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Real Madrid's boss also referred to Xabi Alonso's words about Manuel Neuer as a possible winner of this year's Golden Ball, snubbing Cristiano Ronaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still has some doubts about who will take Luka Modric's spot in Real Madrid's lineup. After the Croatian midfielder's injury, the Italian manager trusts whoever takes his place will perform his duties correctly.
"I'm still thinking about it. The natural option would be Khedira and the other one would be Isco. Both of them can cover that position for us, I think that the... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid and Barcelona striker stated that Cristiano Ronaldo is having an outstanding year, and it would be unfair not to give him the award.
In a time period where everyone is voicing their thoughts about who will be crowned as the Best Player of the World, Brazilian legend Ronaldo stated he believes Cristiano Ronaldo would be the right candidate to win it. The two-time Ballon D'Or winner compared CR7's season with Lionel Messi's performance, establishing a difference between the players.
"I think Ronaldo will win it again this... Read the rest of the article »
According to Spanish radio station Cope, the 27-year-old Blaugrana star has grown frustrated with the club's board, who have questioned Messi's commitment to the Catalan giants.
Rumors of a Barcelona exit for Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has been in full-drive recently.
Suggestions of a Camp Nou departure has all been sparked by recent comments made by Messi to Ole newspaper in which the four-time Ballon d'Or winner admits he may not end his football career at Barcelona.
"I've always said that I would love to stay forever in Barcelona, but sometimes... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid player believes his new teammate is 'the greatest goalkeeper' he's ever played with, snubbing Spain's Iker Casillas.
Xabi Alonso can't be blamed of not supporting his teammates. The Spanish midfielder stated in an interview that it would be quite fair for Neuer to earn this year's Ballon D'Or, beating his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
"It would be fair if Manuel won, no doubt. He is by far the best goalkeeper I've ever played with, and he is an excellent eleventh man on the pitch.... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese side earned their first victory against La Albiceleste in 42 years with a goal in stoppage time by Raphael Guerreiro,
Perhaps one of the most anticipated matches in this international week was the one between Argentina and Portugal at Old Trafford. The gathering between football's top performers seemed to be a thrilling way to end international games in 2014, but unfortunately, the game disappointed almost everybody.
First of all, both superstars were not playing at their top form. Lionel Messi was closest... Read the rest of the article »
The 29-year-old Real Madrid attacker's looks has become a hot topic recently, with another football star following suit of Manuel Neuer in blasting the Portuguese ace.
Everyone seems to be taking a jab at “pretty boy” Ronaldo nowadays.
On Monday, Germany and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, who is in contention with the Real Madrid star for the 2014 Ballon d'Or, named in the 23-man shortlist, blasted the Portuguese ace when discussing his chances of winning the prestigious award, saying in an interview:
"I'm simply a goalkeeper... Read the rest of the article »
The German shot-stopper believes he is not given full credit for his actions, since most of the specialized press focuses on goals scored and assists.
German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer spoke during an interview about his chances to win the Ballon D'Or, even though his position on the pitch does not get international recognition. The 28-year old World Champion with Germany believes he can win the award, but some other players get more media attention for their antics off the pitch.
"I'm simply a goalkeeper, not a spokesman for a brand. I'm... Read the rest of the article »
According to the Arsenal boss, Messi's inability to match the Real Madrid star in the goalscoring charts will play against his morale
According to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, Cristiano Ronaldo's fine form in front of goal will play against Argentine attacker Lionel Messi's “morale”.
The Real Madrid star, who surpassed European Championships' all-time top-scorer Jon Dahl Tomasson on Friday with his 23rd strike, kicked off this season with a bang, topping the Spanish Primera Division goalscoring charts with 18... Read the rest of the article »
According to Xavi, the Argentine ace would be even better in the English Premier League, a scene La Liga rival Cristiano Ronaldo once dominated.
Remember that age-old argument Cristiano Ronaldo fans use when debating the Portuguese star's dominance over Lionel Messi? “Ronaldo succeeded in the English Premier League, the toughest league IN THE WORLD!” Well, Xavi has now presented the Argentine's rebuttal.
According to the Spanish midfielder, his Barcelona team-mate and four-time Ballon d'Or winner would thrive in the English... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker also talked about the upcoming friendly match against Argentina, where he will face his eternal opponent, Lionel Messi
After yesterday's match against Armenia, Cristiano Ronaldo shared some thoughts about the upcoming Ballon D'Or election, Portugal's next match against Argentina, and reflected about how difficult it was for his National Team to win against Armenia.
