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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 »
The Black Stars' aces Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari have been suspended from the national side, effective immediately
Ghana's hopes of making the World Cup round of 16 have taken a twist.
The Black Stars' camp has released news that Schalke 04 and AC Milan stars Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari have been suspended from the national team indefinitely, effective immediately.
The duo were part of the Ghana side that put in an impressive display in their team's well-deserved 2-2 draw with European... Read the rest of the article »
While Lionel Messi keeps on leading his national team, Cristiano Ronaldo gets a new hairdo every game
In the last group game between Argentina and Nigeria, Messi scored two goals and is now at 42 with his national team, while he collected 243 goals with his club, Barcelona. Against the African team, Messi demonstrated once again that he is fit and ready to take the cup.
Infographic: 20-pass, 61 second lead-up to Lionel Messi's 1st goal of the game. pic.twitter.com/nuwkKTFX8n [via @espnstatsinfo]
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USA-Portugal Match Ranks as Most-Viewed USA Match in Univision Deportes World Cup History; 2014 World Cup Audience Is Pacing +48% Ahead Of 2010 World Cup through 32 Matches
Univision Deportes’ presentation of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014™ has reached 54.1 million Total Viewers through 32 matches, reaching more viewers than the entire 2010 World Cup (49.1 million viewers).
¡¤ Univision Deportes’ coverage of the USA vs. Portugal match of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014™ delivered the most-viewed USA... Read the rest of the article »
ESPN Telecast Averages 18,220,000 Viewers and Peaks with 22,961,000 viewers; Match Generates WatchESPN Viewership Records
• Most-viewed Non-Football Telecast on ESPN Ever
• Significant Viewership Growth Over 2010 and 2006, including in All Key Demos
• Sets Rating Record in 18 markets; Washington, D.C.; New York and San Francisco Highest-Rated Thru 32 Games
ESPN’s telecast of the United States’ 2-2 tie against Portugal in the 2014 FIFA World Cup on Sunday, June 22, is the... Read the rest of the article »
After drawing with the United States, Nani expresses his worried feelings with regards to his nation progressing to the next stages of the 2014 World Cup.
After today’s incredible game between Portugal and the United States, some of the Portuguese players cannot help but feel rather defeated, despite not being mathematically eliminated.
Ronaldo, who was not fully fit, again failed to impress with a sub-standard performance
The feelings are understandable. Portugal has 1 point, together with Ghana, which they will play in their last... Read the rest of the article »
USMNT tied Portugal 2-2 in an unbelievable match, which provided for two incredible comebacks.
If today’s game between Portugal and the United States is a trailer of what is waiting for us in this last round of group-stage matches, it is time to brace ourselves. Group G’s second round was nothing short of incredible.
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) June 22, 2014
Bloody hell, this World Cup just entered warp drive
— Musa Okwonga... Read the rest of the article »
Portugal has their back against the ropes, as they cannot afford to lose on Sunday. Watch live on TV and Online as the USA tries to book their place in the knockout stage.
Weather conditions in Manaus on Sunday will not be very kind to both the Portuguese and Americans, but they will both have to adapt. Three very important points are on the line, to the point where the Yanks could clinch a spot in the knockout round with a victory, and a German victory or draw over Ghana.
For Portugal, things are not as easy. Paulo Bento’s side were humbled against Germany... Read the rest of the article »
USA has a plan to "bottle up" Cristiano Ronaldo in the upcoming clash against Portugal.
Jurgen Klinsmann, United States’ coach, and Tim Howard, the American national team’s goalkeeper extraordinaire, talked about their upcoming game against Portugal. Both the German manager and the American keeper talked about the number one threat, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Former Sampdoria player talked about his players’ strategy to put the Portuguese squad in place. Klinsmann stated:
“There’s... Read the rest of the article »
¡EXCLUSIVA! Memo Ochoa: “Fue un partido complicado, el escenario era muy difícil de digerir contra Brasil en su casa”
En una entrevista exclusiva, uno-a-uno, el reportero y comentarista de Univision Deportes, Rodolfo Landeros entrevista a Memo Ochoa sobre sus reacciones luego del gran desempeño del equipo de México contra Ghana.
Revive el partido de Brasil vs. México esta noche a las 8 p.m. hora del Este/Pacífico (7 p.m. Centro) en UniMás.
Jugador del equipo de Estados... Read the rest of the article »
USA’s team midfielder Jermaine Jones argues just like in the NBA a strong team makes a winner not the superstar players.
EXCLUSIVE! Memo Ochoa: “It was a complicated match, not easy playing against the home team” --- In an exclusive, one-on-one Univision Deportes reporter and commentator Rodolfo Landeros sits with Memo Ochoa and gets his reactions after Mexico’s phenomenal performance against Ghana.
Relive again the Brazil vs. Mexico match tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central) on UniMás.
USA... Read the rest of the article »
Despite reports of a "career-threatening" injury, former Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho feels confident Cristiano Ronaldo will play against USA
Portugal's worry over their captain's fitness has not yet ended.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claims Portuguese ace Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit and ready to play in the European nation's World Cup match against USA, despite injury concerns.
Portugal fell to a huge 4-0 loss at the hands of Germany and now take on the North American side in their second game as Paulo Bento's men look... Read the rest of the article »
Pepe got himself into trouble in Portugal's opening match, but luckily FIFA has only suspended him for one match.
For those fans that follow the Portuguese national team closely as well as Real Madrid, they will know that Pepe is not one to shy away from anyone.
The Brazilian born defender played all of his senior footballing career in Portugal before moving to Real Madrid in 2007, which gave him the opportunity to get Portuguese citizenship. Since then, he has featured in 59 matches for the Lusitanos... Read the rest of the article »
Wayne Rooney was on the end of a lot of criticism after England's defeat against Italy. Facing elimination, Roy Hodgson has some decisions to make.
England are staring elimination in the eyes on Thursday, as are their opponents. After their narrow defeat in their opening match against Italy, Roy Hodgson now has some decisions to make.
Football analysts have questioned Hodgson’s decision to play Daniel Sturridge and Wayne Rooney together. But what may have come as more of a surprise was why the Manchester United striker wasn’t... Read the rest of the article »