Ronaldo scores three, passes Pele in victory

Sep 1, 2017

Ronaldo scores three, passes Pele in victory

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to move past Pele on the list of all-time international goalscorers as Portugal beat Faroe Islands 5-1 on Thursday to stay close to Switzerland at the top of Group B in World Cup European qualifying. Ronaldo netted with a ...

Ronaldo describes ban as 'persecution'

Aug 17, 2017

Ronaldo describes ban as 'persecution'

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo has bitterly criticized his five-game suspension for pushing a referee who had sent him off, describing the ban as "persecution." Ronaldo wrote on his Instagram account on Wednesday that "it is impossible to remain silent in this situation, 5 games!! It ...

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 acknowledge ...

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 ...