Today's front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo…

Kroos before the comeback

“It won’t be easy but we are going to try”

“I adore playing at the Bernabeu, it was a great decision to sign for Real Madrid”

“Kroos doesn’t play on his own, Cristiano doesn’t play on his own...the important thing is the team”

24 hours to go before the great Cup match

Carlo, with everybody available

Simeone practices without Gabi, Arda and Fernando Torres

Why is it impossible to sign Messi? The riskiest operation in world football

A collective Ballon d'Or

The squad celebrate the awards by chanting “Siiiiiiiiiiuuuuuu”

The IFFHS select Real Madrid as the best club in the world for 2014

“In a two-legged match my players don’t fear death”

Simeone explains the way he sees football

Barca offer Bakero the role of Zubizarreta’s replacement

The CSD approve the new methods against violence

Espanyol into the quarter-finals: Red for Mustafi (12) and a Caicedo double

Futile comeback: Two goals and a sending off for Barral in 29 minutes


The secrets of the Ballon d'Or

Cristiano limits himself to following a script, with shout included, while Leo improvised

There were also moments of tension: Di Maria and Florentino avoided each other

Cristiano’s agent is already working so CR7 wins the next Ballon d'Or

The ceremony was poor: they needed to turn to a school-kid to fill the red carpet

Cristiano to Messi: “My son talks about you”

Espanyol KO Valencia and reach the quarter-finals

Information for MD from the economist Gay de Liebana: Chelsea can’t sign Messi

Abidal: “I will definitely return to Barca before the end of the season”

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