Support for the Socceroos has been incessant and the country has been swept by a sea of yellow whenever their team has been in action.
Didier Drogba has paid tribute to Frank Lampard and John Terry who helped turn his career around.
Chelsea were dumped out of the FA Cup by League One (third tier) Bradford City on Saturday.
Ronaldo was unable to make an impact against Cordoba and he lashed out with his hand against Jose Crespo.
Both the premier League giants went down in their FA Cup 4th round match to Bradford and Middlesbrough.
In an action-packed evening at La Liga, Ronaldo was sent off while Messi scored in Barca’s 6-0 rout of Elche.
Manchester United was dumped out of English League Cup in August by third tier Milton Keynes Dons in August.
Real Madrid are football’s biggest moneymaker for the 10th straight year, while Man Utd has risen to 2nd place.
Barcelona seized control of their King’s Cup quarter-final tie against Atletico Madrid with 1-0 first leg win.
Cristiano Ronaldo has broken up with his longtime girlfriend Russian model Irina Shayk.
Chelsea toppled the Swans by five goals with Diego Costa and Oscar bagging a brace each.
West Ham climbed above Liverpool into seventh with 36 points from 22 games.
Real Madrid moved four points clear at the top of La Liga before Messi’s hat-tricf pulled Barca back within 1 point.
Diego Costa and Oscar both scored twice before Andre Schuerrle completed Swansea’s home humiliation.
Debuchy has been ruled out until April after shoulder surgery following last Sunday’s victory over Stoke City.
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