Madrid-based sports daily Diario As highlights today on its front page the fact that Cristiano Ronaldo received the honour of being named Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry, one of Portugal’s greatest decorations.
“Great Official Cristiano,” they title. Portugal’s President Anibal “Cavaco Silva decorated him,” they point out.
As also reports the latest news on Real Madrid’s visit to Espanyol tonigh in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals. “Ancelotti says Isco might play as number nine,” they highlight.
The other main Spanish sports newspaper, Marca, states that “Espanyol want to end the party” of a “happy Real Madrid.”
The Madrid paper claims “everything is good news for Los Blancos in 2014.”
“They’ve won all their matches, they haven’t conceded a single goal, they’ve shortened the differences with Barcelona and Atletico to one point, the defence is in great shape, and Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or,” they publish.