Previous
Las Palmas
Real Sociedad
0
1
FT
Game Details
VfL Wolfsburg
Werder Bremen
1
2
FT
Game Details
Nice
Montpellier
2
1
FT
Game Details
Burton Albion
Blackburn Rovers
1
1
FT
Game Details
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Birmingham City
1
2
FT
Game Details
Tijuana
Monterrey
3:00 AM UTC Feb 25, 2017
Game Details
Melbourne City FC
Sydney FC
1
3
FT
Game Details
Brisbane Roar
Wellington Phoenix FC
6:35 AM UTC Feb 25, 2017
Game Details
Next

Chelsea have work to do in Prem - Conte

Chelsea
Read
Las PalmasLas Palmas
Real SociedadReal Sociedad
0
1
FT
Game Details

Robinho sad over Madrid departure

AC Milan forward Robinho has revealed that he did not want to stay at Real Madrid once it became obvious that they were keen to sign Cristiano Ronaldo.

Robinho, 28, joined Madrid from Santos in the summer of 2005 but fell out of favour three years later and was sold to Manchester City for a then-British record of £32.5 million.

Now at Milan, the Brazilian revealed that the manner of his departure from the Bernabeu still hurts him.

"I had some great moments there, but my farewell was a disappointment," he told band.com. "Real wanted to buy someone else [Cristiano Ronaldo] and all of a sudden they were no longer interested in me.

"I feel really sorry for the way I left Madrid, but the fans don't always understand what happens in these cases. The deal eventually fell through [although they signed Ronaldo a later later] and the club was not happy. I did not feel valued and wanted to leave."

Robinho, who has netted four goals in 22 games for Milan this season, has recently been linked with a return to Santos as the club attempt to bring back some of their former stars for their centenary year.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.