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“My numbers don’t lie”- Cristiano Ronaldo


Cristiano Ronaldo said that his “numbers don’t lie” after his double helped Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid side beat Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff. A goal in each half took the Portuguese to 105 Champions League strikes as Real became the first side since AC Milan in 1990 to win back-to-back cups. “This is one of the best moments of my career ...

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Ronaldo breaks Greaves record to put Real Madrid closer to La Liga title

Cristiano Ronaldo took his tally to 24 goals in 29 La Liga games this season

Cristiano Ronaldo broke Jimmy Greaves’ 46-year European scoring record as Real Madrid moved within a point of their first Spanish title since 2012. Ronaldo, 31, fired Madrid ahead with his 367th goal in one of Europe’s top-five leagues, eclipsing the mark set by former England striker Greaves in 1971. Ronaldo slotted in a second and, after John Guidetti gave 10-man ...

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UEFA Champions League: Ronaldo hat-trick as Real Madrid hammer Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored 103 Champions League goals - three more than Atletico Madrid have (Image credit: Reuters)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored another Champions League hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Atletico Madrid in the semi-final first leg to close in on a third final in four years. Real were utterly dominant throughout against their city rivals at the Bernabeu and led after 10 minutes when Ronaldo headed home Casemiro’s cross. It looked as if the hosts might fail to ...

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UEFA Champions League: Ronaldo hat-trick knocks out Bayern Munich


Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as holders Real Madrid controversially overcame Bayern Munich in extra time to reach the Champions League semi-finals. Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal’s harsh 84th-minute dismissal was the first pivotal moment of a thrilling game, and then Ronaldo was clearly standing in an offside position to score Madrid’s second in extra time. Needing at least two ...

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Ronaldo’s record-breaking double gives Madrid win at Bayern


Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 UEFA club competition goals as holders Real Madrid came from a goal down to win 2-1 at Bayern München. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the second half to become the first player to reach 100 goals in UEFA club competition and help Real Madrid overturn a first-half headed goal by Arturo ...

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Bizarre Ronaldo statue overshadows airport naming event

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The Real Madrid star and Armani model put on a brave face at the event

Football fans have been questioning the resemblance of a statue of Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Many on social media say the work looks more like former Republic of Ireland captain Niall Quinn than Ronaldo. The statue was revealed at a ceremony to name the island’s airport after him. Portugal’s president and the prime minister flew ...

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Real Madrid 2-1 Sporting Gijon: Ronaldo double gives Real victory

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Real Madrid were let off the hook by Duje Cop’s missed penalty as Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in an unconvincing 2-1 win over Sporting Gijon at a sodden Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. La Liga leaders Madrid were without star man Gareth Bale, who has been ruled out for up to four months with an ankle tendon injury, but appeared comfortable ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid forward ‘has 10 years’ left

tiano Ronaldo will have been at Real Madrid for 12 years if he stays through to the end of his new deal (Image credit: Rex Features)

Cristiano Ronaldo said he can continue playing for another 10 years after signing a new deal at Real Madrid. The 31-year-old’s deal was set to end in June 2018 but his new contract extension will see him remain with the club until June 2021. The Portuguese added the new contract would not be the last deal he signs as he ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo signs new Real Madrid deal

Cristiano Ronaldo earned $88m in the last 12 months, according to Forbes

Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a new deal with Real Madrid until 2021, the Spanish club confirmed on Sunday. The Portuguese, who had a deal due to expire in 2018, will now be with the club until he’s 36. Real Madrid confirmed in a statement via their official website that the official presentation of Cristiano’s new deal would take place on ...

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Best Fifa Men’s Player 2016: Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez & N’Golo Kante shortlisted

N'Golo Kante, Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez helped Leicester City win the Premier League last season

Ten Premier League players have been nominated for the Best Fifa Men’s Player 2016 award. The 23-man shortlist includes Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and N’Golo Kante, who won the title with Leicester City. Also named are Sergio Aguero, Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil (Arsenal), Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United) and Dimitri Payet (West Ham). The ...

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