Dumping his boyhood team out of Europe

4 06 2015


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Another badge kisser at a Real Madrid unveiling

30 05 2015

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Real Madrid newbie showing love

30 12 2014

Keylor Navas

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SHOCKER! Real Madrid signing kisses the badge!

5 08 2014


As is the norm for players signing for Real Madrid, James Rodriguez was pictured kissing the badge at his unveiling.

Former Spurs star kisses badge at unveiling

7 01 2014


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Isco was right not to kiss the badge

12 08 2013

It’s summer, which means it’s time for Real Madrid to start unveiling players at the Santiago Bernabeu to the cheers of Madridistas and flashes of cameras.

On Wednesday, it was Isco’s turn in Los Blancos’ spotlight, after confirming a move from Malaga and a five-year contract in the Spanish capital.

“This is your house, welcome to Real Madrid,” said club president Florentino Perez as he handed the 21-year-old the No. 23 shirt, previously worn by David Beckham. (Quote via aljazeera.com)

The Euro U-21 Championships winner appeared delighted with his new move, but he caused consternation when he refused to kiss the badge of his new employer. In lieu of his own lips, his brother kissed the crest on the new shirt.

In a subsequent press conference, Isco explained his reticence by saying he wanted to “earn the right” to kiss the badge with his performances on the pitch.

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Another new Real Madrid signing showing love

25 07 2013


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