Real Madrid daily round-up: Cristiano, Kroos, Atleti, NBA…

Cristiano's social media storm, Bayern's mistakes in the transfer market, Real Madrid in the NBA and more.
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Real Madrid daily round-up: Cristiano, Kroos, Atleti, NBA…

Tickets for the Madrid derby now available

Tickets were made available to club members yesterday for the last Madrid derby to be held at the Vicente Calderón. Real Madrid are scheduled to take on Atlético Madrid on the 19th November at 20:45 CEST, with tickets costing between €90 and €100. The deadline for requests is the 26th October.

The Vicente Calderón will host Atlético Madrid-Real Madrid on November 19th

Kroos should never have been allowed to leave Bayern, says Matthäus

Bayern Munich and Germany legend Lothar Matthäus says that Bayern made a big mistake in allowing Toni Kroos to leave Bavaria for Madrid. The German has established himself as one of the world’s premier midfielders in Spain and Matthäus believes that his former club will be ruing their decision even if they don’t admit it publicly. Read the full story here.

Matthäus says Bayern will regret their decision to sell Toni Kroos to Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo causes social media storm

Just days after Cristiano Ronaldo announced that Marisa Mendes, daughter of his agent Jorge Mendes, would manage his social media accounts, an Instagram post showing him posing next to a statue of Buddha with his foot resting on its surrounding wall has caused outrage among many of his followers and drawn angry reactions. You can read the whole story here.

Cristiano offended many of his followers with this image

Real Madrid set for the NBA?

President Florentino Pérez has told members ahead of the club’s AGM on Sunday that he’s keen to see Real Madrid’s basketball team play in the Eastern Conference of the NBA and that he’s even gone as far as to discuss the matter with NBA commissioner Adam Silver.

Real Madrid's basketball team... in the NBA?

We lose money [playing in Europe],” he said. “We’re still working on the idea.”

Puskas scores his 100th goal for the club

It was 53 years ago today that Ferenc Puskas completed his century of goals for the club. The goal, one of two on the day, came in a 4-2 defeat against Valladolid.

Puskas played for the the club between 1958 and 1966.