Cristiano Ronaldo set to reject chance to watch Copa Libertadores final with Lionel Messi

For the first time since 2007, neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Lionel Messi were awarded the Ballon d’Or trophy. Instead, it went to Real Madrid’s Luka Modric. Ronaldo did come second in the vote but, rather astonishingly, Messi finished fifth. While there was no reunion between Ronaldo and Messi on the Ballon d’Or podium, Real Madrid […]

Football Serie A

Report: Asensio wants Juve

Marco Asensio reportedly wants to reunite with former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus. According to Tuttosport, Madrid ‘perceive some movement’ from Asensio towards Juve, the winger have been ‘captivated’ by the reception Ronaldo received from Juve fans last season. The newspaper explains Alvaro Morata ‘also told him wonderful things about Turin and the […]

Football La Liga

Sergio Ramos and Florentino Perez talked changes – Real now have two January targets

Real Madrid won their third consecutive Champions League trophy back in May – but it’s all gone wrong since then. Zinedine Zidane left soon after delivering those trophies in just two and a half years as boss, leaving some very daunting shoes to fill. Spain boss, Julen Lopetegui, was the man who eventually said yes […]

Champions League Football

Sergio Ramos has tweeted after being accused of elbowing Viktoria Plzen’s Milan Havel

Santiago Solari made it three wins from three as Real Madrid’s interim manager against Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League on Wednesday. Los Blancos, who sacked Julen Lopetegui following a difficult start to the season, cruised to a 5-0 victory to go top of Group G. Karim Benzema scored twice, reaching 200 goals for Real […]

Copa del Rey Football

Journalist makes important point about Vinicius Junior’s performance for Real Madrid v Melilla

There has been plenty of reaction in Spain to Vinicius Junior’s performance for Real Madrid in their 4-0 win over Melilla on Wednesday. The Brazilian was handed his first start for Los Blancos – and he didn’t disappoint. Vinicius, 18, provided the assist for Marco Asensio’s goal and created more than one opportunity for his […]

Copa del Rey Football

Real Madrid fans were all reacting to Vinicius Junior’s full debut against Melilla

Shockwaves were sent through the footballing world when Vinicius Junior, age 16, moved to Real Madrid for almost £40 million. Fans are certainly aware that transfer fees are rising in the ‘beautiful game,’ but so much money for a player who’d barely made his professional debut was really something else. So far, though, Los Blancos’ massive risk […]

Football La Liga

Conte waiting for United?

Antonio Conte’s move to Real Madrid reportedly broke down due to Jose Mourinho, with the Italian interested in replacing him at Manchester United. The Merengues officially sacked Julen Lopetegui yesterday, and Conte had been touted as his likely replacement. Talks with the former Juventus Coach have broken down though, with explanations ranging from his pending […]