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With La Liga living uncertain moments due to a possible strike, should Ancelotti risk line up his best men against Valencia, or should he change the lineup just a bit?
Carlo Ancelotti may very well see his future sealed in the next six days. With the Champions League semi-final favoring Juventus as of now, and still trailing Barcelona in La Liga's title race, Los Blancos have to decide which tournament has top priority, and that moment could come one hour before the match against Valencia, were Ancelotti will reveal his lineup.
Even though the Italian manager... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker said after the game against Schalke 04 that he would not speak until the end of the season. He was asked about the game against Juve and the strike.
Cristiano Ronaldo is keeping his mouth shut just as he promised after Real Madrid lost to Schalke 04 in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League. A reporter insisted on trying to make him break his promise but the Portuguese striker did not answer any of his questions and offered him a sip of his drink instead.
The reporter wanted answers about what happened in the game against Juventus... Read the rest of the article »
By law, games that are not played can't be re-scheduled. The strike would officially start on May 16.
Barcelona's path to winning La Liga might have gotten a lot easier than what they were expecting. If they keep Real Madrid behind them for one more game, they could be crowned this season's champions as the league is expected to go on strike starting next weekend. This would be the first time we would see a 36-week season.
That would leave both leaders without playing against Atletico Madrid... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican striker could be moving back to England after a successful one-year loan with Real Madrid. The Spanish club asked for more time to make a decision regarding his buyout clause.
After a series of games in which he was key for Real Madrid's performance, Javier "Chicharito" Hernández seems to have his future away from Los Blancos. According to sources, English side Liverpool would be preparing a bid to add the Mexican striker to their squad, since his current employers have not decided whether to keep him around or let him go.
Hernandez has spent most... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian wingman spoke during a press conference where he was revealed as the new image of an online betting service.
Neymar's display for Barcelona this season has been much better than the one he showed last year. According to the Brazilian striker, the only one he has to thank for such a great season is his team-mate Lionel Messi, who has been key to the South American's display not only for his actions on the pitch, but also as a person.
"Everyday I learn something with 'Lio'. For example, his gesture... Read the rest of the article »
There were reports Manchester United would buy him for up to $150 million. His contract with Los Merengues expires in 2019.
One of the most criticized players in Real Madrid's roster this season is it's most expensive player Gareth Bale. The 25-year-old Welshman arrived in the Spanish capital in 2013 and this season seems to be one to forget. Just when the rumors about a possible exit were heating up, his agent has claimed Bale is in Madrid to stay.
Manchester United had reportedly saved up to $150 million to... Read the rest of the article »
The RFEF announced that La Liga would be suspended starting May 16. It would affect all competitions.
Efforts are being made by the Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP) to avoid the suspension of La Liga and the Copa del Rey final. They have until May 16 to agree on terms with the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF) so that all Spanish competitions continue after such date.
The first step for the LFP is to hold an extraordinary general assembly next Monday... Read the rest of the article »
Despite having a five percent drop in their overall value, Los Blancos dominated the revenue category, which is the highest for any sports franchise around the world.
Apparently, things are going just right for Real Madrid outside the pitch. Hours after being defeated by Juventus in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, business authority Forbes published their yearly most-valuable team ranking, with Los Blancos on top of that list for the third straight year.
Florentino Perez's business model provided Los Blancos with the highest revenue for any sports... Read the rest of the article »
Last week, the Portuguese striker used his social media accounts to ask for donations from his fans.
Once again, Cristiano Ronaldo shows the world he is not just as selfish as some people think. According to reports from Portuguese newspapers, Real Madrid's star donated seven million euros to help all those who were affected by the earthquake in Nepal.
On April 25th, an earthquake rated with a 7.8 intensity on the Richter scale shook the nation's capital Kathmandú, killing more than... Read the rest of the article »
The 24-year-old goalkeeper is being offered £200,000-per-day with Manchester. It would secure him as a Red Devil until 2017.
While there are some players that Louis Van Gaal is planning to release this summer, his goalkeeper David de Gea is not one of them. The 24-year-old player, who was rumoured to leave Old Trafford for a deal with Real Madrid, has been offered £200,000-per-week to stay with the Red Devils until 2017.
Considering the fact that Iker Casillas is not planning on leaving Los Blancos by the end... Read the rest of the article »
What Ronaldo accomplished in one game, many players fail to achieve in their entire career. Not even Messi can boast these records.
