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Real Madrid beat Liverpool in delayed final to win 14th Champions League title

Madrid last won the prestigious continental competition in 2018, when they also beat the Reds in the final.

  • Sunday, 29 May 2022
UEFA Champions League final: Liverpool lock horn with Real Madrid in Paris
UEFA Champions League final: Liverpool take on Real Madrid in epic clash in Paris tonight

English giants Liverpool are playing their third final of this showpiece event in five years while the Los Blancos are aiming to add the 14th crown in their long list of glories.

  • Saturday, 28 May 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo could make shocking Real Madrid return: Reports
Cristiano Ronaldo could make shocking Real Madrid return: Reports

Ronaldo has a two-year deal at Manchester United, with the option of an extra year when he returned to the club from Juventus. However, the scenario has changed in the United in the last seven months and Ronaldo's future at the English club is now uncertain.

  • Sunday, 01 May 2022
UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid, Spurs, Man City start campaign with wins

Madrid: Current holders Real Madrid and English giants Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City all made winning starts to their 2017/18 UEFA Champions League campaigns on Wednesday. In Madrid, Christiano Ronaldo made a thumping comeback after a suspension by hammering a brace as Real Madrid secured all three points in Group H with a 3-0 win […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Lebanese president meets Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho

Beirut: Lebanese President Michel Aoun met former World Player of the Year Ronaldinho on his arrival here to take part in a much-anticipated friendly football match between Real Madrid and Barcelona legends. Aoun welcomed Ronaldinho during the meeting on Wednesday, adding that the upcoming game is a sporting and tourist event which is “additional proof […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Luca Modric wins 2018 Ballon d'Or

Paris: Croatian midfielder Luka Modric playing for Real Madrid claimed the 2018 Ballon d’Or here on Monday to end the past decade dominated by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the award. Modric beat Ronaldo, Frenchman Antoine Griezmann and another France World Cup winning member Kylian Mbappe in the vote. Messi finished fifth, Xinhua news […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Real Madrid rebut doping accusations against Sergio Ramos

Madrid: Real Madrid has said that team captain Sergio Ramos has never run afoul of anti-doping rules, responding to a news account claiming the Spain international tested positive for a restricted substance after the 2017 Champions League final. “Sergio Ramos has never breached anti-doping regulations,” the club said in a brief statement late Friday. The […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Ronaldo, Modric, Salah shortlisted for The Best FIFA Men's Player Award

London: Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus), Croatia midfielder Luka Modric (Real Madrid) and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) were shortlisted on Monday for The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award for 2018. The three finalists were announced at an event in London in the presence of football greats, including Peter Schmeichel, Sol Campbell, Nwankwo Kanu and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Figo expects Portugal to win World Cup

Tegucigalpa: Portuguese former football great Luis Figo said he expected Real Madrid to win the Champions League and was picking Portugal to take the World Cup title in Russia. “I believe (Real) Madrid is one of the favourites to win because of its experience and history, but it’s a final and anything can happen, I […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Barcelona defeat Real Madrid in La Liga

Madrid: Barcelona on Saturday stunned host Real Madrid with a 3-0 triumph in the 17th round of La Liga to remain undefeated for the 25th match so far, effectively ending defending champion Real Madrid’s already-slim chances of retaining the title. Thanks to three second-half goals from Uruguay’s Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi of Argentina and Alex […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Carvalho handed 7 month prison sentence for tax fraud

Madrid: A Spanish court on Friday handed Portuguese defender Ricardo Carvalho a seven-month prison sentence for two tax crimes in 2011 and in relation to his image rights in 2012 after a deal was struck with prosecutors. The court also fined the former Real Madrid player, who acknowledged the charges against him, 142,822 euros ($167,216), […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Ronaldo wins UEFA Player of the Year award

Monaco: Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo was named the UEFA Player of the Year here. Ronaldo, who took the award on Thursday night, helped Real win the UEFA Champions League for a second successive time last season and also won European Championships with Portugal last year. Ronaldo was shortlisted along with Juventus’ Gianluigi […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Real Madrid roll over Barça to win Spanish Super Cup

Madrid: Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 2-0 here in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to claim the trophy 5-1 on aggregate. The defending La Liga champs started Wednesday’s contest at the Santiago Bernabeu with a 3-1 advantage after Sunday’s first leg in Barcelona, reports Efe. With superstar Cristiano Ronaldo serving a five-match ban […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Ronaldo gets five-match ban for pushing referee

Madrid: The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Monday imposed a five-match ban on Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who had lightly pushed the referee after being shown a red card during the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against FC Barcelona. RFEF banned Ronaldo for one match due to him being dismissed […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Delhi Dynamos unveil head coach Miguel Angel Portugal

New Delhi: City-based Indian Super League (ISL) football club Delhi Dynamos on Monday unveiled former Real Madrid midfielder Miguel Angel Portugal as their head coach on a one-year contract. Commenting on his newly formed association, Portugal said: “I am looking forward to joining the ISL in India. Being involved with the club is a great […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Morientes confirms India visit for Legends' El Clasico

Kolkata: Former Spain and Real Madrid striker Fernando Morientes confirmed his India visit to play for Real Madrid Legends against FC Barcelona Legends in an “El Clasico” fixtures here on September 15. “I thank Indian fans for the support. (I am) looking forward to seeing you soon,” Morientes, who has won three Champions League titles […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Real Madrid top list of world's most powerful football brands

Madrid: Real Madrid have topped the list of the world’s most powerful football brands after they claimed the titles of La Liga and Champions League, according to a study released by a strategy consultancy on Tuesday. Real Madrid lead the ranking with a total of 96.1 points, with Barcelona at 95.4, reports Efe citing Brand Finance’s […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Over 400 injured in stampede during Champions League final

