News about Real Madrid, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
REAL MADRID Makes Its Intentions Known
The club, looking for its 10th European title, scored six times as it destroyed Galatasaray in the Champions League.
Martin Odegaard checks in at REAL MADRID and pushes all.
Martin Odegaard checks in at Real Madrid and pushes all the right buttons. Europes hottest prospect, a 16-year-old attacking midfielder from Norway, has signed at the Bernab��u for a minimum of ��2.2m and has 62 days to��.
Barcelona Keeps Rival REAL MADRID From Advancing
Barcelona held off a spirited Real Madrid comeback to salvage a draw that allowed it to advance to the Copa del Rey semifinals.. Barcelona knocks off soccer archrival Real Madrid in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey, securing a tense 2-2 draw and 4-3 aggregate win to advance to semifinals.
Ronaldo set to learn red-card punishment
. will only miss next Saturdays match against Real Sociedad, while if it is two then he will also be out for the Sevilla game on Feb. 4. If the committee raises the ban to three games then the Portugal captain would miss the derby against Atletico.
Real Madrid star James Rodriguez takes time out to catch his wife in.
James Rodriguez turned out to watch some volleyball as the Real Madrid forward caught his wife Daniela Ospina playing for Los Blancos in the Spanish capital. Daniela Ospina proved James Rodriguez isnt the only one in their household with sporting .
There isnt much difference between Bayern and Real.
Toni Kroos believes there is not a great difference in quality between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. The midfielder joined the Spanish giants from Bayern in the summer after the Blancos won the Champions League,��.
REAL MADRID tops football rich list for 10th straight year
Winning the Champions League for an unprecedented 10th time and staying at the top of the Money League made 2013-14 the year of the Doble D��cima for Real Madrid. The clubs continued success on the field is complemented by its financial strength .
Real Madrid presents latest signing Lucas Silva to fans
MADRID ��� Real Madrid presented its latest signing to hundreds of cheering fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Monday as FIFA continued its probe into the clubs transfer of minors. Brazilian Lucas Silva, a 21-year-old midfielder, had earlier.
Lucas Silva: Mejores jugadas y goles | REAL MADRID
Descubre c��mo juega Lucas Silva, el nuevo centrocampista brasile��o del Real Madrid: jugadas, regates, goles, premios.
Messi’s Magic Sinks Madrid in the Spanish Supercup
In the Spanish Supercup, Lionel Messi scored two goals as Barcelona defeated Real Madrid in a match that ended with a melee.. Barcelona defeats Real Madrid, 3-2, to win teams 10th Spanish Supercup in soccer.
Martin Odegaard: Best goals and plays | REAL MADRID
Discover Martin Odegaard, the new midfielder of Real Madrid Castilla: plays, goals, dribbles, awards.
Manchester United tipped to overtake REAL MADRID at top of.
Last season may have been disastrous on the pitch for Manchester United but off it the club have reaped the benefits of huge commercial growth to narrow the gap on Real Madrid in the battle to be the worlds highest-earning��.
Lucas Silva: Why I chose to join REAL MADRID over Premier.
LUCAS SILVA has revealed why he chose to join Real Madrid.
A Way Forward for Mourinho
Toppling Barcelona was a challenge that almost broke José Mourinho last season. The psychological strain on the Real Madrid manager permeated into his touchline manner, or rather lack of manners; into his relationship with Spains famously difficult soccer news media; and most worryingly, into his professional judgement.. Jose Mourinhos new on-field, and off-field, tactics have reinvigorated Real Madrid, and may offer him a path to the victory over Barcelona that he so desperately seeks.
Trailing After 1 Minute, Barcelona Is in First After 90
Barcelona overcame conceding one of the fastest goals in clasico history to end Real Madrid’s 15-match winning run in Bernabeu Stadium on Saturday.. Barcelona defeats Real Madrid, 3-1, in European soccer; other soccer results noted.
Bad news for Arsenal and Man United! Real Madrid enter race for ��40m-rated.
The Athletic Bilbao defender is among the most in-demand young players in world football. Premier League duo Arsenal and United have been tracking him for some time, while he is also on top of the transfer wish list for a number of other European.
Lucas Silva gave up cash to join REAL MADRID from Cruzeiro
He added: Real Madrid are the biggest club in the world, but I feel up for the challenge and Im really excited. I know Im going to a club where theres a lot of competition, who play in a very tough league and the Champions League, but Im ready for.