Real Madrid's superstar assured he is not obsessed with the idea of winning a third Golden Ball, despite what the world may think.
"I... Read the rest of the article »
According to several sources, Laporta had lunch with agent Jorge Mendes, who would help him put together a project to win the Blaugranas presidency.
It seems Joan Laporta's intention of having a new term as Barcelona's President may be taking shape. Sources indicate the president met with agent Jorge Mendes to put together a project that ends up with Laporta calling the shots at Camp Nou.
During this meeting, sources have said the first topics on the table were Cristiano Ronaldo's contract with Real Madrid, which Mendes handles. The... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker led his national team in a tight win against Armenia, who showed great defensive skills against the hosts.
It seems Cristiano Ronaldo is set to become the all time scoring leader in virtually every tournament he sets his feet in. Today, the Portuguese striker became the top scorer for UEFA's European Cup tournament, counting Qualifying matches and Finals.
The Portuguese team struggled throught the match to beat the well placed Armenian side. Fernando Santos' men grew even more desperate, knowing... Read the rest of the article »
Ronaldo is looking happy in Portugal’s camp ahead of Friday’s UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match at home to Group I’s bottom side, Armenia.
Cristiano Ronaldo said it many times in the past: it doesn’t matter whether it’s a penalty, a tap-in or a wonder strike, every goal gives him the same amount of satisfaction. For his fans, this makes absolute sense. For his haters, it doesn’t; that’s why they’ve baptized him with the name ‘Penaldo’.
A day after Ronaldo’s rival, Lionel Messi, scored... Read the rest of the article »
Match organizers express their shock at the lack of ticket sales, as football fans pass up on the opportunity to watch the world's best two players go head to head.
Given that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are recognized as the two best players in the world currently, one may assume football fans will do everything possible to get a glimpse of the Liga BBVA stars in action.
Now pit the two aces against one another, and the bar is raised to a much higher level. This is the case for November 18, which will see the Barcelona and Real Madrid attackers... Read the rest of the article »
How long will Real Madrid’s incredible perfect run last in the UEFA Champions League, La Liga and the Copa del Rey? French defender Raphael Varane has big ambitions…
It must be noted that Los Blancos’ record of 13 straight wins is not only due to Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema’s excellent partnership upfront. The defence has played a great role in that with Carlo Ancelotti finding the correct balance across the field, since their defeat to Atletico Madrid in September.
It involves as many as six clean sheets in the last 10 matches in all... Read the rest of the article »
The Blancos manager appears to be satisfied with the current players at his disposal
La Liga giants Real Madrid will not pursue any new signings when the January transfer window swings open, hinted Los Blancos boss Carlo Ancelotti.
The 10-time Champions League winner, led by two-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, French striker Karim Benzema, Welsh ace Gareth Bale, and summer acquisitions James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos are flying in the Spanish Primera Divison, as well... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star is fighting back against claims he made some nasty comments about rival Lionel Messi.
Given their star capability it is not surprising that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are rivals and will continue to be until one of them retires.
Fans of the duo are often fighting incessantly about who is better, with neither side willing to compromise. However, generally it has been reported that despite the animosity that exists among some of their supporters, both the Portuguese and... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese player also received the Di Stefano award, given every year to the league's Most Valuable Player.
Cristiano Ronaldo received today the Pichichi award, given every year to La Liga's top scorer, and the Alfredo DiStefano trophy, delivered to the Most Valuable Player of the Spanish tournament. During the ceremony, the Portuguese superstar paid his respect to the late Di Stefano, who passed away earlier this year.
"I want to take this opportunity to say it's a pity not to have Don Alfredo... Read the rest of the article »
After admitting that he missed out on CR7 years ago, could Wenger be on the cusp of signing the next big thing?
11 years ago, Arsene Wenger could have the chance to sign a rising Sporting Lisbon star, but balked at the Portuguese club's asking price for him.
£12 million was deemed to be too pricey for the French tactician, but it wasn't the case for then Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, who moved quickly to sign Cristiano Ronaldo. And as fans of the now Real Madrid star are aware, the rest... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese player praised his teammates for their support to win this award, stating he would not be surprised if he didn't win FIFA's Ballon D'Or
Cristiano Ronaldo received today his Golden Boot Award, recognizing him alongside Luis Suarez as the most prolific strikers last year. The Portuguese superstar was truly excited to receive the award, the third of its kind in his career.
"You only win this trophy with a very good squad around you and with everyone's support. Last year things went very well and we won the Champions League... Read the rest of the article »