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.

Cristiano Ronaldo `almost perfect`, says Ricardo Carvalho
Cristiano Ronaldo `almost perfect`, says Ricardo Carvalho

Ricardo Carvalho has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as "almost perfect" as his Portugal team-mate goes up against his Ballon D`Or rival Lionel Messi of Argentina in a friendly at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return
Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return

Cristiano Ronaldo will try to outshine Lionel Messi on his return to Old Trafford when the two best players in the world clash in a friendly between Portugal and Argentina on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time top scorer in European Championships
Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time top scorer in European Championships

Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday became the European Championship's all-time leading scorer after scoring the winner against Armenia in their Euro 2016 qualifying Group I match in Faro.

Bale on target in Real win, Suarez inspires Barca revival
Bale on target in Real win, Suarez inspires Barca revival

Gareth Bale scored on his return to the Real Madrid starting line-up for the first time in a month as the European champions beat Rayo Vallecano 5-1 on Saturday.

I`ll be remembered as one of the best ever: Cristiano Ronaldo
I`ll be remembered as one of the best ever: Cristiano Ronaldo

World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo believes he will be considered one of the greatest footballers to have ever played the game by the time he retires.

Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund ease into Champions League last 16
Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund ease into Champions League last 16

Holders Real Madrid and 2013 finalists Borussia Dortmund eased into the last 16 of this season`s Champions League with two group games to spare on Tuesday.

Champions League: Struggling Liverpool faced with rampant Cristiano Ronaldo
Champions League: Struggling Liverpool faced with rampant Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo will be aiming for another record as the Champions League`s all-time leading scorer when Real Madrid host a Liverpool side short on confidence at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday.

Freescoring Real Madrid move top of La Liga
Freescoring Real Madrid move top of La Liga

Real Madrid moved to the top of La Liga for the first time this season as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and a James Rodriguez double handed them a 4-0 win at Granada.

Steven Gerrard shocked by Luis Suarez's Ballon d'Or omission
Steven Gerrard shocked by Luis Suarez's Ballon d'Or omission

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has criticised what he called FIFA`s political decision not to include former team mate Luis Suarez on their shortlist for this year`s Ballon d`Or award as the world`s best footballer.

Barcelona target Clasico bounceback on Luis Suarez`s home debut
Barcelona target Clasico bounceback on Luis Suarez`s home debut

Luis Suarez will make his competitive home debut as La Liga leaders Barcelona look to put the disappointment of their defeat to Real Madrid last weekend behind them against Celta Vigo on Saturday.

Real Madrid cruise to victory in Cup opener
Real Madrid cruise to victory in Cup opener

An understrength Real Madrid began their defence of the Copa del Rey with a comfortable 4-1 win over third-tier UD Cornella in the first leg of their fourth-round tie on Wednesday.

Real Madrid cruise to victory in Cup opener

An understrength Real Madrid began their defence of the Copa del Rey with a comfortable 4-1 win over third-tier UD Cornella in the first leg of their fourth-round tie on Wednesday.