While in their off time, Real Madrid players have been jet setting to various locations. Xabi Alonso (and his helicopter) was spotted in Liverpool with Kenny Dalglish (probably enjoying a game of golf?), Casillas has been flying off to Mexico (while keeping us in the loop through his official Facebook page) Others (including Alonso) did
Brazilian Ronaldo was one of the best strikers and most gifted footballers on the football pitch. He played with Real Madrid from 2002 till 2007. He's scored plenty of goals for clubs and country alike. Too bad his lingering knee injuries and weight issues thereafter forced him to retire from football. His last game would
With 4-2 aggregate loss to Alcoyano in the playoff stages, Real Madrid Castilla ended the 2010/11 season in fabulous fashion. Alberto Toril deserves a lot of credit for the achievement by the team since he took over in January to replace Alejandro Menedez. [Video via RealMadridCF channel on YouTube]
Real Madrid would be visiting China for their pre-season games. There they would play Guangzhou Evergrande on August 3, 2011 and Tianjin Teda on August 6, 2011. This would be Real Madrid's second visit to China after they had visited the country back in 2005. In the announcement Emilio Butragueno said: We will bring our
Arsenal's Robin Van Persie and Real Madrid's Kaka were involved in a game of paintball. Although there was a twist to things. They didn't run. They didn't have guns in their hands. Instead they shot footballs at kids running around and footballs were covered in paint. Super fun!