Tag Archives: Karim Benzema

Monday Training, Ballon d’Or Noms & Club World Cup

9 Oct

The team got back to work today (and I’m getting back into it too).  The big news was that Toni Kroos rejoined the group. Continue reading

Prep Begins For Alavés & Benz Re-Ups

21 Sep

Yesterday’s match was a case of goalus interruptus. We got so very close to the net and couldn’t bury it. But props to Adan for a very strong performance. It sucks when we’re denied, but since he was one of our own, it vaguely eases the sting. I’m always happy when former players do well, just not against us, please!  Betis worked their asses off, no doubt about it. Continue reading

Sunday Training & Lukita Livin’ The Dream

10 Sep

Well, yesterday’s match didn’t work out as we would have hoped but we don’t have time to dwell. We have our first Champions League match on Wednesday. Continue reading

Right Back To Work

3 Apr

No time to rest on our laurels – the boys got right back to work today. Continue reading

Thursday Training & Da Plane

16 Mar

What exactly is going on here?

The team continued preparing for Saturday’s match vs. Athletic Bilbao. Continue reading

Sunday Recovery Session, A Milestone & More Tattoos

5 Mar

It was good to see Los Blancos racking up those goals yesterday, wasn’t it? They got right back down to work today because Tuesday, we face Napoli again in the Champions League. Continue reading

New Year & Holiday Fun

1 Jan

2017Hope everyone had a lovely New Year’s Eve and have been enjoying the day today. As promised, a bumper crop of what various ‘ballers have been doing on their holidays. There have been engagements, baby announcements, singing in the mirror while dressed in a towel (Cristiano), blue gradient shoes (Sergio), celebrating on a camel (Mateo & Lukita) and a rather ungracious joke about a rival (Toni Kroos, being a bit rude, IMHO).  Let’s dig in! (It’s long so be prepared!) Continue reading

Catching Up On Training, Injuries & More Awards

29 Dec

_he21786thumbGotta do a little catching up. Yesterday was my last day in the office until the New Year (whooooo!) so it was a long one. Continue reading

Belated Congrats To Our Campeones!

22 Dec

_n0y0138thumbBoy, the holiday season has put everything behind schedule! I didn’t forget that we won another trophy. Hell no! Things have just been…complicated. Here’s a quick and dirty rundown of the final.  Continue reading

Thursday Pre-ClasicoTraining

1 Dec

_3am0806thumbIt’s almost time for El Clasico! And Sese is looking rather peppy. I love the balls hovering above his head, on his back foot and by his knee and how he is in midair. Continue reading