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Cristiano Ronaldo will make a return to the Theatre of Dreams in November! It’s not for a Champions League clash or a record transfer but for the highly-anticipated Portugal vs Argentina friendly match.
It is official. For the eighth time in history, Portugal and Argentina will clash. The former has a poor record against the latter. And now 42 years after Eusebio and Dinis powered the Seleccão to a rare 3-1 win over the South Americans at the Maracaña stadium, Cristiano Ronaldo will be tasked to boost the Portuguese fans' confidence with victory at Old Trafford.
During this month’s... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star's popularity has reached new heights as he becomes the first athlete to amass this astronomical number of fans on Facebook.
Cristiano Ronaldo has set yet another milestone.
The Real Madrid attacker has been in great form this year, smashing records left and right with both his club and country, and now has moved into setting new ones off the pitch.
Regarded as one of the most marketable athletes on the planet, the current Ballon d'Or holder has now reached an unprecendented number of fans on social media... Read the rest of the article »
Under a new manager, Portugal will be trying to earn their first victory in Group I against Denmark. Watch this Euro 2016 Qualification match Live on TV & Online.
Portugal began a new chapter on Saturday, with new manager Fernando Santos taking charge of the Seleção das Quinas. The 60-year-old Lisbon born Santos saw his side fall in a 2-1 defeat to France, but his new look squad left great indications ahead of Tuesday's meeting with Denmark.
"It's normal that when playing your first match with a new manager and new ideas, after conceding... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star has blasted rumors claiming the 29-year-old played an influential role in the former Portugal national team coach's departure
Real Madrid star has publicly denied rumor that he played a part in the sacking of former Portugal coach Paulo Bento, who left his position as national team boss after the Portuguese football federation decided to terminate his contract.
After an abysmal World Cup tournament, and a unbelievable 1-0 loss to Albania in a Euro 2016 qualifier, the 45-year-old boss was replaced Fernando Santos, but... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star was seen nursing his left knee after being taken off the pitch in the friendly at the Stade de France
Portuguese ace Cristiano Ronaldo was involved in an injury scare after the player was seen with bandage and an ice pack on his left knee during his nation's 2-1 loss to France.
Playing at Stade de France, the Real Madrid ace experienced a frustrating night in which he registered no shots on goal, before being removed off the pitch in the 76th minute.
Known for his fitness and speed, injury... Read the rest of the article »
Les Bleus host a post-World Cup Portugal with a new coach, fresh new players and some Bento rejected players.
Portugal will embark on a new journey on Saturday, after the dismissal of Paulo Bento. Portuguese fans will now put their confidence in 59-year-old Fernando Santos, who will take part in his first match as manager of his native country.
His eight match ban from FIFA after he was ejected in the World Cup while managing Greece has many fans questioning the Portuguese FA. If they are to hold up... Read the rest of the article »
Portugal have announced Paulo Bento’s replacement as head coach, as the country aims to bounce back from its World Cup 2014 fiasco and terrible start in the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers.
The Portuguese Football Federation released the following statement on its official website:
“Fernando Santos, ex-Greece coach, is to be presented at 12:30 on Wednesday at the headquarters of the Portuguese Football Federation.
“The new national team manager has coached Estoril, Estrela da Amadora, FC Porto, AEK Athens, Panathinaikos, Sporting, Benfica, PAOK Thessaloniki and... Read the rest of the article »
Roughly a week after the first international break during the 2014/15 club football season, FIFA has updated its Coca-Cola rankings.
Like James Rodriguez’s Colombia, Neymar's Brazil have jumped a spot above. The Colombians find themselves just behind world leaders Germany and second-best Argentina. Meanwhile, Spain have gone further down in eighth position despite smashing Macedonia recently.
For Mexico, the United States of America and Roy Hodgson’s England, the progress continues. They are 16th, 17th and 18th... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese Football Federation announced on Thursday that the decision to terminate the contractual relationship was jointly made.
Paulo Bento and the Portuguese Football Federation have decided to terminate their contractual relationship following a dreadful performance in this year’s World Cup in Brazil and an alarming start in the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign after a 1-0 home defeat against Albania on Sunday. The Portuguese Football Federation confirmed the news on Thursday and as of yet no replacement has been announced.
Bento... Read the rest of the article »
With their captain missing out on action, Portugal kicked off their Euro 2016 qualifiers with a shock 1-0 home loss to Albania, leaving many fans unhappy
After Portugal's disappointing 2014 World Cup campaign, one which saw them exit in the group stage, many were hoping Paulo Bento would kick off the Selecção das Quinas's 2016 Euro qualifiers with a bang.
However, this was never meant to be. In the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo who is looking to gain full fitness, the team endured a terrible start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign... Read the rest of the article »
Paulo Bento's squad did not perform all that well in Brazil, and they will want to set the record straight on Sunday. Watch live on TV and online as the Portuguese meet Albania for the sixth time in their history.
