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Armando Perez: Latino Libre

Started on 2 July 2022 by Justice
Latest Reply on 7 September 2022 by deadzpool
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Neymar Joins Real Madrid Revolution


16/07/2025

Neymar has completed the permanent transfer to Real Madrid as Los Blancos continues their rebuild. The 33 year old Brazilian superstar joins from PSG for €75,000,000, having spent 8 years in France.

Not many people in the world will not know who Neymar is, having been a household name for years. He made his professional debut for Santos in 2009, making his Brazil debut in 2010, becoming the most coveted player in world football. Neymar joined Barcelona for €59,000,000 in 2013, with the transfer deal heavily investigated as the Catalonian club allegedly conducting the transfer illegaly.

Neymar decided to move to PSG in 2017 to become the biggest name of the team, for a world record €222,000,000. Since arriving in Paris, he has since played alongside Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi (again) and Erling Haaland. He now joins Real Madrid on his next adventure.

Critics have raised concern that Neymar has signed just a one year contract, but there are likely to be clauses allowing the club to extend it should they wish. Neymar will join a star-studded team which includes fellow Brazil teammate Vinícius Júnior, and recent arrival Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Real Madrid have also confirmed the signing of Asier Gil from Athletic Bilbao for €46,000,000. The 18 year old attacker is one of the highest rated youngsters in world football and Real Madrid likely see him as a long-term member of their attack.



Pre-Season 2025



Transfers





Outgoing:
There was a massive clearout to make space in the squad and generate some additional funds. Grillitsch, Alaba, Iglesias, Pavard, Casemiro, Gudjohnsen, N. Jovic, Reinier and Sabitzer all left for new clubs. This freed up a significant amount of wage budget - particularly with Casemiro and Alaba gone. They were all good players but Armando Pérez was looking at bringing in great players.

Incoming:
The signings of Trent Alexander-Arnold were well documented and added plenty of star factor to the club. It was quite clear that players of their quality would (somehow) elevate Real Madrid to a higher modern echelon, while Asier Gil was one for the future. But - they were just the beginning.

Aihen Muñoz joined from Real Sociedad for €17,500,000. The hard-working 27 year old Spaniard well deputise at left back, for first-choice Ferland Mendy. Muñoz adds tactical discipline and a well-rounded technical and physical set, as well as being home grown.


Unai Simón came into the club to replace André Onana, who will be leaving this window. Simón is Spain's first choice and cost Real €57,000,000 to join from RBL. The 28 year old will provide competition for Courtois, with the long-term expectation of becoming Real Madrid's starter in future campaigns.


There was also the signing of little-known Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk for €29,000,000 from Liverpool....


Results



A game against Inter came before mini-tours of South Korea and Los Angeles.

Real Madrid Squad



Squad was stacked - sensational players in every single position. The only squads comparable in the rest of the world were PSG, Man City and Chelsea. This Real Madrid team was ready to battle for every single trophy. With the additions of the likes of Neymar, Trent and van Dijk - Pérez also promoted youngsters Juanvi Calvete and Takuhiro Nakai to the senior squad. They were bright talents.

LaLiga



Unsurprisingly - Real Madrid were heavy favourites. Champions Villarreal were 4th favourites, while Barcelona and Atlético were also considered to be in the mix. However, the bookies were not looking beyond a comfortable Real trophy parade.

Upcoming Fixtures



The Armando Pérez Real Madrid era was to start with an away game to Celta Vigo. The first Clásico was scheduled for October, while the first Madrid derby was scheduled for September. Pérez would have to wait until January for his first game against former team Villarreal.


Pérez: The Past Is Behind Me


16/08/2025

Armando, your first game as Real Madrid manager comes tomorrow. Does it get any better than this?

"Let's wait until we have some trophies in the bag before we celebrate this moment. It is - of course - incredibly exciting that we can finally get started but we can't afford to sit back and take too much notice right now. There's a lot of work to do and a lot of games to be played. Let's celebrate at the end of the season."

Your previous relationship with Real Madrid was terminated following a rocky relationship with Florentino Pérez and Cristiano Ronaldo. Is there still any resentment towards the club for removing you from your post as assistant to Carlo Ancelotti?

"No. Florentino and Cristiano are gone and they're never coming back. Their relationships with Real Madrid are over forever . Perhaps I wouldn't have taken this job if either were here but they are not, so we don't need to think about it. The past is behind me and I'm ready to start my own legacy here, and hopefully none of the players fuck my wife this time."

