Ronaldo calls 2018 'probably worst year' of his life

Soccer Aug 22, 2019

Ronaldo calls 2018 'probably worst year' of his life

Cristiano Ronaldo says the rape allegation against him was an attack on his honor and led to one of the worst years of his life. Ronaldo was accused of raping a woman in Las Vegas more than 10 years ago but won't face criminal charges ...

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri coping with pneumonia

Soccer Aug 20, 2019

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri coping with pneumonia

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the team announced on Monday. The 60-year-old Sarri was unable to take training with the Italian champion on Monday because he has been struggling with the flu for the past week. The club said he underwent further ...

Title conquest sets Ronaldo apart from peers

Soccer Apr 23, 2019

Title conquest sets Ronaldo apart from peers

The breakthrough under Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. Then the coronation at Real Madrid. And now another title at Juventus. If ever there was a need to emphasize Cristiano Ronaldo's impact as a soccer player, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner did it again last weekend ...

Top European clubs ease into Champions League's last 16

Soccer Nov 28, 2018

Top European clubs ease into Champions League's last 16

Defending champion Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus were among the seven teams to reach the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday while Sergio Aguero's late equalizer at Lyon also sent Manchester City through. Bayern Munich thumped Benfica 5-1 to book its place ...

Manchester clubs post big wins ahead of derby

Soccer Nov 8, 2018

Manchester clubs post big wins ahead of derby

It was Manchester's night in the Champions League as United stunned Juventus with late goals and City routed Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday. Cristiano Ronaldo's brilliant goal — a volley from a long pass that dropped into his path over his right shoulder — was set ...

Misfiring Madrid stumbles again

Soccer Oct 3, 2018

Misfiring Madrid stumbles again

Real Madrid is having trouble scoring with Cristiano Ronaldo no longer on the team. His new club, Juventus, did just fine without him on Tuesday. For the first time in more than a decade, Madrid has gone three straight games without a goal after losing ...

Allegri bemoans lack of VAR after Ronaldo sees red for Juventus

Soccer Sep 20, 2018

Allegri bemoans lack of VAR after Ronaldo sees red for Juventus

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri lamented the lack of a video assistant referee after Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off on his Champions League debut for the club against Valencia on Wednesday. A tearful Ronaldo was shown a red card in the 29th minute at Estadio Mestalla ...

Juventus drawn with Man United in Champions League

Soccer Aug 31, 2018

Juventus drawn with Man United in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the storied teams were drawn together in the Champions League group stage on Thursday. After winning four titles at Real Madrid, and one with United, Ronaldo aims to end ...

Barcelona reaches knockout stage

Soccer Nov 23, 2017

Barcelona reaches knockout stage

Without Lionel Messi for almost an hour, Barcelona managed to get the draw it needed to reach the Champions League knockout stages. It was a drab 0-0 draw at Juventus, though, despite Paulo Dybala's efforts to spark it into life for the home side. Messi ...