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The former striker believes that, although there are many talented players out there, football seems to be lacking the same amount of stars that played when he was around.
Legendary striker Ronaldo Nazario revealed he fears this generation does not have enough quality players. "R9" as he was referred to during his glory days with Barcelona and Real Madrid, backed his former Galacticos' team-mate Zinedine Zidane, after the French coach stated that the sport does not have enough talented players as previous generations did. In fact, he mentioned the same players... Read the rest of the article »
Three out of the four UCL semi-finalists this season are in the top five wealthiest clubs in the world. But will their large coffers ensure clinching Europe's most coveted title?
Last week, football fans were treated to two mouth-watering clashes as the semi-finals of this season's Champions League kicked off. Six goals were scored among the four teams involved, three of which - Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and Juventus - are either already champions or at the top of their respective leagues. And the fourth, Real Madrid is still in contention to become the first team to successfully... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian shot-stopper was key to Valencia's draw against Los Blancos, saving a penalty kick taken by CR7 and denying all of the team's strikers.
Barcelona should at least send a fruit basket to Diego Alves after his amazing display against Real Madrid. Valencia's goalkeeper delivered one of the greatest performances this season in La Liga, and single-handedly ended Los Blancos' chances of winning the Spanish top flight once more. Now, Barcelona only needs to win one more game to become champions after a 2013-2014 season without any trophies.
Alves... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker missed his previous penalty kick against Malaga, his second consecutive slip-up at Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
Although Cristiano Ronaldo is rather effective when it comes to scoring penalty kicks, Real Madrid's superstar seems to have been exposed by his latest opponents. The Portuguese striker, who currently leads La Liga with 41 goals, missed his second consecutive penalty, this time being denied by Diego Alves.
Ronaldo missed another shot from the spot against Malaga a few weeks ago, with tje... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker said after the game against Schalke 04 that he would not speak until the end of the season. He was asked about the game against Juve and the strike.
Cristiano Ronaldo is keeping his mouth shut just as he promised after Real Madrid lost to Schalke 04 in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League. A reporter insisted on trying to make him break his promise but the Portuguese striker did not answer any of his questions and offered him a sip of his drink instead.
The reporter wanted answers about what happened in the game against Juventus... Read the rest of the article »
Last week, the Portuguese striker used his social media accounts to ask for donations from his fans.
Once again, Cristiano Ronaldo shows the world he is not just as selfish as some people think. According to reports from Portuguese newspapers, Real Madrid's star donated seven million euros to help all those who were affected by the earthquake in Nepal.
On April 25th, an earthquake rated with a 7.8 intensity on the Richter scale shook the nation's capital Kathmandú, killing more than... Read the rest of the article »
Cristiano moved past Lionel with a goal vs Juventus. However, the Argentine will be in action on Wednesday.
Tuesday night was not a joyful night for Cristiano Ronaldo and his Real Madrid side. The Liga BBVA giants traveled to face Juventus in the 1st leg of their Champions League semi-final clash only to come out 2-1 losers.
Despite being tipped as favorites to win, Los Blancos were unable to grab any points and must now win the return leg at the Bernabeu in order to secure their spot in the final.
Although... Read the rest of the article »
The incident happened during Madrid's arrival to the airport in Turin. Ronaldo has been criticized for being selfish on the field.
Hundreds of fans welcomed Real Madrid to Italy for their game against Juventus in Turin and there was one lucky girl that got more that she could ask for when the team landed at the airport. As all the players were passing by, the young fan got past security and landed in the arms of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Before the security guards could pull her away from the Portuguese star, the top goalscorer... Read the rest of the article »
What Ronaldo accomplished in one game, many players fail to achieve in their entire career. Not even Messi can boast these records.
In one single game, Cristiano Ronaldo added a list of reasons as to why he is the greatest football player on earth, if not in history. Yes, even ahead of Lionel Messi.
On Saturday, the Portuguese ace traveled to Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán as Real Madrid locked horns with Sevilla.
Pressure was on Los Blancos to keep up in the title race due to Barcelona’s... Read the rest of the article »
However, Los Blancos legend and New York Cosmos ace Raul has ranked rival Lionel Messi above the likes of Cristiano, Zidane, and Figo.
Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo came under heavy fire after he appeared to be upset with team-mate Alvaro Arbeloa for scoring when the Portuguese ace had a chance of making the score sheet, on Wednesday, against Almeria.
