Ramos linked with exit over pay-rise row


Sergio Ramos has joined the long list of Real Madrid players linked with a move from the Bernabeu. The Spain defender has apparently hit a brick wall in his bid to obtain a pay rise (how much do these players need?) which has prompted one paper to suggest he could move to either Manchester City or Paris Saint-Germain.

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Top this! Salzburg defender scores from 70 yards out

Pre-season games for the top clubs in European soccer are, more often than not, glorified scrimmages against cupcake opponents. But in a recent tune-up for Bundesliga club Schalke 04, it was the other team that looked like it was just toying around. Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg is no true slouch, but few could have predicted a 3-1 win over the German powerhouse. Even less could have foreseen this ridiculous strike from defender Martin Hinteregger, who produced this rocket from well behind the halfway line. David Beckham, eat your heart out!