International, National Portuguese and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:
Madeira’s Cristiano Ronaldo leads the way as Real Madrid book date with Bayern Munich
From The Daily Telegraph:
“Three up from the first leg, the nine-times champions started brightly but had to wait until the 26th minute to open the scoring as Cristiano Ronaldo tapped home Marcelo’s cross.
Kaka doubled Real’s lead with a stunning effort from outside the area eight minutes before half-time, but the best goal was scored by Gustavo Manduca as he pulled one back for the visitors after a flowing team move midway through the second half.
Ronaldo soon restored the hosts’ two-goal advantage and substitutes Jose Maria Callejon and Angel Di Maria added further goals either side of Esteban Solari’s 82nd-minute penalty for the visitors.
Jose Mourinho rested some of his established stars as Xabi Alonso, Mesut Ozil and Karim Benzema started on the Real bench.
But one who did play was Ronaldo, who bagged his 48th goal of the season when he bundled the ball home
Kaka scored the second with a brilliant curling effort…”
Reids Auto Classic Show: April 21st
From the official pages of Madeira Tourism:
“On April 21st the Reids Palace hotel will be hosting the FIRST EDITION of “ Reids Auto Classic Show”, an annual event which aims to promote the best and most elegant classic cars made until 1980. These vehicles will be exhibited on Estrada Monumental from Villa Cipriani Restaurant till Largo da Paz.
This exhibition sums a total of with 300 cars and 60 motorcycles and will include several entertainment activities such a carsrestorations project show, and an automobile fair, amongst others.
This event was promoted in collaboration with three of the local classic and vintage vehicles enthusiasts such as , João Mendes de Almeida, Francisco Urbino Rebelo and Eduardo Jesus, in addition to other activities that will take place during the Flower Festival celebrations on the island.”
More details here: http://www.facebook.com/ReidsPalaceClassicAutoShow
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