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 ...