Browsing Raphael Varane

Transfer Rumors 2014 – Chelsea Interested in Signing Rapahel Varane

Posted on 24 Jul, 2014, by in Soccer

Feeling unhappy at Real Madrid according to rumors, there’s a chance that Raphael Varane will be reunited with the manager who have him his first chance at first-team football at the club as Chelsea will attempt to sign the international French centre back. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Disappearing When They Need Him the Most

Posted on 27 Mar, 2014, by in Soccer

The Madrid media is looking for someone to blame as Real Madrid looked on the golden brick road towards winning a championship, but two matches and three days later finding themselves behind their two rivals. There are many to blame, and even though Cristiano Ronaldo scored in both matches, he shares a big part of it. More

Juventus vs Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Turns it On and Off

Posted on 6 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

There’s no other player in the world right now on the scoring run Cristiano Ronaldo is on with 8 goals in the first 4 matches of the Champions League this season, tying a 11 year-old record, showing a remarkable ability to look horrible for one half and then switch to dangerous with every touch later on as Real Madrid drew 2-2 with Juventus and pretty much punched their ticket to the round of 16. More

Jose Mourinho Hates Pepe & Iker Casillas but Loves Diego Lopez & Raphael Varane

Posted on 7 May, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s always personal for Jose Mourinho, always has been. Probably knowing his time at Real Madrid is coming to an end, he doesn’t mind blasting out at strong dressing room figures like Pepe and Iker Casillas, while praising himself by “supporting” Raphale Varane and Diego Lopez. More

Real Madrid – Angel Di Maria Makes Sure Everything is Normal

Posted on 28 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

No one at Real Madird thinks there’s a chance of winning the league title, but it doesn’t mean the season is over. Making certain second place is tied up is all that’s left, not to mention city and team pride being at stake. Not a great match, but another fine tactical display from Jose Mourinho with a tattered bunch while Angel Di Maria provided the creative spark to finish the job. More

5 Reasons Why Real Madrid Will Win the Champions League

Posted on 19 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

After two straight seasons of being halted at the semifinal, it’s time Real Madrid come through and reach the Champions League final for the first time in over a decade. With Cristiano Ronaldo playing better than anyone in the world, not to mention scoring on every big occasion, there’s no reason that Jose Mourinho doesn’t get the chance to become the first manager with three trophies for three different clubs. More

Real Madrid – Xabi Alonso Finally Figures it Out

Posted on 27 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

Most of the spotlight goes, obviously, to Cristiano Ronaldo, for another incredible display of what a counter attacking finisher should be. But the foundation for the goals and everything Real Madrid did in a magical night for them was the defense, led by Xabi Alonso and Raphael Varane, in a nearly flawless performance against the most difficult of opposition. More

Cristiano Ronaldo Makes Clasico History (Barcelona vs Real Madrid)

Posted on 26 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

The revolution wasn’t perfect, but Jose Mourinho changed the dynamics of the Real Madrid – Barcelona rivalry with Real’s biggest win at the Camp Nou in a very long time, while Cristiano Ronaldo continues to bring his best to Clasico matches, and Lionel Messi continues to show his worst in recent big matches. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Backed by Raphael Varane

Posted on 31 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

All the focus, as in any match and especially in a Clasico, was on Cristiano Ronaldo. Instead, another Real Madrid player rose to the challenge – Raphael Varane, scoring the late equalizer and saving his team a couple of times from conceding. More

Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi Leave Scoring to Others (Real Madrid vs Barcelona)

Posted on 30 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

In a match that could have gone either way, Real Madrid probably enjoyed the better chances but it always felt like Barcelona weren’t giving it their all most of the time. Cristiano Ronaldo worked and missed, Lionel Messi walked around saving his energy, in a semifinal first leg that should and did end in a 1-1 draw. More