Alvaro Arbeloa

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Demotivated Spanish football defender Arbeloa quits

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Madrid (AFP) – Spanish international defender Alvaro Arbeloa revealed Saturday he was quitting football despite the possibility of playing in China or the United States.

The 34-year-old former Real Madrid, Liverpool and West Ham player told Spanish sports daily Marca he has lost his motivation.

This Could Be A Really Smart Move By Rafa Benitez

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The Mail is reporting that Rafa Benitez could make a move for Real Madrid right back Alvaro Arbeloa, who will become a free agent at the end of the month. This is not the first time we have been linked with the 33 year-old, who Rafa signed for Liverpool back in 2007. When Rafa became [...]

Arbeloa Set To See Out His Contract At Real Madrid

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Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa is keen to see out his contract at the Bernabeu which ends next summer, according to Marca.

The right-back, who moved to Real Madrid from Liverpool in the summer of 2009, will see his chances of first team football diminish further this season after the club signed Brazilian Danilo to add more depth to the right-back spot, which also includes academy graduate Daniel Carvajal.

Alvaro Arbeloa doesn’t understand witch hunt against Gareth Bale

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Alvaro Arbeloa has come to the defense of his Real Madrid teammate Gareth Bale by saying he doesn't understandwhy the media and fans have continued their "witch hunt" against the Welshmen.

Since Bale's arrival in September 2013, Real Madrid supportersand theSpanish press havecast a critical eye over the forward's personal and professional life with the player's every decision by questioned by the masses.

Alvaro Arbeloa doesn’t understand witch hunt against Gareth Bale

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Alvaro Arbeloa has come to the defense of his Real Madrid teammate Gareth Bale by saying he doesn't understandwhy the media and fans have continued their "witch hunt" against the Welshmen.

Since Bale's arrival in September 2013, Real Madrid supportersand theSpanish press havecast a critical eye over the forward's personal and professional life with the player's every decision by questioned by the masses.

Chelsea favourite to land €25m Manchester United target?

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Chelsea favourite to land €25m Manchester United target? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reports today from the Daily Star have stated that Chelsea are willing to sell Andre Schurrle to Wolfsburg to fund their move for Marco Reus. Jose Mourinho is a big fan of the Borussia Dortmund midfielder and with him being available for a relatively cheap price of€25 million in the summer, it is an opportunity the manager will not want to let up.

Cristiano Ronaldo Bestows All His Real Madrid Teammates With Swanky £6,500 Personalised Bulgari Watches…

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By Chris Wright

"Not you James. You can have a Casio calculator watch"

As a token of thanks for their continued support, Cristiano Ronaldo has gifted each of his Real Madrid teammates with a snazzy new personalised timepiece.

Engraved with Ronaldo's CR7 brand, the recipient's nameand "La Decima" (tomark Real's historic tenthEuropean Cup win last season), each of the Bulgari Diagono watches supposedly retail ata hefty €8,200 (around £6,500) a pop.

Arsenal likely destination for Real Madrid defender

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Spanish newspaper El Confidencial, who has a close contact with Real Madrid claim that Madrid may look to offload few more players before the transfer window closes.

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has left the club to join Bayern Munich yesterday.

Alvaro Arbeloa’s Three-Wheeled Car > Your Boring Old Regular Four-Wheeled Car (Photo)

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By Chris Wright

This is how Alvaro Arbeloa chose to turn up to a Real Madrid training session on Wednesday: in a brand new Morgan 3 Wheeler with Spitfire-style evil eyes...

This is how Alvaro Arbeloa arrived for training today. This is awesome.

Arsenal manager keen to sign Champions League winner

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Arsene Wenger seems to be enjoying his summer shopping. After having already signed four players to revitalize his squad to mount a serious Premier League title challenge, the Frenchman has now set his sights on Real Madrid's Alvaroi Arbeloa according to Spanish daily AS.

Luka Modric Celebrates Real Madrid’s Champions League Victory By Having His Long Hair Cut Off (Photo)

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By Chris Wright

Having promised Alvaro Arbeloa that he'd cut off his hair if Real Madrid won La Decima on Saturday, Luka Modric proved to be a man of his word and duly kept up his end of the bargain the following day.

