In this week’s Gamedayplus we return to Spain for the second Real Madrid special of the season. Roman Kemp co-hosts the episode with Marcelo and we talk to James Rodríguez and Karim Benzema
We catch up with assistant coach Fernando Hierro at Real Madrid’s training ground, play football tennis with Álvaro Arbeloa and Fábio Coentrão, and take a tour of the players’ bedrooms at La Residencia.
Rodríguez and Benzema speak behind-the-scenes at an adidas shoot about the UEFA Champions League and the possibility of winning an eleventh European title this season. In this week’s exclusive competition viewers can win shirts signed by Benzema and Rodríguez.
Layla Anna-Lee is also in Madrid to speak to Hierro and take cameras into the Real Madrid technical area for the very first time. Hierro talks about his three UEFA Champions League wins with the club as a player, the clubs’ winning mentality and the pressure that comes with it.
Swedish freestylers the SkillTwins are back to show us ‘The Zorro Spin’, a move designed especially to allow wingers to leave their full backs marker chasing shadows, and product manager Hazim Kulak talks us though the 99 gram football boot and the materials used to create the lightest on-pitch football boot ever.