Real Madrid Secures $ 380 Million From Sixth Street

Real Madrid, the European soccer behemoth, closed a deal in which the investment firm Sixth Street, based in the United States, will buy a 30 percent stake in the team’s stadium operations. The announcement Thursday came amid growing optimism among executives that Real Madrid, a 13-time European champion, could complete a deal to sign Kylian … Read more

When Thousands Flooded Seville for the Europa League Final

The official estimates had seemed inflated, deliberately aggrandized, exaggerated for dramatic effect, right up until the planes started landing and the streets started filling. Some 50,000 fans were making their way to Seville, Spain, in the midst of a blistering spring heat wave, from Germany. Twice that number were traveling from Scotland. They came every … Read more