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Video: Could Cristiano Jr.'s love of Messi bring the two great rivals closer together?

Luis Suarez looks towards the crowd during the 2-1 victory over England
Manchester City are interested in Isco who could be surplus to requirements at Real Madrid

Manchester City transfer news: Premier League champions interested in Real Madrid star Isco

The signing of James Rodriguez could leave Isco without a role

Toni Kroos to Real Madrid: World Cup winner confirms he will leave Bayern in £20m deal

Midfielder confirmed the news after beating Argentina in the Maracana

Angel Di Maria celebrates after scoring Argentina's winner against Switzerland

Angel Di Maria transfer news: Real Madrid have 'offered Manchester United' the Arsenal target for £40m

Argentina winger, 26, has seen contract talks break down, according to reports

Luis Suarez has been linked with a move to Real Madrid

Luis Suarez transfer news: Real Madrid to make £70m bid for the Liverpool striker

The Uruguayan has been targeted as Real's main transfer target

Alvaro Morata could be on his way to Arsenal

Alvaro Morata transfer: Arsenal fly to Spain to close in on move for the Real Madrid star - reports

Morata was a target for Arsenal back in January

The Real Madrid team arrives at Cibeles square on Sunday

Real Madrid 4 Atletico Madrid 1 comment: How 'La Decima' was celebrated in the streets of Madrid

Sergio Ramos delighted the hordes of Real Madrid fans that had gathered to celebrate their Champions League success by declaring Los Blancos “rule the capital”. It was 6am on Sunday at Cibeles, the club’s usual gathering point to celebrate cup triumphs, and it came less than a mile away from the square where Atletico Madrid had celebrated their first La Liga win in 18 years just a week before.

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone (centre) clashes with Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane

Real Madrid 4 Atletico Madrid 1 comment: What next for Diego Simeone and Atletico’s stars such as Diego Costa?

As the man in black finally downed tools and walked away from the most remarkable season in Atletico Madrid’s history on Saturday night, he did so still with a spring in his step and his head held high.

Real Madrid's coach Paul Clement looks on

Paul Clement: The best kept secret in English football revels in Real Madrid’s Champions League glory

Ancelotti’s coach Clement was ready for penalties before Bale struck final gold

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone (centre) clashes with Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane
Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the vital goal for Real Madrid
Diego Costa is a major doubt for the Champions League final

Champions League final 2014: Atletico Madrid send striker Diego Costa for horse placenta treatment to aid recovery from thigh injury

Costa faces a race against time to be fit for the all-Madrid final on Saturday

Gareth Bale celebrates his winning goal in the 2-1 Copa del Rey final victory over Barcelona

Champions League final 2014 - Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid analysis: Where the match will be won and lost

City rivals Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid will meet for the fifth time this season when they run out at Benfica’s Estádio da Luz in the Champions League final on Saturday night.

Gareth Bale (right) comes on as a substitute for Cristiano Ronaldo

Gareth Bale claims Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo is a 'great man' who is 'misunderstood'

Welshman says Ronaldo has helped him 'on and off the pitch'

Tim Sherwood looks on from the bench alongside coach Les Ferdinand

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood: 'How on earth did people think we would finish fourth without Gareth Bale?'

Spurs manager is expected to be relieved of his duties this summer

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee