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Real Madrid Private LaLiga Trophy Ceremony

Real Madrid will be awarded the LaLiga trophy in a private ceremony at their Valdebebas training ground, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Behind-Closed-Doors Ceremony Planned Sources have confirmed that the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), responsible for the league trophy, had initially planned to hand over the LaLiga trophy to Real Madrid at their next game, away at Granada's Nuevo Los Cármenes stadium on Saturday. However, Madrid expressed reluctance for the ceremony to take place away from home, especially after a game which could
Brahim

Brahim: UEFA Champions League Heroics

In the UEFA Champions League round-of-16 encounter between Real Madrid and RB Leipzig, Brahim Diaz etched his name in football lore with a mesmerizing solo goal that showcased his exceptional talent and Madrid's resilience. The scene was set by an innocuous pass from Dani Carvajal, played in a nondescript area of the RB Leipzig half early in the second half. Little did Carvajal know that this routine pass would trigger a moment of brilliance from Brahim Diaz. Under intense pressure from his marker,
Xavi

Xavi Apologizes for Barcelona’s Supercopa Defeat

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernández expressed deep regret and apologized to the club's fans following their 4-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final in Saudi Arabia. Vinícius Júnior's first-half hat-trick, which included two goals within the opening 10 minutes, and Rodrygo Goes' goal sealed Madrid's victory, avenging last year's defeat. Despite Robert Lewandowski briefly bringing Barça back into the game at 2-1, Vinícius' penalty ensured a commanding lead at halftime. In a post-match interview, Xavi acknowledged the team's poor performance,
Morata

Morata’s Derbi Drama: Supercopa Showdown

Morata's Past Derbi Moments Set Stage for Spanish Supercopa Clash Álvaro Morata, having played pivotal roles in memorable Madrid derbi moments, faces a crucial Spanish Supercopa semifinal between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Morata's history, including blocking Diego Godín in the 2014 Champions League final and a 2018 incident with Dani Carvajal, adds intrigue to the upcoming clash. In 2014, Morata's strategic block on Godín allowed Sergio Ramos to score a crucial header, leading to Real Madrid's Champions League victory. However, in 2018,
Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos Signs contract extension with Real Madrid

Real Madrid have officially announced Toni Kroos’ contract extension. The German midfielder will stay in the club at least for another season as his new deal expires in the summer of 2024. Kroos’ contract extension was expected and it was all a matter of making it official. The midfielder play at a high level this season and proved to have enough fuel in the tank for one more year, although it would be ideal for Carlo Ancelotti to keep managing it the proper
Benzema Hat-Trick

Barcelona Stunned as Benzema hat-trick Sends Real Madrid into…

Karim Benzema struck a hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed arch-rivals and league leaders Barcelona 4-0 to reach the Copa del Rey final in stunning fashion on Wednesday. Barca, bidding for a fourth successive Clasico victory this season, looked set for the final having edged a 1-0 win in the first leg of the semi-final in Madrid last month. But after dominating the early stages of the second leg they fell apart in unlikely fashion to lose 4-1 on aggregate with Benzema becoming the
Real Madrid wins the Club World Cup

Real Madrid beats Al Hilal to win the fifth…

Real Madrid has won the Club World Cup for a record-extending fifth time after beating Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hilal 5-3 in the final in Rabat, Morocco. Vinicius Junior scored twice and helped Karim Benzema in a third goal, while Federico Valverde added two more for the European champions in Saturday’s final, which turned into a shootout. Al-Hilal never led the match but showed it was no fluke that it had upset Brazil’s Flamengo to reach the decider in Morocco’s capital. Luciano Vietto scored twice
Real Madrid overtakes Al Ahly to reach Club World Cup final

Real Madrid overtakes Al Ahly to reach Club World…

Real Madrid reached the Club World Cup final after goals from Vinicius Jr, Federico Valverde, Rodrygo and Sergio Arribas secured a 4-1 win over Egypt's Al Ahly in Morocco on Wednesday. Playing without several key starters like forward Karim Benzema and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, Real Madrid experienced a home field environment, with the local fans turning up the noise at the sold-out Prince Moulay Abdallah stadium in Rabat. The white Real Madrid jerseys outnumbered Al Ahly’s red by a huge margin and the
Barcelona Win Without Messi

Spanish Super Cup: Barcelona Beat Real Madrid 3-1, Win…

Barcelona win their first trophy since Lionel Messi left the club after they demolished fierce rival Real Madrid 3-1 to win the Spanish Super Cup. Barcelona had not lifted a trophy since the 2021 Copa del Rey under former coach Ronald Koeman. That was Messi’s 35th and final title with Barcelona before leaving amid the club’s financial struggles. Robert Lewandowski, Gavi and Pedri scored a goal each in the final at King Fahd Stadium to give Barcelona its first Super Cup trophy since
Liverpool v Real madrid: A heavyweight final

Liverpool v Real madrid: A heavyweight final

Liverpool will look to win European club football's most prestigious prize for the seventh time when they face Real Madrid in a mouth-watering Champions League final in Paris on Saturday. Up to 60,000 Liverpool fans - many without tickets - are expected in the French capital as Jurgen Klopp's Reds attempt to seal an FA Cup, Carabao Cup and Champions League treble in their 63rd and final game of 2021-22. However, Real Madrid are record 13-time winners and their Italian boss Carlo Ancelotti

