All Brazilians in the history of Real Madrid
© Provided by Sports.fr With Real Madrid in 2003. Find the many Brazilian players who have played at Real Madrid. Will the Spanish Liga resume in mid-June? In any case, this would allow Marcelo to enter a little more into the history of Real Madrid .
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Staff at Suleymaniye Mosque perform a morning prayer behind closed doors during the first day of Eid and the second day of a four-day curfew, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 24.
People walk down a footpath towards the popular tourist spot Durdle Door near West Lulworth on the south coast of England, on May 24. Travellers arriving in Britain will face 14 days in quarantine from next month to prevent a second coronavirus outbreak, the government announced on Friday, warning that anyone breaking the rules faced a fine or prosecution.
Muslim faithfuls gather in the mosque of Centrum Middenweg in Rotterdam, Netherlands,
on May 24, for the Eid Al-Fitr to celebrate the end of the Islamic fasting period of Ramadan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no more than thirty people are admitted, while most mosques remain completely closed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Police officers in protective gear are seen during the pandemic of the coronavirus disease, in Moscow, Russia, on May 24. Russia has reported more than 344,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection, with more than 163,000 confirmed cases in Moscow.
Two women practise yoga at dawn at La Barceloneta Beach in Barcelona on May 24, as the country slowly loosens a strict coronavirus lockdown.
A woman is interviewed before undergoing a rapid test at a rapid testing facility amid the coronavirus pandemic in Manila, Philippines, on May 24. People returning to work or to their provinces are required to have a certificate of clearance for COVID-19 as the lockdown gradually eases in Metro Manila.
Medical workers wearing full protective gear prepare to take swab samples from journalists to test for COVID-19, nine hours before the press conference of China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi during the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing on May 24. All journalists accredited to cover the CPPCC and National People's Congress events have to pass the COVID-19 test.
Sheikh Yahya Safi, Imam of Lakemba Mosque delivers an Eid al-Fitr sermon during a live online prayer event on May 24 in Sydney, Australia. Lakemba Mosque usually hosts up to 40,000 community members during Eid al-Fitr, due to COVID-19 restrictions they have remained closed, alternatively offering a live online 'Eid Prayer and Sermon Program' for those at home who wish to remain connected. Muslim communities across Australia are finding ways to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, many marking the end of Ramadan in small groups at their homes due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Some mosques remain closed offering online streaming while others are providing limited access.
Students of Japanese self-defense army attend the Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces' annual live fire exercise at the Higashi-Fuji firing range in Gotemba in Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease on May 23.
Bishop of Lyon Emmanuel Gobilliard leads mass, the first since lockdown restrictions were introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus, at the Saint-Jean Cathedral, in Lyon, central France, on May 23. France allowed religious services to resume after a legal challenge to the government's ban on such gatherings.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro eats a hotdog in a street cafeteria, amid the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Brasilia, Brazil on May 23.
People in their car watch the Stage X drive-in concert at KINTEX parking lot in Goyang, South Korea, on May 23. The concert's aim is to provide entertainment for South Korean citizens who have been craving for music events that have been suspended during the coronavirus outbreak.
A medical specialist walks past personal protective equipment (PPE) in the hospital No. 1 named after N.I. Pirogov, which delivers treatment to patients infected with the coronavirus disease in Moscow, Russia on May 23.
A member of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) checks the ID of a woman through a glass shield, after the government allowed domestic flight services to resume from May 25, during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease, at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, in New Delhi, India, on May 23.
Tracy Sandridge and Julie Brown of Baltimore pose with inner tubes on wheels dubbed "bumper tables" designed to ensure the social distancing at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, in Ocean City, Maryland, on May 23.
Models on stand up paddle boards during a fashion show on the water after the government started easing restrictions, in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on May 23.
People crossing a road are seen through the window of a tram, in Hong Kong, on May 23.
Cardboard pictures of fans are seen during the Hungarian first division soccer match Ferencvarosi TC - Debreceni VSC, in Budapest, Hungary, on May 23.
People stroll through the streets after the eased lockdown, in Rome, Italy, on May 23.
A migrant worker carries a luggage trunk on his head as he waits for transport, in Ahmedabad, India, on May 23.
Government workers spray disinfectant on luggage of disembarking Filipino overseas workers at a seaport in Cebu City, Philippines, on May 23. According to the Philippine Coast Guard, close to 15,000 Overseas Filipino Workers in various quarantine centers have been issued clearances to travel to their home towns after they were tested negative for the novel coronavirus and completed the mandatory 14-day facility-based quarantine.
