Friday, October 28, 2011

Real Madrid Stadium "Santiago Bernabeu"

Real Madrid FC
Team info:

Founded: 1902
Address: C / Concha Espina, 1 Spain
Phone Number: (+34) 91 398 43 00 -
Chairman: Florentino Pérez
Director: Miguel Pardeza
Stadium: Santiago Bernabeu

Real Madrid is arguably the most successful team in the world. How not, the various titles and winning the number of degrees earned perhaps more than other teams in the world. It became the basis of FIFA puts Real Madrid as most successful clubs throughout the 20th century, which stood at 31 degrees the Spanish Primera Liga, Spanish Cup 16, 9 Cup and Champions League titles and two UEFA Cup trophy. Madrid is a founding member of FIFA, the founder of G-14 (an organization of leading European clubs are now exchange the name of the European Club Association). Besides full of history, Real Madrid is also famous for its grandeur and inhabited by the top players of the world. History that's really been attached to and made Real Madrid as the most glamorous club in the universe.

Real Madrid is known by two names, titles, namely Los Merengues and Los Blancos. But both were missing in that title, when in the 1980s popularized the journalist Julio César Iglesias's name La Quinta del Buitre. However, in the leadership Florentinao Perez (2000-2006), Real Madrid known as Los Galacticos. La Quinta del Buitre, the nickname is gone along with the departure of Butragueno, Michel, and Martin Vasaquez apda 90s era. The nickname refers to the Los Galacticos star players who carried off during the regime of Florentino Perez, like Luis Figo, Roberto Carlos, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo, David Beckham, as well as a local star Raul Gonzalez. For all players, Perez dared controversial action, one of them bringing Figo from Barcelona - his eternal rival - the highest price. Not long after Madrid's most expensive player Figo cut the record, when brought Zidane from Juventus. Then purchase Davi Beckham to boost the popularity and sales of merchandise, before finally escape th position in 2006. 

A brief history Before 1897, the population of Madrid do not know football. This sport was introduced a number of professors and students Institución Libre de Enseñanza, who founded Football Club Sky in 1897. The club split into two in 1900, the New Foot-Ball de Madrid and Club Español de Madrid. Two years later the Club Español de Madrid split again, and has resulted in the formation of Madrid Football Club on March 6, 1902. After three years of existence, Madrid FC won its first title by beating Athletic Bilbo in the Spanish Cup final. The club is also the founder of the Spanish Football Association on January 4, 1909. At that time the club led by Adolfo Meléndez. 

In 1920, the club's name eventually changed to Real Madrid by King Alfonso, who gave the name Real, or Royal, to the club. Nine years later founded the first Spanish football league. White earned his first Spanish Primera Liga in 1931, reached again the following year, and became the first club to two successive league titles. In 1945 the Santiago Bernabeu Yeste became president. In his tenure, the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and Ciudad Deportiva rebuilt, after being damaged in the civil war. In 1953, Bernabeu introduce a strategy to bring world-class players from abroad. One of them, and the most famous, was Alfredo Di Stefano. Jadilan Real Madrid club in the world's first multinational. In 1955, Bernabéu met Bedrignan and Gusztáv Sebes, and then form a tournament that is now called the Champions League. Madrid dominated the Champions Cup (the name before the champions league) with the trophy won in 1956 to 1960, and entitled to the original trophy and UEFA the right to wear the symbol as an award. In 1966, Madrid won the Champions Cup, the sixth time by defeating FK Partizan 2-1 in the finals.

Some hot titles matches played by Real Madrid: 

El Derbi madrileño Real Madrid fans see as rivals Atletico Madrid. It was dilatarbrlakangi by social differences, namely support from middle-class Madrid, Atletico fans mostly from the working class. The first time the two met on 21 February 1929 and Madrid to win it. Rivalry both international attention in 1959 when it met in the Champions Cup semifinals. Madrid won the first leg 2-1 at the Bernabeu, but lost 1-0 at the Metropolitano. Repeated game, and Madrid won 2-1.

