Real Madrid parade Champions League and LaLiga trophies; Liverpool receive heroes welcome after double

May 30, 2022 Alex KirklandESPNFC Real Madrid have had plenty of experience celebrating Champions League wins — Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Liverpool in Paris gave them their fifth in just nine years, and their 14th overall — so the festivities back in Madrid on Sunday followed a familiar script as they added LaLiga’s title to … Read more

As Cash-Hungry Barcelona Attempts To Keep Up, Real Madrid Looks Dominant

Antonio Rüdiger is a solid acquisition for Real Madrid, one that will only improve a title-winning … [+] defense. Real Madrid via Getty Images If La Liga returned tomorrow, few teams would be nearly ready. It’s the summer transfer window. Players are holidaying, and most teams around Europe are intent on trimming their squads ahead … Read more

Real Madrid remind the world they are, and will always be, the kings of Europe

A commanding display by Thibaut Courtois and a goal from Vinicius Junior was enough for Los Blancos to beat Liverpool in the Champions League final Match statistics: Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid Outside the Stade de France, there was chaos, tear gas, blocked gates and mile-long crowds. But inside, there was an order. The natural order … Read more

Bale, Real Madrid, Marca and a toxic relationship that couldn’t end soon enough

Editor’s Note: A version of this article was published on March 25, 2022. “Your celebrations on the goals were memorable. Were you sending a message?” was the first question of Gareth Bale’s post-match TV interview after his double strike for Wales in March’s 2-1 play-off win over Austria that left his country 90 minutes away … Read more

How Hakimi left Madrid & became ‘world’s best RB’

When Achraf Hakimi’s stupendous free-kick sent Morocco 2-1 up against Malawi, there must have been a deep sense of mission accomplished for the wide defender. Not only had he successfully turned the game around for the Atlas Lions, who fell behind to an early Frank Mhango cracker from around 40 meters, but finally got the … Read more

Real Madrid’s summer transfer plans are revealed as they prepare to defend their crowns

‘Complete a deal for Tchouameni, buy a new forward as back-up for Benzema and Co and decide what to do with Asensio and Ceballos’… Real Madrid’s summer transfer plans are revealed as they prepare to defend their Champions League and LaLiga crowns Real Madrid have revealed their summer transfer plans to defend current crowns Real … Read more

Ancelotti: “We’re playing the biggest game in world football and we’re going to give it our all”

“The fact we have players who have played in a lot of finals and others who haven’t means it’s a nice mix. Karim can explain to Camavinga and Mendy how to approach it. The dressing room is great, lots of these players have already been involved in finals, I don’t need to teach them anything. … Read more

Almería-Real Madrid on the opening day of LaLiga 2022-23

NEWS STORY. 23/06/2022 The reigning champions get their campaign underway with a visit to the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos on the weekend of 13-14 August. Real Madrid’s 2022-23 LaLiga fixtures have been revealed. The reigning champions will get the competition underway on the road at Almería on the weekend of 13 and 14 August. … Read more

Thibaut Courtois is the key to Real Madrid these days. Can he lift them past PSG in Champions League?

Thibaut Courtois isn’t simply the world’s No. 1 goalkeeper. In fact, his imperious form is such that he’s easily among the top three or four footballers — any position, any club. Were the Ballon d’Or Award moved to this week instead of December, Courtois would be mighty close to becoming the first keeper to win … Read more