Cristiano Ronaldo's gone but not forgotten, and won't be unless Real Madrid keep winning as easily as they did in their first Liga game without him.
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The 2016-17 award was won by Ronaldo, who finished ahead of Lionel Messi and Gianluigi Buffon.
A reported target of several European clubs, the Spain international had a strong 2017-18 campaign at Valencia, scoring 16 goals and assisting four.
Werner, who has two years left to run on his RB Leipzig contract, was linked with a move to the European champions by Marca at the weekend.
La Liga's decision to play the game at 22.15 local time is likely to have affected the attendance, meaning the game did not end until gone midnight.
Gareth Bale has nothing to prove at Real Madrid, his teammate Nacho said after the Welshman led Los Blancos to a 2-0 win over Getafe on Sunday.
Losing Cristiano Ronaldo, and his goals, may have been a priority for Julen Lopetegui, but his focus on improving the defence instead was smart.
Gareth Bale helped Real Madrid put the European Super Cup debacle behind them with an assured 2-0 win over Getafe at the Bernabeu on Sunday.
Real Madrid got off to a winning start in La Liga by beating neighbours Getafe 2-0 at home with an inspiring performance from Gareth Bale.
Lopetegui stated his "total faith" in the players he has, suggesting that the club may not do any more transfer business.
Marca have claimed that Real Madrid have €300m burning a hole in their pocket and it has Neymar's name on it. Transfer Talk has the latest.
While a regular-season La Liga game in the U.S. would be a first for a European football league, other sports have been going abroad for years.
Real Madrid made an official complaint over what they consider an illegal approach by Inter Milan for Luka Modric, FIFA has confirmed to ESPN FC.
Spanish Footballers' Association said: "A footballer cannot be a bargaining chip that can be used in businesses that only benefit third parties."
France international forward Kylian Mbappe joined PSG from Monaco in a €180 million deal, dashing Real Madrid hopes.
La Liga is coming to North America, but how do fans feel about it? ESPN FC's La Liga correspondents and bloggers have their say, and you can too.
Barcelona, Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid could play a regular-season game in the U.S. after La Liga signed a new marketing deal.
Antoine Griezmann revelled in Atletico Madrid's Super Cup win by sharing an image of Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos laying a crown on his head.
Emilio Butragueno said Luka Modric is pleased to stay at Real Madrid amid persistent links to a move to Inter Milan.
Toni Kroos criticised former Germany teammate Mesut Ozil for his international retirement, saying Ozil deserved a better departure.