REAL MADRID Gives Data to FIFA in Probe of Underage Players
Real Madrid sent information on player registrations to soccer ruling body FIFA, which is investigating the signing of underage athletes. The European champion has acted within the rules and submitted all the documentation requested by the Zurich-based .
Real Madrid: We are not breaking Fifa rules - Goal.com
Real Madrid are adamant that they have fully complied with Fifa rules despite world footballs governing body opening an investigation against them. Fifa have requested information from the Spanish Football Federation��.
REAL MADRID announce signing of midfielder Lucas Silva.
Real Madrid have announced the signing of the midfielder Lucas Silva on a long-term deal from the Brazilian side Cruzeiro.
Bale gets the winner, Ronaldo sees red
Real Madrid maintained their lead at the top of La Liga with a 2-1 victory over an inspired Cordoba side that deserved at least a point from a tetchy encounter at the Nuevo Arcangel. Carlo Ancelotti insisted before the match that he does not need to.
Casillas has MLS interest
At the club level, Real Madrid winning lifted a huge burden, he told WSJ. Wed been 12 years without winning [Champions League] and were lucky that weve won many titles recently when there had been 30 or so years when Real Madrid hadnt won.
No club bigger than REAL MADRID - James - Goal.com
Real Madrid are unquestionably the biggest club in the world, according to James Rodriguez.
Chelsea chasing Paul Pogba, REAL MADRID to sign Martin.
Chelsea are preparing a players-plus-cash offer to present to Juventus for Paul Pogba, while Norwegian starlet Martin Odegaard will sign with Real Madrid.
Paul Pogba could leave, as Manchester United, Chelsea and REAL MADRID.
Juventus coach Massimo Allegri has admitted that his prized asset Paul Pogba could be sold as Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid continue to track the midfielder. The Frenchman starred for the Italian club in a 2-0 victory over Chievo at the .
REAL MADRID sign Lucas Silva - Goal.com
A statement released on Friday said: Real Madrid and Cruzeiro have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Lucas Silva, who has signed for the club until June 30, 2020. The player will be presented on Monday,��.
First Clásico Is a Charm for Barcelona’s Neymar, Not for Madrid’s Bale
Neymar and Alexis Sánchez scored goals on Saturday as Barcelona defeated Real Madrid in the Spanish league.. Barcelona beats Real Madrid, 2-1, in Spanish league soccer.
Transfer news: Real Madrid confirm signing of Martin.
In todays most pathetic news, it seems someone at Real Madrid has convinced Martin Odegaard to delete a couple of tweets praising Lionel Messi. I wish the person bullying me when I was 16 was REAL MADRID CF.
Tie Sends Barcelona to the Final
Barcelona tied Real Madrid, 1-1, and advanced to the final of the European Champions League with a 3-1 edge in aggregate goals.. Barcelona advances to Champions League final after tying Real Madrid, 1-1, in European soccer.
REAL MADRID Falls
Real Madrid was stunned by Levante, 1-0, in the Spanish league, with Arouna Kone scoring in the 68th minute to give the hosts its first-ever victory in seven league home games over the perennial power.. Levante defeats Real Madrid, 1-0, in Spanish league soccer match.
Lucas Silva: Why I snubbed Man Utd, Chelsea and Arsenal for Real Madrid move
Real seal a deal worth around ��10million with Cruzeiro for the highly-rated Brazilian last week. Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal have all been linked for Silva. But the 21-year-old admitted he could not turn down a move to the Bernabeu. Its.
In European Soccer, World Cup Is One of Many Priorities
The World Cup playoff draw for European teams was made Monday, but by Tuesday some of the players on those teams had other, more urgent, priorities.
Ronaldo’s Toughest Move
Cristiano Ronaldo, who helped lead Real Madrid to the Champions League title, had to be nudged into leaving the insulation of Madeira for a better opportunity.. Profile of Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, who will lead Real Madrid into the Champions League final in Lisbon; before becoming a global icon in soccer and captain of Portugals national team for the World Cup, Ronaldo had to be nudged into leaving the insulation of Madeira for a better opportunity.
Turning It on, After a Long Drought
Center forward Karim Benzema failed to make France’s squad in 2010, and later went through a long scoreless stretch with the team. But he had two goals Sunday in his first World Cup match.. Frances soccer forward Karim Benzema appears to have put his unproductive play behind him to help power his team at 2014 World Cup.
