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Madrid following Mbappe and Donnarumma but not interested in De Gea - Perez

He told reporters he was "sad" after Madrid's 2012 league triumph, after falling out with manager Jose Mourinho-coincidentally now in charge of United-and he has repeatedly bemoaned the fact that Madrid fans boo him. We will work hard to ensure that Real Madrid are named the best club of this new century. He failed to replace Claude Makelele, arguably the most important player at Madrid in this era, and the Frenchman departed for Chelsea after Perez refused his request for higher wages.



Ronaldo summoned for tax hearing

Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo, who is the world's highest paid athlete according to Forbes magazine, of evading tax via two companies based in the British Virgin Islands and Ireland.


Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

A company source later said the network was combatting a large-scale cyber attack but remained operational, and Qatar's official state TV said it had shut down its website temporarily after facing hacking attempts. A joint statement from the four countries said they sanctioned the groups and individuals because of "the continuous and ongoing violations of the authorities in Doha of Qatar's commitments and obligations".



Australia 2-3 Germany

Chile now top Group B after their 2-0 win over Cameroon in Moscow on Sunday, and both teams lining up in Sochi will been to keep pace with the South American champions. Despite Germany being the heavy favourites, the Socceroos have a more experienced side. Contrary to assertions from coach Ange Postecoglou before the game, the Australian side was marginally older than its opponent.



Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

Marco Asensio and Alvaro Morata are also mentioned as players that would embrace the idea of change in the capital with the former already tipped to be success at Madrid . Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. Mourinho is accused of using a corporate structure "in order to make physically opaque benefits from their image rights".