Tag Archives: Cristiano Ronaldo

I don’t have a bad relationship with Messi – Ronaldo

436868_heroa

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted that he does not have a bad relationship with Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.Ronaldo and Messi have dominated world football in recent years and are widely regarded as the two best current players in modern football, having shared the Ballon d’Or and Fifa Ballon d’Or between them during the last six years.Much has been said and written about the alleged ...

More »

Ronaldo scores as Madrid beat Cordoba in La Liga

hi-res-7342a4f2de9aa6a07374d24b912c2993_crop_exact

European champions Real Madrid began their bid to take the Spanish title from neighbours Atletico Madrid with a nervy opening La Liga win over Cordoba. New signings James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos were named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in a star-studded starting XI for Madrid. The hosts outplayed the newly promoted side before half-time and led through Karim Benzema’s thumping header. Cordoba ...

More »

Real Madrid downplay Cristiano Ronaldo back injury

_77053847_7beb22fa-70d7-41c7-a480-c47343915bf7

Real Madrid say the back injury that forced Cristiano Ronaldo off at half-time in the 1-1 Super Cup draw with Atletico Madrid is not a major concern. The world player of the year, 29, was replaced by new signing James Rodriguez, who scored Real’s goal. Manager Carlo Ancelotti said: “Cristiano felt something and was uncomfortable. We’ll evaluate it. He’ll undergo all the ...

More »

Ronaldo, Robben, Neuer up for UEFA best player award

444334_heroa

Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer and Arjen Robben are joined by Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid on the final shortlist for Uefa’s Best Player in Europe Award.  The three were selected by journalists based on their performances in 2013-14. The winner will be chosen on 28 August. Goalkeeper Neuer helped Germany win the World Cup, while Robben scored 21 goals for ...

More »

Ronaldo overtakes Messi on European goals

444334_heroa

Cristiano Ronaldo’s double for Real Madrid in their 2-0 win over Sevilla in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday saw the Portuguese reach 70 goals in European competition and overtake Barcelona forward Lionel Messi in the process. Ronaldo was a full 18 strikes behind Messi in April of 2012, but has closed that gap after netting 12 and then a record 17 in ...

More »

Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to rule out Manchester United return

Cristiano Ronaldo with the Premier League trophy in May 2009

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has refused to rule out a return to former club Manchester United, and has backed Louis van Gaal to impress. The 29-year-old joined Madrid in 2009 for a then world-record £80million, but has been linked with a return on a number of occasions, including last summer. Ronaldo has never previously ruled out returning to United, ...

More »