Raphael Varane Set to Stay at Real Madrid

French central defender Raphael Varane will stay at Real Madrid this summer amidst rumors linking him with a move to England. The 23-year-old defender has made it clear that he has no intention of leaving Zinedine Zidane’s side and would like to stay and fight for a spot in the starting lineup. The young center back was linked with a move to Manchester United to reunite with his...
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Pogba not the final piece in Zidane’s puzzle

It’s been an uncharacteristically quiet summer for Real Madrid, who have opted for a conservative approach to their transfer dealings. The only major addition to the squad has been Álvaro Morata – as the club triggered his buy-back clause to prize him away from Juventus and provide worthy competition for Karim Benzema. Marco Asensio and Fábio Coentrão have also returned from...
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Materazzi finally reveals what he said to spark Zidane headbutt

It was one of the most notorious moments in soccer history. Legendary French midfielder Zinedine Zidane shocked the world in 2006 when he leveled Italian centre-back Marco Materazzi with a headbutt in extra-time of the World Cup Final. Zidane was shown a red card for his actions and sent off as the Italians would go on to win the Cup. The incident made headlines around the world...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why this Zinedine Zidane decision at Real Madrid is good news for Arsenal and Manchester United

Fabio Coentrao's return to Real Madrid means manager Zinedine Zidane is not interested in making a move for Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez, the International Business Times believes. The 28-year-old will make a return to Spain after his loan spell with Monaco came to an end this summer. This means Arsenal and Manchester United are expected […]
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Have Real Madrid Found the Perfect Manager in Zinedine Zidane?

5 months ago, after Real Madrid sacked yet another manager in Rafa Benitez, club legend and Real Madrid Castilla manager Zinedine Zidane was promoted to the senior team, becoming their newest manager. While the expectations for a Real manager are usually near impossible to meet, the Frenchman has excelled at his new position so far. Finishing one point behind Barcelona for the La...
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May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Barcelona or Real Madrid: Who will win the La Liga title on the last day?

Just one month ago, it seemed as if Barcelona had the La Liga title wrapped up and also looked like the front runners to repeat as Champions League title winners again. However, a string a bad results and the resurgence of Real Madrid have set up what should be a very interesting last week in Spanish football. Barcelona and Real Madrid will have to travel to Granada and La Coruña...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Who other than Claudio Ranieri can win FIFA Coach of the Year?

The FIFA awards ceremony is a very long ways off, but it’s hard to imagine anyone more deserving of Coach of the Year than Claudio Ranieri. His season in Leicester has been nothing short of remarkable, and he must be the odds-on favorite to with the award — most certainly with better odds than 5000 to 1. Managing a side battling relegation a year ago to a Premier League championship...
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May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Zidane In Uncharted Territory At Real Madrid

It was just about as good a start as Zinedine Zidane could ask for. Five unanswered goals and a hat trick for Gareth Bale, one of the few players on this Real Madrid squad who had reason to be disappointed with Rafa Benitez’s departure.  Still, we must not read too much into a single result, especially one against such relatively minor opposition. Real haven’t lost to Deportivo...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane ‘More Excited’ As Real Madrid Coach Than Day He Signed As Player

Zinedine Zidane has started his tenure as Real Madrid’s head coach amid a bit of awe. Real Madrid appointed Zidane as its new coach on Monday — hours after firing Rafa Benitez. Club president Florentino Perez promoted Zidane from his role as reserve-team manager to the dugout at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. “He is one of the greatest players of all time,” Perez said at...
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Enzo Fernandez, Zinedine Zidane’s Son, Debuts For Real Madrid B Team (Video)

Enzo Alan Zidane Fernandez probably won’t become as a good a soccer player as his father was, but his career already is turning in the right direction. Fernandez, 19, debuted for Real Madrid’s B (or “Castilla”) team Sunday in its 2-1 win over Conquense in a Segunda B (Spanish third division) game. Fernandez’s father, French soccer legend and current Real Madrid B coach Zinedine...
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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