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The Portuguese star has made his colleagues very happy ahead of the Christmas holidays with a very generous present.
With the Christmas holiday just around the corner, people all over the world are deciding on what gifts to present to their friends and family, and footballers are no exception.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo decided to get in on the holiday spirit and has gifted each one of his colleagues a nice present--a watch--following their historic 10th Champions League win this past May.
However... Read the rest of the article »
With the score 2-1, Iker Casillas saved a penalty kick by Verza, holding the lead for Los Blancos before Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice.
It seems Real Madrid's luck is not ending soon. Carlo Ancelotti's team managed to overcome Almeria's tactics to win their 20th consecutive match, with a brilliant performance by Iker Casillas and record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo.
Isco's beautiful striker broke the deadlock for Real Madrid, but just five minutes later Verza equalized for the home team. It was the first goal conceded by Iker Casillas... Read the rest of the article »
Ahead of the upcoming Ballon d'Or ceremony, the Moroccan coach has revealed his reasons for choosing one player over the others.
Recently, the three nominees for the upcoming Ballon d'Or were announced. Two spots, naturally, most figured would go to La Liga star duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, as the Barcelona and Real Madrid aces have won every single prize since 2008. The third spot, however, went to Bayern Munich's World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
Despite the German star's impressive credentials... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker scored his 72nd goal in the European competition after a controversial call by the ref, who handed Marcelinho a red card for a hand ball.
Ronaldo finally topped Raul's total of 71 Champions League goals today, but he did it with controversy.
Raphael Varane headed a corner kick past the goalkeeper, but Marcelinho committed a handball to keep the Frenchman from scoring. Gareth Bale took the loose ball and drilled it into Ludogorets' net, but the ref decided to call the foul. After awarding the penalty kick, the ref decided to correctly... Read the rest of the article »
Ronaldo broke two Liga BBVA records on Saturday, Messi set one new one the following day, but who out of the two has been more prolific in front of goal since August 2009?
On Saturday, more oil was poured onto the fire of the never-ending Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo debate when the Real Madrid forward scored a hat-trick on Saturday in the 3-0 win over Celta Vigo.
This saw the 29-year-old set a new record for the most number of hat-tricks by a single player in La Liga, surpassing the late Alfredo Di Stefano and Athletic Bilbao legend Telmo Zarra's tally... Read the rest of the article »
After setting two records yesterday, a Real Madrid fan has put together an impressive compliation of Cristiano Ronaldo's 200 goals.
Yesterday, Real Madrid earned yet another victory as they continue to maintain their unbeaten run of form in both league and continental competitions.
As usual, the star of the day was Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored all three goals to keep his side at the top of the league table ahead of Barcelona and last season's La Liga winners Atletico Madrid.
It was a good day for the player and his... Read the rest of the article »
After netting a record-breaking 23rd La Liga hat-trick, and becoming the fastest player ever to score 200 goals in Spain's top-flight, Sergio Ramos was lost for words to describe the Portuguese superstar.
When you look at Cristiano Ronaldo's crazy stats from this season, or even calendar year, can anyone really disagree with Sergio Ramos' most recent comments?
The Real Madrid defender was full of praise for his Portuguese team-mate, claiming new adjectives need to be added to the English dictionary in order to describe the 2013 Ballon d'Or winner, after Ronaldo guided Los Blancos to 3-0 home... Read the rest of the article »
The Ballon d'Or finalist set two new, very impressive individual feats in Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Celta Vigo on Saturday, but garnered huge criticism on social media after winning his side a first-half spot kick.
Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed an unforgettable night in Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Celta Vigo, their 18th consecutive victory in all competitions, registering a sublime hat-trick as Los Blancos strengthened their grip on the lead in Spain.
Opening the scoring in the 36th minute after winning his side a penalty, the 29-year-old former Manchester United attacker followed that... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker received the award for his goals in European competitions with his club and with his National Team.
Before FIFA gives away this year's Ballon D'Or, Cristiano Ronaldo received yet another award for his goal scoring capabilites. The Portuguese superstar received the 2013 World's Top Goalscorer trophy, awarded by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS).
According to Real Madrid's website, CR7 scored 15 goals for Real Madrid in the Champions League and... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian goalkeeper believes the Portuguese striker had an 'exceptional year' and it would be unfair not to recognize his achievements this season.
Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon revealed today in an interview he trusts Cristiano Ronaldo will be awarded the Ballon D'Or this year, since he has been the most decisive of the three candidates fighting for the trophy. Buffon praised the Portuguese striker for his commitment to excellence, admiring what he's done this year.
