Real Madrid

Real Madrid Club de Futbol (Spanish pronunciation: [reˈal maˈðɾið ˈkluβ ðe ˈfuðβol] (listen), meaning Royal Madrid Football Club), commonly referred to as Real Madrid, is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid.

Founded on 6 March 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the club has traditionally worn a white home kit since inception. The word real is Spanish for "royal" and was bestowed to the club by King Alfonso XIII in 1920 together with the royal crown in the emblem. The team has played its home matches in the 81,044-capacity Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in downtown Madrid since 1947. Unlike most European sporting entities, Real Madrid's members (socios) have owned and operated the club throughout its history.

The club was estimated to be worth €3.8 billion ($4.2 billion) in 2019, and it was the second highest-earning football club in the world, with an annual revenue of €757.3 million in 2019. The club is one of the most widely supported teams in the world. Real Madrid is one of three founding members of La Liga that have never been relegated from the top division since its inception in 1929, along with Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona.

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Sat 27 Feb, 09:23
Why Manchester United have the best chance to sign Erling Haaland ahead of Chelsea and Man City - from relationship with Solskjaer to Alf-Inge's comments
The transfer speculation surrounding Erling Haaland isn't going away any time soon.
Sat 27 Feb, 00:23
Liverpool 'keeping tabs on Real Madrid's Rodrygo Goes'
Liverpool are reportedly keeping a close eye on Rodrygo Goes 's current situation at Real Madrid, with the Merseyside outfit weighing up a summer offer for the attacker. The 20-year-old has scored eight goals and registered nine assists in 43 appearances for Madrid since joining the Spanish giants from Santos in 2019.
Sat 27 Feb, 00:22
Manchester United 'could move for Pau Torres this summer'
Manchester United could reportedly attempt to sign Villarreal 's Pau Torres during this summer's transfer window. The Red Devils are widely expected to bring a new centre-back to the club ahead of the 2021-22 campaign, with head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said to want a long-term partner for captain Harry Maguire.
Fri 26 Feb, 22:50
Jose Mourinho: 'Gareth Bale looks happier than ever'
Jose Mourinho says Gareth Bale looks "happier than ever" as the Wales international continues his resurgence at Tottenham. Bale's Spurs homecoming looked like falling flat after a tough first few months back in north London where he was dogged by fitness issues on the back of barely playing for Real Madrid in recent seasons.
Fri 26 Feb, 22:49
Scott Parker: 'Alphonse Areola deserves a France recall'
Fulham boss Scott Parker believes a recall to the France squad for on-loan goalkeeper Alphonse Areola would be "nothing short of what he deserves". Areola, who joined Fulham on a year-long deal from Paris St Germain in September having had a similar spell at Real Madrid last season, has produced some impressive displays for the relegation-battling Cottagers.
Fri 26 Feb, 20:12
Real Madrid 'willing to offload Eden Hazard if Kylian Mbappe arrives'
Real Madrid would reportedly be prepared to allow Eden Hazard to leave the club during this summer's transfer window if Kylian Mbappe arrives at the Bernabeu. Hazard has struggled to make his mark for Los Blancos since a 2019 switch from Chelsea, scoring just four times in 35 outings in all competitions.
Fri 26 Feb, 19:47
PSG 'want Wijnaldum, Depay, Alaba, Hysaj'
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly keen to bring four free agents to the club ahead of the 2021-22 campaign, including Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum. The Netherlands international has still not penned a new deal with the Reds, and it appears increasingly likely that he will be leaving Anfield on a free transfer this summer.
Fri 26 Feb, 18:06
Preview: Sampdoria vs. Atalanta BC - prediction, team news, lineups
In the aftermath of a frustrating Champions League glamour tie in midweek, Atalanta BC visit Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Saturday, where a gloriously inconsistent Sampdoria side await. The fifth-placed Orobici are seeking to secure European football again next season, while Claudio Ranieri 's Samp sit comfortably in mid-table, despite their loss to Lazio last week.
Fri 26 Feb, 13:38
PSG 'demand answer on Kylian Mbappe future before Barcelona second leg'
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly want Kylian Mbappe 's future resolved before their Champions League last-16 second leg with Barcelona on March 10. The former Monaco man has less than 18 months left to run on his existing deal with the French champions amid persistent links with Real Madrid and Liverpool.
Fri 26 Feb, 11:32
European roundup: Inter Milan return to Serie A summit with win over Lazio
Romelu Lukaku 's double helped take Inter Milan back to the top of Serie A following a 3-1 victory over Lazio. The Belgium international opened the scoring with a 22nd-minute penalty and added his second on the stroke of half-time. Gonzalo Escalante dragged the visitors back into it only for Lautaro Martinez to dash their hopes with a third in the 64th minute.
Fri 26 Feb, 10:27
Transfer news LIVE: Haaland to Chelsea gets green light, Man United plan Rice swap, Liverpool target Alaba's key demand brings you all the latest transfer news and gossip from the Premier League and beyond.
