Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Tag Archives: Real Madrid

David Beckham can’t drive for the next six months

David Beckham

LONDON: Former England football star David Beckham has been banned from driving for six months after he was caught using his mobile phone behind the wheel. The 44-year-old had previously admitted the offence after being spotted by a member of the public as he drove his Bentley in London on ...

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Real Madrid reappoint Zinedine Zidane as manager

MADRID: Real Madrid picked one of its most successful figures to try to end one of its worst crises. Zinedine Zidane is returning to coach Madrid, the club he led to three straight Champions League titles before quitting while on top nine months ago. Madrid announced Monday that Zidane accepted ...

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Figo, Kaka seek ‘promise’ of football in cricket-mad Pakistan

KARACHI: Portuguese great Luis Figo and Brazilian star Kaka Thursday vowed to help develop the “great promise” of football in Pakistan, a country obsessed with cricket and twice banned from international soccer. The two legends – who both played for Spanish club Real Madrid – are in Pakistan for a ...

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Manchester United hold on to beat Real Madrid 2-1

MIAMI: Jose Mourinho was finally given something to smile about as a tempestuous trip to the United States ended with Man United’s 2-1 win over former club Real Madrid thanks to first-half strikes from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera. Mourinho has cut a miserable figure during their two week trip ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus for £88.3m

LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo is set to join Juventus after the Italian club agreed on a €100m (£88.3m) fee for the Portuguese forward with Real Madrid. The 33-year-old looks all set to take on the Italian league after nine years at Real Madrid and the player and his agent, Jorge Mendes, ...

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Real Madrid win Champions League, breaks Liverpool hearts

LONDON: Gareth Bale came off the bench to score twice, including one of the all-time great goals in a Champions League final, as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev on Saturday to take the trophy for the third year running. Bale’s jaw-dropping overhead kick in the 64th minute put ...

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Zidane staying upbeat amid Real Madrid troubles

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he is still “optimistic” as the Spanish giants look to shrug off a poor run of form in La Liga by securing their place in the Champions League last 16. European champions in each of the last two seasons, Madrid will be guaranteed a ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo becomes father for fourth time

MADRID: Real Madrid football star Cristiano Ronaldo  became a father for the fourth time after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl, Alana Martina on Sunday. The beaming 32-year-old footballer posted a photo on Twitter of him with the baby’s mother and his oldest son in a hospital in ...

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Virat Charges an Astronomical Amount for Each Instagram Post

NEW DELHI: Indian captain Virat Kohli’s appeal as a bankable brand has been on the upswing ever since he became the first citizen of Indian cricket, taking over captaincy in all formats from MS Dhoni at the beginning of the year. Kohli is also one of the most followed athletes ...

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Marcelo extends Real Madrid contract

MADRID: Real Madrid vice-captain Marcelo extended his 11-year stay with the Spanish giants by signing a new contract until 2022, the club announced. The Brazilian, 29, has won three Champions League and four La Liga titles in over 400 appearances since joining from Fluminense in 2006. “Real Madrid and Marcelo ...

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