Today's front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Sport.

Renewal underway: Real Madrid want to spoil and protect Cristiano Ronaldo

Florentino decides to settle the crisis immediately and tie him up for life

He will be offered a substantial contract improvement

The club fall over themselves in supporting their star

Carvalho returns to training with the first-team squad

CR7 joked with his teammates in training with Portugal yesterday

Javi Martinez 'raids' Lezama in the early hours: he climbs over the parking fence at two in the morning to collect his belongings from the dressing room

La Roja begin the defence of their title

Del Bosque will start with Soldado as main striker in place of Torres

Spain 6 Croatia 0: a thrashing for the Croats to qualfiy for the next round

The champions defend their title: the Brazil World Cup begins in Georgia

Casillas and Xavi have asked Villar if they can play against Brazil before the finals

Essien will make his debut on Saturday: Mourinho will give him minutes in the Sanchez Pizjuan against Michel's Sevilla

Di Stefano: "Neither Cristiano nor Messi was the best, that was Pele"

Cristiano aims for Azerbaijan

They are out to get you! Messi beware

Peru welcome the Argentine star with threats to try and put fear into him before the match

Mas: "This shirt is worthy of Barca" - the parliamentary President applauds the iniciative

The road to the World Cup begins

Xavi said yesterday that his aim is to play with the national team until Brazil 2014

It was the offer from Anzhi: Cristiano wanted €20m