Real Madrid hit out at Platini for Ballon d`Or comments
Real Madrid hit out at Platini for Ballon d`Or comments

Real Madrid on Friday released a statement expressing their "surprise" at UEFA president Michel Platini after he suggested that a member of Germany`s World Cup-winning team should win this year`s Ballon d`Or.

Sergio Aguero can be better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi: Manuel Pellegrini
Sergio Aguero can be better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi: Manuel Pellegrini

Sergio Aguero is one of the top five players in the world and the Manchester City striker has the potential to be better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday.

Rodriguez, Di Maria and Schweinsteiger on World XI short-list
Rodriguez, Di Maria and Schweinsteiger on World XI short-list

A short-list of 15 midfielders from whom three will be selected for a World XI was released by football`s World governing body FIFA on Friday.

Carlo Ancelotti lauds players after Real Madrid equal best-ever run
Carlo Ancelotti lauds players after Real Madrid equal best-ever run

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti gave all the credit to his players after the Champions League holders matched the club record for consecutive victories of 15 on Wednesday.

Carlo Ancelotti lauds players after Real equal best-ever run
Carlo Ancelotti lauds players after Real equal best-ever run

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti gave all the credit to his players after the Champions League holders matched the club record for consecutive victories of 15 on Wednesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Real Madrid claim record-equalling win
Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Real Madrid claim record-equalling win

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 71st Champions League goal as Real Madrid recorded a club record-equalling 15th consecutive win by beating FC Basel 1-0 in Switzerland in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Michel Platini backs calls for Luis Garcia report to be published
Michel Platini backs calls for Luis Garcia report to be published

UEFA president Michel Platini has called on American investigator Michael Garcia`s report into the bidding which led to the controversial awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar to be made public.

Sergio Aguero up with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo: Frank Lampard
Sergio Aguero up with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo: Frank Lampard

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard believes that his team-mate Sergio Aguero stands comparison with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo following his stunning Champions League hat-trick against Bayern Munich.

Fantastic to become the highest scorer, says Lionel Messi
Fantastic to become the highest scorer, says Lionel Messi

 FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has said his record of becoming the highest scorer ever in the UEFA Champions League is a 'fantastic' achievement.

Real Madrid to field strongest team at Basel, Carlo Ancelotti says
Real Madrid to field strongest team at Basel, Carlo Ancelotti says

Holders Real Madrid will field their strongest team at FC Basel in Wednesday`s Champions League Group B clash despite having already qualified for the last 16, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesday.

Real Madrid to play at Australia`s 100,000-seat MCG
Real Madrid to play at Australia`s 100,000-seat MCG

European champions Real Madrid will headline a pre-season international tournament at Australia`s 100,000-capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground next year, organisers said on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo double downs Eibar dreams
Cristiano Ronaldo double downs Eibar dreams

Real Madrid saw off Basque minnows Eibar`s dreams of a giant killing thanks to a Cristiano Ronaldo double to register their 14th consecutive win in all competitions with a 4-0 victory on Saturday.

Real Madrid giants enter land of Eibar`s little people
Real Madrid giants enter land of Eibar`s little people

Real Madrid`s superstars, flying high at the top of La Liga, enter the land of Spanish football`s little people on Saturday when they take on humble Eibar in the Basque country.

Louis van Gaal wants German to win Ballon d'Or Award
Louis van Gaal wants German to win Ballon d'Or Award

Louis van Gaal has insisted that this year's Ballon d'Or award should be given to a German player for winning the World Cup in emphatic style. The Manchester United manager also felt that neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Lionel Messi deserves to win the award this time.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian legend Ronaldo
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian legend Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the third time, according to Brazil legend Ronaldo.

Wayne Rooney becomes third highest England scorer
Wayne Rooney becomes third highest England scorer

On a hectic international day, captain Wayne Rooney consolidated his position as one of the greatest England goal-scorers with a brace against Scotland on Tuesday.

Fernando Santos glad Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed winning return to Manchester United
Fernando Santos glad Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed winning return to Manchester United

Portugal manager Fernando Santos insisted Cristiano Ronaldo`s return to Old Trafford had been a success even though the former Manchester United winger was anonymous in his side`s 1-0 friendly win over Argentina.

Gerardo Martino looks beyond defeat to encouraging Argentina show
Gerardo Martino looks beyond defeat to encouraging Argentina show

Argentina may have lost 1-0 to Portugal on Tuesday but a nine-day trip to England that ended with a fine performance at Old Trafford has given coach Gerardo Martino hope for the future.

England trump Scots as Germany, Portugal snatch wins
England trump Scots as Germany, Portugal snatch wins

England notched up a 3-1 victory over old foes Scotland on Tuesday while world champions Germany and Portugal sealed last-gasp 1-0 wins over Spain and Argentina respectively in friendlies on Tuesday.

Ronaldo`s showdown with Messi proves damp squib
Ronaldo`s showdown with Messi proves damp squib

Cristiano Ronaldo`s latest duel with Lionel Messi proved a damp squib as the two superstars played for just 45 minutes of Portugal`s 1-0 friendly win over Argentina at Old Trafford on Tuesday.