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Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 9, 2017 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane shakes hands with Cristiano Ronaldo as he is substituted off REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 9, 2017 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane shakes hands with Cristiano Ronaldo as he is substituted off REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 9, 2017 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane shakes hands with Cristiano Ronaldo as he is substituted off REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 9, 2017 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane shakes hands with Cristiano Ronaldo as he is substituted off REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 9, 2017 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane shakes hands with Cristiano Ronaldo as he is substituted off REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 9, 2017 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane shakes hands with Cristiano Ronaldo as he is substituted off REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 9, 2017 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo with his five Ballon d'Or trophies before the match REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid vs Sevilla - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 9, 2017 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo with his five Ballon d'Or trophies before the match REUTERS/Javier Barbancho
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid - San Mames, Bilbao, Spain - December 2, 2017 Real Madrid’s Marcelo REUTERS/Vincent West
La Liga Santander - Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid - San Mames, Bilbao, Spain - December 2, 2017 Real Madrid’s Marcelo REUTERS/Vincent West
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid - San Mames, Bilbao, Spain - December 2, 2017. Real Madrid’s Marcelo. REUTERS/Vincent West
La Liga Santander - Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid - San Mames, Bilbao, Spain - December 2, 2017. Real Madrid’s Marcelo. REUTERS/Vincent West
Soccer Football - Champions League - FC Barcelona Training - Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, Barcelona, Spain - December 4, 2017 Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde during training REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Champions League - FC Barcelona Training
Soccer Football - Champions League - FC Barcelona Training - Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, Barcelona, Spain - December 4, 2017 Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde during training REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Soccer Football - Champions League - FC Barcelona vs Sporting CP - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - December 5, 2017. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde looks on REUTERS/Albert Gea
Champions League - FC Barcelona vs Sporting CP
Soccer Football - Champions League - FC Barcelona vs Sporting CP - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - December 5, 2017. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde looks on REUTERS/Albert Gea
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde before the match REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde before the match REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - Champions League - FC Barcelona Training - Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, Barcelona, Spain - December 4, 2017 Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde during training REUTERS/Sergio Perez - RC1F13AE6890
Champions League - FC Barcelona Training
Soccer Football - Champions League - FC Barcelona Training - Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, Barcelona, Spain - December 4, 2017 Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde during training REUTERS/Sergio Perez - RC1F13AE6890
Soccer Football - Champions League - Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 6, 2017 Real Madrid team group REUTERS/Juan Medina
Champions League - Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund
Soccer Football - Champions League - Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - December 6, 2017 Real Madrid team group REUTERS/Juan Medina
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Villarreal's Rodri in action with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Villarreal's Rodri in action with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Betis vs Atletico Madrid - Estadio Benito Villamarin, Seville, Spain - December 10, 2017 Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez in action with Real Betis' Antonio Barragan REUTERS/Jon Nazca
La Liga Santander - Real Betis vs Atletico Madrid
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Betis vs Atletico Madrid - Estadio Benito Villamarin, Seville, Spain - December 10, 2017 Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez in action with Real Betis' Antonio Barragan REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Betis vs Atletico Madrid - Estadio Benito Villamarin, Seville, Spain - December 10, 2017 Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Jon Nazca
La Liga Santander - Real Betis vs Atletico Madrid
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Betis vs Atletico Madrid - Estadio Benito Villamarin, Seville, Spain - December 10, 2017 Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Villarreal's Ruben Semedo in action with Barcelona’s Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Villarreal's Ruben Semedo in action with Barcelona’s Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Betis vs Atletico Madrid - Estadio Benito Villamarin, Seville, Spain - December 10, 2017 Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa in action REUTERS/Jon Nazca
La Liga Santander - Real Betis vs Atletico Madrid
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Betis vs Atletico Madrid - Estadio Benito Villamarin, Seville, Spain - December 10, 2017 Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa in action REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Messi, Suarez strike after Villarreal reduced to 10 men
Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Luis Suarez reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Messi, Suarez strike after Villarreal reduced to 10 men
Barcelona's Luis Suarez reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi , center, duels for the ball with Villarreal's Rodrigo, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Messi, Suarez strike after Villarreal reduced to 10 men
Barcelona's Lionel Messi , center, duels for the ball with Villarreal's Rodrigo, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, is congratulated by teammate Luiz Suarez after scoring a goal against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Messi, Suarez strike after Villarreal reduced to 10 men
Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, is congratulated by teammate Luiz Suarez after scoring a goal against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, is congratulated by teammate Luiz Suarez after scoring a goal against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, is congratulated by teammate Luiz Suarez after scoring a goal against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, is congratulated by teammate Luiz Suarez after scoring a goal against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Luis Suarez reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Luis Suarez reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Luis Suarez reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts after failing to score against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi , center, duels for the ball with Villarreal's Rodrigo, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi , center, duels for the ball with Villarreal's Rodrigo, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi , center, duels for the ball with Villarreal's Rodrigo, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the match the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the match the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Villarreal during the match the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Villarreal and FC Barcelona at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Villarreal's Alvaro Gonzalez in action with Barcelona's Paulinho REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Villarreal's Alvaro Gonzalez in action with Barcelona's Paulinho REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Villarreal's Rodri in action with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Villarreal's Rodri in action with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scores their second goal REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scores their second goal REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with Luis Suarez REUTERS/Heino Kalis
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates REUTERS/Heino Kalis
La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Villarreal vs FC Barcelona - Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal, Spain - December 10, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates REUTERS/Heino Kalis

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