Portugal will begin their Euro 2016 qualification on Sunday when they host Albania at the Estádio de Aveiro. This will be their sixth meeting all-time, with their previous five encounters not ending in favor of the Albanians.
After a very disappointing campaign in the 2014 World Cup, fans were quick to call for the dismissal of manager Paulo Bento. The Portuguese FA made it clear that... Read the rest of the article »
There are UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying matches on September 7th, 8th and 9th. Here is where to watch the qualifier of your choice in LIVE streaming online or on TV. Start time, TV listings and more…
In Europe, September’s international break gives way for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers to kick start. Matchday 1 begins on Sunday, September 7, 2014 with two highly-ranked European teams in action – reigning World Cup champions Germany and Euro 2004 hosts Portugal. Both sides will be at home, playing simultaneously against Scotland and Albania respectively.
On Monday, Russia will... Read the rest of the article »
The best European player of 2014 has ben left out of the roster named by Paulo Bento due to ‘unfitness’.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of the Portugal squad that will host Albania in Aveiro as confirmed by the Portuguese Football Federation on Friday. The Portuguese team will play their first Euro 2016 qualifying match on September 7th without their main man due to ‘unfitness’.
According to Portugal manager Paulo Bento, Ronaldo was ruled unfit to play.
"[Ronaldo's... Read the rest of the article »
Dolores Aveiro is frequently at the Bernabeu to watch Cristiano. At her book launch earlier this week, Aveiro made a shocking revelation to reporters about her son.
For those fans who follow Cristiano Ronaldo's career, they know very well that the Portuguese captain came from nearly nothing. His parents did not have much money, so he was taught to make do with what ever he had at his disposal.
At the age of 29, the native of Madeira has earned himself enough money to take care of his family. Living a much more comfortable lifestyle now, Cristiano's mother... Read the rest of the article »
The former Milan midfielder was not impressed with the Portuguese captain's showings at the World Cup this summer, and has criticized his attitude as being detrimental to the squad.
Following his triumph over Lionel Messi to win his second Ballon d'Or, many had expected Cristiano Ronaldo to keep up his good form for Portugal during this year's World Cup.
After all, the Real Madrid star had fired his national side into the tournament by scoring a poker against Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden. Despite being placed in a tough group, Portugal were expected to qualify alongside... Read the rest of the article »
A presumed CR7 fan takes a jab at Messi with a YouTube video as the Barcelona ace gets prepared for La Albiceleste's semi-final game
The Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo debate is back to life as the 2014 World Cup nears its end. The two La Liga superstars are always compared to one another by their loyal fans as the "who's the better player" debate continues.
However, this time, it is not their footballing talent that is heating things up, but their characters as persons instead. A video, presumably made by... Read the rest of the article »
Univision Deportes Reaches 62.3 Million Total Viewers during Group Stage of 2014 World Cup; USA-Germany Match Delivers Strong Ratings for Univision Deportes
Univision Deportes’ presentation of the group stage of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014™ set new ratings records, out-delivering its 2010 World Cup group stage coverage by +43% among Total Viewers, +31% among Adults 18-49, +23% among Men 18-49, and +43% among Women 18-49. The matches aired on the Univision Network, which was simulcast on Univision Deportes Network (UDN), and the UniM¨¢s... Read the rest of the article »
Supporters of the American national team thanked Ronaldo for scoring against Ghana, securing the passage of the United States to the round of 16
Despite the extremely low likelihood of the United States being kicked out from Group G in their last game, Americans are still relieved their stay in Brazil is not yet over.
#USA fans to Cristiano Ronaldo pic.twitter.com/sc9lQouyho
— GeniusFootball (@GeniusFootball) June 26, 2014
Now, we love you @Cristiano.
— U.S. Soccer WNT (@ussoccer_wnt) June 26, 2014... Read the rest of the article »
Check out World Cup TV listings for USA vs Germany and Portugal vs Ghana as well as confirmed line-ups for these games. Group G’s scenario is complex. Here’s a breakdown of it.
Portugal are without a win just as Ballon d’Or titleholder Cristiano Ronaldo is without a goal at the 2014 World Cup. After getting off to their worst start ever by losing 4-0 to Germany, the Seleccão also failed to complete their must-win task against the United States.
They managed to take a point though thanks to Varela’s miraculous 95th minute header which made justice... Read the rest of the article »
Portugal and Ghana are in a tough spot, but they both know that if things go right, they could still go through. Watch live on TV and online as both these countries look for three points and goals.
Things did not get off to a great start for Portugal, but after their last match against the United States, everything has become much more difficult. Paulo Bento’s squad are last in the group, and will need a near miracle to go through to the next round.
Everything looked promising when the Portuguese took an early lead against the USA, but the North Americans fought back to take a 2-1... Read the rest of the article »