Superstar Ronaldo steers Portugal past Russia

Jun 22, 2017

Superstar Ronaldo steers Portugal past Russia

Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over Russia in the Confederations Cup.However, the win was bittersweet as Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro was hospitalized with a suspected leg fracture. Ronaldo headed ...

Ronaldo not leaving Real Madrid, team president says

Jun 20, 2017

Ronaldo not leaving Real Madrid, team president says

Cristiano Ronaldo will be staying at Spanish giant Real Madrid and no offer has been received to tempt him away, club president Florentino Perez insisted Tuesday.Unhappy Ronaldo has been linked to Manchester United and other top clubs after reportedly threatening to leave Real and ...

Maradona weighs in on Messi, Ronaldo

Jun 20, 2017

Maradona weighs in on Messi, Ronaldo

Soccer legend Diego Maradona said Monday that he preferred compatriot Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo all the while dubbing the Portugal captain an “incredible” player.“I can’t remember having seen Lionel Messi play badly,” Maradona told TyCSports. “I prefer Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo but I ...

Ronaldo remains atop Forbes list of richest athletes

Jun 8, 2017

Ronaldo remains atop Forbes list of richest athletes

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo remained atop Forbes magazine’s list of 100 highest-paid athletes, with Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James moving up to second on a list heavy on NBA players.The 32-year-old Portugal forward is estimated to have earned a total of $93 million ...

Dec 30, 2016

Agent: Ronaldo rejects move to China

World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo has turned down the chance to leave Real Madrid for an unnamed Chinese club for a transfer fee of €300 million ($315.24 million), his agent said on Thursday.Speaking to Sky Italia at the Globe Soccer Awards in ...

Nov 5, 2016

Nominees named for FIFA award

Three Leicester players will try to end the eight-year grip of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on the FIFA player of the year award.Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy and N’Golo Kante were named Friday alongside Messi and Ronaldo in the 23-man list of contenders. Kante ...

Aug 26, 2016

Ronaldo named Europe's top player

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo won the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award on Thursday after winning both last season’s Champions League and Euro 2016 with Portugal.Ronaldo, 31, received the accolade for the second time in his career after finishing ahead of Real teammate ...