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UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 12:16 p.m.

Eden Hazard presented in front of thousands of Madrid fans

Eden Hazard donned Real Madrid’s all-white kit for the first time Thursday as the Belgium forward was presented to tens of thousands of fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium following …

Champions League history a warning for Real Madrid

It’s not always so easy to get back to the top when a period of Champions League success ends. Real Madrid’s embarrassing 4-1 loss to Ajax on home turf sent …

Post-Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid facing tough reality check

Reality has finally caught up with Real Madrid in the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era. The club played it cool when the Portugal forward left by not making any major signings to …

UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 3:45 p.m.

Real Madrid’s European reign ends with shock loss to Ajax

Ajax has stunned Real Madrid 4-1 at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, eliminating the three-time defending champion in the round of 16 of the Champions League. Madrid had reached at least the …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 4:03 p.m.

Atletico beats Real Madrid 4-2 after extra time in UEFA Super Cup

Atletico Madrid finally got the better of Real Madrid on the European stage, scoring twice in extra time to win 4-2 in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday without …

UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 6:42 p.m.

Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus in a move expected to benefit the Portugal forward’s tax return. Juventus says it paid $131.5 million for Ronaldo. …

Zinedine Zidane quits as Real Madrid coach after 3rd UEFA Champions League

Zinedine Zidane says he is leaving Real Madrid after two and a half seasons with the Spanish club. The surprise announcement comes less than a week after Zidane led Madrid …

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 2:49 p.m.

Gareth Bale’s scissor-kick gives Real Madrid 3rd straight European title

Gareth Bale’s mesmerizing scissor-kick helped Real Madrid to a third successive Champions League title with a 3-1 victory over a Liverpool side thwarted by a pair of goalkeeping blunders and …

UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 6:06 p.m.

Real Madrid reaches 3rd straight UEFA Champions League final

Real Madrid conceded early again but held on to a 2-2 draw against Bayern Munich to reach its third straight Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate. Joshua Kimmich scored for …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 3:23 p.m.

Real Madrid beats Bayern Munich 2-1 away to take control of semifinal

Real Madrid substitute Marco Asensio scored a second-half winner on Wednesday to end Bayern Munich’s unbeaten record at home this season and give his side a 2-1 win in the …

Madrid-Bayern, Liverpool-Roma in Champions League semifinals

A Champions League semifinal draw steeped in the competition’s rich history paired Real Madrid with Bayern Munich and then matched Liverpool with Roma. Two-time defending champion Madrid will first play …

John Leicester: Ronaldo keeps his head in big “What if” moment

While all about him lost their heads, Cristiano Ronaldo kept his. Yet again he stepped up for his club, Real Madrid, while Gianluigi Buffon, at the tail end of 17 …

Spain Spotlight: More about survival than brilliance as Real Madrid advances

It was more about survival than brilliance this time for Real Madrid. There was no hat trick or bicycle kick from Cristiano Ronaldo. There was no midfield dominance by Toni …

UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 3:32 p.m.

Late Cristiano Ronaldo penalty keeps Real Madrid alive in UEFA Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo converted an injury-time penalty to keep Juventus from pulling off another stunning comeback in the quarterfinals of the Champions League as Read Madrid advanced despite a 3-1 home …

UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 3:59 p.m.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores stunner as Real Madrid beats Juventus 3-0 in UEFA Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo continues to make history as he helped Real Madrid to a 3-0 win at 10-man Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal, scoring a stunning …

Zinedine Zidane has the answers, Madrid advances in Champions League

Zinedine Zidane always seemed to have the answers when he was on the field and he’s proving to be a pretty good tactician as a coach as well. The former …

UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 7:34 p.m.

Real Madrid beats PSG 2-1 to reach UCL quarters

Paris Saint-Germain’s dream of joining Europe’s elite with a Champions League trophy will have to wait another season, as Real Madrid delivered a brutal reality check by cruising through to …

Ronaldo scores 2 as PSG learns Champions League lesson

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal in each half as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in their first-leg match in the last 16 of the Champions …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

Cristiano Ronaldo goal gives Real Madrid its 3rd Club World Cup title

Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a free-kick to help Real Madrid claim its third Club World Cup title after beating Brazilian team Gremio 1-0. The Ballon d’Or winner fired his right-footed …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 3:55 p.m.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins 5th Ballon d’Or award as best player

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or award as the world’s best player of the year for a record-equaling fifth time, moving him level with Barcelona star …

Cristiano Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season.

Christiano Ronaldo faces questioning over Spanish tax probe

Cristiano Ronaldo told a Spanish judge Monday that he has “never tried to avoid taxes.”

UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 4:48 p.m.

Gareth Bale ends season on good note, celebrates title at home

Gareth Bale’s season ended on a good note. Bale didn’t get to start in Saturday’s Champions League final as he had hoped for, but he came in as a late …

UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 3:20 p.m.

Another major trophy in Zinedine Zidane’s young coaching career

Only 18 months into his first head-coaching job, Zinedine Zidane is lifting his fourth trophy with Real Madrid. Zidane led the Spanish club to its second Champions League title with …

UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 2:42 p.m.

Fans in near-stampede in Turin after Champions League match

Juventus fans watching the Champions League final rushed out of a Turin piazza in panic Saturday after witnesses reported hearing a loud sound. At least one person was carried away …

UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 5:21 p.m.

Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

Cristiano Ronaldo showcased his enduring scoring qualities to ensure Real Madrid became the first Champions League holders to defend the title. Ronaldo scored twice in a 4-1 victory over Juventus …

Cristiano Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final

Cristiano Ronaldo goes to Cardiff for the Saturday’s Champions League final against Juventus playing his best soccer of the season. Ronaldo says “I feel good, in great form.”

A look at the key duels in the Champions League final

Here’s a look at the player duels that could be decisive when Juventus and Real Madrid meet in Saturday’s Champions League final: Buffon vs. Ronaldo; Alves vs. Marcelo; Higuain vs. …

Player guide for Champions League holder Real Madrid

A look at the top 11 players who led Real Madrid to Saturday’s Champions League final against Juventus.

Player guide for Champions League finalist Juventus

A look at the top 11 players who led Juventus to Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid.