Former England captain Wayne Rooney was given a two-year driving ban after pleading guilty to drink-driving on Monday.
Paris Saint-Germain signal their intent with five goals at Celtic, while Lionel Messi shines as Barcelona open their Champions League campaign in style with a 3-0 defeat of Juventus.
The two Manchester clubs, United and City, will be looking to maintain their places at the top of the Premier League by winning their respective matches this weekend.
England had to come from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1 at Wembley on Monday, while Germany thrashed Norway 6-0 in a one-sided World Cup 2018 qualifier, with both teams closing in on a place in Russia.
Ronaldo helped Real to a historic defence of their Champions League title and the Spanish domestic title.
Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate.
Liverpool takes a step towards the Champions League group phase beating Hoffenheim 2-1 in Germany in the first leg qualifying playoff.
Twice in the second half, the match was halted as fans let off pyrotechnic devices.
There is freshness from new coaches, technology and kick-off times in the latest Bundesliga season.
Romelu Lukaku makes a dream start to his Manchester United career by scoring twice in a 4-0 win over West Ham United on Sunday.