Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tag "Ronaldo"

    Ronaldo scores in Ajax draw as Messi’s Barca defeats Man Utd

Ronaldo scores in Ajax draw as Messi’s Barca defeats Man Utd

Barcelona earned a comfortable 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford, thanks to an early own goal.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's wheels did not pick up speed in a spirited but blunt display from his wasteful boys, especially Rashford, who was aiming for the stars with his opportunities.Man United got the first sight of goal from a free kick on [...]

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    UEFA fine Ronaldo €20,000 for celebration mocking Simeone

UEFA fine Ronaldo €20,000 for celebration mocking Simeone

European football governing body, UEFA, has fined Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, €20,000 for his "obscene" jubilation during the Italian club’s 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid last week.Juventus lost 0-2 to Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League, marking the Spanish side’s victory with strange celebrations.Juventus, however, hit back 3-0 through Ronald’s hat-trick, and mocked Simeone [...]

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    Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion

Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion

Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted a €18.8m fine from Spanish authorities after admitting tax evasion charges.The deal was struck at a Madrid-based court by the former Real Madrid star in a case which was constituted due to under-declared tax records between 2010 and 2014 when he was playing and living in Spain.He was accused of declaring lower earnings from image rights [...]

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    Bale rescued draw for Real Madrid against unbeaten Barcelona

Bale rescued draw for Real Madrid against unbeaten Barcelona

Gareth Bale equalised for Real Madrid as the Spanish capital club played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Camp Nou stadium, with both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi also on the scoresheet in El Clasico.In an entertaining see-saw match, Barcelona had a Luis Suarez goal disallowed for a wrong offside call, while the referee also denied Madrid a penalty [...]

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    Real Madrid, Liverpool cruise into UCL quarter final

Real Madrid, Liverpool cruise into UCL quarter final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored in a record-equaling ninth consecutive UCL game to lead Real Madrid to a 2-1 victory over ten-man PSG at the Parc de Princes stadium in France.Real Madrid made four changes to the team which won the first leg 3-1, surprise starts for wonderkid Marco Asensio,  Lucas Vasquez and Mateo Kovacic, while Dani Carvajal returned from suspension to [...]

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    Ramos, Ronaldo, Zidane break world records as Real Madrid win 11th UCL

Ramos, Ronaldo, Zidane break world records as Real Madrid win 11th UCL

Sergio Ramos, Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane have inked their names in the history books again, as Real Madrid win its 11th UEFA Champions league.Ramos became the first defender in history to score in two UEFA champions league finals, while Ronaldo edged-out his archrival, Lionel Messi, to become a player with three goals from three different UCL finals.According to UEFA, [...]

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    Godwin Okpara: My Best XI

Godwin Okpara: My Best XI

TheCable begins an exciting series where current and former footballers pick from a wide pool of players – active or passive, teammate or opponent, dead or alive – to form their Best XI!For a defender, Okpara has picked an attack-minded team. So, there’s no room for a defender called Godwin Okpara!GOALKEEPERIke ShorounmuHe was a very good goalkeeper; for me, [...]

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    Nadal beats Ronaldo at poker

Nadal beats Ronaldo at poker

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    Klose ends glittering international career

Klose ends glittering international career

Germany’s all-time leading scorer, Miroslav Klose, has announced his retirement from international football.Klose scored twice at the Brazil 2014 World Cup, making him the highest goalscorer in the tournament's history with 16 goals, one ahead of Ronaldo.And with a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest scorer for Germany. He is also the second most capped German, [...]

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    7 most memorable moments of World Cup semifinals

7 most memorable moments of World Cup semifinals

There is no prize for guessing the choice of seven as against our usual choice of 10 for the memorable moments in this round of the World Cup.Yes, you are right. It’s about BRA7IL!Beaten, battered, bruised BrazilFor convenience sake (read lazy), the seven goals Brazil conceded in this game should have been the seven most memorable moments of the semifinal. [...]

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    Why it is important to win your World Cup group

Why it is important to win your World Cup group

The Netherlands wanted to top their group at all costs in order to avoid a ‘strong’ Brazil in the next round.Their coach, Louis van Gaal, fielded a strong team against Chile in a game that was to decide the group's winner. Holland won 2-0 and will now meet a ‘weak’ Mexico in the second round.So, how important is it to [...]

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    Real Madrid win La Decima

Real Madrid win La Decima

Real Madrid Football Club have won their 10th UEFA Champions League trophy after a pulsating final at the at the Estadio da Luz, home of Portuguese club, Sporting Lisbon Football Club.Madrid were some two minutes away from losing the trophy to a solitary Diego Godin goal off a mistake by Iker Casillas, but Sergio Ramos rose high in stoppage time to head home [...]

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    Brazil 2014 World Cup: The countdown begins!

Brazil 2014 World Cup: The countdown begins!

It is exactly 32 days to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, but there is enough to whet the appetite already before the tournament begins on June 12, 2014.Protests have been held across the country; stadia have collapsed and casualties abound; accusations of embezzlement have been traded among the country’s senior figures; the Amazon forest is causing nightmares in [...]

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