Madrid, Aug 25 (IANS) Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and Welsh Gareth Bale exercised on Thursday in the Real Madrid sports complex before travelling to Monaco for the draw of the UEFA Champions League and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) UEFA awards announcement.

Bale and Ronaldo are competing with Frenchman Antoine Griezmann for the UEFA award of best player in Europe, reports Efe.

Before travelling to Monaco, Ronaldo continued his specific training plan to return in the best possible condition after the La Liga break for international matches.

Real Madrid’s coach, Zinedine Zidane, continues his preparations for the La Liga match against Celta Vigo on Saturday after defeating Real Sociedad 3-0 in the first round.

Fabio Coentrao and Karim Benzema are also still training while Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas trained in the gym, confirming his absence against Celta.


    The IANS was founded by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the India Abroad News Service. It was later renamed the Indo-Asian News Service.

    Related Posts

    English Premier League 2017/18: Round Up – Round 17

    Total no.of goals scored Round 17 = 21 Tuesday (12/12/2017) Barnes’ late strike provided a home victory for Burnley Burnley 1 (Ashley Barnes 89’) – Stoke...

    Messi has done lot of damage to me, Mourinho, Ramos: Xabi Alonso

    Madrid, Dec 14: Former Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso recalled his time at Real Madrid and said Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi had caused a lot of...

    Ashes Test: Malan ton takes England to 305/4 on Day 1

    Perth, Dec 14: Dawid Malan's brilliant ton helped England score 305/4 in their first innings against Australia on the opening day of the Third Ashes...

    New Zealand’s Bracewell replaces Grandhomme in ODI squad against West Indies

    Wellington, Dec 14; New Zealand medium pacer Doug Bracewell replaced all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme for the three-match One-day International (ODI) series against West Indies starting...

    ISL: Dynamos defender Ralte likely to play against FC Goa

    New Delhi, Dec 14: Delhi Dynamos are likely to include left-back Sena Ralte in the squad for their forthcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season four...