Less than two months after saying he might slim down and attempt a comeback with a U.S. team he had bought a stake in, former Brazil striker Ronaldo dismissed the idea on Wednesday and blamed social media for inventing news.
A former Barcelona player and coach has claimed that Real Madrid sold Angel Di Maria to Manchester United not because of the 59.7 million-pound transfer fee, but because the Argentine was too ugly for Florentino Perez's Galacticos.
Real Madrid`s draw at home to Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday not only cut their lead over second-placed Barcelona to two points but also means the `Clasico` in three weeks time is likely to have added piquancy.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has hailed the improvement in Gareth Bale`s attitude as the European champions have bounced back from a humiliating 4-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid with three consecutive wins.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is likely to return from a lengthy injury layoff in the Champions League last 16 second leg at home to Schalke 04 on March 10, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Saturday.
Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday become the third highest all-time scorer for Real Madrid. The Portuguese superstar scored his 290th goal for the Spanish giants in a comfortable 2-0 win over Elche in La Liga. He achieved this feat in 241 games.