The iconic striker seemed certain to end his playing days at the Santiago Bernabeu, but in 2010 he transferred to Madrid's next opponent in the Champions League.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The Spain international maintains Ronaldo's suspension was unjust but says he is fired up for Wednesday's Champions League clash with Schalke.
The Schalke boss is hoping for a minor miracle as his side takes on Carlo Ancelotti's men but believes it can take advantage of Madrid's wretched run in Germany.
The Brazil-born striker is eager to help Atletico bounce back from a shock loss to Osasuna by completing the double over Real Madrid.
The Wales international is thoroughly enjoying playing in Europe and feels his side is well equipped to win the tournament for a 10th time.
Monday, February 24, 2014
The striker squandered the opportunity to earn his side a point with a last-gasp spot kick, thus allowing the Yellow Submarine to draw to within four points of fourth place
The Spain captain is determined to secure a clean sweep of trophies for the first time in the club's history but warns of the threat posed by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Schalke.
As two of his former clubs prepare to face one another in the Champions League on Wednesday, we take a look at the Spain legend's highlights during his time with Real Madrid.
The club has released a statement insisting it has "complied scrupulously with tax obligations" as the turmoil over the Brazilian's move to Camp Nou drags on.
The influential midfielder has ruled out the possibility of returning to AC Milan, while he has no intention to joining the Spanish giants either.
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic currently leads the scoring charts, but he faces stiff competition from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
The Argentine had no complaints about the final scoreline at El Sadar, while Filipe Luis insists that the Rojiblancos can bounce back at home to Real Madrid next weekend
Carlo Ancelotti's men have the advantage with 13 rounds left, after the Catalans lost 3-1 at Real Sociedad on Saturday and Diego Simeone's side imploded in Pamplona on Sunday
The France international, who is being tipped to leave the Stade Velodrome this summer, says that he would like to play at the Vicente Calderon because of his Spanish origins
Goal was on hand to see a historic 3-0 victory for Osasuna in Pamplona, with colossal defensive performances from Loties and Arribas frustrating Diego Simeone's side thoroughly.
Alvaro Cejudo, Armenteros and Roberto Torres all struck during a sensational opening half in Pamplona as the visitors blew their chance to climb above Barcelona into second.
The coach, who insists la Roja will not underestimate any Euro 2016 opponent, is looking forward to returning to where his team triumphed in the tournament two years ago.
The attacking midfielder has stressed that nothing's lost yet for the Blaugrana after Saturday's defeat, while Gerard Pique remains optimistic, too.
The former Manchester United defender will be out of action for a two weeks after suffering a muscular problem against Sociedad.