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Pirlo defends Dybala’s attitude as Juventus star withdraws from Argentina squad
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Pirlo defends Dybala’s attitude as Juventus star withdraws from Argentina squad

The Argentine attacker has struggled to get going this campaign and will use the upcoming international break to rest Andrea Pirlo backed Paulo Dybala, defending the playmaker's attitude after Juventus were held by Lazio. Dybala came off the bench as Juve were pegged back late in a 1-1 Serie A draw at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo had put Pirlo's men ahead, but Felipe Caicedo scored a 95th-minute equaliser after a tremendous run by Joaquin Correa.
Ronaldo To Make Portugal Return Against France, Croatia
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Ronaldo To Make Portugal Return Against France, Croatia

Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named in the Portugal squad to play a friendly against Andorra and Nations League matches against France and Croatia. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner tested positive for coronavirus on October 13 when with the Portugal squad, going on to miss the 3-0 victory over Sweden. The 35-year-old finally tested negative 19 days later, returning to the pitch with a double for Juventus against Spezia in Serie A action on Sunday. The Portugal captain also played in Juve’s 4-1 victory over Ferencvaros in the Champions League on Wednesday. Reigning European champions Portugal take on Andorra on Wednesday before Nations League A3 matches at home against France on November 14 and away to Croatia three days later. The main absentee from Fernando Santos’ 25-man squad...
Cristiano Ronaldo Enjoys Sensational Return After Recovering From Covid-19 As He Scores Twice
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Cristiano Ronaldo Enjoys Sensational Return After Recovering From Covid-19 As He Scores Twice

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his return to the Juventus side on Sunday having contracted Covid-19 last month, scoring three minutes after coming on as a substitute before converting a penalty to lead Andrea Pirlo’s men to a 4-1 Serie A win at Spezia. The Serie A champions, pegged back at 1-1 when the 35-year-old entered the fray, scored three times in 20 minutes after his arrival as they went second in the table. Alvaro Morata and Adrien Rabiot were also on target as Pirlo’s side bounced back after drawing their previous three Serie A matches – not including the 3-0 walkover they were awarded against Napoli. Morata, who had three goals disallowed for offside in the 2-0 home defeat by Barcelona on Wednesday, gave Juventus the lead in the 14th minute when he swept home Weston McKen...
Cristiano Ronaldo Recovers From Coronavirus
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Cristiano Ronaldo Recovers From Coronavirus

The 35-year-old has missed Juve's past four matches, including a midweek Champions League clash with Barcelona Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has been cleared to return to the team after testing negative for Covid-19. The Serie A side confirmed the news on Friday in a statement on their official website. "Cristiano Ronaldo carried out a check with a diagnostic test (swab) for Covid-19," the statement read. "The exam provided a negative result. The player has, therefore, recovered after 19 days and is no longer subjected to home isolation." Ronaldo will now be eligible to return for Juve's Serie A clash against Spezia on Sunday after he missed out on the club's previous four matches. The 35-year-old originally tested positive for coronavirus on October 13 while on int...
Pele Ranked The Greatest Footballer Of All Time By BBC Poll, Messi 2nd
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Pele Ranked The Greatest Footballer Of All Time By BBC Poll, Messi 2nd

As Pele turned 80, BBC Sport asked it's thousands of readers to rate his achievements among some of the other GOATs The results have now been counted and Pele was ranked as the greatest, with Barcelona's Lionel Messi in second and Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo in third. We have put the players in order of the results below. Note: The Ballon d'Or could only be won by a European player until 1995 1: Pele (Santos, NY Cosmos & Brazil) World Cup wins: 1958, 1962, 1970 European Cup/Champions League wins: 0 Ballons d'Or: 0 League titles: 7 International caps/goals: 92/77 A teenage dream who was the highest-paid and highest-profile sports star in the world in his pomp, Pele was a phenomenon. Breaking on to the global scene aged 17 with a hat-trick in the World Cup semi-...
Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive To COVID-19 Again, Will Miss His Reunion With Old Foe Lionel Messi
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Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive To COVID-19 Again, Will Miss His Reunion With Old Foe Lionel Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Juventus' Champions League game against Barcelona next week after returning another positive coronavirus test. The Portuguese superstar picked up the virus last week - ruling him out of action for Portugal in the Nations League and forcing him into a period of quarantine and ramping up fears that he would miss the club's huge clash against the La Liga side. But the 35-year-old has tested positive yet again, according to Spanish outlet Marca, ruling out a mouthwatering reunion with his old rival Lionel Messi. *A report from Portuguese newspaper Correio da Manha claims Ronaldo's test gave a very low viral load despite returning positive, with Juventus not giving up hope completely of their talisman featuring in the game. It claims that the club wil...
Cristiano Ronaldo Urges Fans To Ditch Sweets, Eat Vegetables And Soak Up Some Sunshine In Bid To Survive Coronavirus
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Cristiano Ronaldo Urges Fans To Ditch Sweets, Eat Vegetables And Soak Up Some Sunshine In Bid To Survive Coronavirus

