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REAL MADRID

Rival players to have been given an ovation by the Bernabéu

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Maradona

The Argentinean was applauded for his brilliant display with FC Barcelona in the Copa de la Liga Final first leg at the Bernabéu on 26 June 1983 after scoring a superb goal on the break.

Maradona

Maradona was applauded for his brilliant display with FC Barcelona in the Copa de la Liga Final first leg at the Bernabéu on 26 June 1983 after scoring a superb goal on the break.

Ronaldinho

No Madrid fan can forget the Clásico on 19 November 2005 when Ronaldinho bagged two goals in the 0-3 win - the second of which was a true work of art and in recognition, the Bernabéu treated the Barça star to a rare ovation.

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Ronaldinho

19 November 2005, the Bernabéu applauds Barça's Ronaldinho.

Fernando Morientes

On 24 March 2004, Fernando Morientes, on loan at Monaco returned to the Bernabéu to face Real Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League quarter finals. Home fans gave him a warm welcome but the striker went on to score a crucial away goal.

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Fernando Morientes

On 24 March 2004, Fernando Morientes, on loan at Monaco returned to the Bernabéu to face Real Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League quarter finals. Home fans gave him a warm welcome but the striker went on to score a crucial away goal.

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Cesc Fábregas

On 21 February 2006 the Arsenal player was applauded by the Bernabéu during the Champions League Last 16 tie.

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Cesc Fábregas

On 21 February 2006 the Arsenal player was applauded by the Bernabéu during the Champions League Last 16 tie.

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Alessandro Del Piero

The Juventus legend was given an ovation for his two goals in the Champions League group stage meeting on 6 November 2008.

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Alessandro Del Piero

The Juventus legend was given an ovation for his two goals in the Champions League group stage meeting on 6 November 2008.

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Fernando Llorente

On 17 November 2012, applause rang out around the Bernabéu for Athletic Club striker Fernando Llorente who was going through a tough time in Bilbao.

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Fernando Llorente

On 17 November 2012, applause rang out around the Bernabéu for Athletic Club striker Fernando Llorente who was going through a tough time in Bilbao.

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Ryan Giggs

The Bernabéu public gave a cheer for Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs in the Champions League meeting on 13 February 2013.

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Ryan Giggs

The Bernabéu public gave a cheer for Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs in the Champions League meeting on 13 February 2013. In the return leg, Giggs made his 1000th appearance for United.

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Steven Gerrard

Madridistas paid their respects to the Reds captain in his final year with Liverpool. 4 November 2014 in the Champions League.

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Steven Gerrard

Madridistas paid their respects to the Reds captain in his final year with Liverpool. 4 November 2014 in the Champions League.

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Andrés Iniesta

FC Barcelona's Andrés Iniesta had the Bernabéu on their feet after his sensational finish in the 0-4 win. 21 November 2015

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Andrés Iniesta

FC Barcelona's Andrés Iniesta had the Bernabéu on their feet after his sensational finish in the 0-4 win. 21 November 2015

Andrea Pirlo

The Juventus legend was applauded by Real Madrid in his final season when the two clubs met on 13 May 2015 in the Champions League semis.

Foto:JAVIER SORIANOAFP

Andrea Pirlo

The Juventus legend was applauded by Real Madrid in his final season when the two clubs met on 13 May 2015 in the Champions League semis.

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Francesco Totti

Real Madrid fans have always had a spoft spot for Roma's Totti. He received applause at the Bernabéu twice - on 30 October 2002 then a few years later on 8 March 2016.

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Francesco Totti

Real Madrid fans have always had a spoft spot for Roma's Totti. He received applause at the Bernabéu twice - on 30 October 2002 then a few years later on 8 March 2016.

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Francesco Totti

Real Madrid fans have always had a spoft spot for Roma's Totti. He received applause at the Bernabéu twice - on 30 October 2002 then a few years later on 8 March 2016.

Foto:DANI SANCHEZDIARIO AS

Gianluigi Buffon

The Bernabéu acknowleged the great goalkeeper in what was his final visit to the Bernabéu with Juventus in the Champions League on 11 April 2018.

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Gianluigi Buffon

El mítico portero italiano recibió el cariño de la grada madridista en su última visita al Bernabéu con la Juventus. Fue en el partido de vuelta de los cuartos de final de la Champions League el 11 de abril de 2018.

Foto:JAVIER GANDULDIARIO AS

David Silva

Oon 18 September 2012 David Silva's talents for both Manchester City and Spain were recognised by Real Madrid fans in a Champions League group stage meeting.

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David Silva

Oon 18 September 2012 David Silva's talents for both Manchester City and Spain were recognised by Real Madrid fans in a Champions League group stage meeting.

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James Rodríguez

The Real Madrid player, out on loan at Bayern Munich, visited the Bernabéu in the Champions League semi-final on 1 May 2018. He was applauded by the home fans when he was substituted.

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James Rodríguez

The Real Madrid player, out on loan at Bayern Munich, visited the Bernabéu in the Champions League semi-final on 1 May 2018. He was applauded by the home fans when he was substituted.

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