Barcelona have overtaken rivals Real Madrid in having the largest wage budget in La Liga, according to data released this week. According to the numbers from the Spanish league, the money available for Barca’s bills are up to €507million, or £448m. Their main title rivals, Real, meanwhile have a cap on overall salaries that comes [...]
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 have agreed a deal to keep Karim Benzema at the Bernabeu until the summer of 2021. Benzema, who has scored more than 170 goals for the Spanish champions since joining from Lyon in 2009, will sign a new contract worth a reported €7.5million a year. According to reports in Spain, his net salary [...]
Cristiano Ronaldo returned from his five-game ban and Real Madrid failed to score for the first time in 74 matches as the Spanish champions were beaten 1-0 by Real Betis. Antonio Sanabria got the winner in the 94th minute with a free back-post header past Keylor Navas. It was Betis first win at the Bernabeu [...]
A record number of 13 Real Madrid players have been nominated for long list of the FIFPro World XI, while Manchester United’s Paul Pogba and Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez lead the pool of Premier League nominees. A total of 25,000 professional footballers were asked to select a team of 11 players – one goalkeeper, four defenders, [...]
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is finally set to play his first La Liga game of the season against Real Betis on Wednesday, with goalkeeper Antonio Adan concerned that his team will pay for the forward’s frustration about his late start. Ronaldo has missed Madrid’s opening four La Liga games of the campaign due to [...]
Gareth Bale silenced his Spanish critics, scoring the goal of the game in Real Madrid’s win over Real Sociedad. Bale waited an hour for a decent pass into space to run on to and when it finally came from Isco he nudged it forward powering past Real Sociedad left-back Kevin Rodrigues before clipping it over [...]
Real Madrid need their record signing Gareth Bale to improve amid criticism from supporters and Spanish media, admits Zinedine Zidane on Saturday. The 28-year-old was pictured training with his Madrid team-mates at the weekend as they gear up for their clash with high-soaring Real Sociedad. The suspended duo of Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo also took [...]
Isco has set his sights on winning more trophies at Real Madrid after signing a new five-year contract. The 25-year-old, who scored 10 La Liga goals for Real last season, is tied to the Spanish champions until 2022 after renewing his deal on Thursday. Isco has already won one La Liga title, one Copa del [...]
All eyes were on Cristiano Ronaldo in Real Madrid training ahead of the prolific Portuguese’s expected return to action against APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday. Ronaldo has missed Real’s last four games due to a suspension for pushing a referee in the Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona. He still has one domestic game to serve of [...]
La Liga president Javier Tebas has confirmed that the next Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona will take place at Santiago Bernabeu on December 23 at 13:00 CET. The fixture had been provisionally scheduled for December 20, but Tebas told Onda Cero that the game would now take place on Saturday, December 23. Ernesto Valverde’s [...]