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Archives: Cristiano Ronaldo

Carlo Ancelotti refuses to be drawn into Ronaldo birthday party debate

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of Saturday’s match against Deportivo La Coruna, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has refused to be drawn into the debate surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo’s 30th birthday party following last weekend’s 4-0 derby defeat to Atletico Madrid. Ronaldo has faced … Continue reading

Messi, Suarez and Neymar doubling numbers of Ronaldo, Bale and Benzema

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona’s front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar (MSN) have doubled the production of Real Madrid forwards Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo (BBC) so far in 2015. During this latest stretch, Barcelona’s MSN have scored 24 … Continue reading

Sami Khedira and James Rodriguez to be fined for attending Ronaldo birthday bash

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to various reports in Spain, Real Madrid are set to fine Sami Khedira and James Rodriguez for attending Cristiano Ronaldo’s 30th birthday party on Saturday night. Madrid officials are not happy that some players and staff chose to attend the birthday bash following … Continue reading

Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos ‘unhappy’ with Ronaldo’s birthday bash following derby defeat

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Following his derby defeat to Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo went ahead with plans for a 30th birthday party. While the Ballon d’Or winner is entitled to do as he pleases in his personal life, the timing and … Continue reading

Real Madrid have lost their hunger and are searching for answers

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Those who have followed Real Madrid this season have seen trouble brewing since the club returned from its winter break. In their first match of the new year, Carlo Ancelotti’s side saw their 22-match winning streak snapped by a resurgent Valencia. That … Continue reading

Real Madrid dealt second injury blow as Sergio Ramos ruled out for six weeks

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid have been dealt a second injury blow within 48 hours. Defender Sergio Ramos has been ruled out for six weeks after tearing a hamstring in his left leg during Madrid’s 2-1 victory over Sevilla on Wednesday. The injury to … Continue reading

Jorge Mendes believes clubs would pay £300 million for Cristiano Ronaldo [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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During an interview with BBC News, super agent Jorge Mendes said he believes if Real Madrid were to decide to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, today, for £300 million, there would be clubs willing to pay the fee. Mendes also reiterated that although Ronaldo … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo handed two-match ban for violent conduct

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Cristiano Ronaldo has been handed a two-match ban by the LFP Disciplinary Committee and is set to miss Real Madrid’s games against Real Sociedad and Sevilla in the coming weeks. Since the Portuguese forward avoided a sterner penalty from the panel, he … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo likely to see further suspension following red card

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to see addition match suspensions following his straight red card offense in the dying minutes of Real Madrid’s hard-fought 2-1 victory this past weekend. The reigning Ballon d’Or winner was seen to have kicked Cordoba defender Edimar after a tussle … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo shown a straight red card shortly before Real Madrid victory

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Cristiano Ronaldo was shown a straight red card only minutes before Gareth Bale slotted home a match-winning penalty against Cordoba today. The three-time Ballon d’Or winner had endured a frustrating day and clearly lost his composure in the 82nd minute of … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo Admits Rivalry With Messi Plays A Role In His Motivation

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Cristiano Ronaldo admitted today that the personal competition between himself and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi plays a role in his desire to become the best player in the history of the sport, per an article published in France Football. During the … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2014 Ballon d’Or Award

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Cristiano Ronaldo has won the prestigious FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the second year in a row. Ronaldo, aka CR7, defeated Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer to win the top honor, and is now officially recognized as the best player … Continue reading

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo’s Amazing Career Moments at Man Utd and Real Madrid [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Many of Cristiano Ronaldo’s amazing career moments at Manchester United and Real Madrid have been designed in this wonderful new sketchbook animation created by artist Richard Swarbrick. In a slight departure for Swarbrick, the artist combines his sketchbook animations with … Continue reading

France Football Prepares Three Ballon d’Or Covers Ahead Of Today’s Announcement

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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France Football magazine has prepared three possible front covers ahead of today’s 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony in Zurich which is scheduled to begin at 20:00 CET (2:00pm EST). Each cover features the three nominees for World Player of the … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo Awarded With His Homeland’s Highest Honor And A Statue

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Less than twenty-four after his side won its fourth trophy of 2014, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his place of birth in the region of Madeira – an archipelago which is one of two autonomous regions of Portugal – … Continue reading

Cruzeiro Reject Real Madrid’s Initial Offer For Midfielder Lucas Silva, But Deal Is Close

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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During his pre-match press conference on Monday, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti spoke publicly of his club’s interest in Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva. The Madrid boss attempted to bring calm to the media storm surrounding the imminent transfer of the Brazilian … Continue reading

For Manuel Neuer To Win Ballon d’Or, Something Truly Exceptional Has To Happen Says Buffon

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Juventus shot stopper Gianluigi Buffon believes that something “truly exceptional” would have to happen in order for German international and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to win the 2014 Ballon d’Or. In an interview with FIFA.com, the Italy international tipped Real … Continue reading

Gerard Pique Believes Cristiano Ronaldo is a ‘Perfect Machine’

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique describes Cristiano Ronaldo as a “perfect machine,” according to an interview with the Dutch publication Voetbal Magazine. The 27-year-old also revealed that the Portugal international helped him during their time at Manchester United. He also went on to … Continue reading