Zinedine Zidane has become only the second French manager to win the Spanish league title after his Real Madrid side beat Malaga 2-0 at the Rosaleda to finish three points ahead of arch rivals Barcelona.
The last French manager to win the Spanish league title before Zidane was Marcel Domingo, who did it with Atletico Madrid in 1970- Los Colchoneros pipped Athletic Bilbao (they were called Atletico Bilbao during that period) to the title by a single point that year. Zidane is therefore the first French gaffer in 47 years to win La Liga
Real also remain on course to complete a league and CL double this season and will face Italian champions Juventus (who are bidding to complete a treble themselves!) in the final.
Very nice team goal scored by Borussia Dortmund to equalise against Real Madrid in their game on 7 December, 2016- a result that ensured they finished top of their group. Watch Emre Mor vs Marcelo first- Mor tracks back, dispossesses Marcelo and then produces a pin point long pass that launches Dortmund’s counter attack. The speed of Aubameyang and Reus’ finish do the rest Continue reading
Check out this little exchange between Barcelona defender and Real Madrid’s Kovacic in the El Clasico over the weekend, where the former mocks the latter by asking him to learn Spanish Continue reading
Here is an all-time Champions League Team of the Year, compiled out of players who have made the most appearances in the Team of the Year ever since it was instituted back in 2001.
The player who has been named in the Team of the Year more than any other person is Cristiano Ronaldo, who has 10 appearances to his name, three more than his nearest rival Continue reading
Gareth Bale scored a cracker v Slovakia to help Wales win their Euro 2016 opener 2-1, but users were also treated to the image of a rather large bald spot under his ponytail. It’s a pretty prominent one as well, so we wonder whether Bale will follow the likes of Fabregas and Rooney in getting a transplant Continue reading