Florentino Perez

  • Real Madrid president says Ronaldo the world's best player 01-12-2013 08:28 AM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez had words of high praise Saturday for star forward Cristiano Ronaldo, calling him the "world's greatest player and one of the best of all time". "This year, we've put together a simply spectacular team with a player who's marking an era at Real Madrid,"...
  • Real Madrid eye summer move for Monaco's Radamel Falcao 15-10-2013 07:08 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says the club could try to land Monaco striker Radamel Falcao next summer. Perez says the Colombia striker "won't come during the January transfer window but in June, who knows? Falcao wants to play for Madrid (...) I've been told." Falcao joined French league...
  • Real Madrid could bid for Falcao next year: Perez 15-10-2013 03:35 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has hinted the world's richest club by income could buy Monaco's Colombia striker Radamel Falcao next year. Speaking on Spanish soccer chat show Punto Pelota on Monday night, Perez ruled out a bid for Falcao in the next transfer window in January but suggested...
  • Real Madrid give little away over Bale progress 08-08-2013 10:29 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez gave little away on his club's progress in trying to sign Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale during an interview on Thursday. The nine-times European champions have made the Welsh winger their priority and the 24-year-old is reportedly keen to move to the Bernabeu, but Tottenham...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo world's best player: Florentino Perez 13-07-2013 10:00 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez believes star forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the "best player in the world" and has warned rivals that there is more to come from the Portugal international, reports espnfc.com. The 28-year-old Ronaldo and Real Madrid have been at logger-heads over a new contract, with speculation...
  • Real Madrid planning to retain Kaka 13-07-2013 09:51 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has told Gol Caracol de Colombia that Kaka is still "one of the greats of the game" and is optimistic Carlo Ancelotti can reignite the player's career, reports espnfc.com. Kaka, 31, arrived at the Bernabeu for 62 million euros in 2009, but the Brazilian...
  • Ronaldo wants to retire at Real Madrid: Perez 08-07-2013 09:30 PM

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo wants to play out the rest of his career at Real Madrid, club president Florentino Perez said in an interview on Monday. The Portugal forward and former World Player of the Year has a contract with the Spanish giants until 2015 but media speculation has linked the...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Friday 28-06-2013 07:13 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Friday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Barcelona extend Rafinha Alcantara's contract Barcelona and youth team player Rafael "Rafinha" Alcantara, brother of Thiago, have agreed to extend his contract by two years to...
  • Real convinced about Ronaldo renewing contract at Bernabeu 26-06-2013 09:45 AM

    After being heavily linked with a possible switch to former club Manchester United, Real Madrid have declared they're convinced about Cristiano Ronaldo signing a new deal with Los Blancos. According to The Sun, club president Florentino Perez believes the 28-year-old will extend his stay with the Spanish giants. "I have...
  • Real close in on Ancelotti and Isco, says president Perez 25-06-2013 08:45 AM

    Madrid: Paris Saint-Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti and Malaga midfielder Isco, are close to joining Real Madrid, president Florentino Perez said on Monday. The nine-times European champions have been chasing a replacement for Jose Mourinho, who left at the end of last season and joined Chelsea, and one of Europe's most...
  • Real Madrid aim to unveil Bale, Isco in July 20-06-2013 10:57 AM

    With Neymar all set to dazzle at the Nou Camp next season, arch-rivals Real Madrid are pulling out all the stops to wrestle back the domestic title from Barcelona and if reports are to be believed, Tottenham Hotspurs most prized asset, 23-year-old Welsh international Gareth Bale, could be unveiled in...
  • Florentino Perez re-elected as Real Madrid president 02-06-2013 08:05 PM

    Madrid: Florentino Perez will take charge for his fourth term as president of Real Madrid from next week, after the club confirmed on Sunday that no one had come forward to challenge him to an election. Last year, the 66-year-old construction magnate won the backing of members for statute changes...
  • Jose Mourinho ignores Real Madrid president's call for unity 07-05-2013 08:05 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has refused to tone down his rhetoric in response to a call from club president Florentino Perez for unity in an obviously divided dressing room during the final few weeks of the season. After some unsavoury sniping between Mourinho and members of his squad...
  • Real Madrid president appeals for unity at divided club 07-05-2013 12:14 PM

    Madrid: Sniping comments between Jose Mourinho and members of the Real Madrid squad have caused president Florentino Perez to make a rare foray into the limelight to call for unity at the club during the season run-in. The nine-times European champions host Malaga in La Liga on Wednesday in a...