Modric posted the following photos of the resulting trim on his Facebook page yesterday, along with the caption "No more Guetta jokes".

Wilshere, Vidal, Rooney… Names of the Champions League, week 5

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Wilshere, Vidal, Rooney... Names of the Champions League, week 5 is a post from: Just Football

Taking inspiration from Names of the Premier League we introduce a new feature on Just Football: Names of the Champions League. This week, Deji Faremi picks the five names of Week 5:

Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

On WednesdayManchester United bagged their biggest European away win since 1964 and in doing so booked a place in the Champions League second round with a game to spare.

How Real Madrid Defeated Juventus: Tactical Analysis

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Real Madrid remains undefeated in the Champions League, as they fortuitously snuck past Juventus at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Antonio Conte introduced Martin Caceres, Angelo Ogbonna and Arturo Vidal to his starting eleven, following Sunday's defeat to Fiorentina.

Carlo Ancelotti made four changes to his starting eleven that defeat Malaga this weekend, introducing Iker Casillas, Alvaro Arbeloa, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric.

Was Iker Casillas Dropped For Being A Peacemaker?

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Explosive comments by Spain coach Vicente del Bosque that Iker Casillas was dropped by Jose Mourinho last season because he attempted to ease tensions between the Spain internationals that play for Real Madrid and Barcelona.

As games between Real and Barcelona intensified in bitterness, there were concerns in Spain that the relationship between Real's Spain internationals, including Casillas, Alvaro Arbeloa, Sergio Ramos and Xabi Alonso would be frayed beyond repair with Barca stars such as Xavi, Iniesta, David Villa and Carles Puyol.

Real Madrid’s bus picked up random passengers at a local bus stop

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One of Real Madrid's sponsors decided it would be a fun idea to use the team's bus as a regular city bus for a day, picking up random passengers and delivering them to their destination in the comfort and luxury usually reserved for professional footballers. And so they did.

The unmistakable bus pulled up to a stop with hidden cameras filming and loaded up the random passengers, who were treated to a video message from Alvaro Arbeloa (which would surely excite anyone) and goodie bags upon arrival at their destination.

Real Madrid Survive Gala Scare

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Real Madrid are back in the Champions League semi-finals after beating Galatasaray 5-3 on aggregate despite a 3-2 defeat in Istanbul.

Already three goals up from the first leg at the Bernabeu, the tie was seemingly over when Cristiano Ronaldo scored after just eight minutes.

But an Emmanuel Eboue thunderbolt after 57 minutes brought Gala back level on the night, before Wesley Sneijder put the home side ahead after 70 minutes.

SPAIN NATIONAL TEAM | ARBELOA - PIQUE OPEN UP CLUB WOUNDS AGAINST FINLAND ?

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Man United fan reported Nani red card to police, who were not amused

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When Manchester United's Nani was sent off in the 56th minute of Tuesday's Champions League round of 16 second leg against Real Madrid, the home fans were outraged. The sending off for a boot to Alvaro Arbeloa's belly was soon followed by two goals from Real Madrid, which was enough to give them a lead they would not lose.

Nani’s red card: The aftermath

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Nani's red card: The aftermath - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Nobody saw it was coming. Not even the Real Madrid players. When Nani and Alvaro Arbeloa both fell to the ground, after the Portugal international made a waist-high 'challenge' in the 57th minute, it seemed like the referee was just waiting to get both the players back on their feet.

Alex Ferguson ‘not in a fit state to talk’ after getting knocked out of Champions League

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A heavily debated red card for Nani in the 56th minute of the Champions League round of 16 second leg match between Manchester United and Real Madrid proved to be quite a turning point. Man United had a 1-0 lead in the game and 2-1 lead on aggregate before Nani's high boot that caught Alvaro Arbeloa in the midsection and less than 15 minutes after Man United were reduced to 10 men, Real Madrid scored twice to take a lead they wouldn't give back.

Referee Helps Real Madrid Beat Man United

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A horrendous decision by Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir to send Nani off for a second-half foul on Alvaro Arbeloa allowed Real Madrid to beat 10-man United 2-1 on the night.

