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Apologies for not being on Twitter much lately!

I do have a good excuse though, I am working full-time Monday to Friday and I am taking 3 upper level classes that will almost finish off my degree. I am good to live tweet during games on the weekends but I get to miss 75% of the weekday ones :-(. I am trying my best, I promise!

So what’s new this week? International break. Lots of good interviews though! Continue reading

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And why not Diego Lopez, mister Del Bosque?

Friendlies between national teams are great opportunities to see new faces, mainly young ones, get an opportunity to defend their country. I am trying to make sense out of the exclusion of Diego Lopez with the Spanish National Team but yet again I fail to wrap my head around it.  Continue reading

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Florentino Perez’s Playbook

SUIT UP!

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…and it starts with a bang!

Bournemouth 0-6 Real Madrid

Let’s start this post with a bit of honesty. Neither the victory nor the 6 goals mean anything but the chemistry on the pitch is priceless.

The game had its dull moments, more specifically, in the middle of both halves. Both halves began with Real Madrid pressuring and attacking, then the players relaxed and ended with a boom. No need for anything else, this is just the pre-season.

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Asier Illarramendi – English version

Called to be the “new” Xabi Alonso, Asier Illarramendi arrives at Real Madrid as the most expensive Spanish signing of the Florentino era. His character, his age and his skills on the pitch are three aspects which I like about Illarra. Let’s begin with his age. Continue reading

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Asier Illarramendi

Llamado a ser el nuevo Xabi Alonso, Asier Illarramendi llega al Madrid como el fichaje Español más caro de la era Florentino. Su carácter, su edad y su habilidad en la cancha son tres aspectos que me gustan en “Illarra”. Entonces empezemos con la edad. Continue reading

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Alvaro Arbeloa

I have been shot at so many times that now every time I receive a bullet, it goes through a hole that has already been made” – Alvaro Arbeloa, June 17th 

“I have defended my teammates a lot and the staff. This is something every Real Madrid player should do” – Alvaro Arbeloa, June 5th Continue reading

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