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Gareth Bale at crossroads after Wales heartbreak

Gareth Bale

A powerless spectator as Wales's World Cup dreams were crushed by the Republic of Ireland, Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has arrived at a crucial tipping point in his career.

Sidelined by the latest in a succession of calf injuries, Bale could only watch forlornly from the stands at Cardiff City Stadium on Monday as Ireland's 1-0 win gave them a World Cup play-off berth at Wales's expense.

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Cristiano Ronaldo sells Ballon d’Or for £600,000 at charity auction

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has raised 600,000 pounds at an auction at London’s Dorchester hotel last Sunday where he sold one of his four Ballon d’Or trophies. The money will go to Make-A-Wish charity that helps children who are ill to realise their dreams and channel their energies on positive things.

The Ballon d’Or was purchased by Israeli millionaire and philanthropist Idan Ofer at the auction, which was hosted by comedian and actor David Walliams. However, Ronaldo was not present for the event.

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Zidane angered by five-game Cristiano Ronaldo ban

Zidane angered by five-game Cristiano Ronaldo ban

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane expressed his anger on Tuesday at a five-game ban handed to Cristiano Ronaldo for pushing a referee after being sent-off against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup.

Madrid hold a 3-1 first leg lead going into the second leg against their fierce rivals on Wednesday (2100 GMT), but will have to do without Ronaldo.

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I have never hidden anything:Cristiano Ronaldo

I have never hidden anything:Cristiano Ronaldo

After Real Madrid forward appeared in Pozuelo de Alarcon court for 90 minutes in a tax evasion case for millions of euros, his agency Gestifute released a statement on his behalf in which the Portuguese captain claimed that he has nothing to hide.

In the statement, Ronaldo said, “The Spanish tax service [Hacienda] knows the detail of all my income because we have given it to them. I have never hidden anything, nor did have I ever had the intention of evading taxes.” He is accused of evading taxes of 14.7 million euros.

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Chelsea agree deal for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

Alvaro Morata

Premier League champions Chelsea on Wednesday agreed a deal in principle with Real Madrid to sign the Spain forward Alvaro Morata for a club record fee.

He is the Premier League champions’ fourth signing of the summer after Tiemoue Bakayoko, Willy Caballero and Antonio Rudiger.

Discussions were under way with Real Madrid since Chelsea lost out on forward, Romelu Lukaku, to Manchester United. The fee for Morata is expected to be around £70m, eclipsing the £50m paid to Liverpool for Fernando Torres in 2011, with only small details still to be ironed out between the clubs.

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Real Madrid sign Atletico Madrid’s Theo Hernandez for reported 30 million Euros

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Real Madrid have signed cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid’s Theo Hernandez in what is just the third transfer between the two clubs in their long and illustrious history. The Frenchman became the first signing between the two clubs after a 17 year gap after Real splashed out a reported 30 million Euros for the young left-back. He has signed a six-year contract with Los Blancos and will be officially presented as a player on July 10 following a medical.

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London Terror Attack Death Toll Rises To 7: Police

London Bridge Attack

Seven people were killed in a terror attack on Saturday by three assailants on London Bridge and in the bustling Borough Market nightlife district, the chief of London's police force said on Sunday.

The trio were shot dead by the police at the scene.

"It has now been confirmed sadly that seven members of the public have died," Cressida Dick told reporters, raising the toll from six victims earlier.

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'This Is For Allah', London Attackers On Stabbing Spree Said: Eyewitnesses

London Attack

Three assailants smashed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before attacking revellers in a popular nightlife hub with knives, leaving seven dead in the third deadly terror attack in Britain since March.

Britain's main political parties temporarily suspended campaigning for Thursday's general election and Prime Minister Theresa May held an emergency meeting following the rampage on Saturday evening.

"It has now been confirmed sadly that seven members of the public have died," in addition to the three suspects, London police chief Cressida Dick said.

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Real Madrid win Champions League final, defeating Juventus 4 - 1

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Real Madrid have won the Champions league defeating Italian champions Juventus four goals to one on a momentous night in Cardiff.

Fresh from their first La Liga triumph in five years, the Spanish giants won the Champions league for the second year running with a commanding performance over the Italian champions Juventus.

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Real Madrid have now won a total of 12 European Cups, by far the highest tally among Europe’s elite clubs.

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Lionel Messi nets 500th Barcelona goal as his side beat Real Madrid 3-2

Lionel Messi

Three quick thoughts from a wild Clasico at the Bernabeu as Barcelona grabbed a late 3-2 win at Real Madrid ...

1. Barcelona back in the title race

Lionel Messi's injury-time winner kept Barcelona in hunt for La Liga following the Argentina international's winning goal with the very last touch of the game, which sends his side to the top of the standings, albeit with Madrid having a game in hand.

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