CRISTIANO RONALDO has urged fans to ‘respect but not fear’ coronavirus in his first comments since testing positive. The 35-year-old also extolled the virtues of sunbathing as he hit back at claims he had breached protocol by flying to Italy.   The Portuguese mega-star is currently isolating. On an Instagram Live addressing the importance of developing a strong immune system, he said: “The sun helps a lot. “People don’t have that perception, but it does a lot of good. “When I get the chance, I do some sunbathing. In Turin it is more difficult, but I always try to get 20 or 30 minutes of sunshine. “I love being on my terrace soaking up the sun, it’s very important. “Having high vitamin C and D, with high levels, Selenium, Omega 3, eating well and properly, d...
CR7 Travels By Air Ambulance To Italy To Reduce Quarantine Time
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CR7 Travels By Air Ambulance To Italy To Reduce Quarantine Time

    According to journalist Tancredi Palmeri, Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to end his quarantine in Portugal and spend it in Turin. In Italy, the quarantine is 10 days rather than 14. It will allow him to play against Hellas Verona and then Barcelona in the Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo was in the news on Tuesday afternoon after it game out that he tested positive for coronavirus. No other teammate has come back positive so the Portuguese FA have just put Ronaldo in quarantine. The others are available for the match with Sweden. The Juventus footballer stayed in his room at the Cidade do Futebol, on the outskirts of Lisbon. He was spotted watching Portugal’s training session from the balcony. The cameras spotted him smiling while watching his teammates. The ...
Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus while on international duty for Portugal
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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus while on international duty for Portugal

Superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus while on International duty for Portugal The Juventus striker is not suffering any symptoms, but is now self-isolating and will play no part in Portugal's clash with Sweden.   The Portugal's Football Federation said in a statement: "Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden.   "The Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation.   "Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests this Tuesday morning, all with a negative result, and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon, in the City of Football. "The game, counting for ...
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Million House Robbed While On International Duty
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Million House Robbed While On International Duty

The Juventus star, 35, had his £7million home in Madeira burgled while he was off taking on Spain. The chancer is claimed to have snuck into the house after a member of Ronaldo's staff opened the garage door, according to respected local paper Diario de Noticias Madeira. Police are said to be on the hunt for the suspected burgler. A relative of the footballer’s raised the alarm on Wednesday. Police have already visited the property and are said to have identified the thief. The crook has been described as someone who is already known to them, and was identified thanks to the property's CCTV. A signed Juventus shirt is said to have been among items taken. No arrests have yet been made.  
Ronaldo didn’t try to talk Pjanic out of Barcelona move
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Ronaldo didn’t try to talk Pjanic out of Barcelona move

A fresh face at Camp Nou claims a former team-mate at Juventus was pleased for him when the opportunity to head for Catalunya came about Cristiano Ronaldo did not try and talk Miralem Pjanic out of a move to Barcelona despite the Juventus superstar boasting strong ties to Real Madrid. A five-time Ballon d’Or winner spent two seasons playing alongside Pjanic in Turin. The Bosnian midfielder was, however, to become the subject of a trade agreement involving Brazil international Arthur.
Messi And Ronaldo Omitted From UEFA Men’s POTY Nominations
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Messi And Ronaldo Omitted From UEFA Men’s POTY Nominations

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been omitted from the nominations for the UEFA Men's Player of the Year awards. For the first time in 10 years, the two greatest players of the modern game do not appear on the shortlist for the awards, for which Kevin De Bruyne and Robert Lewandowski are considered favourites to win. Despite their confirmed places in the pantheon of the greats, few could argue with the decision not to nominate Messi and Ronaldo after the 2019/20 season. While Ronaldo did help Juventus to win yet another Serie A title, both Juve and Barcelona were eliminated from the Champions League before the latter stages. While both Ronaldo and Messi bagged a rather disappointing three goals apiece in eight Champions League matches, Lewandowski scored 15 on his way t...
Napoli new boy Osimhen eager to face Juventus star Ronaldo in Serie A
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Napoli new boy Osimhen eager to face Juventus star Ronaldo in Serie A

