Madrid will start the season at newly-promoted Sporting Gijon with a largely unchanged first-choice squad, including Ronaldo, Bale and Karim Benzema in attack
Rafael Benitez makes his competitive debut as Real Madrid head coach on Sunday night when his side kicks off the new La Liga season away to Sporting Gijon.
Pepe was forced to limp out of Real Madrid’s defeat to Bayern Munich on Wednesday night after just 18 minutes of the game.
James Rodriguez believes facing Argentina in the quarter-finals of the Copa America presents Colombia with a great chance to raise their game.
Barcelona star Neymar drove the ball into Colombian defender Pablo Armero after the final whistle was blown and then aimed a headbutt at Jeison Murillo.
Colombia got off to a disappointing start in Copa America, losing 1-0 to Venezuela in the first game for each team in the South American championship.