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Real Madrid’s turnaround will start when Perez’s new Galactico era is stopped

The extravagance of Real Madrid when compared to the results of the new Galactico Era has become shocking. Utterly shocking. Eight-goal wins over Malmo not withstanding, compared to where Los Blancos were before Florentino Perez’s 2009 return, the club hasn’t made progress, having regressed from the heights of their 10th […]

Karim Benzema will go on French TV to plead ‘misunderstanding’ in sextape blackmail case

Karim Benzema says his go-between role in the Mathieu Valbuena sextape blackmail case has been misunderstood as the Real Madrid striker prepares to explain himself on French TV on Wednesday. The pre-recorded interview comes after French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday suggested only players with exemplary records should represent […]

Rafa Benitez backs under-fire Karim Benzema: ‘He is very important for us’

Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has restated his support for French striker Karim Benzema amid increasing criticism of Benzema’s off-field behavior in his homeland. Benzema has been charged in France for his alleged participation in a blackmail case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. French Prime Minister […]

More than 1.8 million soccer fans in US watched El Clasico across beIN SPORTS networks

Saturday’s El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona delivered an average of 1.8 total viewers across beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, according to Nielsen. A total of 1,106,137 watched the game on beIN SPORTS en Español, while 768,445 watched the game on the English-language beIN SPORTS network. “We […]

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez gives Rafa Benitez his vote of confidence

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez on Monday gave under-fire coach Rafael Benitez his full backing, just two days after a smarting 4-0 home defeat to arch rivals Barcelona. “The coach Rafael Benitez has our full support and confidence. He was picked for his professionalism, his achievements, his experience and his […]

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Leaked documents confirm Gareth Bale’s transfer fee eclipsed Cristiano Ronaldo’s

Welsh star Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid in 2013 for a world record fee in excess of 100 million euros ($109 million, £77 million), a leaked report reveals. Whistleblowing website Football Leaks posted a copy of the agreement between Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur online on Wednesday. The deal allowed Madrid […]

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