LaLiga: Marcelo takes knee as Real Madrid make winning return to league; Atletico held to draw at Athletic Bilbao
Real Madrid resumed their Spanish league campaign with a 3-1 win over Eibar on Sunday to keep pace with leader Barcelona.
Simon said the issue was discussed on Tuesday in an online meeting between Health Minister Salvador Illa, Sports Minister Irene Lozano and four La Liga players including Barcelona’s Gerard Pique and Atletico Madrid’s Koke.
Atletico Madrid secured a much-needed 1-0 victory against Granada which was inspired by returning captain Koke.
Atletico Madrid preview: With Joao Felix adding silk to Diego Simeone's steely side, new-look Atleti launch title challenge
Atletico Madrid finished the last two league seasons above Real and the same objective data that draws all the attention towards Real and Barcelona, begs everyone to consider Atletico as strong contenders for gold.
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone questions match officials over Diego Costa's controversial red card against Barcelona
Diego Simeone's Atletico coped well with 10 men and had one glorious opportunity to break the deadlock in the second half from a free kick but midfielder Rodrigo headed narrowly over the bar
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid keep title hopes alive with Alvaro Morata-inspired win over Real Sociedad; Valencia see off Athletic Bilbao
Alvaro Morata's first-half double fired 10-man Atletico Madrid to a 2-0 victory at Real Sociedad on Sunday as Diego Simeone's men kept their slim La Liga title hopes alive.
La Liga: Antoine Griezmann shines as Atletico Madrid register comprehensive victory over newly-promoted Huesca
Atletico Madrid are finally finding their groove in La Liga and just in time for a city derby against Real Madrid after they strolled to a 3-0 win over newly-promoted Huesca on Tuesday.
Super Cup: Diego Costa nets brace as Atletico Madrid battle past city rivals Real in extra time to claim title
Saul Niguez and Koke scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 and win the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn on Wednesday, as Julen Lopetegui got off to a losing start with the European champions.
Diego Costa has scored three goals for Spain in the World Cup and has established himself as an attacking threat for La Roja, providing an alternative to Spain's traditional style of passing football.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Costa nets winner to help Spain eke out narrow victory over stubborn Iran
A lucky Diego Costa goal handed World Cup hopefuls Spain their first win of the World Cup although dogged Iran came close to causing a major upset
FIFA World Cup 2018: Reinvigorated by new generation of midfield maestros, formidable Spain look to bring back glory days
Spain will look no further than their own selves. If they play the kind of football that they are capable of, this Spain side reinforced by a new generation of artisans can take the world by storm again. The final few survibors of their golden generation might have a golden end after all
FIFA World Cup 2018: Humble Spain want to prove themselves after period of decline, says coach Julen Lopetegui
In 2014, Spain crashed out in the group stage of the World Cup after being ripped apart by the Netherlands and overrun by Chile.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Chelsea's Alvaro Morata, Marcos Alonso, Cesc Fabregas left out of 23-man Spain squad
Morata paid the price for a disappointing debut season in the Premier League as Spain coach Julen Lopetegui picked Iago Aspas and Rodrigo Moreno up front, along with Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa.
Europa League: Atletico Madrid's effortless victory over Marseille in final testament of Spanish clubs' monopoly in Europe
As Atletico Madrid delivered yet another trademark performance, it was Marseille’s inability to even put a dent on the course of the match which perhaps cast the best light on the monopoly Spanish clubs have heralded over European cup competitions in the recent seasons.
It is Griezmann's first major title as an Atletico player, and a fitting way to bow out if he leaves at the season's end, with Barcelona tipped as his next destination.
Europa League: From Antoine Griezmann to Dimitri Payet, key men to watch out for in Atletico Madrid-Marseille final
As Atletico Madrid and Marseille prepare to meet in the Europa League final in Lyon on Wednesday, AFP Sport looks at five men who will have a crucial role to play for their respective sides:
La Liga: Gareth Bale bags brace as Real Madrid rout hapless Celta Vigo 6-0; Atletico edge past Getafe
With Cristiano Ronaldo again sidelined with an ankle injury, Bale stepped into the limelight with two first-half strikes to push his case for a starting spot in the Champions League final against Liverpool in two weeks' time.
La Liga: Surging Atletico Madrid visit stumbling Barcelona for crucial clash that could define title race
La Liga title race is well and truly back on and a poor February for Barcelona has ensured that the match with Atletico will be an evenly-fought contest.
La Liga: Atletico Madrid fail to put pressure on leaders Barcelona after slumping to defeat against Espanyol
Atletico remain six points adrift of Barca, but could end the year nine points back if the Catalans move a huge step towards the title with victory away to Real on Saturday.
Last season's beaten semi-finalists Atletico Madrid and AS Monaco find themselves dumped out of Europe's premier footballing competition along with German giants Borussia Dortmund. Everybody's favourite underdogs were out without putting up a fight.