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Minutes after the Portuguese striker saw the red card for hitting Cordoba's defenders, Bale scored a penalty kick to steal three points from El Nuevo Arcangel Stadium.
Even with a disappointing performance by Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid can always count on Gareth Bale to save the day. The Portuguese player was sent off after 82 minutes, leaving the game 1-1. Five minutes later, the Welsh wingman traded a penalty kick in, giving Los Blancos three more points in La Liga's title race.
It was not an easy game for Real Madrid, who fell behind on the scoreboard... Read the rest of the article »
Coach Arsene Wenger has been a fan of developing young talent. 19 years after taking over the club, he knows Arsenal’s starting XI could be much different
It has been 11 years since Arsenal last hoisted the trophy as the Premier League champions. Over the course of the club’s history, its coach Arsene Wenger has been in charge of three (1998, 2002, 2004) of the club’s 13 titles.
Since then, the Gunners mostly aspire to end up in the top-five of what many consider the best league in the world. Their roster is made up mostly of young... Read the rest of the article »
The runner up for the 2013 award thinks it's not worthy going to a ceremony where the third nominee 'has no chance of winning'
French midfielder Franck Ribery stated today that any player nominated for FIFA's Ballon D'Or should consider not attending the gala if Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi are candidates to win the award, since they have almost no chance of winning if they are present.
"As long as Ronaldo and Messi are playing, the third nominee has to be smart enough to know he has no chance of winning.... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid superstar headed to downtown Madrid in disguise to surprise a young boy with a signed football. Watch the moment.
Some may argue he is not the best footballer in the world, though the majority of the world disagrees, but there is no denying that Cristiano Ronaldo is an all out nice bloke.
In an age where superstar athletes have become detached from the rest of the world, with their interaction with the fans limited to social media and press conferences, the Real Madrid icon has gone out of his way to stay... Read the rest of the article »
The Norwegian youngster stated that working with Zinedine Zidane was one of the reasons that made him accept Real Madrid's offer.
After much speculation and with an 80,000 pounds-per-week salary, Norwegian youngster Martin Odegaard was unveiled today as a Real Madrid player. Presented by the legendary Emilio Butragueño, Odegaard talked about what influenced him the most to join Los Blancos after spending some time with other top European clubs such as Bayern Munich or Manchester United.
"The reason I chose... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid superstar hailed his competition with the Barcelona attacker, claiming it to be a huge positive for football.
Despite the fans engaging in non-stop war in the never-ending Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Lionel Messi debate, the Real Madrid superstar has shed some positive light on his competition with the Argentine ace, insisting they motivate one another.
In an interview published by France Football, the 29-year-old former Manchester United winger claimed that his contest with the 27-year-old Barcelona man... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese superstar officialized his break-up with Russian model Irina Shayk. The player intends to silence talks about his private life to concentrate on his career.
After much speculation surrounding his personal life, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo released a statement to end the rumors about his break-up with Russian model Irina Shayk. The Portuguese player wishes to concentrate on the pitch and leave everything behind, as the statement reveals.
"After dating for five years, my relationship with Irina Shayk has come to an end. We believed it... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid star feels the Liga BBVA duo would not have been the dominant figures that they are today had they been around during his time.
La Liga duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are undeniably the two most dominant figures in the world of football. This has been so for years, supported by the fact that the Real Madrid and Barcelona attackers have shared the last seven Ballon d'Or prizes.
Many football fans and pundits alike go as far as to label Ronaldo and Messi as football legends, the greatest of this generation. A defenders... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch legend believes Toni Kroos should have been considered as a candidate, since the Portuguese player was not as dominant as people think.
Dutch legend, coach and executive Johan Cruyff blasted Cristiano Ronaldo's consecutive Ballon D'Or victories, since he believes the nomination should also consider the team's accomplishments for such a distinction.
"When you play against the best, everything is a combination of individual talent and accomplishments. It is ridiculous that, for the second straight year, FIFA gives this award... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker may have started a new relationship with a TV journalist that works for Real Madrid's channel. Her name? Lucia Villalon
It hasn't been a week since Cristiano Ronaldo and Irina Shayk revealed they are not a couple anymore, and it seems the Portuguese striker has already filled his sentimental void. Sources indicate Los Blancos' superstar started a relationship with Lucia Villalon, a Spanish journalist that works for Real Madrid's TV channel.
The absence of his former girlfriend during last Monday's Ballon D'Or... Read the rest of the article »
About a week after winning his third Ballon d'Or prize, CR7 has set yet another record in La Liga.
