2017 Season

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2017 Schedule
22-10-6, 3rd in Spanish Primera División
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9hRobbie Dunne

Real Madrid heading in a new direction

Forget about the Galacticos. In hiring Julen Lopetegui and extending Raul de Tomas' contract, it's clear that Real Madrid want to build a new core.

Extra Time: Ronaldo's goatee; Uruguay the real deal? (9:30)
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1dESPN

'Very happy' Ronaldo breaks European record

Cristiano Ronaldo broke Ferenc Puskas' record for the most international goals by a European player with his winner for Portugal against Morocco.

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2dDermot Corrigan

Vinicius Jr. Neymar would help me at Madrid

Incoming Real Madrid teenager Vinicius Jr. said that he and Rodrygo would benefit from having Neymar, their fellow Brazilian, at the club.

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2dDermot Corrigan

Ronaldo €18.8m tax fine is too low - union

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with Spain's tax authorities to pay an €18.8 million fine, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.

Extra Time: All about Cristiano Ronaldo (6:00)
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6dDermot Corrigan

Puyol: Respect Spain's decision to sack Lopetegui

Former Spain defender Carles Puyol told ESPN FC he backs Luis Rubiales' decision to fire coach Julen Lopetegui two days before the World Cup began.

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6dDermot Corrigan

Neymar the heir to Ronaldo at Madrid - Valdano

Former Real Madrid player and coach Jorge Valdano said Neymar is the heir to Cristiano Ronaldo and understands why the club have long pursued him.

Burley: Real Madrid rubbing it in Spanish FA's face (4:00)
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7dReuters

Ramos on Salah injury: 'I sleep very well at night'

Sergio Ramos backed new Spain head coach Fernando Hierro and said his conscience is clear regarding his foul that injured Mohamed Salah last month.

Lopetegui: Spain firing was the saddest day of my life (2:42)

RankingsSpanish Primera División

Goal Difference502nd
Goals Scored942nd
Assists652nd
Goals Conceded446th