When Manuel Pellegrini was sacked by Real Madrid in 2010, he received the news while having a cup of coffee with the director of Madrid’s famous Reina Sofia gallery, Manuel Borja-Villel.
• Club pledges to help people ‘forced to flee from war and death’ • Real Madrid join growing support for refugees at clubs around Europe Real Madrid are to donate €1m to aid refugees taken in by Spain, the club have announced. Real have followed in the footsteps of clubs such as Bayern Mun
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