Latest Real Madrid News

Messi's future up in the air as Barcelona contract ends

Jun. 30, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi’s contract with Barcelona is coming to an end Wednesday with no news from the player or the club about his future. The expectation is that the 34-year-old Messi, who is playing with Argentina at the Copa America, will stay at the Catalan...

Spain taking 6 players from Euro 2020 to Tokyo Olympics

Jun. 29, 2021 07:33 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Taking advantage of Spanish clubs' obligation to release players, Spain will take six members from its European Championship squad to the Tokyo Olympics. Olympic coach Luis de la Fuente announced a list of 22 players on Tuesday including Unai Simón, Eric...

Strikers search for goals, wing backs shine at Euro 2020

Jun. 24, 2021 06:21 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kylian Mbappé scored the most goals in France last season, and Harry Kane did likewise in the Premier League. It’s not just the fact that neither Paris Saint-Germain nor Tottenham won their leagues that links them. Nor the fact that both strikers are...

Ronaldo scores 2 to take a step closer to scoring history

Jun. 23, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s goals are adding up fast, and they are taking Portugal deeper into yet another tournament. Ronaldo scored two penalties Wednesday to help the defending champions secure a 2-2 draw with France and give the team a spot in the...

Real Madrid appoints Carlo Ancelotti as coach after Everton releases him from contract

Jun. 01, 2021 13:42 PM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid appoints Carlo Ancelotti as coach after Everton releases him from contract.

CBS hitting stride on soccer coverage with Champion's League

May. 28, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

Pete Radovich has directed some of CBS Sports' most memorable openings featuring Jay-Z, John Malkovich and Patrick Stewart. But the most rewarding assignment of Radovich's nearly 20 years at the network comes Saturday when the UEFA Champions League final between Chelsea...

Zidane quits again as Madrid coach after winless season

May. 27, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Zinedine Zidane is stepping down as Real Madrid coach, again. The club said Thursday the Frenchman is leaving his job, a few days after a season in which Madrid failed to win a title for the first time in more than a decade. "(Zidane)...

Zinedine Zidane steps down as coach of Real Madrid

May. 27, 2021 06:16 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Zinedine Zidane steps down as coach of Real Madrid.

Rebel Super League clubs won't accept UEFA 'coercion'

May. 26, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus strongly criticized UEFA on Wednesday for opening disciplinary cases against them over their roles in trying to launch a European Super League, saying they won't accept being pressured by the European soccer body. The...

Injured Ramos not included in Spain's list for Euro 2020

May. 24, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Sergio Ramos was left off Spain’s squad for the European Championship on Monday following a season plagued by injuries, a decision that means no Real Madrid players were called up by the national team for a major tournament for the first time. Spain...