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ALFREDO RELAÑO

This year's celebrations from the balconies

A victory tonight for Madrid would allow the celebratory cries to ring out. They have won all their post-confinement games thus far and so the thought of them doing so again is reasonable.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Oblak, Llorente and an unforgettable night

Alfredo Relaño looks back on an unforgettable night for Atlético Madrid at Anfield, where they beat Livepool 3-2 to progress to the quarter finals of the Champions League.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Messi’s sixth Ballon d’Or

The Ballon d’Or was created by journalists, just as the European Cup - today’s Champions League - was, and came into existence in 1956 as an accompaniment to the competition.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Messi is jinxed with Argentina

There is no longer any doubt: Messi finding success with Argentina is becoming an even taller order, writes Alfredo Relaño.

Alfredo Relaño