Gennaro Gattuso's side travel to Turin to face the reigning league champions for their matchday three on October 4 New Napoli signing Victor Osimhen is looking forward to playing against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo in his maiden Serie A campaign. After a scintillating debut season for Lille, where he scored 13 goals in 27 Ligue games, the Super Eagles striker is ready to have another experience against "one of the greatest players on earth". Osimhen’s Napoli visit Gervinho's Parma for their opening league outing on Sunday but the 21-year-old also has his sights set on the trip to Allianz Stadium on October 4.
Sancho backed to become ‘as good as Ronaldo’ as Dortmund team-mate Guerreiro salutes Manchester United target
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Sancho backed to become ‘as good as Ronaldo’ as Dortmund team-mate Guerreiro salutes Manchester United target

The England international winger has seen a big-money move mooted and a current club colleague sees him reaching the very top of the game Jadon Sancho has the potential to be “just as good as Cristiano Ronaldo”, says Raphael Guerreiro, with the player being heavily linked with a move to Manchester United considered to be an “outstanding” asset for Borussia Dortmund. The Bundesliga outfit have been doing all they can to fend off advances when it comes to the England international winger. Sancho has enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence since taking the decision to leave Manchester City in 2017 and link up with BVB.
Messi and Ronaldo fail to make UEFA’s Champions League positional awards shortlist for the first time
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Messi and Ronaldo fail to make UEFA’s Champions League positional awards shortlist for the first time

Arch-rivals, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have failed to make the final shortlist for UEFA's positional awards next month. The awards will recognise the top performers in each at the 2019-20 Champions League campaign, and both Messi and Ronaldo missed out on the final shortlist due to their devastating Champions League campaign. It is the first time the Barcelona and Juventus superstars failed to make the final shortlist for their position. Champions League champions, Bayern Munich dominated the 12-man list with seven players nominated across the four categories. Bayern's star, Manuel Neuer is up for the best goalkeeper award, against PSG's Keylor Navas and Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak. David Alaba, Alphonso Davies, and Joshua Kimmich dominated the defender list whi...
I Dodged The Chance To Face Ronaldo And Beckham In The EPL – Ifeanyi Udeze
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I Dodged The Chance To Face Ronaldo And Beckham In The EPL – Ifeanyi Udeze

Former Super Eagles defender Ifeanyi Udeze said he deliberately skipped a game against Manchester United in order to avoid facing Cristiano Ronaldo during his days with West Bromwich Albion. Udeze made this disclosure on Thursday while speaking on brila FM when he was asked to name any of the football legends he faced during his active days. The former POAK Salonica player said the match would have been the only time he came up against Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham. Explaining the reason he skipped the game crunch game at Old Trafford, Udeze said he had fever days before the game, but he could have featured if the United didn’t parade the Ronaldo and David Beckham. “I had a chance to face Cristiano Ronaldo during a match between my team West Brom and Manchester United...
Forbes: Messi Becomes Football’s Second Billionaire, Tops List Of Earners
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Forbes: Messi Becomes Football’s Second Billionaire, Tops List Of Earners

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has become football's second billionaire. After Cristiano Ronaldo previously achieved the feat, Messi has now earned $1billion in pre-tax earnings during his career, as reported by Forbes. Messi is the highest earning player in 2020 according to Forbes, with the Argentina international set to earn $126million (£98million) - split between his salary of $92million (£72million) plus $34million (£26million) in endorsements. Having recently agreed to stay at Barcelona for another season after much uncertainty, Messi will hope that he can help the Catalan club to bounce back after they failed to win a trophy last campaign. In addition to his boot deal with Adidas, Messi also has endorsement deals with Pepsi, Budweiser and AI-vision company OrCam Technolo...
“Football Without Fans Is Like A Circus Without Clowns”- Cristiano Ronaldo
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“Football Without Fans Is Like A Circus Without Clowns”- Cristiano Ronaldo

