This has been a strange season for Real Madrid. After winning a Liga and Champions League double in 2016-17, Zinedine Zidane’s side were expected to dominate in the current campaign. But things have not worked out as planned.
Having claimed the UEFA Super Cup and the Spanish Supercopa in August, the latter with a spectacular 5-1 aggregate win over Barcelona, Real suffered an inconsistent start to the defence of their Primera Division title and have never really recovered. Read the rest of this entry
Real Madrid star Ronaldo won the accolade last year, which was the inaugural edition of the event.
The panel to decide the Best Men’s Player included Cafu, Landon Donovan, Enzo Francescoli, Diego Maradona, Carles Puyol, Carlos Valderrama and Edwin van der Sar. Read the rest of this entry
After starting the season in blistering form for the reigning Serie A champions, Dybala continues to draw comparisons with his fellow Argentine. Read the rest of this entry
Everyone knows the talent of Cristiano Ronaldo, but how many know of the mesmerising skill of Marta Vieira Da Silva?
Today We celebrate the stars who have set the standard for the women’s game in the modern era. Read the rest of this entry
The 2017-18 campaign has been ongoing for months for some of Europe’s top-flights, meaning the race for the European Golden Shoe has already started.
While Cork City’s Sean Maguire and Albert Prosa of Estonian side FCI Thallinn are currently leading the pack with 20 and 19 goals respectively, they are unlikely to remain there for long as the continent’s big-guns prepare for their big kick-off. Read the rest of this entry
The Portuguese has not played in pre-season thus far, but could feature against his former club, though he only returned to training last weekend.
Ronaldo’s summer has been overshadowed by a trial in Spain, after allegations of tax evasion. Read the rest of this entry
The Real Madrid star has been accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities out of €14.7 million (£13m/$16.4m) in earnings from image rights. Like Lionel Messi before him, the 32-year-old could face a prison sentence and heavy fines if found guilty, though he strongly denies the charges. Read the rest of this entry