Schalke 04 will be the rival in the "Bernabeu Trophy" 2011

According to sources close to Real Madrid, Schalke 04, team where plays the former Real Madrid player, Raúl González Blanco, will be the rival for the 2011 "Santiago Bernabeu Trophy", what could mean the return of the "Seven" to his house until last year.

Although Real Madrid has to set the exact date, because of the matches of the Spanish Super Cup in which will be seen the Classic between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid as winners in the League and Cup, it seems that the meeting will be held in August, after the first day of the League 2011-12.

Real Madrid and Schalke 04 could have seen the faces this year at Wembley, opportunity that has disappeared after the elimination of both teams in the semifinals of the Champions League against Barcelona and Manchester United.

Raul wearing Schalke 04 jersey
Raul Gonzalez

Raul Gonzalez made ​​his debut in the first team of Real Madrid in 1994, in which he continued until June 2010 when he announced at press conference his departure to the German Schalke 04 looking for new challenges at the end of his career.

He is a record man in Spanish football and Real Madrid. He remains as top scorer among active players and third leading scorer in the history of the Spanish League, following Zarra and Hugo Sanchez. He is also the top scorer in the history of UEFA club competitions with 73 goals, beating Filippo Inzaghi and Gerd Müller.

He also holds the record for games played in the history of Real Madrid and is the highest goal scorer (323) of the club, ahead of Alfredo Di Stefano. In white he won 6 Leagues, 4 Spanish Super Cups, 3 European Cups, 1 European Super Cup and 2 Intercontinental, which makes him the fourth most successful player in club history following Gento, Sanchis and Chendo.

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