A supporter of Spain's far-right party Vox attends a drive-in protest against the government's handling of the coronavirus disease pandemic in Madrid, Spain, on May 23.
Migrant workers aboard the cruise ship Superstar Gemini berthed at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore, on May 23. The Superstar Gemini is being used to house around 700 migrant workers who have recovered from coronavirus.
An MTA cleaning contractor sprays Shockwave RTU disinfectant inside a New York City subway car on May 23, in New York City. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has decided to close New York's subway system from 1am to 5am every night for a deep cleaning as an added measure.
Children hold their containers filled with porridge donated by the non profit organisation "Hunger has no Religion", at an underprivileged areas, in Johannesburg, South Africa, on May 23, as the country faces a lockdown.
Simon Garner, leader of the fitness class 'On the Step', leads a 12 hour stepathon for residents in Kennington, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease, in London, on May 23.
Medical staff members walk past a mural depicting a nurse, a doctor and a soldier fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic, painted by street artist Slimjoe in support of health workers, outside the Emilie Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, France, on May 22.
Customers queue outside the Novaya Riga hypermarket of the Leroy Merlin retail chain, in Moscow, Russia, in May 22. Several Leroy Merlin outlets are allowed to continue operation under the condition of strict control over the numbers of customers received at a time.
A big Playmobil wearing a face mask is displayed at a toy store during the lockdown imposed by the government against the spread of the new coronavirus, in Buenos Aires, on May 22.
A woman receives a food parcel as part of a government food parcels program distribution amid the spread of the coronavirus in Santiago, Chile, on May 22.
A woman wearing a mask in the NYC subway amid the coronavirus pandemic, on May 22.
Anti-government protest continues in Ljubljana after the Slovenian government declared the end of coronavirus epidemic in the country, on May 22. Thousands of people rode bicycles around the government buildings in sign of protest following a whistleblower's revelations of corruption in the government of Janez Jansa and accusations of its undemocratic rule and to protect the nature.
When Essien jumped from the Chelsea bus to sign for Real Madrid
Michael Essien described his incredible transfer to Real Madrid, he who had been recruited in the very last minutes of the transfer window by José Mourinho. Michael Essien had joined Real Madrid in the last moments of the summer transfer window in 2012. The Ghanaian community told of its incredible transfer to the Spanish giants in words relayed by AS. "I was with Chelsea in Monaco for the European Super Cup and a strange number called me," said Essien.
Devotees attend the congregation of Jumat-ul-wida, the last Friday of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan, while maintaining social distance at Jamia Mosque Data Darbar after the government relaxed a weeks-long lockdown that was enforced to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in Lahore, Pakistan, on May 22.
Children wearing protective face masks play near the entrance to the Forbidden City on the day of the opening of the National People's Congress (NPC) following the outbreak of the coronavirus, in Beijing, China, on May 22.
A boy walks in front of graffiti promoting the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Mathare slums of Nairobi, Kenya, May 22, 2020.
A manicurist paints a client's nails from behind a clear, plastic wall and wears a face mask, hat and gloves as a precaution amid the new coronavirus pandemic at a nail salon in La Paz, Bolivia, Friday, May 22, 2020.
Municipal workers cross a road on their way to disinfect apartment buildings to combat the spread of the coronavirus infection in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, May 22, 2020.
Masked customers inside Café Valparaiso, a neighborhood cafe and restaurant, during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on May 22, 2020 in Estoril, Portugal.
Indonesian police patrol a market area as they conduct an operation against clothing vendors defying a partial lockdown against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, and ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations, which mark the conclusion of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 22, 2020.
People go through a disinfection chamber in front of a shopping mall to buy clothes ahead of the Eid-Al-Fitr festival, which is marks end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, during a lockdown following the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on May 22, 2020.
Trucks are parked in a queue at the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua, after Nicaragua's government closed the border for freight traffic, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Penas Blancas, Costa Rica, May 21, 2020.
People commute on a bus during morning rush hour in Beijing on May 22. China took the rare move of not setting an annual growth target this year after the coronavirus battered the world's second-largest economy and ravaged global growth, Premier Li Keqiang said, on May 22.
Volunteer clowns distribute clothes and toys to children for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival alongside complying coronavirus pandemic restrictions in Mersin, Turkey on May 22.