Neymar, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Virgil van Dijk all joined this summer. Is this a new era of Los Galácticos?

"Call it what you want, it doesn't mean too much to me. We've an incredible of squad of players and we'll be looking to add more new faces over the next few seasons as we look to build on this summer. This is only the start of a project and we have plenty of players on our shortlist for future windows."

Real Madrid reportedly had a bid accepted for Villarreal captain Pau Torres but the played opted to stay at the club. Is his decision a set-back for Real?

"Normally I wouldn't speak about players from other clubs but our interest in him is well-documented. Having worked with him for two years I can safely say he is one of the best defenders in the world and we want to work with the best. I respect his decision to stay but I would, of course, love to work with him again in the future."

What is the target for this season?

"Trophies."

Is it that simple?

"Ultimately that is what this team will be remembered for, so it's what we have to aim for. We need to win as many trophies as possible. One or two trophies won't do much to change Real Madrid's history - this club has won quite a few trophies, if you didn't know. To leave our own legacy we need to win a ridiculous amount of trophies. That has to be our aim."

Is that putting unneccessary pressure on the squad?

"Ridiculous question. Every player and manager in the world wants to be in a position where they're expected to win the big trophies. This is where we want to be so we need to show we deserve to have those expectations. There's no space for players who can't handle being at a big club. We already got rid of players this summer for that reason, and Onana is leaving soon too."


Good luck to Armando, and I hope he win everything.
Great signs he made
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August 2025 - December 2025



Transfers




Outgoing:
André Onana left for €12,000,000 to join Juventus. He was only a backup for Real Madrid and the arrival of Unai Simón spelled the end of Onana's career at a top club. Youngster Edgar Pujol left on loan.

Results



LaLiga:
A 3-0 win away to Celta Vigo started the Armando Pérez era, with Vinícius Júnior and Neymar already proving key players. Real Madrid maintained a 16-1-0 record in their opening 17 league games of the season. The one draw came away to Atlético Madrid, while Real secured an El Clásico win over Barcelona at the Bernabéu. Tactical familiarity intensified later on into the year, and this showed in the results with 26 goals scored in the final 6 league games of 2025.

UEFA Champions League:
5-1-0 record for Real Madrid in the group stage as they dominated a group that had RB Leipzig, Ajax and Nice. The only draw was away to Nice, while there were plenty of goals in the other games.

Real Madrid Player Stats



Courtois and Simón shared the minutes fairly evenly, with Courtois playing 1 more game. Both impressed, with Simón just edging the clean sheet count (9 vs 8).

Bremer, Militao, Badiashile and van Dijk were all playing regularly and impressing, rotating between the back three positions. Nacho was a decent cover for these four. Bremer's ability to score from set-piece situations was shining.

Trent Alexander-Arnold's reputation as a creative force translated well to Spanish football, with the Englishman on 6 assists so far, and probably should have had more had the attackers taken more chances. Mendy was also impressive on the left, with 4 assists to his name.

Armando Pérez had every intention of easing Toni Kroos out of the starting lineup but the German was sensational, scoring and assisting a combined 9 times. He kept Camavinga out of the team regularly, with Valverde preferred alongside him.

The attack was on fire, largely in part to the Brazilian contingent. Neymar had 18 goals and 5 assists, Malcom had 13 goals and 5 assists, Viní had 8 goals and 9 assists. Coman was the most promising of the rest, while Jovic failed to impress and Gil was only still a developing teenager.

LaLiga



The vast amounts of money spent in the summer was paying dividends in the league, with Real Madrid's 49 points putting them comfortably on top. Pérez's former club Villarreal were the nearest challengers, on 41, while Barcelona were in third place with 36. 5 goals conceded by Real so far was remarkable, while the 46 scored was expected to increase exponentially now that the Real team were integrating well to Pérez's system.

Neymar's league-high 16 goals was a large contributor to Real's success. Returning to LaLiga, following a stint in Paris, Neymar proved why he's one of the greatest of all time. Moukoko's 13 earned him with the media linking him to Real Madrid, and a reunion with Armando Pérez. Could a move for him happen?!?


UEFA Champions League Group B



Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich was the biggest tie of the round to look forward to, while Man City would face off against Barcelona and Chelsea against PSG. Big games all around.