 Portugese star, Cristiano Ronaldo, has related football without fans to a circus without clowns after he scored in Portugal's 2-0 win over Sweden on Tuesday night, September 9 due to the absense of fans to celebrate with him. The match against Sweden was played in an empty stadium as the Coronavirus pandemic restricted fans from attending games in most regions across Europe. Ronaldo,who also became the second highest goalscorer in international football with 101 goals after netting two goals against Sweden, described the absense of supporters as a major missing key of the football game. "There is no need to regret, when I do something I like to be whistled because it gives me chills. But health comes first, if the WHO says that these aren't safe conditions, that's it. The m...
Football World Greets Ronaldo As He Clocks A Century Of Goals for Portugal
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Football World Greets Ronaldo As He Clocks A Century Of Goals for Portugal

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I Want To Break Ali Daei’s Goalscoring Record – Ronaldo
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I Want To Break Ali Daei’s Goalscoring Record – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first European player to reach 100 international goals after scoring twice in Portugal’s 2-0 win over 10-man Sweden. Veteran Sweden midfielder Gustav Svensson was sent off just before half-time for collecting a second yellow card, and from the resulting free-kick, Ronaldo fired the ball into the top corner to bring up his landmark century. After 72 minutes, the Juventus forward – who missed Portugal’s Nations League opener against Croatia on Saturday with a toe injury – curled in a second goal from the edge of the penalty area. Ronaldo has set his sights on Iranian Ali Daei’s record for a male international of 109 goals. “I managed to beat this milestone of 100 goals and now (I’ll go) for the record. It’s step-by-step. I am not obsessed because I be...
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Five Best International Goals
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Five Best International Goals

Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored over a century of goals for Portugal, the second-highest international tally on record. Here we pick out five of his best. Cristiano Ronaldo was made to wait almost a year since his 99th international goal, largely due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the prolific Juventus forward finally racked up his century for Portugal against Sweden on Tuesday. In doing so, Ronaldo becomes just the second male player to tally 100 at international level and is closing in on Ali Daei's record haul of 109 for Iran. This was another special strike, Ronaldo finding the top corner with a free-kick. He also added another later in the game to move within eight of Daei's all-time record. Below, we have selected five of Ronaldo's greatest goals for Portugal. Denmark ...
Portugal Star, Ronaldo Becomes Second Player To Ever Reach 100 International Goals
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Portugal Star, Ronaldo Becomes Second Player To Ever Reach 100 International Goals

The 35 year-old is only the second men's player to reach 100 goals for his country after Ali Daei, who scored 109 times for Iran Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has become just the second player to ever reach 100 international goals. Ronaldo reached the milestone just before half-time of Tuesday's Nations League match against Sweden, slamming home a free-kick from outside the box to score the game's first goal.
‘Unique’ Haaland compared to Messi & Ronaldo by Norway boss Lagerback
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‘Unique’ Haaland compared to Messi & Ronaldo by Norway boss Lagerback

The Swedish head coach has talked up the talents of the Borussia Dortmund star ahead of a UEFA Nation's League meeting with Northern Ireland Norway boss Lars Lagerback has described Erling Haaland as "unique", while comparing him to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The 2019-20 season turned out to be a memorable one for Haaland, who scored 44 goals in 40 appearances across all competitions for two different clubs. The 20-year-old spent the first half of the campaign at Red Bull Salzburg, where his prolific form in the Austrian Bundesliga and Champions League earned him a €20 million (£18m/$24m) move to Borussia Dortmund in the winter transfer window.
Cristiano Ronaldo Told To Put On Face-Mask While Watching Portugal Beat Croatia
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Cristiano Ronaldo Told To Put On Face-Mask While Watching Portugal Beat Croatia

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo was given a stern reminder of the rules on Saturday as a health official told him to wear his face-mask whilst watching his country beat Croatia in the UEFA Nations League. Juventus star Ronaldo, who sat out the encounter with a toe infection, was present in the stands as Portugal thumped World Cup runners-up Croatia 4-1 in Porto, with Manchester City defender Joao Cancelo scoring a stunner for the hosts. But whether you're one of the world's greatest players or not, you still have to abide by the current rules and the 35-year-old looked somewhat surprised when a health official approached him, but he duly obliged and wore the mask provided. Ronaldo picked up an infection on his right toe and is set to miss Tuesday's match against Sweden too, w...
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend Dazzles In Glamorous Slit Gown
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend Dazzles In Glamorous Slit Gown

Georgina Rodriguez, the stunning partner of superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, commanded attention as she attended the 77th Venice Film Festival for The Human Voice screening on Thursday, September 3. The Argentine model, 26, stormed the red carpet dressed in an exquisite pink gown with a racy slit which rocked with matching face mask and heels. The Venice Film Festival which is one of the world’s oldest award ceremonies, started on Wednesday September 2, and will end on September 12.  
Ronaldo Limited In Portugal Camp By Foot Infection
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Ronaldo Limited In Portugal Camp By Foot Infection

Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second training session in a row with the Portugal squad on Thursday due to a foot problem ahead of Nations League matches against Croatia and Sweden. “The national team captain… has an infection in his right foot and is undergoing treatment with antibiotics,” the Portuguese FA said in a statement. Ronaldo, 35, was restricted to a gym session on Wednesday. Lille midfielder Renato Sanches has been ruled out of his country’s first two Nations League games with an undisclosed injury. European champions Portugal won the inaugural Nations League last year, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in the final in Porto. They begin the new campaign at home to Croatia on Saturday before traveling to Sweden three days later.
Cristiano Ronaldo Declares Ambition For Next Season
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Cristiano Ronaldo Declares Ambition For Next Season

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo said Thursday that his “spirit and ambition were as high as ever” as he strives to “break records and conquer the world” next season. Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo said Thursday that his “spirit and ambition were as high as ever” as he strives to “break records and conquer the world” next season. The Portuguese forward won his second ‘Scudetto’ with Juventus, but despite his double against Lyon the Italian giants exited the Champions League to the French club in the last 16. “As I’m getting ready for my third season as a ‘Bianconero’, my spirit and ambition are as high as ever,” the 35-year-old wrote on Instagram. “Goals. Victories. Commitment. Dedication. Professionalism. “With all my strength and with the precious help from my teammat...
Ronaldo To Open Luxury Hotel In Manchester As Part Of Growing Empire
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Ronaldo To Open Luxury Hotel In Manchester As Part Of Growing Empire

CRISTIANO RONALDO is planning to rival his old United team-mates by opening a new luxury hotel in Manchester. CR7 now 35, has teamed up with Portuguese hotelier Pestana to launch the proposed 'high-end lifestyle hotel'. It is due to open in 2023, subject to planning permission. And it will be the seventh of the chain's 'CR7' branded hotels - named after the Portuguese captain's initials and shirt number. The hotel group announced: "It couldn't be more appropriate - after all, this is the city where Cristiano Ronaldo started his international career in Man United back in 2003 and where he first used number 7." Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs - who both played with Ronaldo - own two hotels together in Manchester.They first launched their successful 'Hotel Football' in the sha...
Messi And Ronaldo Won’t Be In UCL Semi-Finals For The First Time Since 2005
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Messi And Ronaldo Won’t Be In UCL Semi-Finals For The First Time Since 2005

The Champions League semi-finals will be devoid of the presence of both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the first time since 2005 The startling statistic was confirmed after Barcelona's humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals. Ronaldo's Juventus, meanwhile, were knocked out by Lyon at the last-16 stage.
Cristiano Ronaldo Offered To Barcelona
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Cristiano Ronaldo Offered To Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly been offered to Barcelona in a sensational move that would see him play alongside Lionel Messi. The former Real Madrid talisman could be on his way out from Juventus, after two seasons with The Old Lady – who are trying to get his huge £28m-per-year salary off their books, according to Spanish journalist Guillem Balague. He explained to the BBC that the Serie A champions are desperate to ship off Ronaldo due to his astronomical wages that they have been offering him out to Europe’s elite, including Barcelona. He told 5 Live Sport: ‘He’s been offered everywhere, including Barcelona. I’m not sure if they can get rid of him easily with the kind of money he earns. Who is going to pay that kind of money?’ Barcelona have been hit hard financially...
Cristiano Ronaldo Named As Juventus’ MVP Of The Year
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Cristiano Ronaldo Named As Juventus’ MVP Of The Year

Juventus club wrote: ''It was a very long season, with a championship that lasted almost 11 months. An unexpected stop halted things, but when things started up again we won… again. Among all these ingredients, there is one element that has been a constant: Cristiano Ronaldo's goals. For decades no one had managed to achieve 30 goals just in the league for a Juventus, and Ronaldo, who reached this milestone in record time, often proved decisive and fundamental. Some, even extraordinary: do you remember his stunning header against Sampdoria at Marassi? For his goals, his class, his coolness, his leadership, and his being an absolute champion, Cristiano Ronaldo was the most voted player by the Juventus fans throughout the year. Cristiano, therefore, receives the MVP of the Y...
Juventus are cursed’ – Sarri says Old Lady unlucky in Champions League elimination
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Juventus are cursed’ – Sarri says Old Lady unlucky in Champions League elimination

