Tag Archives: Sporting de Gijón

Arrival At The Bernabeu & Starting XI

17 Jan

Satellite (2)Here’s a brief look at the team’s arrival at the Bernabeu today along with the starting line up. Continue reading

Ready For Gijon, Fans, Tats & More Cris

16 Jan

Satellite (5)The boys had their final training in preparation for tomorrow’s match vs. Sporting Gijon. Continue reading

Friday Training

15 Jan

Satellite (1)The team had their 4th training session of the week as they prepare for Sunday’s match against Sporting Gijon. Continue reading

The Daily Drool: Alberto Lora

18 Dec


Former Real Madrid canterano Alberto was born in Mostoles, Iker’s hometown. He’s been a midfielder/defender for Sporting Gijon since 2007.

Fans See Los Blancos Off

4 Dec

400 fans showed up to see the boys off on their return to Madrid. Benzil took it as an opportunity to bromance it up. It was Mesut’s 50th game with Real Madrid today. Continue reading

Sergio & Iker via Social Networking and the Paparazzi

2 Dec

Sese posted a picture of him with his good friends Chaboli and María at the Chocron event. Looks like mazel tovs are in order for the couple – seems like a baby is on the way. Sergio left us with a song by his adored Nina Pastori tonight. That works for me! Iker was all over Facebook and got papped as well.
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It’s Gijon Time!

2 Dec

Ah, our adorable boys are in the midst of some big dorktasm here (as is Marcelo in the next picture!). I made it through surgery. Shiggers and I had an insane cabbie on the way home from the hospital who got pulled over by the cops for speeding. He didn’t seem to want to shut off the meter while we were waiting for the cop to check his license and reg, but Shiggers firmly insisted. He also told the cop that he had three other tickets! Fun! Anyhow, I made it home in one piece, but that ride gave me a wee adrenalin rush, so here’s a few piccies before I get some sleep. Continue reading

The Daily Drool: Alberto Botia

2 Sep


He’s too pretty to wait another day. I’m just so bummed that I can’t find a shirtless picture of him. Hottie Alberto is a central defender for Sporting de Gijón. He has played for the Spanish U19, U20 and U21 teams. These games vs. Chile and Liechtenstein are his first call up to the senior team.