United were leading 1-0 on the night (2-1 on aggregate) thanks to a Sergio Ramos own goal, but the sending off completely turned the game around.

Karim Benzema to miss World Cup Qualifier after speeding at 135mph, could go to jail

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As part of their sponsorship of Real Madrid, Audi give cars to all the players and hold media days where they are encouraged to race against each other.

It turns out that giving a group of competitive young men powerful sports cars is not a great idea, as Karim Benzema has been caught speeding at 135mph in his Audi RS5 4.

Granada Beat Real Madrid Thanks To Ronaldo Own Goal

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New Granada boss Lucas Alcaraz should retire now as it is all downhill from here. In his first game in charge at Granada, Alcaraz saw his side pulled off a shock victory over Real Madrid at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes.

Osasuna's win over Celta Vigo earlier today meant Granada had dropped into the bottom three by kick-off, but they climbed out again thanks to an own goal from Cristiano Ronaldo.

Champions League: Man City 1-1 Real Madrid – Citizens Fail To Make Last 16 After Etihad Draw (Photos & Highlights)

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By Alan Duffy

Manchester City 1-1 Real Madrid Champions League 21st November 2012

Manchester City failed to make the Last 16 of the Champions League for the second season in a row after they could only draw with Real Madrid at the Etihad.

The visitors were ahead after just 10 minutes when Karim Benzema was left unmarked to score from close range.

Football Team Lineup for Real Madrid v Man City at Santiago Bernabeu on September 18, 2012, 7:45 pm

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Playing at Santiago Bernabeu Champions League Home Team Real Madrid Keeper Iker Casillas Midfield Sami Khedira; Xabi Alonso; Angel Di Maria; Luka Modric; Cristiano Ronaldo; Forwards Karim Benzema; Defense Alvaro Arbeloa; Pepe; Sergio Ramos; Fabio Coentrao; Subs Away Team Man City Keeper Joe [...]

Football Team Lineup for Real Madrid v Granada at Estadio Santiago Bernab�u on September 2, 2012, 6:50 pm

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Playing at Estadio Santiago Bernab�u La Liga Home Team Real Madrid Keeper Iker Casillas Midfield Mesut Özil; Cristiano Ronaldo; Sami Khedira; Xabi Alonso; Angel Di Maria; Forwards Gonzalo Higuain; Defense Marcelo; Alvaro Arbeloa; Pepe; Sergio Ramos; Subs Away Team Granada Keeper Roberto Fernandez [.

Video: Real Madrid’s Alvaro Arbeloa jumps from bus during Spain’s Euro 2012 victory parade

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A third successive major tournament victory coupled with a new Spiderman film: it all got too much for Real Madrid right-back Alvaro Arbeloa. The former Liverpool man abseiled down the side of Spain's double-decker bus as it travelled through the streets of Madrid for their victory parade. OTP doesn't have insider knowledge of Real Madrid's [.

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Twitter Wars: Alvaro Arbeloa One-Ups Gerard Pique after Real Madrid Win

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Gerard Pique and Alvaro Arbeloa seemingly trolled one another's clubs on Twitter on Wednesday night after the Barcelona man sent out a tweet while watching Madrid's match on television. Real Madrid needed extra-time to overcome opposition Elche, and Pique thought it'd be funny if he addressed the match with a simple tweet:

'Watching a comedy on Canal+, they're always good at this time of night!

Convocatoria Seleccion de España Eliminatorias

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España jugará el viernes 12 de octubre Minsk contra Bielorrusia y el martes 16 recibirá a Francia en el estadio Vicente Calderón de Madrid.

El cuadro de Del Bosque, defensor del título mundial obtenido en Sudáfrica 2010 y campeón de Europa en 2008 y 2012, comenzó la fase previa de Brasil 2014 el pasado 11 de septiembre con una victoria por la mínima sobre Georgia en Tiflis, con un gol del valencianista Roberto Soldado en el minuto 86.