Upcoming Fixtures



2026 would begin with a home game against Real Sociedad, before Supercopa action against Barcelona. There were games against Villarreal and a Copa del Rey tie in an exciting month of January, while Champions League games against Bayern Munich were also on the horizon. The second El Clásico game of the LaLiga season was scheduled at the end of March, and Real Madrid would finish the LaLiga campaign away to Pérez's former club Villarreal, at the end of May.

How many trophies would Real Madrid be celebrating in six months time?



deadzpool, trophies are on the way…. I hope

January 2026 - March 2026



Real Madrid Player Youth Intake



Decent intake. Jacobo looked the brightest. The young goalkeeper was already an expert shot stopper with a good mentality. Future goalkeeper for Real?


Results



LaLiga:
A 5-3 win over Real Sociedad set the tone for 2026, with Real showing that they were ready for war in the new year. This was followed up with an even more impressive 2-0 win over reigning champions Villarreal. The goals, and wins, kept coming until March when Real succumbed to 0-0 draws against Sevilla and Atlético Madrid. But the wins returned, and included a 2-1 win over Barcelona, where Neymar scored before being sent off for two-footing John Stones (nothing wrong with that in my opinion).

UEFA Champions League:
Bayern Munich were expected to be an incredibly tough opponent and the Germans inflicted Pérez's first defeat as Real Madrid manager. However, a Neymar hat trick in the second leg saw Real progress to the quarter finals.

Copa del Rey:
Wins, wins, wins. The highlight was a semi final victory over Atlético, with Real beating them in both legs. A place in the final awaits.

Supercopa:
A Viní goal separated Real and Barca in the semi finals, and Real went on to win the trophy in January with a 2-1 win over Villarreal - Armando Pérez's first trophy as Real Madrid manager.

Real Madrid Player Stats



29 clean sheets in 44 games between Courtois and Simón showed just how good the goalkeeping unit at Real Madrid was. Courtois was expected to feature more prominently with the showpiece games around the corner.

Monstrous from the Real defensive unit. Militao, van Dijk and Bremer had become the regular starting trio at the back and their incredible performances have drained the hope out of opposition attackers.

Trent's creativity had slowed down in recent months, but he did create the winner against Barca at the Camp Nou, so maybe he can carry that form on into the final months of the season.

Kroos was in Kroos control in midfield, dictating everything positive thatg Real did. Valverde picked up a knock in January which kept him out for a number of weeks. His absence was definitely noticed, with Camavinga and Bennacer not quite at the level of the Uruguayan.

Neymar. 41 goals and 11 assists with two months to play was right up there in prime Messi/Ronaldo territory. The others were also chipping in, in particular Malcom, while youngster Asier Gil was starting to show some good end product.

LaLiga



Three draws were the only blemishes on an otherwise near-perfect league season to date. The league title was pretty much wrapped up with 9 games to go - Real Madrid a staggering 14 points clear of Barcelona. Just 10 goals conceded in 29 games demonstrated the prowess of Pérez's system, while 81 scored was equally impressive.

Neymar lead the scoring charts with 29 LaLiga goals. Not bad for an old man.


UEFA Champions League



Just eight teams left. Man Utd and Barcelona had tiny opponents, while Real faced an actual big team. If Real beat Juve, they face either Barcelona or Leipzig in the semi finals.

Upcoming Fixtures



Champions League quarter final action against Juventus awaited, with a Copa del Rey final against Barcelona at Nuevo Mestella (Valencia) also on the way. LaLiga football would end away to Villarreal, while Real Madrid fans will be hoping their season will end with a Champions League final, which is to be played at, believe it or not, the Santiago Bernabéu. If ever there was a season for Real to win it....


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April 2026 - May 2026



Results



LaLiga:
As expected - the good form continued. Real Madrid managed to complete an invincible LaLiga season as their goal scoring expertise continued into the final two months, with a 9-0 win away to Girona the pick of the bunch. There were also impressive wins over Málaga, Valencia and Villarreal, while the only blemishes were draws against Real Betis and Real Sociedad.

To confirm - this was more than enough for Real Madrid to win their 38th LaLiga title.

Copa del Rey:
An early goal from Malcom set the tone in the Copa del Rey final against Barcelona, and a late finish by Kingsley Coman secured a historic win as Real brushed aside their fierce rivals to claim the club's 22nd Copa del Rey trophy, and secure a famous treble.