Fresh off winning this year's Ballon d'Or it was back to business for Cristiano Ronaldo in league action this weekend.
Although the three-time winner was not able to help his side from being dumped out of the Copa del Rey by cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid, he nonetheless illustrated why he is regarded as the world's best by doing what he does best and netting a brace in Real Madrid's match... Read the rest of the article »
A representative of the 29-year-old Russian supermodel confirmed that the rumors were in fact true, and that her five-year relationship with Ronaldo has ended.
It is official. Days of rumors and speculations have finally come to an end. Irina Shayk has confirmed her split with Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
After being a no-show during the Portuguese ace's Ballon d'Or triumph last week, she was reported to have unfollowed the 29-year-old on Twitter, as news of a believed break up hit the headlines.
Now though, a representative of the... Read the rest of the article »
Despite making the score sheet, the Portuguese star did not enjoy the greatest of nights as his side were dumped out of the Copa del Rey on Thursday.
The stage was set for Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday. Fresh off his Ballon d'r triumph, beating rivals Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer, the Portuguese superstar took to the field in hopes of guiding Real Madrid to a comeback in their Copa del Rey clash with Atletico Madrid.
The cup holders lost to Diego Simeone's men 2-0 in the first leg at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. Welcoming Los Rojiblancos... Read the rest of the article »
The stats do not favor today’s home team after losing 2-0 in the first leg. Once the ball starts rolling, those numbers could be broken.
Real Madrid heads into today’s Derby against Atletico de Madrid with home-crowd advantage but a two-goal deficit in the scoreboard. Is that enough to count Madrid out of the competition in the Round of 16?
Carlo Ancelotti, the coach for “Los Merengues”, doesn’t think so. The Italian believes the task at hand is not easy but that his team has what it takes to make a comeback.
“We... Read the rest of the article »
"La Remontada": Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid is the match to watch on Thursday, January 15, 2014. Can Cristiano Ronaldo's side reach the 2014/15 Copa del Rey quarter-finals?
Trust the results of the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony to have an impact on today's Copa del Rey Last 16 2nd leg match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
On Monday night in Zurich, Real Madrid were honored with two FIFPro XI nominations (Sergio Ramos and Toni Kroos), the Puskas Award (James Rodriguez) and the ultimate prize, the FIFA Ballon d'Or (Cristiano Ronaldo). In contrast, the capital's... Read the rest of the article »
The German midfielder praised his team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo as a fair winner, since he was the best player last year.
German midfielder Toni Kroos was not pleased with this year's Ballon D'Or results, since he believed Manuel Neuer should have been voted second instead of Lionel Messi. Kroos even thought it would be a much tighter dispute between Neuer and Cristiano Ronaldo, who ended up winning the award.
"I thought the results were going to be much closer between Cristiano and Manuel. Neuer was by far... Read the rest of the article »
Internet trolls were at their best after the Real Madrid star's unforgettable scream during Monday's award ceremony. Here are the top 10 most hilarious jokes.
Winning the Ballon d'Or, let alone clinching the coveted award for a second consecutive year, can erupt joy in the heart of any footballer. So it was forgivable to see Cristiano Ronaldo let out a scream of joy, yelling out “Si!”, meaning “Yes!”, during Monday's gala.
The Real Madrid ace was up against Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star's son was awe-struck to meet one of his favorite footballers at Monday's Ballon d'Or ceremony.
Although their most rabid fans are known to engage in ridiculous fights on the internet and social media, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have nothing but the most utmost respect for each other as rivals.
So, it would probably surprise some of these fans that the three-time Ballon d'Or winner's son is actually a huge fan of his father's rival, Lionel Messi.
The young child had a change... Read the rest of the article »
The German shot-stopper was quite frank when asked his opinion on the coveted yearly prize.
Yesterday, the moment that football fans had been waiting for finally arrived as the latest winner of the most recent Ballon d'Or was announced.
And not surprisingly, it was Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo who won his second consecutive and third prize, beating out Barcelona ace Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich star Manuel Neuer.
Many fans had hoped that the German shot-stopper could become... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese superstar was rewarded by Nike with this new golden boots. The player already used them in today's training session with Los Blancos
Perhaps after all the recognition and praise received over winning his second Ballon D'Or in a row, Cristiano Ronaldo needed some love from his sponsors, and without any warning, CR7 was handed today with his new shoes with encrusted diamonds.
Perhaps this newest extravaganza could have been shelved by Ronaldo to share with his close ones or team-mates, but he chose to wear them during Real... Read the rest of the article »