However, Mexican striker Javier Hernandez spoke of the incident in a brighter light, ruling it out as an obsession with goals, one which makes Ronaldo the best in the world... Read the rest of the article »
If your team-mate broke a five-year goal drought, you ought to be happy for him. Not if you are Ronaldo, that is.
If your team-mate had just broken a horrible, five-year goal drought, one might expect you to be happy for him. Not if you are Cristiano Ronaldo, that is.
On Wednesday, Real Madrid hosted relegation-threatened side Almeria as Los Blancos looked to gain three points and keep in reach of La Liga leaders Barcelona.
Carlo Ancelotti’s crew claimed a straight forward win, coming out victorious... Read the rest of the article »
According to the legendary Man United boss, Ronaldo could still be the star that he is today even at Millwall, but believes Messi is just "a Barcelona player".
Legendary Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson weighed in on the Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi debate, and had a not-too-pleasing verdict for the Argentine and his legion of supporters.
The question was put up to the Scottish tactician on the BBC, and the 73-year-old spoke highly of the player he signed from Sporting at the age of 18.
Whilst Ferguson admitted fans of the Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga's top scorers are once again competing against each other for the award, since no other player can match their goal scoring ability.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi continue their dispute over any individual award there is. This time, both La Liga strikers were revealed as the frontrunners to win this year's Golden Shoe. This will be the sixth consecutive year either player will take the trophy home, with Diego Forlán being the last striker to win the award prior to Messi and CR7 dominating the ranking.
Each... Read the rest of the article »
They have not been able to defeat Los Rojiblancos all season, but stats prove Les Merengues are still favorites to win in Wednesday's clash.
Wednesday night will see Madrid’s two biggest clubs, Real and Atletico, clash for a spot in the Champions League semi-final.
Having tied the first-leg encounter 0-0, Los Blancos will need a win to secure progression to the next round. However, given their horrible record against Los Rojiblancos this season, many favor Diego Simeone’s crew to move on to the next round.
Think... Read the rest of the article »
He also does not consider either Messi or Ronaldo as the best players in the world.
Eric Cantona is certain that if it weren’t for Catalonia, Spain would have never won the World Cup. He does not think that the best player in the world plays in La Liga and he is not a fan of someone who controls football but hasn’t played it.
The French legend gave a press conference at the Laureus World Sports Awards. His answers may nothave been what many people are used to hearing... Read the rest of the article »
The proposal is currently being analyzed by UEFA and is most likely to be approved. Scheduling may be the biggest obstacle for it to happen.
Not too long ago, former Real Madrid legend Ronaldo claimed that he would like to have Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi playing for his team. Having both football stars wearing the same jersey may happen sooner than expected.
UEFA is currently attempting to schedule an All-Star match with the best players in European clubs. The players would be split into “Team South” and “Team... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese ace performed miserably in his last outing at the Vicente Calderon, but will look to make amends in Tuesday's clash with Los Rojiblancos.
On Tuesday, Champions League football resumes, and fans of the competition will get to see title holders Real Madrid clash with city rivals Atletico Madrid in a repeat of last season's final.
Los Blancos triumphed over Los Rojiblancos the last time these two sides met in a European tournament, but the trip to the Vicente Calderon Stadium will in no way be a guaranteed win for Carlo Ancelotti's... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese striker scored the first goal during the game where Eibar is making their first visit to Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
One of Cristiano Ronaldo's subjects to solve was scoring a free kick this season. Today, against Eibar, the Portuguese striker made it happen, maybe with a little help from Eibar's goalkeeper, Irureta.
After 21 minutes of playing time, Ronaldo took the opportunity after Luka Modric was fouled outside the box. Following his usual posing, CR7 struck the ball with his well-known effect, which was... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid's next challenge is against Eibar and Cristiano Ronaldo will be there at the Santiago Bernabeu. Los Merengues have what looks like an easy game ahead.
Unfortunately they won't count on James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos who are out with suspensions. Three other players are out with injuries including Gareth Bale. Pepe is finally back.
The big news in Madrid's roster is Keylor Navas' return to the starting XI. Costa Rica's goalkeeper had his last outing against Levante where he kept a clean sheet in a 2-0 win. This will be his fourth start of the... Read the rest of the article »
What were the origins of the best footballers of our time? What were their nicknames? Where did it all break out for them? Find out in this couple of videos!
If you were asked to draw Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's life, which highlights would you include? Would you start with the origins of each of these superstars, or would you skip directly to their moments of glory? Well, our pals from Football Daily took the time to look into each of these player's career, giving you a fun approach on their early life, how they got their start into football... Read the rest of the article »