Bayern Munich star Mats Hummels prepares for Real Madrid clash… by playing fetch with pet dog Coco at training

Bayern Munich star Mats Hummels prepares for Real Madrid clash… by playing fetch with pet dog Coco at training

The Bayern Munich defender and his team-mates face the might of Real Madrid in the first-leg of their last four showdown tonight. But the 29-year-old star has been doing his best to unwind before the clash by bringing his Labrador Coco to…

AC Milan value Gianluigi Donnarumma at £52million as Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain circle thanks to Mino Raiola

AC Milan value Gianluigi Donnarumma at £52million as Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain circle thanks to Mino Raiola

Calcio Mercato claims the talented goalkeeper, 19, is attracting attention from some of Europe’s biggest clubs after another fine season between the San Siro sticks. Mino Raiola, who also represents the likes of Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has made…

Mohamed Salah's chip against Manchester City remarkably pips Cristiano Ronaldo to best quarter-final Champions League goal

Mohamed Salah's chip against Manchester City remarkably pips Cristiano Ronaldo to best quarter-final Champions League goal

The Portuguese sensation bagged one of the competition's greatest ever goals when he launched himself in the air to volley past Gianluigi Buffon in their quarter-final tie against Juventus. The 33-year-old's piece of brilliance stunned the footballing world – but what is…

Cristiano Ronaldo shows off incredible leg muscles as Real Madrid prepare for Bayern Munich in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo shows off incredible leg muscles as Real Madrid prepare for Bayern Munich in Champions League

Los Blancos take on Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday ahead of European last-four showdown, with Ronaldo looking ready. CR7 was the hero in both legs of the Galaticos' incredible quarter-final victory over Italian giants Juventus. As well as scoring a contender for goal…

Malaga 1 Real Madrid 2: Isco and Casemiro strike as Los Blancos triumph without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale

Malaga 1 Real Madrid 2: Isco and Casemiro strike as Los Blancos triumph without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale

Isco and Casemiro found the net for Zinedine Zidane's side, who lined up without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. Benzema came close to breaking the deadlock after just 14 minutes, but his strike flew over the woodwork. After an impressive start, Madrid's…

Gianluigi Buffon says he'd say Michael Oliver 'assassin of dreams' rant all over again

Gianluigi Buffon says he'd say Michael Oliver 'assassin of dreams' rant all over again

The legendary Juventus keeper, 40, was sent off for dissent after English referee Oliver awarded a controversial last-gasp penalty in last week's Champions League quarter-final. Cristiano Ronaldo converted the spot kick to send defending champions Real through to a semi-final showdown with Bayern…

Gianluigi Buffon's Champions League exit reaction defended by Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri

Gianluigi Buffon's Champions League exit reaction defended by Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri

Buffon, 40, was sent off after going into a blind rage when Los Blancos were awarded a controversial last-minute penalty in their quarter-final second-leg clash, with Cristiano Ronaldo’s resulting goal sending Juve spiralling out of Europe. The veteran goalie, playing in his…

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hits out at Catalan press after being accused of 'robbery' in Champions League win over Juventus

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hits out at Catalan press after being accused of 'robbery' in Champions League win over Juventus

Los Blancos needed a controversial stoppage penalty to stop their quarter-final clash going into extra-time — despite taking a 3-0 lead back to the Bernabeu for the second leg. After the match, many in the Catalan press criticised referee Michael Oliver's decision,…

Manchester United target Gareth Bale 'unhappy' at being substituted against Juventus as relationship with Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hits new low

Manchester United target Gareth Bale 'unhappy' at being substituted against Juventus as relationship with Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hits new low

With Real Madrid trailing 2-0 at home in the Champions League quarter-final second leg, Zinedine Zidane took the Welshman off  at the interval. The relationship between the pair has been rocky for the majority of the campaign as Bale, 28, has been…

Juventus defender Medhi Benatia astonishingly claims conceding last-gasp penalty against Real Madrid in Champions League was like being 'RAPED'

Juventus defender Medhi Benatia astonishingly claims conceding last-gasp penalty against Real Madrid in Champions League was like being 'RAPED'

With his side 3-0 ahead at the Bernabeu and the Champions League quarter-final heading for extra-time, referee Michael Oliver adjudged the Moroccan defender to have fouled Lucas Vazquez. The decision prompted an irate reaction from the Bianconeri players, with Gianluigi Buffon red…