UEFA Champions League:
To be fair to Juventus, they were tough. They forced Real into extra time in Turin but teenage superstar Asier Gil and Brazilian Samba Sensation Malcom both scored to push Real to the next round.

Up next was Liverpool. It was, once again, the Neymar show as the silky Brazilian netted twice at the Kop End before helping Real to a comfortable second leg win to secure a place in the final.

The final was against Manchester United at the Santiago Bernabéu. The Mancs pushed hard in the first half but the result was written in the stars as a white storm obliterated The Red Devils in the second half. Three goals in eight minutes, with Neymar, Malcom and Kroos scoring, meant the Champions League trophy was staying in Madrid, with Real winning it for a record 14th time.

Real Madrid Player Stats



As anticipated - Courtois' game time became far more regular in the latter stage of the season. The Belgian kept a grand total of 21 clean sheets, with understudy Simón keeping 16 of his own.

The arrival of Virgil van Dijk added a level of elite attitude and quality to a star-studded backline. The Dutchman was key for Real Madrid, combining alongside Militao and one of Badiashile and Bremer to form the best defence in world football.

Trent was on fire at times, putting opposition under unbelievable pressure with his running and crossing. 17 goal involvements was a good figure for the Englishman in his first season in Spanish football. Real might be looking for a new left wing back, however, with Mendy failing to impress.

Kroos' goal in the Champions League final was voted the best goal of the season, but it was only one of 22 direct goal involvements for the German footballing legend. At 36 years old, he could be excused for slowing down but he laid down one of the best seasons ever seen from a midfielder at the Bernabéu.

Neymar's 53 goals scored (and 15 assists) wrote his name in history as one of the greatest players in football history. He was up to 447 career goals in club football (527 in total) and did not look like slowing down any time soon. His performances somehow belittled the 40 goal involvements of Malcom and the 27 of Vinícius Júnior, who both also shone. Coman had 19 to his name, Jovic 15, while teenage sensation Asier Gil had a respectable 11.

LaLiga



To add some more gloss to an ever-impressive season - Real Madrid's 104 points tally was the greatest in LaLiga history, making the current team the best in Spanish football history. Is there a case to be made for this team being the best ever in FOOTBALL HISTORY?!?

Neymar's 35 LaLiga goals was enough for him to win the Golden Boot, ahead of Ansu Fati's 32.



Hotel Room Service


30/05/2026

Madrid was booming. On the eve of a historic Champions League final win at the Santiago Bernabéu over Manchester United, Real Madrid fans lined the streets. Flares were lit as white smoke clouded the Spanish capital. The white smoke marked the ascendance of a new hero but not one of religious stature - at least not the conventional kind. Manager Armando Pérez had written his name in football folklore after guiding Los Blancos to a quadruple, with a record LaLiga points haul earning plaudits from around the world.

Of course - it was the likes of Neymar, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Toni Kroos who inspired the team on the pitch. It was a team oozing in class and a relentless desire to win, no matter the cost. The team was perfect in many regards - a defence that rivalled any in history, while Neymar scored more than a half-century up front. Phenomenal in every sense of the word, and well deserving of the title Los Galácticos.

A former star player was in attendance at the game in the form of Cristiano Ronaldo. The top scorer in the club's history witnessed two of his former clubs go head-to-head in Europe's showpiece event. While he played his best football at Real, however, his heart was with Manchester United. His desire for the English club to win was helped enormously by his loathing of Armando Pérez, the Real Madrid manager. He wanted to see Pérez suffer. He didn't get his wish.

A private car picked up Cristiano from a service entrance at the stadium and dropped him off at the hotel he was staying at with his girlfriend. He didn't have a chance to eat during the day, surrounded by press and pundits for the evening. Since he hung up his boots, he had let himself eat well. He had texted his wife to organise room service to be delivered to their hotel room for when he arrived. She had stayed at the hotel for the evening, and he was looking forward to seeing her.

Cristiano arrived at the penthouse suite of the hotel and found a room service trolley parked at the door and a 'Do Not Disturb' sign on the door. However, he was startled by a thumping sound he heard on the other side of the door, and a faint moaning.

In a panic, Cristiano opened the door and his jaw nearly hit the floor as he saw something that changed his life forever.

"SÍ PAPI! SÍ PAPI! SÍ PAPIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!"

"MISTER WORLDWIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIDE!"

THE END


Aahaahaha great revange from. Armando she give everything to hi.

Congratulations for quadruple.

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