Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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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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    Ronaldo wins UEFA player of the year award

Ronaldo wins UEFA player of the year award

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has won the UEFA player of the year award ahead of Lionel Messi and Gianluigi Buffon.The Ballon d'Or favourite was presented the award during a gala ceremony in Monaco on Thursday.The Portuguese also won the forward of the year award.Buffon, Juventus goalkeeper, won the best goalkeeper award.Ronaldo's Real teammates, Sergio Ramos and Luca Modric, won the [...]

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    Ronaldo gets five-match ban for pushing referee, red card

Ronaldo gets five-match ban for pushing referee, red card

Cristiano Ronaldo has been punished with a five-game ban for offences committed during Real Madrid's Spanish Super Cup first leg against Barcelona.Ronaldo was handed a one-game ban for his red card and suspended for four games for the physical altercation with the center referee.A €3000 (£2727) fine was also added to the suspension.A possible appeal will have to wait until Wednesday [...]

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    London to host second edition of Best FIFA Football Awards

London to host second edition of Best FIFA Football Awards

World football ruling body FIFA has announced that the second edition of the Best FIFA Football Awards will take place in London, UK, on October 23.Real Madrid and Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo and the United States' Carli Lloyd won the top prizes in the male and female categories at the first edition in Zurich, Switzerland.For the second edition, which promises [...]

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    Bravo’s heroics take Chile into Confederations Cup final

Bravo’s heroics take Chile into Confederations Cup final

Chile defeated Portugal 3-0 on penalties in the first semi-final match of the FIFA Confederations Cup on Wednesday.The South American and European champions could not be separated after 90 minutes as neither side was able to find the back of the net.Chile were nothing short of sublime in the second half of extra-time. The onus appeared to fall on Cristiano Ronaldo [...]

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    José Mourinho denies withholding tax at Real Madrid

José Mourinho denies withholding tax at Real Madrid

Manchester United manager José Mourinho has denied allegations that he failed to fully pay his taxes during his time in Spain.Mourinho says he has not received any notification from Spanish prosecutors despite being accused of tax fraud.He is alleged to have defrauded the Spanish tax authorities in 2011 and 2012, for a total of around €3.3m (£2.91m).A prosecutor claimed Mourinho [...]

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    Tax fraud allegation: Madrid convinced Ronaldo will prove his innocence

Tax fraud allegation: Madrid convinced Ronaldo will prove his innocence

Real Madrid say they have full confidence that Cristiano Ronaldo will clear himself of tax evasion allegations.Ronaldo was accused by Madrid's regional state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud relating to image rights payments - allegations which have been denied by the player's representatives.The Spanish champions say the Portuguese forward has always fulfilled his tax obligations since arriving from Manchester [...]

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    Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax fraud accusations

Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax fraud accusations

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has denied defrauding Spanish tax authorities of €14.7million.In a statement on Tuesday, the prosecutor’s office said Ronaldo knowingly used a "business structure" created in 2010 to hide his income in Spain from his image rights."There is no tax evasion scheme," Gestifute, the agency representing Ronaldo, said in a statement."There has never been any hiding nor [...]

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