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DT Exclusive: Lionel Messi’s post-Clasico berating of Arbeloa and Karanka

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Following the first leg of Real Madrid and Barcelona's Copa del Rey semifinal, Lionel Messi confronted Real Madrid assistant manager Aitor Karanka and defender Alvaro Arbeloa in the parking lot. Upset about an incident during the match in which he was patted on the face by Arbeloa and Xabi Alonso, Messi reportedly berated Arbeloa in front of his pregnant wife and daughter and called Karanka "Mourinho's muppet.

Leo Messi reportedly harassed Alvaro Arbeloa in the Bernabeu parking lot

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Wednesday's King's Cup tie between Barcelona and Real Madrid was typically frenzied, with tempers fraying enough for Lionel Messi to take his grievances out into the parking lot after the game.

Spanish newspaper Marca are among those reporting an alleged incident between the normally-even-tempered Argentinean and Alvaro Arbeloa.

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Spain Celebrates Euro 2012 Win With Big Party In Madrid, The Pepe Reina and Torres Show & Bonus Photos

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As they have traditionally done over the span of the last four years, La Seleccion held a big welcome party in Cibeles square upon arrival from Kiev yesterday after visiting the royal palace (Zarzuela). The 'fiesta' was held at the traditional gathering point of Madrid a mash of song, dance, drunkedness and overall sentiments of "Madridismo" intertwined with faint, nationalistic sentiments of what it means to be 'Spanish'.

Spain stars pay touching tribute

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Barcelona duo Cesc Fabregas and Jordi Alba, as well as Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa, have paid a glowing tribute to all those who have been a part of Spanish football's triumph in the last four years.

Spain went from a trophy-less wonder to a record-breaking football nation after winning an unprecedented trio of consecutive international titles between June 2008 and July 2012.

Former Reds ace defends Azzurri

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Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa firmly believes that Spain's glorious Euro 2012 final win should not undermine Italy's achievements as worthy finalists throughout the tournament.

Like the Spaniards, Cesare Prandelli's Italians arrived in Kiev unbeaten ahead of last night's title decider.

Euro 2012 Final Team lineups

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Iker Casillas Gianluigi Buffon Alvaro Arbeloa Ignazio Abate Gerard Piqué Andrea Barzagli Sergio Ramos Leonardo Bonucci Jordi Alba 21′ Giorgio Chiellini Xavi Hernandez Andrea Pirlo Sergio Busquets Claudio Marchisio Xabi Alonso 56′ Riccardo Montolivo David Silva Daniele De Rossi Cesc Fabregas Antonio Cassano Andrés Iniesta Mario Balotelli substitutions : 59′ Pedro Rodriguez 21′ Federico Balzaretti [.

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Missing Men: XI Premier League Summer Transfers You’ve Already Forgotten About

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As the six-monthly turnover of players continues to swell, it's becoming increasingly easy to lose track of the flotsam and jetsom circulating through the Premier League.

To that end, Pies thought we'd provide a handy recapof several summer acquisitions that have made so slight an impact that you've probably already let their transfers slip from your memory.

Five Liverpool rejects who thrived elsewhere

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There have stars, super-stars who have graced the holy grail at Anfield. For others, the grass was always brighter on the other side.

Here areFive Liverpool rejects who thrived elsewhere

Gabriel Paletta: Bought from Bamfield in February 2006 as a young 21 year old, the Italian Argentine centre back made just 8 appearances scoring a solitary goal.

SPANISH SELECTOR DEL BOSQUE MESSAGE TO ALVARO ARBELOA & DAVID VILLA

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PICTURE: Should Diego López Have Been Sent Off Too?

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FIFA Law 12: "Reckless" means that the player has acted with complete disregard of the danger to, or consequences for, his opponent. A player who plays in a reckless manner shall be cautioned.

This seems to sum up fairly well the two incidents above. Both Diego López and Nani were trying to win the ball but both of them went in without considering the consequences for their opponent.

Mesut Ozil snuck in a curling free kick for a late equalizer against Borussia Dortmund

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An Alvaro Arbeloa own goal just before halftime put Borussia Dortmund on track for their second consecutive 2-1 win against Real Madrid in the Champions League group of death, but Mesut Ozil came to the Spanish champions' rescue in the 89th minute with a devilishly excruciating free kick.

Ozil curled his free kick just beyond the reach of Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller and just dinged it in off the bottom corner of the near post.