Thu 25 Feb, 18:41
Everton's James Rodriguez rules out Real Madrid return
Everton playmaker James Rodriguez has affirmed that "no one" wants him at Real Madrid amid speculation over his future. The 29-year-old arrived on Merseyside in the summer of 2020 after falling out of favour under Zinedine Zidane, and it has not taken long for Rodriguez to settle into life in England.
Thu 25 Feb, 12:43
Leonardo: 'Kylian Mbappe's future will be decided soon'
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has revealed that a decision on the future of Kylian Mbappe will soon be made. The 22-year-old's contract in the French capital is due to expire in the summer of 2022, and the attacker has admitted on a number of occasions that he is yet to make up his mind over an extension.
Thu 25 Feb, 11:50
Preview: Sevilla vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
One of the standout fixtures on the La Liga calendar will take place at Estadio Ramon on Saturday afternoon as Sevilla welcome Barcelona for what should be a fascinating affair. There are only two points between the two sides in the table ahead of this weekend's contest, with Barca currently occupying third position, while Sevilla are fourth, comfortably clear of fifth-placed Real Sociedad.
Thu 25 Feb, 11:47
UCL Team of the Week - Mbappe, Lewandowski, Haaland
The Champions League has returned with the first legs of the last 16 taking place over the past fortnight, and a combination of games being played on neutral territory and without fans made it a profitable gameweek for the away sides. Seven of the eight ties ended in an away win, including victories for all three English sides as Liverpool beat RB Leipzig, Chelsea battled past Atletico Madrid and Manchester City eased past Borussia Monchengladbach.
Thu 25 Feb, 10:59
Real Madrid team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Real Sociedad
Real Madrid will be looking to make it six victories in a row in all competitions when they continue their La Liga campaign at home to Real Sociedad on Monday night. Los Blancos will enter the contest off the back of an impressive 1-0 victory away to Atalanta BC in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League clash on Wednesday.
Thu 25 Feb, 09:20
Borussia Dortmund 'to demand £150m for Erling Braut Haaland this summer'
Borussia Dortmund will reportedly allow Erling Braut Haaland to leave for a staggering £150m in the summer transfer window. The 20-year-old has bagged 27 goals as well as seven assists in 25 games this season across all competitions, and he is unsurprisingly being linked with moves to several top European sides.
Thu 25 Feb, 09:10
Manchester City considering £100m double Borussia Dortmund raid?
Manchester City are reportedly planning an audacious double swoop for Borussia Dortmund pair Erling Braut Haaland and Giovanni Reyna. Haaland's next career move is the subject of much speculation following another stellar campaign at the Westfalenstadion, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Real Madrid all believed to be in the hunt for his signature.
Wed 24 Feb, 22:43
European roundup: Real Madrid score late to overcome Atalanta BC
Lionel Messi 's double in the 3-0 victory over Elche took the Argentina international clear at the top of LaLiga's goalscoring charts as Barcelona moved to within five points of leaders Atletico Madrid. Messi's 17th and 18th of a disappointing campaign so far for the club took him two clear of former team-mate and now Atletico rival Luis Suarez.
Wed 24 Feb, 19:03
Manchester United 'reluctant to pay £68m for Jules Kounde'
Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde but are reluctant to pay £68m for the Frenchman. The Red Devils are believed to have identified the 22-year-old as their leading defensive target ahead of this summer's transfer window, with the club said to be keen to sign a long-term partner for Harry Maguire.
Wed 24 Feb, 18:16
Cristiano Ronaldo is football's all-time top scorer, has won Golden Boots and Golden Shoes but is chasing Serie A record for the first time
Breaking goalscoring records seems to come quite easily for Cristiano Ronaldo, who's hit the back of the net at such a constant rate in his spell-binding career.
Wed 24 Feb, 17:45
Real Madrid 'quoted £44m for Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga'
Real Madrid have reportedly been quoted £44m if they wish to sign Rennes ' teenager superstar Eduardo Camavinga. The 18-year-old is widely regarded as one of Europe's most exciting young talents and has already earned three international caps for the French national team. Camavinga's agent Jonathan Barnett, who also represents Tottenham Hotspur winger Gareth Bale, has hailed Los Blancos as a "great club" that would be interested in his client, who he believes can become the "best midfielder in the world".
Wed 24 Feb, 10:54
Preview: Levante vs. Athletic Bilbao - prediction, team news, lineups
Levante will be looking to build on last weekend's impressive win over Atletico Madrid when they continue their La Liga campaign at home to Athletic Bilbao on Friday night. Paco Lopez 's side shocked leaders Atletico with a 2-0 victory in Madrid last time out, while Athletic will enter this contest off the back of a 1-1 draw at home to Villarreal.
Wed 24 Feb, 09:49
