Cristiano Ronaldo’s entire career has been geared towards breaking records and making himself a global star, so there was something a little sad about watching the Champions League’s record appearance holder and goalscorer flounder against European minnows Omonia Nicosia in the Europa League. Man Utd’s 3-2 win in Cyprus was only the fifth time the 37-year-old has taken to the field in the competition – a perfect illustration of how he has operated at the highest level of European football for so long.
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In fairness to Ronaldo, he didn’t turn his nose up at the opportunity to add to his monumental career goals tally against Omonia. In fact, he did all he could to find the net for just the second time in what is proving to be a frustrating season but, try as he might, the ball just wouldn’t go in. Read More
There is currently a huge amount of excitement among Manchester United fans as Cristiano Ronaldo is set to make his second debut for the club in the English Premier League. It is of course going to be an interesting tie for a couple of reasons and with the stadium already sold out ahead of the fixture kicking off on Saturday, most of the fans who will be in attendance will be there to witness the return of the Portugal international superstar. After a first six-year spell with the Red Devils following his arrival back in the summer transfer window of 2003 from Portuguese League side Sporting Lisbon, Ronaldo has returned to United, the club where he made his name after more than one decade since his last appearance in the league.
Ronaldo’s last game for United was in 2009 against Arsenal before he applauded the crowd as he was playing in his last game for United back then. No one actually would have thought that 12 years later, he would be back in the Premier League after a remarkable career of winning titles, scoring loads of goals, matching records, and breaking a lot more. Read More
New Real Madrid Carlo Ancelotti is targeting a sensational return for Cristiano Ronaldo according to the latest media reports coming out of Italy. It was revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Juventus for Madrid with Ancelotti in charge of the team.
Real Madrid have a new manager following the appointment of Italian tactician Ancelotti who spent last season at Premier League club Everton whom he led to tenth place at the end of the latest league season. Ancelotti has been appointed as the replacement for Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane who resigned from the role at the end of the just concluded. Frenchman Zidane ended his second managerial spell at Real Madrid at the end of last month due to the lack of support from club president Florentino Perez and his board members. Read More
United States international Megan Rapinoe has called out Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo and the Barcelona duo of Antoine Griezmannand Lionel Messi on racism in an exclusive interview with RMC Sports.
The United States women team player urged the aforementioned football stars to use their influence and popularity in the fight against racism. Rapinoe praised Manchester United player Marcus Rashfordand other athletes like LeBron James and Serena Williams for the work they do in the fight against discrimination and racism. Read More
Juventus won the Serie A title for the eighth season in a row but disappointed in the Champions League and the club are looking to strengthen in the summer. In a sensational report, the Daily Star claims that star forward Cristiano Ronaldo has told the club to consider signing three players from Barcelona
It is understood that the trio of Jasper Cillessen, Ivan Rakitic and Samuel Umtiti were suggested by the 34-year-old. Barcelona disappointing crash in the Champions League to Liverpool means that the Catalans are looking to offload some of their high earning stars and the trio have been linked for a potential exit. Read More
President of Real Madrid Florentino Perez thinks that the transfer of Ronaldo from Real Madrid to Juventus was a big mistake.
Cristiano leaving Real Madrid
Last summer Ronaldo actually left Real Madrid in order to join Juventus which is an Italian club, where he was offered a big amount of money. After Real Madrid won three consecutive titles of UEFA Champions League Ronaldo left the club. Read More
Cristiano Ronaldo said that he is disappointed with the result of the game against Manchester United and that he feels that his team could have done better. He said that Juventus had so many opportunities during the game and that he feels that they could have scored three or four goals during the game.
He said that the Red Devils did not create anything during the whole game and managed to steal the three points by scoring on free-kicks. He said that he is disappointed with the results as he felt that his team has done enough to win the match. Read More
Luka Modric enjoyed further success following the World Cup by winning the UEFA Player of the Year title. Hence, he now replaces Cristiano Ronaldo as the new holder of the title. Ronaldo was able to win the Player of the Year award from UEFA in the last two campaigns. There have been rumours that Ronaldo has not been able to receive this news in a good manner and he was nowhere to be seen at the ceremony. Soon after the absence of Ronaldo led to rumours, the player’s agent – Jorge Mendes – claimed that it was a farce that Ronaldo was not a recipient of the title despite having achieved immense success for club and country.
Mohamed Salah was able to finish in the third place following his impeccable achievements with Liverpool. The trio are expected to continue with their fight in the Ballon d’Or award that will be held later this year. Ronaldo was hoping to win the UEFA Player of the Year title for a third consecutive time. He managed to come up with 15 goals for Real Madrid, who went on to lift the Champions League for the third time in the history of the sport. Ronaldo was able to show the world by making the switch to Juventus. He is the oldest of the trio had 32 years of age. Read More