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Tag Archives: Cristiano Ronaldo

The Story Of Cristiano Ronaldo Before Man United

Posted on by Christopher Harris

From humble beginnings, Cristiano Ronaldo has become to be regarded by many as the best footballer in the world. He was born Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro on February 5th, 1985. Cristiano was the youngest of four children. His mother … Continue reading

Calderon Resigns At Real — Vicente Boulda Takes Over

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The Real Madrid website is now carrying the full text of Calderon’s resignation press conference. In his statement Calderon said “Against the recommendations of my board I’ve decided to step down.” It will be interesting to hear the position of … Continue reading

Carlos Tevez and West Ham United Seem Linked Forever, Ronaldo Car Crash and More

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

If there is one story that I want to just be over and never have to hear about again, the Carlos Tevez saga with West Ham United and Sheffield United would be that story. When I first read that the … Continue reading

Real Madrid Tread on Ferguson’s Toes

Posted on by Rory Tevlin

The protracted saga that is Cristiano Ronaldo’s on again, off again transfer to Real Madrid took another bizarre turn yesterday as Alex Ferguson launched a stinging attack on the Madrid hierarchy. Ferguson denounced those at Real Madrid as a ‘mob’ and added that,”I would not … Continue reading

Man United Advance to Club World Cup Final After 5-3 Win In Japan

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Getting up at five o’clock this morning to watch a game on TV live from Japan reminded me of World Cup 2002. But this time, instead of watching England lose against Brazil in Japan, it was the turn of the … Continue reading

January Transfer Headlines for Serie A

Posted on by Kevin Walker

Last Friday’s Gazzetta dello Sport frontpage reads, Tevez, Aguero and Drogba: Signings for January meanwhile Corriere dello Sport mentioned Drogba’s call to Inter: “I am having the worst time of my career at Chelsea” and how about these headlines from across … Continue reading

Matchday 5 Recap: Ronaldo Given A Roughing Up, Barcelona Win A Wild One,

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

This recap comes a little late but there are still a few points I wanted to make. First off, I was glad to see the Zenit – Juventus game proceed without incident. After the horrible incident earlier in the week, … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo: What Were You Thinking?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In today’s Manchester derby, what was Cristiano Ronaldo thinking? After a cross had been floated into the box, Ronaldo jumped up but instead of heading it, he decided to knock down the ball with his two hands. Ronaldo indicated to … Continue reading

Latest Cristiano Ronaldo Nike Pro Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Cristiano Ronaldo is featured in the latest ad from Nike for its latest line of Nike Pro undershirts. As expected from Nike, the new video ad is extremely creative as it features Manchester United’s kit man Albert Morgan having a … Continue reading

Draws galore but Bayern Munich and Juventus return with wins

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Just a quick editorial note to start, I had hoped to complete my Group Previews before Matchday 1 but that was not the case. I will still be pushing those out, hopefully finish before Matchday 2 hits. Now, on to … Continue reading

Champions League Group C Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

FC Basel 1893 How They Got Here:Basel beat Vitoria de Guimaraes (also known as Vitoria SC) 2-1 on aggregate in the third round of qualifying. Basel won the Swiss League last season. Star Performer: MF Benjamin Huggel. An experienced member … Continue reading

Manchester City Are Going To Be The Biggest Club In The World

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Imagine an all-star team of footballers featuring the top names in the sport. Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Cesc Fabregas, Fernando Torres, Thierry Henry, Robinho and David Villa. Now imagine all of these players on the same team, Manchester City. Before yesterday, … Continue reading

Man United Wins Community Shield 3-1 On Penalties: Your Thoughts

Posted on by Christopher Harris

So, Manchester United has picked up another piece of silverware after beating Portsmouth 3-1 on penalties in the annual curtain raiser to the new season. The game, which ended 0-0 in regular time, was a bit of a sleeper at … Continue reading

Ronaldo Transfer Saga Creates Unlikely Heroes

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Imagine how many hundreds of thousands of words were wasted discussing the possibility of Cristiano Ronaldo moving from Man United to Real Madrid this summer. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised if the word count went into the millions as … Continue reading

The Set: Best Transfers

Posted on by Double Pivot

Undoubtedly, the minute I post this, Ronaldo will give up on Real Madrid and move to Hamburg, so forgive me for being premature. Let’s take a look, as the season begins, at the seven best signing so far this summer … Continue reading

Hamburg Captain van der Vaart transfers to Real Madrid

Posted on by Mark

It’s finally official, Rafael van der Vaart the Netherlands midfielder and Hamburg’s captain is on his way to Real Madrid pending the results of a medical. The Bundesliga’s own version of the Ronaldo affair has come an end. Although the … Continue reading

Transfer Market Update – AC Milan’s Bargain And Manchester United’s Hypocrisy

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

It’s hard to label any transfer deal that costs 21 million Euros a bargain but considering the numbers that have been thrown around this summer, Ronaldinho’s move to AC Milan looks to be cheap. The former two-time World Player of … Continue reading

Football And The Decline Of The Western Civilization

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Many scholars of art, literature, football and music will argue that the classics are far better than the recent and current crop of artistes. Legends such as Dali, Picasso, Shakespeare, Yeats, Dickens, Cruyff, Pele, Pukas, Lennon, Sinatra, Presley and Marley … Continue reading