Michael Oliver showed when he gave Real Madrid's 97th minute penalty against Juventus he has no fear and is our best referee

Michael Oliver showed when he gave Real Madrid's 97th minute penalty against Juventus he has no fear and is our best referee

I’ve known him since he came on to the Football League list as an assistant referee in 2007. And Michael, whose  dad Clive was also  a football league ref, has got natural ability. He has confidence in himself and is not afraid…

Gareth Bale's relationship with Zinedine Zidane hits new low… but he expects to stay at Real Madrid next season

Gareth Bale's relationship with Zinedine Zidane hits new low… but he expects to stay at Real Madrid next season

The struggling Welsh star was hauled off at half-time against Juventus on Wednesday as manager Zidane reacted to his side going 2-0 down in an epic Euro clash before Cristiano Ronaldo’s last-gasp penalty saved them. Bale, 28, was also booed by home…

Fuming Juventus fans hurl abuse at Michael Oliver after late penalty decision… but it's the wrong one

Fuming Juventus fans hurl abuse at Michael Oliver after late penalty decision… but it's the wrong one

Michael Oliver, 57, was bombared with messages after the English official awarded a last-gasp penalty during Real Madrid's huge win over Juventus on Wednesday. Oliver, from Chester le Street, County Durham, said he was watching DIY SOS with his wife when he…

Cristiano Ronaldo: How Real Madrid superstar went from skinny teen to Hercules through high-intensity exercise regime and no alcohol

Cristiano Ronaldo: How Real Madrid superstar went from skinny teen to Hercules through high-intensity exercise regime and no alcohol

Last night he proved to be a far cry from the weeny teen who arrived in England with Manchester United 15 years ago. The ripped Real Madrid superstar celebrated his dramatic last-minute penalty winner against Juventus by tearing off his shirt in…

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos 'could miss Champions League semi-final' after alleged trouble in tunnel against Juventus

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos 'could miss Champions League semi-final' after alleged trouble in tunnel against Juventus

The Los Blancos captained was banned for the visit of Juventus, having picked up a third booking of the tournament in Turin. However, having watched the first half from the stands, he was sat on the bench for the second 45 minutes…

Cristiano Ronaldo shows class by stopping Gianluigi Buffon interview and hugging him after Real Madrid win over Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo shows class by stopping Gianluigi Buffon interview and hugging him after Real Madrid win over Juventus

The veteran stopper was shown a straight red card by Michael Oliver in the dying stages of Juventus' last-gasp defeat following Buffon's penalty protests. Buffon, 40, has most likely played his last Champions League appearance after the Old Lady crashed out to…

Real Madrid 1 Juventus 4 (agg 4-3): Cristiano Ronaldo nets dramatic 97th minute penalty to send Los Blancos into Champions League semi-finals

Real Madrid 1 Juventus 4 (agg 4-3): Cristiano Ronaldo nets dramatic 97th minute penalty to send Los Blancos into Champions League semi-finals

Mario Mandzukic had netted a first half brace for the Old Lady, before Blaise Matuidi pounced in the 60th minute to level the tie on aggregate. Gianluigi Buffon was then sent off after referee Michael Oliver awarded Los Blancos a last-gasp penalty…

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale hauled off at half-time by Zinedine Zidane with Los Blancos losing to Juventus

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale hauled off at half-time by Zinedine Zidane with Los Blancos losing to Juventus

With Los Blancos trailing 2-0 to the Old Lady during their Champions League quarter-final second leg, Zidane didn't hesitate to take the 28-year-old off. Marco Asensio replaced the former Tottenham ace for the start of the second half, while Casemiro was taken…

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon given standing ovation by Real Madrid crowd after red card in last European match

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon given standing ovation by Real Madrid crowd after red card in last European match

The Juventus goalkeeper, 40, was sent off for dissent after Real Madrid were awarded a penalty in the dying stages of the game. With the scores locked at 3-3 on aggregate, referee Michael Oliver pointed to the spot after Medhi Benatia nudged…

Juventus will need to make history if they are to overcome Real Madrid in Champions League quarter-finals — and here are stats to prove it

Juventus will need to make history if they are to overcome Real Madrid in Champions League quarter-finals — and here are stats to prove it

A 3-0 home reverse against Real Madrid in the first leg means they would have to make history on so many different levels in order to progress. Los Blancos have played 1,685 matches at the Bernabeu since moving to the stadium in 1947…