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La Liga News: 19 December 2016; Real Madrid Win Club World Cup, James Rodriguez Hints at Move

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Real Madrid 4-2 Kashima Antlers (AET): Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick wins Club World Cup | Sky Sports
The Portuguese has won the Champions League, European Championship and Ballon d'Or in 2016 and ended the year with yet more glory, scoring his side's second from the penalty spot before settling matters with a pair of fine finishes in the additional half-hour.

James Rodriguez says he has offers if he wants to leave Real Madrid | Sky Sports
The Colombia international says he is happy in Spain but wants more playing time, having been in and out of the line-up since Zinedine Zidane took charge. And the 25-year-old was an unused substitute on Sunday when Real defeated Kashima Antlers 4-2 in the Club World Cup final in Yokohama.

Simeone Atletico struggling with style vs substance dilemma - ESPN FC
Last Monday's 3-0 defeat at Villarreal, which dropped Atletico to sixth in the Primera Division table, was especially startling for fans used to seeing Simeone's hard-as-nails team grind out result after result over the past five years.

Deportivo down Osasuna to move four points clear of drop zone - ESPN
Deportivo La Coruna pulled four points clear of LaLiga's relegation zone with a 2-0 victory over rock-bottom Osasuna at the Estadio Riazor. Florin Andone headed the home side in front before Ryan Babel nodded in a second just before the break to set Depor on course for the win, their fourth of the season with all of them coming at home.

Bebe earns Eibar a point at 10-man Leganes - ESPN
Miguel Angel Guerrero had given the home side the lead at the Estadio Butarque in the 23rd minute but Herrerin's red card, for a foul on Takashi Inui, changed the complexion of the game and the former Manchester United forward earned Eibar a point.

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