Article by Daniel Chokoe
Real Madrid and Manchester City have booked their places in the semi-finals with both teams winning their quarterfinal clashes respectively.
Real Madrid vs Wolfsburg ( 0-2 first leg)
Los Blancos were faced with the toughest task to overturn a two nil aggregate score against the Germans, with the large crowd of Santiago Bernabeu behind them they did the unthinkable. Talisman Cristiano Ronaldo was on song as he scored a hatrick walking away with the match ball and winning the tie 3-2 for Madrid. A bitter pill to swallow for Wolfsburg who were tipped to course an upset. It was his 16th goal in 10 games, his recent form looks to rejuvinate Madrid’s hope of silverware this season.
Final Result : Real Madrid vs Wolfsburg ( 3-2 Aggregate score)
Manchester City vs PSG (2-2 first leg)
The Citizens positioned themselves better having secured an impressive two all draw in Paris, PSG knew that they had to be on their A-game if they were to proceed to the semis however Kevin De Bruyne had other ideas as his 76th minute goal won the game for Manchester City and booked their first ever Semi final place.
Final Result : Manchester City vs PSG (3-2 Aggregate score)
By Daniel Chokoe
Everyday we will share a video of an amazing football trick we have witnessed, today we remember a Ballon do’r winner Kaka.
Kaka was at some point the most talented player on the planet, injuries hampered his chances of sustaining the form, however let us reminisce how skillful our football great is, view the video below:
What are your thoughts on the skill we featured today?
Di Stefano passed away aged 88
By Daniel Chokoe
The Argentina-born star passed away in a Madrid hospital on Monday, two days after suffering a heart attack. Di Stefano had been in a coma since suffering a heart attack on Saturday.
Born in 1926, Di Stefano was a key member of the Real Madrid side that dominated Spanish and European football during the 1950s and early 1960s.
He spent the final two days of his life in the intensive care unit of the Gregorio Maranon hospital where he was kept in an induced coma.
Real Madrid announced that honorary president Alfredo di Stefano died at 17:15 (GMT).
A Real Madrid statement reads: “President Florentino Perez, and the club’s executive committee, would like to express their most sincere condolences, love and support for his children, family members and friends.”