MADRID (AP) — Kings of Europe no more. Real Madrid's Champions League reign is over.
More than 1,000 days since winning the first of three consecutive European titles, Real Madrid...
Madrid enduring its worst struggles in more than 2 decades
MADRID (AP) — The first season without Cristiano Ronaldo is proving to be a difficult one for Real Madrid.
The Spanish powerhouse hasn't been this bad in more than two decades.
Not since 1996 had Madrid lost 10 matches at this point of the season. That team, led by Raul Gonzalez, lost 12 times by the end of January. Madrid's team coached by Guus Hiddink three years later also struggled, losing 10 of its first 32 matches in all competitions, exactly like this season.
Real Madrid averts upset, beats Leganes 3-0 in Copa del Rey
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid avoided the upset this time, beating Leganes 3-0 on Wednesday to move closer to the last eight of the Copa del Rey.
After being eliminated by Leganes in the competition's quarterfinals last season, Real Madrid cruised to a first-leg victory at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
Sergio Ramos netted his 100th career goal to put Madrid ahead, and Lucas Vazquez and Vinicius Junior added to the lead.
Casemiro and Fernandez added to Real Madrid’s injury list
MADRID (AP) — Midfielder Casemiro and defender Nacho Fernandez are the latest injury setbacks for Real Madrid.
Both players were injured on Sunday in the 4-2 win at Celta Vigo in the Spanish league.
Casemiro left the match in the first half with a sprained right ankle, and Fernandez was substituted in the second with a dislocated ligament in his right knee.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local):
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick, capped by a dipping free kick in the 88th minute as Portugal and Spain played to a wild 3-3 draw in the Group B opener for both countries.
Chin-stroking implies Ronaldo thinks he is the GOAT
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo became the fourth player to score in four World Cups and stroked his chin as he ran in celebration. The apparent message? I'm the GOAT, not Lionel Messi.
GOAT is the acronym for "greatest of all time," and Adidas is running an advertisement featuring Messi with a real goat.
Ronaldo and Messi have been soccer's top players for the past decade and rivals in the Spanish league.