Rome: Over 400 people were injured in a stampede due to a false alarm that caused panic in Italy’s Turin city where Juventus supporters had gathered to watch the Champions League final against Real Madrid on giant TV screens. The incident occurred in the city’s Piazza San Carlo square on Saturday night, Efe news reported. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Vinicius Junior
Focused on Flamengo despite Real Madrid deal, says Vinicius

Rio de Janeiro: Teenage sensation Vinicius Junior said he will not let the publicity surrounding his future move to Real Madrid affect his form for Brazilian club Flamengo. The Spanish giants this week agreed to sign Vinicius for 46 million euros ($51.5 million), but the 16-year-old will remain at Flamengo until July 2019, reports Xinhua […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Real Madrid crowned La Liga Champions
Real Madrid crowned La Liga Champions; Villarreal, Sociedad go to Europe

Madrid: Real Madrid were crowned the Liga Santander Champions following a 2-0 win over Malaga while Villarreal and Real Sociedad have qualified for the Europa league. The result on Sunday night means that the club has won its first domestic league title since 2012, putting an end to a five year drought in which FC […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
La Liga title to be decided on dramatic last weekend in Spain

Madrid: The La Liga title is up for grabs along with two places in next season’s Europa League as the season in Spain’s top-flight football league comes to an end on a weekend that also sees Atletico Madrid say goodbye to the ground that has been their home for the past 50 years. The title […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Gayle picks Ronaldo's Real Madrid to bag 12th Champions League crown

New Delhi: West Indian hard-hitting batsman Chris Gayle, who is an ardent fan of Real Madrid, has put his money behind the Spanish capital’s football giants, saying star forward Christiano Ronaldo will get them their record 12th Champions League title this time. The Los Balancos will take on Serie A giants Juventus in the summit […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Neymar hat-trick keeps Spanish title race alive up to last week of season

Madrid: Neymar scored a hat-trick for FC Barcelona as the La Liga leaders won 4-1 in Las Palmas to ensure that the race for the title will go into the last weekend of the football season. Barca remain level on points with Real Madrid, but Madrid’s 4-1 win at home to Sevilla means that if […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Ronaldo attributes his 400 goals with Real Madrid to teamwork

Madrid: Real Madrid’s president Florentino Perez on Wednesday honoured forward Cristiano Ronaldo for reaching the 400-goal mark with the club, which the Portuguese forward attributed to teamwork. Ronaldo received a commemorative shirt from Perez at the club’s training ground with the number 400 on its back, after scoring a hat-trick on Tuesday against Atletico Madrid […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Ronaldo stars in Real Madrid win

Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid took a huge stride towards qualifying for their second Champions League final in two years as they defeated city rivals Atletico Madrid 3-0 in the first leg of their semi-final at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Although the second leg still has to be played in Atletico’s […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Barcelona beat Real Madrid in clash of former stars

Beirut: A team comprising former star footballers of multiple European champions FC Barcelona beat ex-players of fellow Spanish giants Real Madrid 3-2 here in a game billed as the “Classico of Legends”. In front of over 30,000 spectators at the Cite Sportive on Friday evening, 36 former Barcelona and Real Madrid players entertained their overseas […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich to enter Champions League semis

Madrid: Real Madrid booked their place in the semi-finals of the Champions League after a controversial 4-2 win at home to Bayern Munich in the return leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie to see them qualify 6-3 on aggregate. Defending a 2-1 lead from the first half, Madrid were taken into extra time by the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique
FC Barcelona's Pique lets rip at Madrid after Spain win

Madrid: FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique again made comments criticising Real Madrid and the capital football club’s apparently close ties with key institutions following Spain’s 2-0 win away to France. Speaking on Spanish radio, the Catalan defender, who is well known for speaking his mind, first of all spoke about his irritation at what he […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Real Madrid go atop La Liga with controversy as Barcelona lose

Madrid: Real Madrid moved back to the top of the La Liga football championship with a 2-1 win over Real Betis, as FC Barcelona slipped to the second spot following a 1-2 defeat away against Deportivo la Coruna. Real Madrid on Sunday benefitted from Barcelona’s loss but not before they were made to work hard by […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Gareth Bale
Beating City a step in right direction: Real's Bale

Melbourne: Spanish football giants Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale believes beating a team like Manchester City “is a step in the right direction” but “not the most important thing right now”. “Beating a side like Manchester City is a step in the right direction, but it is not the most important thing right now. We […]

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
Ronaldo named May's La Liga player of the month

Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid’s Portuguese forward, has been named the La Liga player of the month for May 2015, undoubtedly thanks to scoring three hat-tricks in three games out of the team’s four clashes last month. Despite Ronaldo’s nine goals, May was the month when Real Madrid failed to catch up with leading Barcelona, […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Coach Ancelotti relieved after Ronaldo returns to goal-scoring form

Madrid: Spanish football club Real Madrid’s manager Carlo Ancelotti welcomed his star forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to form as the striker netted one goal and set up another in his team’s 2-0 win against German side Schalke 04 in a last-16 tie of the Champions League tournament. “Cristiano is back,” Ancelotti was quoted as saying […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Real Madrid Defeats Villarreal, Secures 34th Laliga Title

Madrid: Real Madrid have secured the 2019-2020 LaLiga title after a 2-1 win at home to Villarreal in their latest encounter. Karin Benzema scored twice for Zinedine Zidane’s side in a game they needed to win to assure the title with a game still to play this season. On Thursday night, his first goal came […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021