Ronaldo relieved as Madrid edge five-goal thriller
Cristiano Ronaldo’s first La Liga goal for over a month ensured Real Madrid closed the gap on La Liga...
Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL
An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL...
Messi, Ronaldo lead sports stars in condemning Barcelona attack
Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing...
Ronaldo relieved as Madrid edge five-goal thriller
Cristiano Ronaldo’s first La Liga goal for over a month ensured Real Madrid closed the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to seven points by squeezing past struggling Malaga 3-2 on Saturday. Ronaldo’s relief was clear to see when he fired home the rebound after seeing his penalty saved... Read more
Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL
An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 on Wednesday to get their quest for a third successive Champions League crown off on the right note. Ronaldo has been banned from domestic football since August for... Read more
Messi, Ronaldo lead sports stars in condemning Barcelona attack
Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona left 13 people dead. Barcelona’s most famous street Las Ramblas was packed with tourists when a van drove into the crowds, leaving... Read more
Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca 3-1 in Clasico
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sensational goal and was then sent off for a combination of his provocative celebration and for diving as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in an explosive Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday. Gerard Pique scored an own goal early in the second half to... Read more
Ronaldo says his ´brilliance´ bothers people
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo said Tuesday his “brilliance” annoys people, a day after he was quizzed by a Spanish judge investigating whether he evaded paying millions of euros in taxes. “What bothers people is my brilliance, insects only attack lamps that shine!!!!” the Portuguese wrote in an Instagram... Read more
Cristiano Ronaldo to start season in court
Cristiano Ronaldo faces a brutal return to Madrid before starting pre-season training with Real Madrid as he is expected in court on Monday, accused of evading millions in taxes. The 32-year-old — the world´s highest paid athlete according to Forbes magazine — will be questioned by a court in... Read more
Ronaldo will remain Real player ‘2-3 more years’, says Zidane
Cristiano Ronaldo will remain a Real Madrid player for “the next 2-3 years”, coach Zinedine Zidane said Saturday, ending talk the Bernabeu superstar might depart for Manchester United. On the eve of Real’s pre-season friendly against United at Santa Clara, California, Zidane spoke in Los Angeles about the 32-year-old... Read more
Bizarre Ronaldo statue overshadows airport naming event
Cristiano Ronaldo had an international airport renamed in his honour on Wednesday but it was a newly unveiled bust of him that soon became a major talking point. Five thousand screaming fans, the Portuguese talisman himself and the country’s prime minister and the president were all in attendance at... Read more
Cristiano Ronaldo wins Fifa best player award beating Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo has been named FIFA’s Best Men’s Player for 2016. Cristiano Ronaldo takes the award beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to claim the prize in Zurich. Real Madrid and Portugal forward Ronaldo, 31, beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann to the prize. Ronaldo also... Read more
Ronaldo caps dream year with fourth Ballon d’Or
Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth Ballon d’Or on Monday to get one over his nemesis Lionel Messi in their long-running duel for the title of best footballer on the planet. It was the perfect ending to another fantastic year for the Real Madrid star, who won the Champions League... Read more
Nothing to fear, says Ronaldo in tax row
Cristiano Ronaldo shrugged off allegations that he hid millions of euros in tax havens by insisting “he who owes nothing, fears nothing”, Spanish radio reported Thursday. “You believe I am worried? He who owes nothing, fears nothing,” said the superstar after being approached by Portuguese TV station RTP to... Read more
Ronaldo meets Polish fan he helped raise from coma
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was reunited a 15-year-old Polish fan, who was awakened from a coma by listening to commentaries of the Portuguese’s goals. David Pawlaczyc fell into a coma for three months after being hit by a car when riding his bike in 2013. However, using an experimental... Read more
Ronaldo and Sanches back for Portugal World Cup qualifiers
Cristiano Ronaldo and Renato Sanches were recalled to the Portugal squad after injury on Thursday as coach Fernando Santos urged the European champions to switch out of party mode. Santos, naming his players for next month’s World Cup qualifiers at home to Andorra and away to the Faroe Islands,... Read more
Ronaldo, Bale on UEFA best player shortlist
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid team-mate Gareth Bale headlined a 10-man shortlist announced on Monday for the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. Ronaldo struck the winning spot-kick as Real claimed an 11th Champions League title, beating city rivals Atletico Madrid on penalties in May, before leading his... Read more