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Real Madrid have won the Spanish La Liga title after final-day 2-0 victory at Malaga.

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the second minute to achieve a historic feat for Los Blancos.

The Portuguese latched onto Isco's through ball to step around Carlos Kameni and tap into an empty net.

The goal means Zinedine Zidane’s side have now scored in every single match they have played in the league this season, which also extends a 64-game run across all competitions.

It is the first time in the club's illustrious history Los Blancos have achieved the feat of finding the back of the net in all 38 contests during the season.

Karim Benzema added their second goal after the break to dent Barcelona’s hopes of a final day miracle.

Real only needed a point to clinch their first title in five years. They now face Juventus in the Champions League final looking to complete a double.

Zidane is now the first manager to lead Madrid to the Spanish league title since Jose Mourinho five years ago.

Barcelona defeated Eibar 4-2, to finish at 90 points this season, 3 behind Real.

Bayern Munich duo Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso will retire from professional football after playing their last games for the Bavarians on Saturday.

AS Monaco are Ligue 1 champions for the first time in 17 years after a comfortable 2-0 victory over Saint-Etienne at the Stade Louis II on Wednesday night.

Opera ( has named Victor Moses, the Nigeria international and Chelsea player as brand ambassador of Opera Mini, the most popular browser in Africa.

Lionel Messi is set to marry longtime girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo on June 30th in their hometown of Rosario in Argentina.

The duo have been together for ten years and have two children, Thiago and Matteo.

The wedding will come barely a week after Lionel Messi's 30th birthday which is on June 24.

Reports also have it that the couple are planning a second ceremony to take place in Barcelona after the Argentina event.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has told his players to take one more ‘step’ ahead of the English Premier League clash against West Browmich Albion on Friday night.

The Italian said this after his side’s comfortable 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge on Monday, which moved within touching distance of glory.

Chelsea will clinch the Premier League if they win at the Hawthorns, as they are just one win away from the title in Conte’s first season with the Blues.

Tottenham Hotspur’s surprise defeat at West Ham United last week handed Chelsea the advantage.

"To my players my message is now that we need to do another step... On Friday we have a good chance to finish -- it won't be easy but for sure we're close to a fantastic achievement," he said.

“For sure now I’m a bit relaxed. This step was big for us, a big win.

“Now we need to do another step. We have the possibility to do this on Friday against West Brom. For sure it won’t be easy, because West Brom is a really good team, a physical team, and we must pay great attention.

"Our worst moment was after the (Manchester) United defeat (last month) because Tottenham were winning. To see your opponent only four points behind was very hard," he said.

"In that moment my players showed me great commitment to overcome this moment and to try to win the league.

"It's great to breathe this atmosphere at Stamford Bridge.

"It's great for me, for my players, for the club to see this great atmosphere," the Italian added.

Meanwhile, Middlesbrough were relegated last night following the defeat at Stamford Bridge. They join northeast rivals Sunderland in the Championship next season.

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, has been appointed president of African Cup of Nations, AFCON and he's also been appointed to head the media committees of Confederations of African Football (CAF).

Arsene Wenger recorded his first ever competitive victory over Jose Mourinho after almost 13 years as Arsenal beat Manchester United 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

World football governing body, FIFA, on Friday reversed Lionel Messi’s four-game ban from international matches.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria retained the 40th position in the May edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola world ranking released by the world football governing body on Thursday.

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