The Old Lady simply didn't have luck on their side during their continental campaign, according to their managerMaurizio Sarri believes Juventus are "cursed" in the Champions League after their exit at the hands of Lyon on Friday. Cristiano Ronaldo's brace helped Juve to a 2-1 win in Turin, but they fell in the last-16 tie on away goals after a 2-2 aggregate draw. Memphis Depay had given Lyon the lead in the second leg before Ronaldo's double, with Juve's wait for a first Champions League title since 1996 to go on.
Playboy model Daniella Chavez once linked with Cristiano Ronaldo buys football team
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Playboy model Daniella Chavez once linked with Cristiano Ronaldo buys football team

A Playboy model once linked to Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly bought into a third division Chilean football club. Influencer Daniella Chavez has invested in Rancagua Sur Sports Club and hopes she can lift them into the top flight. Chilean Chavez claimed in 2015 she had slept with Ronaldo while he was in a relationship with Irina Shayk. She said: "Cristiano was very shy at first, but when he built up his confidence was quite a man, though still a bit fearful. He loved me, but the idea was not to show it. “I just wanted to fulfil a dream and have sex with him. "I love his body. He liked my face, my breasts and the fact that he had never slept with a Playmate." The 34-year-old comes from the Chilean city of Rancagua and boasts a whopping 13 million Instagram followers. But she to...
Solskjaer reveals Cristiano Ronaldo’s Recommendation, Choice of Player for Man Utd
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Solskjaer reveals Cristiano Ronaldo’s Recommendation, Choice of Player for Man Utd

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has revealed that he spoke with Cristiano Ronaldo, before deciding to sign Bruno Fernandes. Fernandes has become an instant hit at United since joining in a £67.7million deal from Sporting in the January transfer window. The Red Devils had extensively scouted the Portugal midfielder, but Solskjaer wanted to find out more about the 25-year-old before approving the deal. Fernandes and Ronaldo know each other well from playing together with the national team. “We’ve got the chief scouts who do all the scouting, we’ve got the analysts who analyse and break everything down to the minutest detail. But you can see that with your eye really what talent and quality you’ve got,” Solskjaer told the High-Performance Podcast. “Then you...
Ronaldo is a champion with his feet and mind – Sarri
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Ronaldo is a champion with his feet and mind – Sarri

The Italian manager believes his Portuguese attacker is able to handle pressure like few others can Maurizio Sarri praised the "incredible" Cristiano Ronaldo after the star's pair of penalties helped Juventus draw 2-2 with Atalanta. Ronaldo converted two spot-kicks in Turin on Saturday as Juve took another step towards the Serie A title. The Portugal international cancelled out Duvan Zapata's opener before securing a point in the 90th minute after Ruslan Malinovskiy had restored Atalanta's lead.
Robin van Persie Names Three-man Final Shortlist to Win Ballon d’ Or 2020 award
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Robin van Persie Names Three-man Final Shortlist to Win Ballon d’ Or 2020 award

A former Manchester United and Arsenal striker, Robin van Persie, has named three players that he feels should make the three-man final shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or award. BT Sport on Wednesday night asked their Twitter followers to name their three nominees for the 2020 Ballon d’ Or, and Van Persie got in on the act by submitting three names. Van Persie snubbed Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and instead went for Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski, Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and Liverpool’s Sadio Mane – in that order. He tweeted: “@lewy_official, @DeBruyneKev@Sadio Mane.” Lewandowski has been in great form for Bayern this season. The Polish striker has scored 52 goals in 43 appearances in all competitions, helping Bayern ...
Benzema Become Madrid 5th All Time Scorer
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Benzema Become Madrid 5th All Time Scorer

Kareem Benzema surpass puskas to become Real Madrid 5th all time scorer in all competitions after his strikes against Valencia. The experienced striker's latest double saw him move above the legendary Puskas as the fifth-highest scoring player in the club's history with 243 goals. Benzema is also now only the fourth player in Madrid's history to have hit 20-plus goals in eight or more seasons, as he joins Cristiano Ronaldo, Alfredo Di Stefano and Raul in the Bernabeu's hall of fame.
Ronaldo Branded Most Selfish Footballer After Not Taking Penalty In Napoli Game
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Ronaldo Branded Most Selfish Footballer After Not Taking Penalty In Napoli Game

