Tag Archives: Real Madrid

Starting Line Up: Real Madrid Vs. Schalke

10 Mar

Let’s do this Blancos!

– Lozil

Jerseys, Reimagined

15 Feb
© Emilio Sansolini

© Emilio Sansolini

Ain’t it purrrrrrrrrdy?

It’s been quite awhile since I dropped a football design story, and Italian-Argentine graphic designer Emilio Sansolini has provided me with the perfect one. Continue reading

The Daily Drool – Europa League Group K – Fiorentina: Marcos Alonso Mendoza

6 Jan

Marcos Alonso MendozaFiorentina left back Marco is actually a 3rd generation Blanco! His grandfather Marcos Alonso Imaz (better known as Marquitos) was a Real Madrid player during the golden era along with Don Alfredo and Ferenc Puskas. His father Marcos Alonso Pena came up through our cantera and played professionally for Racing Santander, Atleti, Barcelona and Logroñés. This Marcos came up through the cantera, made it on to Castilla and even played once for the first team in 2010. He has represented Spain at the U19 level.

The Daily Drool – Epic Bromance Month – Karim Benzema & Raphaël Varane

31 Dec

france-benzema-varane_235944_FRANCE_BENZEMA_VARANE_25051Karim, happy at last! He definitely looks perkier since The Baby came along. It’s funny – Varane is so stoic and grounded and Karim is…Karim but they get along so well both at Real & on the French National Team. Continue reading

The Daily Drool – Epic Bromance Month – Cristiano Ronaldo & James Rodriguez

25 Dec

Cristiano-Ronaldo-James-Rodriguez-acapararon_ALDIMA20140925_0005_3Merry Crismes! An appropriate bromance to feature today, no?

James may be the latest Cristiano fanboy to join the team, but Crispy gives the love right back (much to Gareth’s chagrin). Continue reading

Buoyancy for the Win

23 Dec

terry-nelson-disabled-swim-suitApparently there is a secret weapon at work in the backroom for us thanks to amputee and ex-Liverpool player Terry Nelson. Nelson has developed a buoyancy running suit which allows players to train in the water when land training isn’t possible. Apparently Crispy has used the suit (of course he has) to help with his injuries. Of more interest to me though, is how Nelson came to develop his aqua “running man” suit.

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Raul’s Presentation

9 Dec

23EABE4100000578-2867363-image-a-2_1418149074587The glorious Raul was presented today as a New York Cosmos player at the Four Seasons hotel. I am both delighted and dismayed by this because Good: RAUL IN NEW YORK! and Bad: I have to haul my ass out to Long Island to see him play. Muy bien on the former. no me gusta on the latter. Continue reading

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