Tag Archives: La Liga

Ronaldo now 3rd on Real Madrid’s All-time scorers chart

Cristiano Ronaldo (in black jersey)  

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Cristiano Ronaldo moved up to third on Real Madrid’s all-time top scorers list after he found the net in a comfortable away victory over Elche in La Liga. The Portugal forward scored the 290th goal of his Madrid career to climb above Carlos Santillana and is now 33 goals behind Raul’s record of 323. Karim Benzema had put Real ahead ...

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Messi goal beats Villareal in 3-2 home win


Lionel Messi scored the winning goal as Barcelona twice came from behind to beat Villarreal and record their eighth victory in a row. Barca fell behind when Denis Cheryshev diverted a shot home but Neymar levelled from a rebound. Luciano Vietto slotted home to put the visitors ahead with the first of three goals in the space of four minutes. ...

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Real Madrid to rename stadium Abu Dhabi Santiago Bernabeu

Real Madrid's Estadio Santiago Bernabeu

Real Madrid are set to rename their Bernabeu stadium as part of a sponsorship deal with United Arab Emirates-based International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC). The two parties agreed their partnership, believed to be worth up to 500 million euros to the Spanish club over a period of 20 years, in October. It includes naming rights for the Bernabeu – Real’s ...

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It will be “difficult” to retain La Liga – Simeone


Defending champions Atletico Madrid will find it “very difficult” to stop Real Madrid or Barcelona regaining the Spanish title, says boss Diego Simeone. Atletico clinched their first La Liga since 1996 after a 1-1 draw at Barca on the final day of last season. They have since lost several key men but beat Real in the Spanish Super Cup. “Over one or ...

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Spain’s La Liga works to be a premier soccer league in its own right


Gareth Bale was born in Wales and learned to play professional soccer in the English Premier League. But lately he’s become a passionate advocate for Spain’s La Liga, where he is about to begin his second season with Real Madrid. “The Spanish league is the most exciting and the world’s top players play there,” he told the BBC. “The Premier ...

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