- Founded in:1900
- Chairman:Ignacio Alonso
- Manager:Óscar Tabárez
Last night's Copa del Rey clash was a delight to watch, a classic full blooded cup tie. Betis went two goals ahead against a Valencia side who reused to roll over ended up securing a creditable 2-2 draw.
France may not have invented football, but they were behind the first World Cup via Jules Rimet, the creator of this amazing event which wholeheartedly grabs our attention every four years.
AS editor Alfredo Relaño says that the failures of Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar at the World Cup have allowed Griezmann and Modric to become front runners for the Ballon d'Or.
Following Cristiano and Messi's World Cup exit last weekend, Neymar is the latest big name player to see his side exit the Russia World Cup following Brazil's defeat to Belgium in Kazan last night.