Lionel Messi hit the post three times as Barcelona opened their La Liga campaign with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Real Betis. The 30-year-old, who was looking for his 350th goal in the competition, was denied by the woodwork before the break and twice after it as Betis goalkeeper Antonio Adan enjoyed good fortune at [...]
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, commonly known as Real Madrid, or simply as Real, has won a record 33 La Liga titles, 19 Copa del Rey, 10 Supercopa de España, 1 Copa Eva Duarte, and 1 Copa de la Liga.
In international football, the club has won a record 12 European Cup/UEFA Champions League titles and a joint record 3 Intercontinental Cups, as well as 2 UEFA Cups, 3 UEFA Super Cups and a 2 FIFA Club World Cups.
Real Madrid was recognised as the FIFA Club of the 20th Century on 23 December 2000, and named Best European Club of the 20th Century by the IFFHS on 11 May 2010. The club received the FIFA Centennial Order of Merit in 2004. The club is ranked first in the latest IFFHS Club World Ranking, setting a new ranking-points record. The club also leads the current UEFA club rankings.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he is happy with his squad as it is, hoping for no changes before the end of the transfer window. Madrid opened their LaLiga title defence with a 3-0 victory at Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. Without the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo, Zidane’s men claimed a convincing win thanks to [...]
Gareth Bale silenced his Real Madrid critics by scoring his side’s first goal of the season for the third consecutive year as they eased to a 3-0 win over Deportivo. The Welshman also made the third in a comfortable victory that also saw Casemiro and Toni Kroos get on the scoresheet in a win achieved [...]
t has been a long wait as LaLiga returns on Friday night with 19 teams all vying for Real Madrid’s crown, initially at least. With the transfer window still yet to close, we take a look at how every team in the Spanish top-flight in 2017/18 is shaping up for the big kick-off. Alaves The summer was [...]
Zinedine Zidane continues to break records as Real Madrid manager after watching his side take apart Barcelona in the Real Madrid’s Supercopa triumph on Wednesday. Madrid won their second trophy in a week, beating Barcelona 5-1 on aggregate for the Supercopa. Since Zidane took over from Rafa Benitez in January of 2016, he has lost [...]
Real Madrid lifted their second piece of silverware in a week, brushing aside Barcelona 5-1 on aggregate for the Supercopa on Wednesday. Picking up from where they left off in the first leg, Madrid raced to a 2-0 lead against Barca in the first half and made easy work of protecting their advantage. Los Blancos [...]
The Spanish Football Federation has upheld its decision to suspend Cristiano Ronaldo for five matches. Ronaldo was suspended for one match after being sent off during Sunday’s first leg of the Spanish Super Cup but he was given an additional four-match ban for shoving referee Ricardo de Burgos in the back after he was shown [...]
Gianluigi Buffon, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award. The winner will be announced at the Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on Thursday 24 August. The shortlist of three players was selected by a jury comprising the 80 coaches of the [...]
Cristiano Ronaldo has been handed a five-match ban for pushing referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea, following his sending off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Spanish Super Cup first leg win over Barcelona. Ronaldo has received a one-game suspension from the Spanish Football Federeation for his red card and a further four games for pushing a match [...]
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dramatic late goal and was then sent off for diving as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup. Having come on as a second half substitute on 58 minutes he cut inside Gerard Pique and curled a shot past Marc Andre ter Stegen to [...]