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Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic showed they were ready for their match in qualifying for the World Cup when they were the offensive stars of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain in the victories of their respective teams Wednesday in the Champions League.
Ronaldo’s two goals helped Real Madrid to beat Juventus 2-1, but the Portuguese star has been overshadowed by a brilliant performance of the Swedish striker. Ibrahimovic scored four goals – including one on a perfect long shot – while PSG crushed Anderlecht 5-0 in Brussels.
Bayern Munich, champions of the Champions League, humiliated Viktoria Plzen 5-0 thanks to two goals from Franck Ribery, and Bayer Leverkusen defeated Chakthior Donetsk 4-0. Real Madrid, PSG and Bayern Munich all dominate their respective group with three wins, while Manchester United ahead of Bayer Leverkusen by a point after a 1-0 win against Real Sociedad. …continue reading
The Euroleague 2013-14 started yesterday with two games (Bamberg, Strasbourg and Siena-Galatasaray) and two of the four Spanish teams, Real Madrid and Barcelona, among the favorites to be in the Final Four of Milan according to bookmakers. If forecasts are met, white and Barca repeats participation in the final stage of the tournament. Last May, the Madrid beat Barca in the semi-finals in London and later succumbed to Olympiacos, who became champion.
Despite its recent list of winners and continuity of its star, Vassilis Spanoulis, the Greek team is surpassed in the betting for the Messina CSKA Moscow and Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul of Obradovic. Not surprisingly, given that the two coaches have 12 Euroleague titles, four Italian and has won eight Serbian. Panathinaikos, perennial favorite, credit and continues to Turkish Efes and Galatasaray also given possibilities, like the Israeli Maccabi and Italian Milan and Siena.
Outsiders in the group include Spanish Unicaja and Baskonia, along with others who can arouse much as Lokomotiv Kuban Russian, French champion surprising Nanterre and Bayern Munich, mythical section of German football club that reaches continental elite finally with a little help from the Euroleague in the form of invitation. ACB teams start out with attractive matches. …continue reading
Karim Benzema is happy at Real Madrid and do not think for a second about the possibility of playing in another club. He knows that this season more than ever, have great responsibilities on the shoulders and want to answer with goals. The whistles from the Bernabeu on Sunday have not affected his desire to succeed here.
Madrid is today and will be in the future. This was expressed to his inner circle and so we think also on the main floor of the Bernabeu. Therefore, we are already working on the renewal of the contract that will keep him with Madrid until June 30, 2015.
It is a way to prove his love for the white club and send a clear message to the contenders that they want to be outside with their services (English and Italian teams). About a month and a half there were the first contacts between his representative and Jose Angel Sanchez, Director General of Madrid. They were for September will begin the negotiations that are advertised and fairly easy to reach an agreement before the end of the year. …continue reading
One of the objectives of the Real Madrid in summer as this market is the Uruguayan Luis Suarez might be the key to unclog the operation Bale and hasten the arrival of the Welsh footballer at Real Madrid.
According to published this Sunday the British newspaper Sunday People, the Tottenham has been marking the signing of the Uruguayan front as priority objective to compensate for the output of Gareth bale.
The coach of the Spurs, Andre Villas Boas, is what has made the decision and has already informed the chairman Daniel Levy to try to gain the services of the Uruguayan. The operation is to pay Liverpool with some of the money that Tottenham received from Real Madrid for the transfer of Bale. …continue reading
The International Champions Cup, which has been involved with Real Madrid, beginning to revive football in the United States. This tournament is the heir of the World Football Challenge that started briskly in 2009 (56.135 spectators on average) to go out of steam in 2011 (41.697) and hit bottom in 2012, when it fell to 37,609 on average.
This year, with the encouragement of its new owner, billionaire Stephen Ross, new name and sponsors, has slowed the fall and offered a recovery: the average has been 40,910 fans.
Ross took over the rights of the World Football Challenge through its CSR Ventures Company, purchasing them from Creative Artists Agency (CAA). In the deal, took the two managers dealing CCA tournament, Charlie Stillitano and Jon Sheiman. To empower, he joined as director Matt Higgins, a high post of the New York Jets. …continue reading
Mourinho will be reunited in Miami with Real Madrid. Or Real Madrid with Jose Mourinho, it does not matter. Chelsea beat Milan last night and will play the final of the International Champions Cup against Carlo Ancelotti’s side. The United States boasts that dreams come true and the organization of the tournament will be realized.