In one single game, Cristiano Ronaldo added a list of reasons as to why he is the greatest football player on earth, if not in history. Yes, even ahead of Lionel Messi.
On Saturday, the Portuguese ace traveled to Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán as Real Madrid locked horns with Sevilla.
Pressure was on Los Blancos to keep up in the title race due to Barcelona’s... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan scored the second, fourth and final goals of his team during their visit to El Nuevo Arcángel Stadium.
Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez is surely making his presence felt with Barcelona. Following a complicated start with Los Blaugranas, the former Liverpool player has contributed with goals and assists for his team, and today he managed to net his first hat-trick with Luis Enrique's side during the 8-0 blowout against Córdoba.
Suarez scored the "perfect" hat-trick for Los Culés... Read the rest of the article »
Sevilla has a 34-game unbeaten streak at home. Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 18 times against their upcoming opponent.
The return of Gareth Bale highlights the visit of Real Madrid to the Sanchez Pizjuan in a very important game against Sevilla. One team is trying to catch up to La Liga leader, Barcelona, while the other one is in a fight for fourth place with Valencia with only four games left.
Bale has been out for three games and he hasn't been missed much. His In between Isco and James Rodriguez, they have... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian scored Barcelona's 100th goal in the Spanish top flight with a well placed header, just when the second half of the match against Cordoba started.
Lionel Messi celebrated the 10th anniversary of his first goal with his 40th goal this season, which puts him in the lead of La Liga's scorers. Barcelona has scored 102 goals so far this season while playing La Liga matches, following today's display which included three goals by Luis Suarez, a header by Gerard Pique, a penalty kick by Neymar and a right-footed strike by Ivan Rakitic.
Surprisingly... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona can't afford any slip-ups when they face Cordoba this Saturday in the 35th fixture of the 2014-2015 La Liga season. Check out the live streaming & TV info for Cordoba vs Barcelona below.
Barcelona will face this match against Cordoba with one eye set on defeating Los Blanquiverdes, and the other one placed on their matchup against Bayern Munich. Los Blaugranas can't afford to lose any points in their visit to Cordoba, especially considering that their hosts currently hold the last place of La Liga's standings, and their future seems rather complicated if things don't change dramatically... Read the rest of the article »
However, Los Blancos legend and New York Cosmos ace Raul has ranked rival Lionel Messi above the likes of Cristiano, Zidane, and Figo.
Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo came under heavy fire after he appeared to be upset with team-mate Alvaro Arbeloa for scoring when the Portuguese ace had a chance of making the score sheet, on Wednesday, against Almeria.
However, Mexican striker Javier Hernandez spoke of the incident in a brighter light, ruling it out as an obsession with goals, one which makes Ronaldo the best in the world... Read the rest of the article »
It's been close to 40 years since the shot was created. Players like Zidane and Ronaldo have given it a try.
Antonin Panenka knows many have tried to emulate what he did in the 1976 European Championship final from the spot. For the creator of such gutsy shot, none of the attempts have been better than Lionel Messi’s against Getafe.
Zinedine Zidane is widely remembered for trying it in the 2006 World Cup Final against Italy. The shot went in but Panenka was not impressed. Francesco Totti... Read the rest of the article »
Di Maria could be included in the negotiation. Bale's contract with Madrid doesn't expire until 2019.
Gareth Bale may be getting ready for his last games with Real Madrid as Manchester United is about to launch a new attack to reel in the Welshman. The Red Devils have reportedly allotted $150 million (USD) for the 25-year-old player.
Bale is back to training with Los Blancos and is expected to play an important role in their quest to win both La Liga and the Champions League. Bale had to leave... Read the rest of the article »
Their first child was born in November 2012. La Pulga and his partner have been together since 2008.
Lionel Messi is not only smiling because of what happens on the field, not it is reported that the Argentinian could become a father for the second time. La Pulga confirmed the news with a post on social media this Thursday morning.
Messi had posted a picture on Instagram saying that him and his partner Antonella Roccuzzo, 27, were already expecting another addition to the family. The name has... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish shot-stopper revealed he would love Real Madrid to be the first club to win back-to-back Champions League titles since the tournament changed its format in 1992.
Iker Casillas is clear about La Liga's title race: It would mean much more to him if Los Blancos can win the UEFA Champions League once again rather than snatching the title away from Barcelona. According to the shot-stopper, Real Madrid's fans would be OK with such a decision, since winning the European tournament is part of Los Blancos' DNA.
"The 'madridistas' are more into winning the... Read the rest of the article »