Cristiano Ronaldo has hit out at the Spanish soccer federation after his five game ban for pushing a referee in the back was upheld. Ronaldo, 32, pushed the ref after he was shown a second yellow card in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup at Barcelona on Sunday. It capped an eventful El Clasico for Ronaldo who arrived in the second half as a sub, then scored a stunner to put Real 2-1 up.
Barcelona will hold a minute's silence before their LaLiga opener against Real Betis in memory of the victims of Thursday's terror attack. Lionel Messi led the tributes for the victims, and he was joined by Barca team-mates Luis Suarez and Gerard Pique, as well as Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos.
Jordi Mboula looked around and saw nothing but space. It was quite the start, the 18-year-old from Barcelona instantly living up to his billing as the furture gem pinched from under their noses at the Camp Nou. Monaco signed Jordi Mboula from Barcelona three weeks ago, and he's already scoring gorgeous goals like this!