Cristiano Ronaldo has received a whole lot of criticism after he didn't step up to take a penalty in the Coppa Italia final shoot-out defeat to Napoli. Despite seeing a spot-kick saved in his return to action in the semi-final against AC Milan, Ronaldo is comfortably Juventus' best penalty taker and is normally immune to pressure in the big moments. But the five-time Ballon d'Or winner didn't even get to take one last night. Both Paulo Dybala and Danilo missed from 12 yards while Napoli scored all four through Lorenzo Insigne, Matteo Politano, Nikola Maksimovic and Arkadiusz Milik - the latter putting away the winner to secure Gennaro Gattuso's first trophy. And many believe Ronaldo didn't take a penalty because he wanted to be fifth on the list and ultimately the hero - someth...
Coppa Italia, Supercoppa: Ronaldo Lost 2 Straight Cup Finals At Club Level For 1st Time
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Coppa Italia, Supercoppa: Ronaldo Lost 2 Straight Cup Finals At Club Level For 1st Time

This is the first time in Cristiano Ronaldo’s career that he has lost two consecutive Cup Finals at club level, as Juventus failed at both the Supercoppa and the Coppa Italia. The Bianconeri were beaten 3-1 by Lazio in December in Riyadh, with Paulo Dybala’s goal wiped out by Luis Alberto, Senad Lulic and Danilo Cataldi. Juve lost the Coppa Italia Final this evening against Napoli, as after a 0-0 draw at the Stadio Olimpico, the Partenopei emerged 4-2 winners in a penalty shoot-out. Ronaldo didn’t get to participate in the final lottery, as he was being held back for the fifth kick, but Dybala’s was saved by Alex Meret and Danilo blasted over before that. Opta point out that this is the first time in Ronaldo’s club career that he has lost two consecutive Finals. It also mean...
Chelsea Preparing To Offer Juventus €120m For Ronaldo This Summer
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Chelsea Preparing To Offer Juventus €120m For Ronaldo This Summer

Chelsea have been linked with a sensational move for Cristiano Ronaldo this summer. The Premier League club have already signed Hakim Ziyech and appear close to sealing a deal for Timo Werner. Now, according to the global press, the Blues are prepared to part with 120 million euros to bring Ronaldo to Stamford Bridge. The Portuguese international only arrived at Juventus in 2018 for 117 million euros and, although he's been an important part of the team since then, he's looked a bit off the pace recently. Ronaldo's reputation in the Premier League is still sky high following his 118 goals for Manchester United over a decade ago.
‘Even Ronaldo had the p*ss taken out of him’ – Juventus star
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‘Even Ronaldo had the p*ss taken out of him’ – Juventus star

A coach who saw the two men working together at the Allianz Stadium has offered an insight into their playful relationship Cristiano Ronaldo "had the p*iss taken out of him" by Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus, according to Domenico Tedesco, who says the Portuguese superstar wasn't immune to his old coach's jokes on the training ground. Allegri coached Ronaldo during his final year at Juve, after the Italian champions lured the five-time Ballon d'Or winner to Turin from Real Madrid in the summer of 2018. The Portuguese striker's haul of 21 goals in 31 Serie A appearances helped the Bianconeri win an eighth successive Scudetto, ensuring that Allegri's reign ended on a high.
Ronaldo’s Goals and Character Missed at Madrid, Says Modric as Croatian Aims to Finish Career with Real
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Ronaldo’s Goals and Character Missed at Madrid, Says Modric as Croatian Aims to Finish Career with Real

The midfielder has eulogised over the qualities of his former team-mate, who left the Santiago Bernabeu for Juventus in 2018 Cristiano Ronaldo always motivated Real Madrid to win and Los Blancos miss his goals and character, says Luka Modric. Portugal great Ronaldo became Madrid's all-time leading goalscorer during nine prolific and trophy-laden seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu between 2009 and 2018. Madrid sanctioned a big-money sale to Juventus after winning a third Champions League title in as many years, and fourth in five seasons, and Los Blancos stumbled in their first campaign without their talisman in 2018-19.
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Juventus 0-0 Milan (1-1 agg):

Despite playing against 10 for almost 75 minutes, Juventus could only draw 0-0 with Milan in the first football game in Italy since March. Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty failure did not prove costly for Juventus as they reached the Coppa Italia final on away goals following a 0-0 draw with 10-man Milan in Italian football's return on Friday. The two teams drew 1-1 in the first leg of the semi-final at San Siro in February but had to wait four months for the return match at the Allianz Stadium due to the coronavirus pandemic leading to the suspension of major sport across the globe in March. Prior to kick-off a minute's silence was held for those who died from COVID-19, before a round of applause for the nation's health workers. Milan had warmed up in 'Black Lives Matter' shirts, while ...
Ronaldo miss penalty as Juventus secure final spot in coppa italia
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Ronaldo miss penalty as Juventus secure final spot in coppa italia