Transfer news LIVE: Tottenham target Man United keeper Dean Henderson, Juan Mata eyed by Serie A giants, only four Premier League clubs can afford Erling Haaland, brings you all the latest transfer news and gossip from the Premier League and beyond.
Wed 24 Feb, 09:39
Paris Saint-Germain 'make concrete bid for Real Madrid-linked David Alaba'
Paris Saint-Germain have made a concrete offer for Real Madrid -linked defender David Alaba, according to a report. The Austria international announced last week that he will leave Bayern Munich when his contract expires in the summer. Madrid had widely been considered the favourites to sign Alaba, but Marca claims that his high salary demands has complicated matters.
Wed 24 Feb, 09:03
Chelsea 'increasingly confident of signing Erling Braut Haaland'
Chelsea are reportedly making good progress behind the scenes to win the race for in-demand Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland. The Blues are one of a number of clubs believed to be in the running for the Norway international, who has scored 43 goals in 43 appearances for Dortmund. Real Madrid have long been interested in signing the 20-year-old, while Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City are also said to be keen.
Wed 24 Feb, 06:30
Wednesday's Champions League predictions including Atalanta BC vs. Real Madrid
Borussia M'bach vs. Man City (Wednesday, 8.00pm) © Reuters Borussia Monchengladbach take on Manchester City at Puskas Arena on Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 knockout tie. It is the first time that Gladbach have competed in the knockout stages of the Champions League, although they did reach the final of the old European Cup in 1977, while Man City are looking to win the competition for the first time in the club's history.
Wed 24 Feb, 00:12
Real Madrid 'to rival Tottenham Hotspur for Julian Nagelsmann'
Real Madrid could reportedly rival Tottenham Hotspur for RB Leipzig head coach Julian Nagelsmann. Nagelsmann has been touted as a possible replacement for Jose Mourinho at Spurs after a string of poor performances and results that has left the club ninth in the Premier League. However, talkSPORT reports that Tottenham could face competition from Los Blancos, who are considering replacing Zinedine Zidane at the end of the season.
Tue 23 Feb, 23:55
Paulo Dybala's future at Juventus 'hanging in the balance'
The future of Juventus forward Paulo Dybala is hanging in the balance, according to the club's director Fabio Paratici. Dybala will see his contract expire in 2022 and if a new deal is not agreed over the next few months then Juve will need to sell him this summer if they are to receive a fee appropriate for a player of his quality.
Tue 23 Feb, 23:52
Thomas Tuchel: 'Olivier Giroud is like a 20-year-old'
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel hailed the longevity of Olivier Giroud after the striker struck a fine winner against Atletico Madrid in their Champions League last 16 first leg on Tuesday. The France international produced a wonderful overhead kick in the 68th minute to secure a 1-0 victory at Arena Nationala in Bucharest, with coronavirus travel restrictions preventing the tie taking place at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Tue 23 Feb, 22:47
Atalanta vs Real Madrid Predictions & Tips
Atalanta vs Real Madrid predictions for Wednesday's Champions League clash in Switzerland. Atalanta look to pull off an upset when they face Champions League giants Real Madrid. Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips. Reason For Atalanta vs Real Madrid Predictions Atalanta have lost just one of their last 20 games in all competitions.
Tue 23 Feb, 22:25
Where does Robert Lewandowski rank among the great Champions League No.9s?
Robert Lewandowski's goal against Lazio took him to 72 strikes in the UEFA Champions League, moving him past Raul Gonzalez and outright third in the competition's all-time scoring charts. That got thinking: where does the Bayern Munich man rank among the competition's greatest strikers?
Tue 23 Feb, 21:49
Tottenham could have fight with Real Madrid for RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann if they want German to replace Jose Mourinho
Tottenham could face competition from Real Madrid for Julian Nagelsmann should they decide to target the RB Leipzig boss if they sack Jose Mourinho.
Tue 23 Feb, 18:16
Lothar Matthaus hints at Bayern Munich move for Erling Braut Haaland
Bayern Munich legend Lothar Matthaus believes that the Bavarian giants could look to sign Erling Braut Haaland when Robert Lewandowski hangs up his boots. Haaland is third in the Bundesliga goalscoring charts behind Lewandowski and Eintracht Frankfurt's Andre Silva, with his 17 top-flight goals coming in 17 appearances for Borussia Dortmund this term.
Tue 23 Feb, 18:02
Manchester United 'to be offered Eintracht Frankfurt's Andre Silva'
Manchester United will move for Eintracht Frankfurt striker Andre Silva this summer if Edinson Cavani does not extend his stay, according to a report. Cavani has made a huge impression in his short time at Old Trafford and has the option of staying for another year, but it remains to be seen if the Red Devils will keep him on the books for the 2021-22 campaign given his age and recent injury woes.
Tue 23 Feb, 15:49
Transfer news LIVE: West Ham slap £100m price tag on Declan Rice, Bayern Munich contact Chelsea over Christian Pulisic deal, Barcelona battling to sign Sergio Aguero brings you all the latest transfer news and gossip from the Premier League.

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