Lucas Silva officially unveiled as Real Madrid player after ��11.5m transfer
Lucas Silva has been unveiled as a Real Madrid player following his ��11.5million move from Brazilian side Cruzeiro. The 21-year-old midfielder was introduced to the media at the Bernabeu on Monday afternoon after successfully undergoing a medical at .
REAL MADRID Transfer News: Martin Odegaard Issues Arise, Latest on Lucas Silva
Sergio Aguza, captain of Real Madrid Castilla, is envious of Los Blancos decision to pay Norwegian youngster Martin Odegaard so handsomely from the off. Odegaard was unveiled to the Spanish press on Thursday after signing from Stromsgodset.
Real Madrid: We are not breaking Fifa rules - Goal.com
Real Madrid are adamant they have fully complied with Fifa rules despite world footballs governing body opening an investigation against them over the acquisition of several foreign players under the age of 18. Fifa have��.
Real Madrid to Face Schalke in Champions League
A Champions League draw heavy with reunions Monday paired Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Real Madrid should consider offering Ronaldo if Manchester.
Bale currently has no interest in joining United, who attempted to buy him in 2013 prior to his world record move to Real Madrid. The winger is madly in love with the Blancos and is fulfilling his life-long dream in the Spanish��.
Bale Won’t Start in Qualifier
Gareth Bale, signed to a record-setting deal by Real Madrid, will be missing from the starting lineup again when Wales hosts Serbia in a World Cup qualifier Tuesday.
REAL MADRID confident over Fifa investigation - Goal.com
Real Madrid are confident they wont face a transfer ban like Barcelona after Fifa opened an investigation into their youth signings.
Cristiano Ronaldo sent off for Real Madrid as Bale strikes winner
Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for lashing out but Gareth Bale scored a late penalty to give a ragged Real Madrid side all three points from a 2-1 win at Cordoba. The European champions fell behind to a penalty scored by Nabil Ghilas in only the second .
REAL MADRID to unveil teenager Martin Odegaard after ��2.3m.
The 16-year-old midfielder Martin Odegaard has ended speculation by signing for Real Madrid.
Gareth Bale’s Goal Helps Lift Real Madrid to Its 10th Champions League Title
Bale scored the first of three extra-time goals on a header, after Sergio Ramos tied it in the 93rd minute, as Real Madrid beat city rival Atlético Madrid.. Real Madrid defeats Atletico Madrid, 4-1, in extra time to win first intracity soccer Championship League final and clubs coveted 10th European title.
REAL MADRID Rallies for Copa del Rey Win
The defending champion Real Madrid rallied to beat visiting Malaga, 3-2, in their Copa del Rey first-leg match.
3 Goals by Lionel Messi Give Him a Record
Messi became the Spanish league’s career leading scorer with 253 goals, and Barcelona routed Sevilla, 5-1.. Soccer Roundup; Lionel Messi scores three goals to become top Spanish league’s career leading scorer with 253, and Barcelona routes Sevilla, 5-1; other scores noted.
For Del Bosque and Spain, Another Championship Phase Begins
Vicente del Bosque will have a team for the World Cup that he says is in one of its best-ever phases.. Rob Hughes On Soccer column; Spains soccer coach Vicente del Bosque says his team is in top form going into 2014 World Cup.
Mesut Özil: Real Madrids Engine Room
. Few players create chances or set up goals the way Mesut Özil does, and all signs point to his performances and impact only growing.
Cristiano Ronaldo Helps REAL MADRID Set a Mark by Winning 16th Straight
Ronaldo’s two assists helped his club to a 2-1 win at Málaga in the Spanish league.. Real Madrid defeats Malaga, 2-1, to set club record of 16 consecutive victories across all competitions; other soccer matches noted.
FIFA probes Real over transfers
Real Madrid said FIFA asked about 51 players, and without naming them the club cited exemptions or provided explanations for each one. Among the exemptions were that 10 were Spanish nationals, and 23 foreign players had already been registered with a .
REAL MADRIDs Cristiano Ronaldo is forgiven, says Cordobas Edimar
Cordoba defender Edimar has said he holds no grudge against Cristiano Ronaldo after the Real Madrid star was sent off for kicking out at him during Madrids 2-1 victory on Saturday. A frustrated Ronaldo received a straight red card after the incident.