The face of a graduating student is displayed on a tablet attached to a robot during a "cyber graduation" ceremony at a school on May 22, in Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines. Robots represented some 179 graduating students of the Senator Rene Cayetano Science and Technology High School during a graduation ceremony that was streamed online, as mass gatherings remain prohibited in the country.
A group of North African migrants wait to disembark from the rescue boat on their arrival at the port of Motril on May 22, in Motril, Spain. During the coronavirus outbreak rescues at sea have reduced in number, but since the reduction of lockdown measures, migration routes have now opened again.
An attendant serves tea for officials at the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on May 22.
Alex Montagano demonstrates his "Hugging Station" with neighbour Sharon Pearce-Anderson, that he built to embrace family members amid the coronavirus precautions in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on May 21.
Personnel from the Secretary of Health of the Municipality of Quito take samples for the diagnostic test for coronavirus from the health personnel who will attend the Temporary Center 'Quito Solidario', installed in the Metropolitan Convention Center of Quito, Ecuador, on May 21.
Members of the public and NHS workers react at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital during the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS, in London, England, on May 21.
Cafe owner Francini Osorio serves customers in a trial phase during the coronavirus lockdown. Osorio has installed an air purifier and 35 clear shower curtains, which will divide customers and tables, in the Francini Cafe De Colombia, Worcester, ready for the re-opening of his business as lockdown restrictions are eased.
Areas bordering New York City could reopen next week, Cuomo says
Long Island and the Mid-Hudson region could reopen next week if deaths continue to decline and their contact tracing programs are in place.As of Friday, the Mid-Hudson region had met five out of seven metrics the state requires for reopening, according to New York's Regional Monitoring Dashboard. The Mid-Hudson region contains Westchester County, where a COVID-19 outbreak led to a "containment zone" in March, before New York's state-wide shutdown. Westchester is home to about one million residents, many who work in New York City.
MADRID, May 24 (Reuters) - Residents of Madrid and Barcelona are eagerly anticipating the opening of parks, museums, churches and outdoor seating at bars this week, as Spain prepares to ease some of the strictest lockdown measures in Europe in its capital and second city.
In Madrid, where for two weeks authorities have begun to let runners and cyclists out for exercise for a few hours in the morning and evening, graphic designer Jimena Ruiz jogged near the wrought iron fence of Retiro park, still shut with a chain.
"I can't wait for it," she said wistfully. "I'm really looking forward to running, sunbathing and sitting by the fountains."
The coronavirus death toll rose by 70 on Sunday to 28,752, the eighth day in a row the daily death toll was under 100, the health ministry said. The total number of coronavirus cases rose to 235,772.
Sevier County reopening, welcoming guests
With summer and reopening on the horizon, families across the nation and state are filtering into their favorite East Tennessee playground - Sevier County. © Provided by Knoxville WVLT-TV Source: WVLT One attraction, Gatlinburg's SkyLift Park, is operating under new guidelines, including asking customers to wear masks and social distancing. Marcus Watson, with the park, said, "It really is like a home away from home for people and if they need to feel safe anywhere it needs to be in these mountains.
Spain is now in the third month of its national emergency, having endured one of the highest per capita death tolls in the world from the coronavirus, which hit hardest in Madrid.
Madrid and Barcelona will follow other areas of the country where the lockdown has already been eased further. Bars will be allowed to open terraces at 50% capacity and people will be permitted to meet in groups of a maximum of 10.
"A collective effort has allowed us to leave behind the most critical stage," said government spokeswoman Maria Jesus Montero on Sunday, urging people not to let their guard down as the lockdown eases.
Madrid's main hospitality organization told newspaper Cinco Dias this week it expected only around 10% of bars to open their terraces in the city.
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday announced Spain would reopen its borders to international tourism from July. Tourism accounts for more than 12% of Spain’s economic output.
(Reporting by Raul Cadenas, Elena Rodriguez; Writing by Jessica Jones Editing by Peter Graff)
Brussels pushes for the reopening of the border .
© REUTERS / Francois Lenoir Belgian police officers carrying out checks at the Franco-Belgian border, February 24, 2016. Member States have difficulty coordinating on the reopening of their borders in the Schengen area. Latest example to date, Belgium, which announced Friday the reopening of its borders with neighboring countries from the next day. But the Franco-Belgian border remained closed. From our Brussels office, Confusion on Saturday morning at the Franco-Belgian border.