Tag Archives: Maria Cortes

Prepping For Sevilla, A Farewell And A Birthday

17 Jan

Well, we’re through to the next round of the CDR, but honestly, the game was a snooze. Literally, for me. I fell asleep for the last 20 minutes. That’s not good. But we’re through and Isco got to play. Continue reading

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A Four Wedding Weekend!

18 Jun

A whopping four Madrid players said “I do” this weekend around the globe: Danilo, Kovacic, Lucas and Morata. 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

Back To Madrid, Accolades & Families

5 Aug


The team returned to Madrid after Wednesday’s win over Bayern Munich arriving home on Thursday. The game was fun but exhausted (the trip back seemed to take forever). Mygypsyspirit and I spent the following day recovering and hanging out. She left today so I’m getting back to work on things with a very quick catch up.  Continue reading

More To Celebrate: A Wedding & Two Babies

30 May

La Undecima wasn’t the only good thing that happened on Saturday – Nacho & Maria’s new baby arrived! They’ve only called him (I think it’s a him!) Mini Nacho so I’m guessing that they named him after his daddy – that would make him José Ignacio Fernández Cortes. Big sister Alejandra will now have a playmate. Congrats to the happy family.

But then there were two more surprises. First off, guess who got married? Continue reading

The FInal Final Pre-Sevilla Session & Happy Papi’s Day

19 Mar

Satellite (7)Okay, the mothership was full of shit yesterday. Today was the final training session. Sigh. Continue reading

While You’re Waiting For The Match To Start…

17 Feb

…have a mishmash of puppies, babies and selfies and not necessarily in that order. Continue reading