Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has no doubts the European champions will reign supreme again after they suffered UEFA Super Cup defeat against Atletico Madrid.
Fifa’s official award for the World Cup’s best player has often raised eyebrows – including a three-year run of jinxing a player who’d go on to have a final to forget.
As Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at Juventus, we take a look back at the Bianconeri greats in whose footsteps he will hope to follow.
Real Madrid have confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo has completed an astonishing transfer to Italian giants Juventus in a club record deal.
For a dominant midfielder aiming to make their mark in the latter stages of an international tournament, Zinedine Zidane indisputably remains the benchmark in the modern era.
Percy Tau is likely to break the national transfer record, but Mamelodi Sundowns should feel aggrieved by losing Khama Billiat to Kaizer Chiefs on a free, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Marcel Desailly picked out Antoine Griezmann as ‘the key player’ in France’s World Cup squad, drawing parallels with his former team-mate Zinedine Zidane.
Kylian Mbappe makes his World Cup debut at Russia 2018 and will look to emulate his hero Zinedine Zidane in leading France to World Cup success.
Zinedine Zidane insisted he did not leave his Real Madrid post just so that he could take over as France coach after the conclusion of the World Cup.
Spain defender Nacho Fernandez hopes he gets the chance to face Portugal star and Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo at the World Cup.