Tag Archives: Gento

“Class Picture Day” 2018 & More

17 Sep

Los Blancos had their annual team picture taken today or as I call it “Class Picture Day” because everyone gets all spiffy and is on their best behavior just like you do when you’re in school. Continue reading

The Daily Drool: Marcos Llorente

26 May

Photo by Bernardo Doral (@bernardodoral)

They sure grow up quick don’t they? Our very own Marcos Llorente is our Drool for the day of the Champions League final. Photographer Bernardo Doral took some amazing pictures of Marcos. Here are a couple more (1, 2 The Madrid-born winger joined Castilla in 2014, making his first team debut in 2015. His family is Real Madrid to the core. His father Paco and great uncle Francisco Gento were wingers and his grandfather Ramón Grosso was a forward for the Merengues. That’s some Blanco blood there for sure! He has represented Spain at the U19 and U21 levels.

Prep Begins For Dortmund & Yet Another Contract Extension

24 Sep

After yesterday’s victory (due to a brace by The Onion), the team got right back to work in preparation for meeting Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday. Continue reading

Ready For APOEL, Leg One & “Class Picture Day”

12 Sep

The Champions League is back! The team had their final training session before meeting APOEL tomorrow.  Continue reading

Preparation Begins For Deportivo

18 Aug

The team returned to training today in preparation for the first match of the season away at Deportivo. Continue reading

Lifting The Santiago Bernabeu Trophy

16 Aug

WinnersReal Madrid lifted their 11th consecutive Santiago Bernabeu trophy (and 26th overall) but Stade De Reims sure didn’t make it easy! Continue reading

Go Time For Los Blancos!

28 May

Satellite (1)It’s just a few hours to kick off! I’m about to head over to the pub and hang our Real Madrid flags and get our tables ready for the gang to show up. Pre-match in Milan, some of our legends gathered together with the fans. Continue reading

2 Days Till Almeria & Ol’ Big Ears Heads To Berlin

27 Apr

Satellite (13)Right back to work for the boys. It’s a busy week. We’ve got Almeria on Wednesday and Sevilla on Saturday. Continue reading

Happy Birthday Gento!

21 Oct

GENTO-_CA_2085Thumb (1)One of our great legends, Gento, turns 81 today. He’s the only player to have won 6(!!!!!!) European Cups. He began his career with Racing Santander staying for one season (1952-1953). He joined Real Madrid the next season where he played from 1953-1971 until his retirement. He also played for Spain and Spain B. After  his playing career, he went on to coach.  Continue reading

The Internationals Continue To Return & More

16 Oct

Satellite (12)CR7, Pepe, Benz, The Baby, Toni, Isco and James returned to training today with the rest of the gang, as they prep for Saturday’s match against Levante.  Continue reading