"Probably the Ballon d'Or will go to Cristiano Ronaldo, as... Read the rest of the article »
The German striker stated that if Cristiano Ronaldo won the award, things would turn a little bit boring, since he was given the trophy last year.
Thomas Müller voiced his thoughts about this year's Ballon D'Or nominees. The German striker, who was one of the favorites to make the top three, ignores why the election committee chose Lionel Messi instead of a German player or his Bayern colleague Arjen Robben.
"Easily, there could be someone else taking Messi's place. For example, Arjen Robben played wonderfully, and if not him... Read the rest of the article »
No Ronaldo but Jese Rodriguez is finally back! Here’s where to watch Real Madrid vs Cornella live on TV on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.
Monday was a good day for Los Blancos. Manager Carlo Ancelotti made the three-man shortlist for the 2014 FIFA Coach of the Year award, talisman Cristiano Ronaldo was nominated in the top three for the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or and James Rodriguez’s goal against Uruguay at the World Cup was picked among the final three for the FIFA Puskas Award. Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema also joined CR7... Read the rest of the article »
Finally, the names of the three footballers who still have a chance to win the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award have been revealed.
On January 12, 2015 one of these three footballers will receive the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or prize on the podium. Will it be Real Madrid and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona and Argentina's Lionel Messi or Bayern Munich and Germany's Manuel Neuer?
Hard luck for Thomas Mueller, Arjen Robben and all the other players who made the Suarez-less 23-man shortlist!
Since 2008, Messi... Read the rest of the article »
Welcome to the place where you can watch the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or Nominees Announcement in live streaming online!
Could the month of December kick-off in a more thrilling way than that? This Monday, 20 footballers will be cut out of the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or’s final three-man shortlist.
With three collective trophies this year, goal poacher Cristiano Ronaldo is obviously the hot favourite to defend his title. Four-time prize winner Lionel Messi has no title to show off but his silver medal at... Read the rest of the article »
The Chelsea boss has expressed his disapproval of the prestigious award, insisting it goes against team spirit, something Mourinho says he doesn't stand for at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has taken the stance of many current football managers, including Arsene Wenger, and has publicly expressed his disapproval of FIFA's Ballon d'Or trophy.
The award, handed out to the best player of the previous season as chosen by coaches, captain's of international teams, and journalists from across the globe, promotes individualism over team spirit in the eyes of... Read the rest of the article »
The current Champions League holders also used the press release to back up their player in his quest for a third Golden Ball award.
Spanish club Real Madrid asked UEFA's President Michel Platini to maintain a private posture about this year's Ballon D'Or nominees and possible winner. Los Blancos feel that Platini's words may influence voters in order to deny Cristiano Ronaldo of the award, as they claim in a press release that was made public today.
"Real's surprise at the repeated comments regarding his personal... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish defender is uncomfortable with Platini's words regarding who would be a fair winner of the award, since CR7's season was 'outstanding'.
Spanish defender Alvaro Arbeloa voiced his opinion about this year's Ballon D'Or voting, where his teammate Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the top billed candidates to win the award. Arbeloa took the chance to complain about Michel Platini's statements earlier this week, in which he stated a German player should win the trophy instead of the Portuguese superstar.
"I think it's a pity for those... Read the rest of the article »
The Manchester City midfielder believes the Argentine is in the same bracket with the Liga BBVA superstars, whilst claiming there are no better strikers in the world at this moment.
Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard, on loan from Major League Soccer side New York City FC, claims Argentine striker Sergio Aguero is “right up there” with La Liga stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
The Chelsea legend made these comments about Aguero after the Citizens ace fired his team to a 3-2 home win over Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich, registering an impressive... Read the rest of the article »
The French midfielder stated his teammates Arjen Robben and Manuel Neuer should win the trophy, but he believes Cristiano Ronaldo will end up taking it home.
Franck Ribery shared his thoughts about the next Ballon D'Or winner. The French superstar believes the award is just "politics" and does not go to the player that deserves it the most. Ribery exemplified his opinion with his experience last year.
"I learned a lot during last year's Ballon d'Or gala. As soon as I got there, I told my wife that I would lose. I saw how Sepp Blatter... Read the rest of the article »
The Paris Saint-Germain attacker also chose "the genius" Lionel Messi, completing his team's attack, whilst failing to name Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo in the squad.
When Paris Saint-Germain's talismanic striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was asked to name his Dream Team squad, many could be forgiven for expecting the eccentric Swede to do the unexpected.
And he did! When given the task of choosing a player to spearhead his very own Dream Team's attack, the former AC Milan and Barcelona striker named himself in his all-time best starting eleven. Zlatan even went... Read the rest of the article »