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Ronaldo limps out of training after heavy fall,doubt for final


Cristiano Ronaldo hobbled out of training just four days before the Champions League final amid concerned looks from team-mates. Ronaldo went up for the ball with Madrid’s reserve team keeper Kike Casilla and fell down in a heap. When he didn’t get back to his feet he was attended to by several member of Real Madrid’s medical staff and finally ...

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Asamoah Gyan named second richest African Footballer


France Football has exclusively published their annual Football Rich List and has named Black Stars Captain, Asamoah Gyan as 19th in the World and second in Africa. Ivorian Yaya Toure tops the Africa list placing 17th in the World. The publication documents the highest paid individuals in football per year. The calculations are based not just on individual’s contracts with their ...

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Ronaldo hat-trick inspires Madrid to comeback win

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Ten-time winners Real Madrid reach semi-finals for sixth successive season Cristiano Ronaldo wipes out 2-0 first-leg deficit inside 17 minutes Ronaldo takes season tally to 16 in this competition, one off his own 2013/14 record Portuguese’s fifth UEFA Champions league hat-trick, equalling Lionel Messi’s record Cristiano Ronaldo was at his destructive best as a sensational hat-trick left Wolfsburg’s dreams in ...

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Ronaldo bags four as Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo 7-1

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 27 goals in La Liga this season and is now the second highest scorer, behind Lionel Messi, in the competition's history with 252 goals. He has 352 goals in total for Real Madrid (Image credit: Reuters)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored four times as Real Madrid cruised to a 7-1 win over Celta Vigo to move within a point of second-placed Atletico Madrid. Ronaldo claimed his fifth hat-trick of the season to take his total to 39. He struck three times in 15 minutes after the break, after Pepe had headed Real into a 1-0 half-time lead. Iago ...

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Ronaldo grabs brace as Real Madrid go past Bilbao

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on February 13, 2016. / AFP / GERARD JULIEN        (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Real Madrid’s prolific start to life under Zinedine Zidane continued on Saturday as they defeated Athletic Bilbao 4-2, despite Raphael Varane’s red card. Zidane revealed at his pre-match Press conference that Isco would be rested for Mateo Kovacic in Madrid’s midfield, and he kept to his word, while Marcelo’s shoulder injury meant Danilo was drafted in at left-back. Athletic, on ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo not planning move from Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo picked up his Pichichi award alongside former manager Carlo Ancelotti, who was named Marca's La Liga coach of the year, and Sergio Ramos, the Spain national team's player of the year (Image credit: EPA)

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he will not leave the club before his contract expires in 2018. The 31-year-old Portugal captain has been continually linked with former club Manchester United, who sold him to Real in 2008, and Paris St-Germain. “I want to stay here two more years. The two years I’m talking about take me to the end ...

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Ronaldo bags hat-trick in Espanyol rout

Cristiano Ronaldo has 19 La Liga goals for the season (Image credit: AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Espanyol to cut the gap between themselves and La Liga leaders Barcelona to four points. Real scored three goals in the first 16 minutes, with Karim Benzema heading the first from a James Rodriguez cross. Ronaldo then added a penalty before Rodriguez scored with a deflected shot. Ronaldo made it 4-0 ...

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La Decima all over again as Real Madrid score 10 past Vallecano

Karim Benzema (left) has scored 15 goals in as many Real Madrid matches this season (Image credit: EPA)

Real Madrid capitalised on two early red cards to hit double digits in a 10-2 annihilation of Rayo Vallecano in La Liga on Sunday. Toni Kroos was dropped to the substitutes’ bench for the 1-0 defeat at Villarreal last weekend, amid reports of a falling-out with Coach Rafa Benitez, but it was back to business as usual as he replaced ...

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