Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "Cristiano Ronaldo"

    UCL: Ronaldo sent off in Juventus win as Man City suffer shock loss

UCL: Ronaldo sent off in Juventus win as Man City suffer shock loss

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in the first half as Juventus defeated Valencia 2-0 in their UEFA Champions League opener on a night which also witnessed a shock 1-2 loss for Manchester City at home to Olympic Lyon.On his UCL debut for Juventus, the 33-year-old former Real Madrid top marksman was given his marching orders midway through the game after his [...]

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    Mourinho handed one-year prison sentence for £2.9m tax fraud

Mourinho handed one-year prison sentence for £2.9m tax fraud

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has accepted a one-year suspended prison sentence to settle a £2.9million tax evasion fraud case in Spain.According to Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Mourinho was handed a six-month sentence for each of the two financial crimes he was accused of.Spanish law states that a sentence of under two years for a first time offender can be [...]

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    Messi snubbed as Salah battles Ronaldo, Modric for FIFA best player award

Messi snubbed as Salah battles Ronaldo, Modric for FIFA best player award

Egypt's Mohamed Salah is among the final three nominees for the 2018 FIFA best men's player award.Lionel Messi failed to make the final three-man list despite being part of the initial 10 nominees.Salah, the third African player to be shortlisted, is nominated alongside Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo.The Egyptian helped Liverpool to the UEFA Champions League final in his maiden season.He [...]

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    No mercy for Messi as UEFA announces player of the year nominees

No mercy for Messi as UEFA announces player of the year nominees

Lionel Messi, a favourite among Barcelona fans, will not be a contender for the 2018 edition of UEFA men's player award.The Barcelona forward, who is a three-time winner of the award, was however shortlisted for the forward of the season award.Cristiano Ronaldo, newly-signed Juventus player, Mo Salah, Liverpool forward, and Luka Modric, Real Madrid midfielder, are the three finalists.The trio [...]

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    Ronaldo begins Juventus adventure with late win at Chievo

Ronaldo begins Juventus adventure with late win at Chievo

Defending Serie A champions, Juventus, armed with new signing Cristiano Ronaldo, began the seventh defence of their title with a 3-2 comeback victory over Chievo with the winning goal scored in added time.The party started on three minutes through Sami Khedira, the German midfielder pouncing on captain Giorgio Chiellini's knockdown to score through the keeper's legs for 1-0.A workaholic Ronaldo dazzled [...]

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    Allegri says Ronaldo will make Juventus debut Saturday

Allegri says Ronaldo will make Juventus debut Saturday

Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri, has revealed that new signing from Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, will make his Serie A debut in the season opener against Chievo on Saturday.The 51-year old coach made this known while fielding questions from reporters at his first conference of the season."Cristiano will make his Serie A debut for us tomorrow," he said.Allegri, who rejected advances [...]

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    The Best FIFA Men’s Award: Ronaldo hat-trick or new winner?

The Best FIFA Men’s Award: Ronaldo hat-trick or new winner?

World football governing body, FIFA, rolled out the names of nominees for its best men's player of the year award yesterday, a list compiled by its panel of legends which included Nigeria's Emmanuel Amunike.Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi again feature, but it was bad news for Brazil with the absence of Neymar Jr. from the list. Mohamed Salah secured a spot [...]

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    Salah, Mbappe, Ronaldo, Messi shortlisted for FIFA best player award

Salah, Mbappe, Ronaldo, Messi shortlisted for FIFA best player award

The nominees for the Best FIFA men's player of the year award were unveiled on Tuesday.Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were again nominated for the award.The shortlist also includes Tottenham's Harry Kane, Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne and Chelsea's Eden Hazard.Brazil's Neymar, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe, Luka Modric and Raphael Varane make up the remainder of the [...]

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    Davido: Ronaldo is my friend — but I have never met him

Davido: Ronaldo is my friend — but I have never met him

David Adeleke, a Nigerian singer better known as Davido, says he is friends with Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo -- despite having never met him.Davido said he would love to collaborate on some level with the reigning world footballer of the year.In an interview with Goal.com, the 'Aye' singer said he will try to come up with a way to [...]

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    Real Madrid win Club World Cup for second straight year

Real Madrid win Club World Cup for second straight year

Real Madrid defeated Gremio 1-0 to claim the Club World Cup trophy for the second successive year.The Spanish and Brazilian teams locked horns in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.Zinedine Zidane's charges were far superior and should have won by a more flattering goal margin against a Gremio side who failed to have a shot on target.Real Madrid took the lead through [...]

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    Ronaldo: I am the best footballer in history

Ronaldo: I am the best footballer in history

Cristiano Ronaldo has declared that he is not just the best footballer in the world presently, but the best in football history.The 32-year-old attacker beat Lionel Messi on Thursday to win his fifth Ballon d'Or award to equal the Barcelona's ace haul.In an interview with France Football Magazine, Ronaldo said: "I don’t see anyone better than me.“No player does things [...]

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    Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d’Or, equals Messi’s record

Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d’Or, equals Messi’s record

Cristiano Ronaldo has won his fifth Ballon d’Or award on Thursday, drawing level with Barcelona star Lionel Messi.Ronaldo beat Messi and Neymar to second and third respectively. The striker received the award at a ceremony which took place at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.The Portuguese, who won the FIFA best footballer award in November, is the 62nd Ballon D'Or winner.Ronaldo [...]

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    Ronaldo welcomes fourth child, first with model girlfriend

Ronaldo welcomes fourth child, first with model girlfriend

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has announced the birth of his fourth child, his first with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez.The Portuguese footballer made the announcement on Sunday, with an accompanying family photo taken at the Hospital Quiron Universal. [...]

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    Ronaldo wins 2017 FIFA men’s player of the year award

Ronaldo wins 2017 FIFA men’s player of the year award

Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned the Best FIFA men's footballer for the second year running.The Portuguese forward won the award Monday night at the London Palladium.Zinedine Zidane, who coached Real Madrid to another Champions League success and the La Liga title, beat Chelsea's Antonio Conte and Juventus FC's Massimiliano Allegri to win the men's coach of the year award.Olivier Giroud's scorpion [...]

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    Mane, Aubameyang represent Africa on 2017 Ballon d’Or shortlist

Mane, Aubameyang represent Africa on 2017 Ballon d’Or shortlist

The nominees for the 2017 Ballon d'Or have been announced.Senegalese striker Sadio Mane, who plays for Liverpool FC, and Borrusia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are the only Africans in the running.The usual suspects, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Lionel Messi were included on the shortlist.The prestigious award, which was aligned with FIFA from 2010 to 2015, has been won by either Ronaldo or Messi [...]

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    Okocha: Why it is very difficult for an African player to become world’s best

Okocha: Why it is very difficult for an African player to become world’s best

Former Super Eagles captain Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha has said it is "twice difficult" for an African to emerge as the best player in the world.The retired midfielder said this on Friday while being interviewed on CNN shortly after Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar were shortlisted for the 2017 FIFA Men Best Footballer award.Okocha, who twice came close to [...]

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