Marcelo says Vinicius Jr has already won over his Real Madrid teammates.
Real Madrid finished third in La Liga last season after a thoroughly disappointing campaign, 17 points behind arch-rivals and champions Barcelona, but Zidane papered over the cracks by guiding the team to a third European cup in a row.
Ronaldo, who scored 450 goals in 438 games for Real, moved to Juventus in July and Madrid have not yet signed a replacement.
Atletico Madrid probable: Oblak, Juanfran, Savic, Godín, Lucas, Rodri, Saúl, Koke, Lemar, Diego Costa and Griezmann.
Last season's Champions League winners will be playing their first competitive match without Cristiano Ronaldo with Gareth Bale expected to lead the line.
"The arrival of good players guarantees good individuals but not a better team until we are all working in the same direction", Simeone said, who is suspended from the touchline for the match after being sent off in the Europa League semi-final against Arsenal. According to Sky Sports, Ronaldo's departure will mean a heightened role for Wales and former Tottenham Hotspur superstar Gareth Bale. Find out by following our live matchcast.
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Witnesses described seeing a group of men acting like "football hooligans" and dialled 999. He told police: "Because he was abusing my two friends for being gay".
Wednesday's matchup will provide Atletico with an opportunity to seize some momemtum prior to its La Liga opener on August 20. In the United States and Canada Eastern Time Zone that start time will be 3 p.m., noon in the Pacific time zone.
While the Premier League transfer window closed last week, the rest of Europe is still alive with activity as the speculation over the future of World Cup star Luka Modric continues.
New Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will not be eligible to play in the UEFA Super Cup.
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The top-flight football in Spain will return this coming weekend and Real Madrid will host Getafe at home on Monday at 01:45 am India time.