El Clásico Barcelona's Rivalry with Real Madrid is the result of political tensions Castilians and Catalans. Madrid is the center of government and royal family. In the era of dictator General Franco, Madrid represent the conservative centripetal forces. On the other hand, almost all the ideas of political modernization and rose was introduced in Spain in Barcelona. Fashion, philosophy, and art, into Spain via Barcelona as well, before being accepted throughout the country. Rivalry two are not only taking place in the Spanish Primera Liga, but also in Europe. And not only in the field, but also in all the sports business activity. In 2000, the departure of Luis Figo to Real Madrid sparked public anger Catalan.

Stadium Real Madrid stadium has moved a few times. They've played at Campo de O'Donnell for six years, since 1912. Then moved to Campo de Ciudad lineal, which only a capacity of 8.000 spectators. On May 17, 1923, Madrid moved Estadio Chamartín, which only holds 22 500 spectators. Two decades later, look at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu Yeste Chamartín no longer feasible, so that a new stadium built, and was inaugurated on December 14, 1947. The stadium that's what today is known as the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, inhabited until today. Santiago Bernabeu Stadium was originally capable of accommodating 120 thousand spectators, but there should not be dimordenisasi with spectator stands, a capacity of 80,354 seats. On May 9, 2006, Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium was inaugurated. This is where Madrid's training. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 spectators, and fans watch their team practice only.

Real Madrid in the Age of Last Five Years In the last five years, Real Madrid's position in the domestic league kesuskesan evicted along with Barcelona dominated the league primera, and partly won the champions league. That's what spurred Real Madrid to always buy the world's top players and coaches make the turn after another. Several top players on the world-class imported, such as Van Der Vart ravael, Arjen Robben, Xabi Alonso, Kaka, and most splashy and controversial is Cristiano Ronaldo, who make the world's most expensive player at a price of more than Rp 1 trillion rupiah (Wawww) . Coach also has made several changes, such as Fabio Capello, Manuel Palegrini, and the latest is a successful coach controversial figure, namely Jose Mourunho. Since the arrival of Jose Mourunho, along with the presence of world players like Sami Khedira, Mesut Ozil, Angel Di Maria, Ricardo Carvalho and veteran players, the game Real Madrid and the mentality of the players become more alive. Fasting title was finally remedied in Mourinho's first year, the Spanish King's Cup trophy by beating Barcelona in the final by a single goal from their star, Cristiano Ronaldo, in the extra period. In any Real Madrid Champions League achievements by stepping into the semifinal first time in several years and put an end to the curse Never Win opponents Lyon. Unfortunately, Real Madrid move stalled in the semifinals by Barcelona, ​​where Mourinho assess the presence of the referee conspiracy in the second semi-final first leg and LC's. On the domestic league, Real Madrid is ranked number two behind Barcelona, ​​but they can be a bit amused by the title of el Pichichi that disabet by CR7 also broke the record for goals in one season in the league primera, which stood at 40 goals, WAW. For the size of a one-year coaching, Jose Mourinho was a success with the various changes it.
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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Water for Elephants (2011)

A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet.

Director: Francis Lawrence


Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Sara Gruen (novel)


Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz

Based on the acclaimed bestseller, "Water for Elephants" presents an unexpected romance in a uniquely compelling setting. Veterinary school student Jacob meets and falls in love with Marlena, a star performer in a circus of a bygone era. They discover beauty amidst the world of the Big Top, and come together through their compassion for a special elephant. Against all odds -- including the wrath of Marlena's charismatic but dangerous husband, August -- Jacob and Marlena find lifelong love.

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New Stadion Juventus

Since the inauguration of Juventus Arena, 8 September, Juventus continue to be blessed. In addition to mastering the standings with a record has not lost, "Old Lady" has also increased revenue from ticket sales.
Juventus has waded five games Serie A, with three of them held at Juventus Arena, which is against Parma, Bologna and AC Milan. According to Football Italia, Juventus get 4.2 million euros, or about USD 50 billion of three-game ticket sales. In fact, from ticket sales in the first three home games the 2010-2011 season, Juventus only get 1.2 million euros, or about USD 14 billion. 

This can happen because Juventus Arena capacity power greater than that used Juventus stadium last season, Olimpico. While Olimpico capacity of 27,000 people, Juventus Arena capacity power of 41,000 people.

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