Only 68 days have elapsed since the Portuguese left as coach of Real Madrid and the first face-off between technical and star in white costumes on American soil (Sun Life Stadium: 03:00 AM Spanish, early Wednesday to Thursday). As the slogan of the tournament: “There is friendly, just football”.
The Chelsea of Mourinho lives in large measure on the order and of backlash. And also of Eden Hazard. The Belgian in New Jersey was the man who carried his own to the end, to the appointment who longed above all the American organizers as soon as he had been the official Mourinho gone to Real Madrid and his return to London club. …continue reading
The fans of Real Madrid in the survey consulted Ikerfel at the Bernabeu and Alfredo Di Stefano in the end of last championship titrated with 7.14 (0 being ‘bad’ and 10 ‘very good’) Florentino management this last term just ended. The remarkable happens to be approved (6.21) for hobbies they understand to Madrid as a favorite team (that being of another, is among your top three choices). And suspended for all fans of First, Second and those with at Madrid as a team unfriendly (among the three most reject).
In the last four years (not counting this summer, as the survey was finalized last League), Madrid have signed 24 players for a value of 427 million euros and has won a league, a Copa and Supercopa. Spending has been reduced season to season. In the 2009-10 were 264 million nine players (zero titles Pellegrini).
Then Mourinho came. In 2010-11 seven players were purchased by 73.5 million: a cup in the 2011-12 spending was 55 million in seven players (a league) and last season, the 2012-13 investment of 35 million on three players did nothing to win titles in Mourinho’s final season (only the Supercopa in summer). …continue reading
The coach of the Benfica, Jorge Jesus, admitted he would love to be able to recover the left side Real Madrid, Fabio Coentrao, and wrote off the Serbian Nemanja Matic due to the interest of “big teams” in his signing. The PSG, according to L’Equipe, is also interested in signing the side.
“I would really like to have Coentrao (…) Fabio is a player that fans love and all we who got him grow when few believed in him”, he said in an interview published today by the Lisbon club television.
This summer, the player said he was misunderstood at Real Madrid and did not close the door on your way out, giving options to all Lisbon’s try joining two years after selling the white club for 30 million euros. …continue reading
The pre-season of Real Madrid is now closed except for small fringes of breaking. The Ancelotti played eight games to prepare for the upcoming season. Three in Europe (Lyon, PSG and one TBD), four in the United States (Los Angeles Galaxy, Juventus or Everton, a third rival to decide based on the results and that it could be Chelsea and Inter) and the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy, which will be against the Al – Sadd and which will serve to pay tribute to Raul.
Ancelotti has given the nod to all commitments. The stage in theUnited Stateswas a matter of Mourinho and committed since the beginning of 2013. Ancelotti has not changed anything.
The template will begin work on July 15 without the international five participating in the Confederations Cup (Casillas, Arbeloa, Ramos, Albiol and Marcelo). These will be incorporated between 22 and 24, to be determined by Ancelotti. And although they can not play the first three games, they may do so and in theUnited States. …continue reading
Carlo Ancelotti was presented in the gallery of honor of the Bernabeu as coach of Real Madrid for the next three years. Dressed in dark suit he looked happy. He came down the steps with Florentino and Zidane behind. His place was in the front row. His dream was fulfilled.
Florentino Perez was the first to speak: “we started a new sports stage with Ancelotti as new coach in this temple. All those who know him have him as a wise man of football, a smart winner and an excellent human being. Meet the best leagues, knows what it is to be at the forefront of changing rooms at the highest level and for years had a dream, the Real Madrid coach. It is used to the highest pressures of the most intense bench, although he must know, I think that he knows, that nothing of what has been lived will be similar to what awaits you here. Long ago he told that one day he would be my coach and, therefore, I have also completed my desire”.
A desire that goes back seven years ago when Florentino, before resigning in February 2006, she contacted him to offer to coach Real Madrid. Then there was another shot in 2009. The third time was the charm. …continue reading