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Ballon d’Or: Riyad Mahrez, Paul Pogba, Jamie Vardy and Hugo Lloris on shortlist


Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy, Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Hugo Lloris have been named on the 30-man shortlist for the 2016 Ballon d’Or. France Football have announced all the players in contention for the prize, awarded last year to Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who is again among the nominees along with Neymar, Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo. Also representing the Premier League ...

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Real Madrid v Legia Warsaw Champions League preview

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“A new game and a new day,” was Zinédine Zidane’s take on Real Madrid‘s meeting with Legia, the coach eager to keep his team on their toes following a big weekend league win. Zinédine Zidane eager to keep Madrid grounded after 6-1 weekend success Madrid unbeaten in 22 games in all competitions; Legia have lost five of last seven Cristiano Ronaldo ...

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Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane denies rift with Cristiano Ronaldo


Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has played down talk of a rift with galacticoCristiano Ronaldo ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League Group F game at Borussia Dortmund — saying the Portuguese is an “intelligent” person who knows his coach makes decisions for the benefit of the team. Ronaldo has scored just twice in four games played so far this season, including ...

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Ronaldo and Morata condemn Sporting to late 2-1 defeat

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (2ndL) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match Real Madrid CF vs Sporting CP at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 14, 2016..Real Madrid won 2-1. / AFP / CURTO DE LA TORRE        (Photo credit should read CURTO DE LA TORRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo helped rescue Real Madrid against the club of his youth as the UEFA Champions League holders recovered from behind to defeat Sporting CP with two last-gasp goals. The Lions were on course for a shock victory at the Santiago Bernabéu when Bruno César deservedly put them ahead at the beginning of the second half. With a minute remaining, ...

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Ronaldo turns to Black Stars’ ‘miracle’ doctor for knee injury

France's Dimitri Payet tackles Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, resulting in him being stretchered off, during the UEFA Euro 2016 Final at the Stade de France, Paris. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 10, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Final. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only. Book and magazine sales permitted providing not solely devoted to any one team/player/match. No commercial use. Call +44 (0)1158 447447 for further information.

Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has turned to Ghana national team’s renowned horse placenta healer Marijana Kovacevic for treatment over the knee injury he suffered in the final of the Euro 2016. The 31-year-old has invited the Serbian traditional healer from her Dubai base to meet him at an unknown location to treat him and secure his quick return to action. ...

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EURO 2016: Ronaldo rescues Portugal in Hungary thriller


Portugal will join Group F winners Hungary in the round of 16 after Cristiano Ronaldo averted disaster with a historic double to earn his side third place in a pulsating 3-3 draw. Making a record 17th UEFA EURO finals appearance, the Real Madrid forward had cut a frustrated figure in his first two outings, and his mood was hardly improved ...

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EURO 2016: Austria hold on after Ronaldo penalty miss


The Portuguese hordes wanted Cristiano Ronaldo to light up the party at UEFA EURO 2016 and guide them past Austria towards the round of 16, but the evening did not work out that way. Instead the captain’s missed penalty 11 minutes from time meant Portugal still have it all to do in Group F. On the night he picked up ...

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Ronaldo, Griezmann named in Champions League Squad of the Season

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann all feature in the UEFA technical observers’ Squad of the Season, but who else has made the 18-man selection? Goalkeepers Jan Oblak (Atlético Madrid) An ever-present for Diego Simeone’s side, with eight goals conceded in 13 appearances a measure of his prowess. Manuel Neuer (Bayern München) Took the breath away with his save ...

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Ronaldo: I knew I would score Madrid’s winner


After converting Real Madrid’s decisive penalty, Cristiano Ronaldo said: “I had the feeling I would score the winning goal – I told Zidane to leave me to last and it went well.” Cristiano Ronaldo on … his match-winning moment I had to score. I had the feeling that I would score the winning goal, I told Zidane to leave me until ...

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