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Check out the November 2014 FIFA Rankings. See the world's Top 20 and the Top 5 of each zone. Where's your country placed?
Germany are still the world’s best while there are no move in or out of the FIFA Ranking’s Top 10. Spain and Portugal have moved up. Uruguay have gone down to 10th in the chart.
Outside the Top 10, there are more meaningful changes with Roy Hodgson’s England jumping seven places to rank 13th. Notable changes also include Algeria’s drop from 15th to 18th in the world... Read the rest of the article »
No, this is not a joke. The international break has claimed it's fourth Red Devils victim.
With their highly-anticipated clash with north London side Arsenal fast approaching, this is probably the worse news Manchester United fans could hear.
The way the Red Devils have been losing players to injury in this international break has been scary, bordering on frightening, to say the least.
First, Michael Carrick came down with a groin problem whilst away with the Three Lions. Then... 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 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 »
The tickets have not been selling, but a meeting between Argentina and Portugal at Old Trafford will generate a lot of interest. Watch this International Friendly match live on TV & online.
Old Trafford has welcomed some of the world's greatest footballers over the years, with Tuesday's friendly match between Portugal and Argentina being no different.
Although both sides feature a long list of top stars in the world of football, it goes without saying that this will be just another opportunity for analysts and fans to compare Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Portugal's... 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 »
Portugal did not start their Euro Qualifying campaign the way they would have wanted, but three points against Armenia could really go a long way on Friday. Watch live as these two European nations will do battle for three points in Group I.
Fernando Santos suffered a defeat in his first match in charge of the Portuguese National Team, but that fixture happened to be a friendly away to France. In his first official match in the hot seat for the Lusitanos, a late header from Cristiano Ronaldo earned the visitors three important points against Denmark.
On Friday, Portugal will once again be in the spotlight, this time on their home... Read the rest of the article »
The Juventus star, who is set to make his first appearance for the Argentine national team in three years, was full of praise for the Albiceleste captain and Barcelona ace
Juventus attacker Carlos Tevez has expressed his delight in receiving a call-up to the Argentine National Team by new coach Gerardo Martino, which will be his first appearance for La Albiceleste in three years.
A regular in the national team prior to Aejandro Sabella's arrival, the appointment of the 60-year-old manager, who led the two-time World Cup champions to the 2014 final in the famous... Read the rest of the article »
The October 2014 FIFA World Ranking has been released. USA have been kicked out of the Top 20, Spain have suffered another blow and Portugal have surprisingly been promoted.
The FIFA World Ranking is perhaps the most hated chart in world football. However, as long as it affects the seeding ahead of tournament draws, fans continue to be concerned about it. The October 2014 edition of the ranking is not less controversial than last month’s.
The biggest talking point is the fall of reigning European champions Spain. They are now out of the continent’s top... Read the rest of the article »
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 »