all the 11 players included in the FIFA world XI, infact play for Spanish clubs.
It is interesting to know how many votes the three hominess received after coaches, captains and the media from... Read the rest of the article »
One player, between Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta, will be honoured as the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner come January 7, 2013. Who must and will that be?
The three 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or nominees
Cristiano Ronaldo – He netted 46 goals in the Spanish La Liga and a total of 60 in all competitions. 10 of these strikes came in the 2011/12 UEFA Champions League as he finished third in the goal scorers chart behind Messi and Mario Gomez.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the all-important match winner in El Clasico as Real Madrid virtually... Read the rest of the article »
Did you know Messi and Ronaldo have personally attacked each other before the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or awards? Watch this video of funny football pictures with trolls, memes, lookalikes and more.
The Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo debate has taken an overextended run. While it seems like fans will never stop debating on it, the two players in question have finally agreed to confront each other with personal attacks and humour.
Watch the personal battle between King of Ballon d’Or awards Lionel Messi and Beauty Pageant Cristiano Ronaldo. Who wins?
After watching this 'Funny... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid have been paired with Real Sociedad in their first match of the year 2013. Will Iker Casillas be back in post and club top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo open his 2013 goal account?
The veteran goalkeeper was controversially left out on the bench by coach Jose Mourinho. This decision instantly received heavy criticism from the media and supporters as the outcome of the match hardly helped Mourinho. On the pitch, the team lost 3-2 to Malaga only to offer a very cold festive season to Madridistas around the world.
In 2013, Real Madrid will be hoping... Read the rest of the article »
The 2012/13 UEFA Champions League Last 16 draw has been marked by a particular dream-come-true for a certain Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid have been scheduled to visit Manchester United.
A return for Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho at Manchester United
Real Madrid fans have put their hopes on the Portuguese attacker to lead the club to UEFA Champions League glory. Club director Emilio Butragueno is certain that Cristiano Ronaldo, who won his only Champions League trophy under a Manchester United jersey back in 2008, will play a pivotal with the Red Devils being Los Blancos&rsquo... Read the rest of the article »
Cristiano Ronaldo recaptured his accurate free-kick form on Saturday night with an unstoppable strike during Real Madrid's home fixture against Atletico Madrid in La Liga.
The Spanish giants entered the game 14 points behind rampant league leaders Barcelona. The pressure to win was therefore intense but Cristiano Ronaldo's opener in the 16th minute eased matters for the hosts.
In the second period, the iconic Portuguese hit the woodwork twice - first through another free-kick and then from a tight angle shot. Man-of-the-match Cristiano Ronaldo also created Real... Read the rest of the article »
The final shortlist for the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or was announced on time, just soon enough to heat up El Derbi Madrileno at the Santiago Bernabeu on December 1, 2012.
It is widely believed that Radamel Falcao is unlucky to be part of the current superstar generation dominated by the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. El Tigre is considered by many as the world’s best number 9 at the moment.
Statistics and medals speak for themselves. He single-handedly led FC Porto and Atletico Madrid to UEFA Europa League glory with a flurry of goals in the... Read the rest of the article »
The winner of the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or will be Andres Iniesta, Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi. These three players made the three-man shortlist which was announced on Thursday.
Argentina and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is the titleholder having won the award during the past three years. Individually, La Pulga broke several records which include Pele’s highest goal tally in a calendar year.
He netted half a hundred goals in the Spanish Primera Division to beat runner-up Cristiano Ronaldo for the Pichichi award. Lionel Messi also made history... Read the rest of the article »