Despite playing against 10 for almost 75 minutes, Juventus could only draw 0-0 with Milan in the first football game in Italy since March. Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty failure did not prove costly for Juventus as they reached the Coppa Italia final on away goals following a 0-0 draw with 10-man Milan in Italian football's return on Friday. The two teams drew 1-1 in the first leg of the semi-final at San Siro in February but had to wait four months for the return match at the Allianz Stadium due to the coronavirus pandemic leading to the suspension of major sport across the globe in March. Prior to kick-off a minute's silence was held for those who died from COVID-19, before a round of applause for the nation's health workers. Milan had warmed up in 'Black Lives Matter' ...
Dybala confirms Man Utd and Tottenham talks as he reveals why he wanted Juventus stay
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Dybala confirms Man Utd and Tottenham talks as he reveals why he wanted Juventus stay

The Argentine says he pushed to remain at the Allianz Stadium amid links to a number of top clubs despite a frustrating 2019-20 campaign Paulo Dybala has revealed there were "conversations" with Manchester United and Tottenham over a move to the Premier League in 2019 although he didn't want to leave Juventus without proving his worth to the club. Dybala has been a key player in Juve's squad over the last five years but had to play second fiddle to Cristiano Ronaldo at times last season following his arrival from Real Madrid. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner became the focal point in attack in Massimiliano Allegri's starting XI, while Dybala was shifted to a role out wide, which reduced his effectiveness in the final third.
Werner isn’t Messi and would’ve flopped at Liverpool’ – Chelsea move ‘perfect for all concerned’, says Collymore
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Werner isn’t Messi and would’ve flopped at Liverpool’ – Chelsea move ‘perfect for all concerned’, says Collymore

The former Reds striker has been left surprised at the reaction of some of those on Merseyside to the news that a German forward will head elsewhere Timo Werner’s proposed transfer to Chelsea is “perfect for all concerned”, says Stan Collymore, with the former Liverpool striker eager to point out that the Germany international is “not Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo” and would likely have flopped at Anfield. A switch to Merseyside appeared to be on the cards for the RB Leipzig forward as speculation regarding his future began to build. Werner had left a door open for Jurgen Klopp to make a move, while many had talked up the qualities that a hard-working and prolific 24-year-old would add to the ranks of the current Premier League leaders.
Bale the greatest athlete I’ve seen, claims ex-Real Madrid doctor
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Bale the greatest athlete I’ve seen, claims ex-Real Madrid doctor

Jesus Olmo has lifted the lid on his time with Los Blancos, placing the Welshman's athletic abilities above those of Cristiano Ronaldo Gareth Bale is the greatest athlete former Real Madrid medical chief Jesus Olmo has seen, with the Wales star “capable of excelling at practically any sport”. After making a world-record move from Tottenham to Real Madrid in 2013, the 30-year-old has split opinion in the Spanish capital, despite scoring 80 goals in 169 matches. While agent Jonathan Barnett has often been forced to shield his charge from media and fan attacks, Olmo has sung the praises of the attacker, who he says is the most impressive player he has seen during a career in which he has worked with many leading stars, including Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo and his Family Don Fancy Costumes to Celebrate the Third Birthday of his Twins Eva and Mateo
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Cristiano Ronaldo and his Family Don Fancy Costumes to Celebrate the Third Birthday of his Twins Eva and Mateo

Cristiano Ronaldo, his partner Georgina Rodriguez and their kids donned fancy costumes to celebrate the third birthday of twins Eva and Mateo on Friday, June 5. It was a cozy, private event held amid the lockdown and both Cristiano and Georgina shared a photo to Instagram. In the photo, Cristiano, 35, wore an Aladdin costume while Georgina Rodriguez, 26, wore a Power Ranger costume. The Juventus star's eldest son Cristiano Jr, 9, donned an Incredible hulk costume while birthday boy Mateo wore a Spider-Man outfit. The girls, Alana, 2, and birthday girl Eva, 3, wore princess outfits.     "Happy Birthday to my two sweeties Eva and Mateo! We love you to the end of the world," Cristiano captioned the photo.