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

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 the contest. With the match tied at 1-1, Ronaldo was […]

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

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 extensive interview with the bi-weekly French magazine, the Real Madrid […]

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

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 video from the streets of Manchester and Madrid for an […]

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

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 Year: Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel […]

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

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 – to be presented with the “Cordão Autonomy” and a statue […]

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

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 starlet to the Spanish capital by stating Real Madrid would […]

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

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 Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to take home his second-consecutive award […]

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Gerard Pique Believes Cristiano Ronaldo is a ‘Perfect Machine’

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 comment about the rivalry between Ronaldo and his current Barcelona […]

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Manuel Neuer Takes Subtle Swipe At Fellow Ballon d’Or Candidate Cristiano Ronaldo

During an interview with the German publication Kicker, Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer took a subtle swipe at Cristiano Ronaldo while talking about his chances of securing this year’s Ballon d’Or award. The German international believes that he has a chance of winning the prize, even though he doesn’t have the same […]

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The Only Thing Slowing Real Madrid Down Is The International Break

The only thing preventing Real Madrid from completely running away with La Liga is the fact that Carlo Ancelotti’s side stumbled out of the starting blocks; losing to Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid during the opening weeks of the Spanish campaign. Since their loss in the Madrid derby on September 13th, […]

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Analyzing Who Should Have Made The Ballon d’Or Candidates Shortlist

FIFA’s annual Ballon d’Or shortlist inevitably divides opinion. From the widespread disgust that Wesley Sneijder didn’t receive the award for his outstanding 2010 campaign, where he led his club side, Internazionale, to Champions League glory and then his national side, the Netherlands, to the World Cup final, right through to […]

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Ronaldo Wins Three LFP Awards While Diego Simeone Named La Liga’s Best Manager

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was handed three LFP awards in the Spanish capital on Monday night. His club were also the big winners at the La Liga ceremony; taking home a total of six trophies. Ronaldo was named winner of the ‘Best Forward’, ‘Best Goal’ and ‘Best Player’ in La Liga last season. The […]

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Dixie Dean’s Record Still Stands Even After Cristiano Ronaldo’s Remarkable Goalscoring Achievements

Cristiano Ronaldo will rock up on Merseyside this week boasting a phenomenal strike rate for the 2013/14 season. The Portuguese sensation has 17 goals in nine appearances in domestic and European competition at the time of writing, and such is the standard of the Real Madrid man’s remarkable goalscoring feats, […]

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