Real fight back from the brink to stun Man…

Real Madrid fought back from the brink of elimination to beat Manchester City 3-1 after extra time and 6-5 on aggregate in an enthralling and dramatic Champions League semi-final on Wednesday. City led 1-0 on the night and 5-3 on aggregate when Riyad Mahrez scored after 73 minutes but Real substitute Rodrygo equalised in the last minute of normal time and headed home one minute later to level the tie at 5-5. Five minutes into extra time Karim Benzema converted a penalty awarded
Real Madrid 3-2 victory over Barcelona

Federico Valverde’s extra-time strike gives Real Madrid 3-2 victory…

Real advanced to Sunday’s final against the winners of Thursday’s clash between holders Athletic Bilbao and LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh. Federico Valverde finished off a stunning move in extra time to give Real Madrid a 3-2 victory over arch-rivals Barcelona in an exhilarating Spanish Super Cup semi-final on Wednesday. Real advanced to Sunday’s final against the winners of Thursday’s clash between holders Athletic Bilbao and LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh. Vinicius Jr.
Real Madrid prepare to host Cadiz amid COVID-19 outbreak

Real Madrid prepare to host Cadiz amid COVID-19 outbreak

LaLiga leaders Real Madrid will play at home to Cadiz on Sunday while fighting a COVID-19 outbreak with seven positive cases already confirmed from the first team - six players and a coach. After Luka Modric and Marcelo tested positive on Wednesday, the club said on Thursday that Gareth Bale, Marco Asensio, Andriy Lunin and Rodrygo plus assistant coach Davide Ancelotti - manager Carlo Ancelotti's son - had also got the virus. Since all seven are vaccinated they must quarantine until they test
Atletico Madrid Pinned Back By Levante After Conceding Two Penalties, Real Sociedad Win Again

Atletico Madrid Pinned Back By Levante After Conceding Two…

Atletico Madrid spurned the chance to move level on points with Real Madrid on Thursday after conceding from two penalties, the second in the 89th minute, to draw 2-2 away at Levante. Atletico Madrid spurned the chance to move level on points with Real Madrid on Thursday after conceding from two penalties, the second in the 89th minute, to draw 2-2 away at Levante. Atletico led twice at the City of Valencia Stadium as Antoine Griezmann opened the scoring before Matheus Cunha's first

European Super League: UEFA ends legal fight against Barcelona,…

Uefa has ended its legal fight against Barcelona, Juventus, and Real Madrid over their involvement in the proposed European Super League. The clubs were among the 12 "founding" members of the breakaway league, which later collapsed. The trio, who have refused to renounce the project, were being investigated for "a potential violation" of Uefa's legal framework. Uefa says it is now "as if the proceedings had never been opened". "The Uefa Appeals Body has declared today the proceedings null and void," a statement
Ancelotti salutes Real Madrid fighting spirit after comeback win

Ancelotti salutes Real Madrid fighting spirit after comeback win

REUTERS VALENCIA, Sept 19 - Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti praised his side for refusing to give in even when they were playing poorly, with his side snatching a 2-1 LaLiga win at Valencia after scoring two late goals on Sunday. Valencia took the lead in the second half with a strike from Hugo Duro but Vinicius Jr levelled in the 86th minute before sending in a cross for Karim Benzema to head the visitors in front two minutes later. Real also pulled

Eduardo Camavinga: Real Madrid sign France teenager from Rennes

Real Madrid have signed highly-rated France midfielder Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes on a six-year deal. The 18-year-old had entered the final 12 months of his contract with the Ligue 1 club, who were not prepared to lose him on a free transfer next year. He completed his medical at France's Clairefontaine training centre on Monday. In April 2019, Camavinga became the youngest Rennes debutant aged 16 years and four months. He quickly established himself as a regular in their first team, making 60

Kylian Mbappe: Real Madrid bid £137m for Paris St-Germain…

Real Madrid have made a 160m euros (£137m) bid to sign Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe. The French World Cup winner, 22, joined PSG in 2017 in a transfer worth £165.7m and his contract expires in June 2022. PSG sporting director Leonardo said the club would "not hold Mbappe back" but considered Real Madrid's bid to be "not sufficient". "We consider the offer as being very far from what Kylian is worth today," he told French radio station RMC Sport. Mbappe has scored

Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid beat Alaves…

Bale, back from a loan spell at Tottenham, was in former Everton boss Ancelotti's first starting XI. Eden Hazard set up Benzema's opener with a nice flick and Nacho doubled the lead with a volley. Benzema scored again and Joselu slotted a penalty for Alaves before Vinicius Jr scored a late fourth for Real. David Alaba made his Real debut at left-back after his free-transfer move from Bayern Munich - and set up that late Vinicius goal. Real laboured in the first half
PSG sign Spain defender Ramos on free transfer

PSG sign Spain defender Ramos on free transfer

PARIS: Paris St Germain have signed Spain defender Sergio Ramos on a free transfer after he left La Liga club Real Madrid, the French Ligue 1 side announced on Thursday (Jul 8). Ramos left Real last month after failing to reach an agreement to extend his 16-year stay in the Spanish capital. He helped Real win four Champions League titles and five La Liga trophies. The 35-year-old, who has signed a two-year contract, joins PSG after they finished second last season behind champions