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Rest In Peace: Florijana Ismaili

3 Jul

Sad news broke over the weekend that Switzerland international Florijana Ismaili had gone missing during a vacation in Italy. Today Italian officials announced they had recovered her body from Lake Como following a swimming/diving accident. Continue reading

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Real Madrid FINALLY announce a women’s team!

27 Jun

Valdebebas

I have been waiting for this for what seems like my entire life. I’m quite sure Lozil, hopechaser and ForzaSusan have felt similarly. I think I sense a trip to Madrid for a match! Continue reading

It’s Kind Of Even Better Than I Expected

21 Jun

While I am still working on a post with all the outfits, etc. from the Sergio/Pilar wedding, they released a video and it’s even more over the top than I had envisioned. The newlyweds rode in a giant dragon in the sky while Europe played “The Final Countdown.” Pepe Reina tore his shirt. Santi Cazorla drank apparently his body weight in rum, did time in the bumper cars and totally spilled the tea. Fucking brilliant.  Leave it to Sergio & Pilar to exceed expectations.  They left yesterday for their honeymoon in Costa Rica.

– Lozil

Be Still My Beating Heart: Raúl To Manage Castilla This Coming Season

20 Jun

I let loose an unholy squeal when I saw the news that Raúl will be managing Castilla for the 2019-2020 season. He handled the U18s and U15s this past season. More Raúl in my life is a good thing and those kids will be learning from a master.

– Lozil

It’s Official: Marcos Llorente To Atleti

20 Jun

The exodus has begun. The official announcement came down today and Marcos Llorente has moved across town to Atleti on a 5 year deal (he doesn’t look all that happy about it in the picture, does he?) Best of luck to you, kid! Just not against us.

– Lozil

Fuerza Sara!

16 Jun

I’m working on gathering pictures of the Sergio/Pilar wedding but the saddest news I read yesterday was why Iker and Sara weren’t in attendance. Continue reading

It’s Official: Welcome Ferland Mendy!

13 Jun

24 year old left back and French international Ferland has signed with us from Lyon. The contract, reportedly worth $54.2 million, will last until 2025.  He will be presented on Wednesday, June 19.