The Portugal star defied concerns over his fitness by scoring both goals in the UEFA Super Cup.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The left back will become Brendan Rodgers' eighth summer signing after the Anfield outfit agreed to a deal with Sevilla ahead of the UEFA Super Cup.
The Portuguese scored both of Real Madrid's goals in their UEFA Super Cup win over Sevilla on Tuesday and has now scored twice more than the Argentine in continental competitions.
The 18-year-old Toluca striker has moved to the Spanish champion, which is also interested in signing Club America forward Raul Jimenez.
The Real Madrid talisman played his first meaningful minutes of pre-season and starred as los Blancos overran Sevilla in Cardiff, comfortably outshining the new Galacticos
Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo wrapped up the UEFA Super Cup, with the star forward netting one in either half to defeat Unai Emery's hardworking outfit.
Two goals from the Portugal captain sealed a comfortable victory for Carlo Ancelotti's side in Cardiff as Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez made their competitive debuts.
The midfielder's future at the club continues to be in doubt following a disappointing first season, but he was not affected by boos from the home fans Tuesday.
The Croatia midfielder believes his teammate can keep playing for decades to come and praised Neymar and coach Luis Enrique.
The French defender, who was unveiled by Olympiakos on Monday, discussed his turbulent time at Camp Nou and thanked former teammates for their care during his illness
Carlo Ancelotti has picked the club captain to start in the UEFA Super Cup clash against Sevilla on Tuesday - and it could be make or break for the 33-year-old.
The goalkeeper took a blow to the back on Monday and the Germany international will train alone for a short while as a precautionary measure.
The Spain international has committed himself to the current Premier League champion until 2019.
Monday, August 11, 2014
The Real Madrid attacker says he feels mentally and physically stronger as he prepares to start his second season at the club in the UEFA Super Cup
The duo signed from Monaco and Bayern Munich respectively and the Italian coach says they will feature for the first time against Sevilla.
The Real Madrid goalkeeper says he has analyzed a poor spell of form for club and country but has endured more difficult spells in the past.
The goalkeeper has no resentment toward the club despite appearing to have been forced out of the Santiago Bernabeu following the arrival of Keylor Navas.
The midfielder says his new team-mate is desperate to play again as he continues to serve a four-month suspension for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup
Cristiano's problems in 2013-14 saw him take time off and subsequently struggle at the World Cup. Ahead of the new season, his fragile fitness remains a concern.
The 22-year-old has overcome the back injury that brought his World Cup to a premature end.