Cristiano Ronaldo in Japan to sell muscle gadget

Jul 7, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo in Japan to sell muscle gadget

A sheepish-looking Cristiano Ronaldo was in Tokyo on Tuesday promoting an electric muscle stimulation machine, a year after the soccer star visited to push a smile-enhancing gadget that looked a little like a boomerang. The 30-year-old Real Madrid player emerged onto a Tokyo stage ...

Ronaldo, Benzema team up to power Madrid past Elche

Feb 23, 2015

Ronaldo, Benzema team up to power Madrid past Elche

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema scored to give Real Madrid a 2-0 win at Elche on Sunday, as the Spanish League leaders capitalized on Barcelona’s stumble to increase their advantage to four points. Madrid grasped the opportunity Barcelona had presented it with after a ...

Madrid beats back Schalke

Feb 19, 2015

Madrid beats back Schalke

Cristiano Ronaldo ended a brief goalscoring slump to help holder Real Madrid beat Schalke 2-0 in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. Ronaldo headed home in the 26th minute of the first leg match, after going three matches without a goal ...

Ronaldo wins FIFA Player of the Year award for third time

Jan 13, 2015

Ronaldo wins FIFA Player of the Year award for third time

Cristiano Ronaldo hopes his third FIFA Player of the Year award brought him closer to being remembered as one of soccer’s all-time greats. The Portuguese forward, who led Real Madrid to its record 10th European title, received 37.66 percent of votes of national team ...

Nov 15, 2014

Faeroes stun Greece; Ranieri prepares to be fired

Greece continued its disastrous run in European Championship qualifying on Friday with a humiliating 1-0 defeat to the Faeroe Islands, while Northern Ireland surrendered its lead in Group F to Romania after a 2-0 defeat in Bucharest. The result in Piraeus is almost certain ...

Ronaldo, Madrid begin Champions League in style

Sep 17, 2014

Ronaldo, Madrid begin Champions League in style

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale took center stage as Real Madrid opened the defense of its Champions League title with a swaggering 5-1 rout of Basel in Group B on Tuesday. Having ended its 12-year wait for a 10th European Cup last season, Madrid ...

Ronaldo ends Messi's four-year run as top FIFA player

Jan 14, 2014

Ronaldo ends Messi's four-year run as top FIFA player

Cristiano Ronaldo couldn’t hide how much it meant to him, finally being voted the world’s best soccer player again. Having spent four years in the shadow of his great rival Lionel Messi, Ronaldo broke down in tears after being elected the Ballon d’Or winner ...

Ronaldo outshines Ibrahimovic in win

Nov 16, 2013

Ronaldo outshines Ibrahimovic in win

Cristiano Ronaldo upstaged Zlatan Ibrahimovic in a showdown of superstar forwards Friday, sending Portugal past Sweden 1-0 in a World Cup playoff. France’s hopes of qualifying took a big hit with a 2-0 loss in Ukraine. Ronaldo transferred his prolific scoring touch from Real ...