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Ronaldo rape case: Nike and EA express deep concern

Ronaldo rape case: Nike and EA express deep concern

Nike has said it is “deeply concerned” by rape allegations against footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. The US sportswear giant – which has a contract worth a reported $1bn with Ronaldo – said it would “continue to closely monitor the situation”, the Associated Press reports. EA Sports, which also has a contract with Ronaldo, made similar comments. […]

Messi is the best not Ronaldo: Pele

Messi is the best not Ronaldo: Pele

It seems like everyone who could’ve weighed in this debate already has — even the Pope got in on the action. But Pele, the soccer legend who is regularly in the “best ever” conversation along with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo has made his choice in the matter. “Cristiano Ronaldo is a great goalscorer, but […]

Ronaldo buys Buggati Veyron to celebrate Euro 2016 win

Ronaldo buys Buggati Veyron to celebrate Euro 2016 win

Cristiano Ronaldo knows how to celebrate, on and off the pitch. After Portugal won the Euro Cup 2016 – an undeniable high in Ronaldo’s career – the Real Madrid star decided to treat himself with the world’s fastest commercially available car. Ronaldo purchased a black Buggati Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport, that cost him a whopping […]

Ronaldo scores 5

Ronaldo scores 5

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sensational five goals and became Real Madrid’s record goalscorer as his side thrashed Espanyol 6-0 on Saturday. The Portuguese scored a hat-trick inside 20 minutes before Karim Benzema added a fourth, and Ronaldo then grabbed two more in the second half to complete the rout. The fourth goal moved Ronaldo past […]

Leo Messi named UEFA Best Player of the Year ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez (Pictures)

Leo Messi named UEFA Best Player of the Year ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez (Pictures)

Lionel Messi’s role in Barcelona’s treble-winning 2014/15 campaign has been acknowledged with the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award – the second time the forward has been honoured in the accolade’s five-year history. The Argentinian international accepted the trophy from UEFA President Michel Platini at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. Messi, recipient of the inaugural […]

Paul Scholes says Lionel Messi is better than former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo

Paul Scholes says Lionel Messi is better than former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo

The former England and Manchester United midfielder came up against Messi on four occasions and places him ahead of former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. Paul Scholes says Barcelona star Lionel Messi is the best player he’s ever shared a pitch with – placing him ahead of former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. The Argentine star, 27, will bid […]

WATCH: Ronaldo’s reaction to his teammate scoring is priceless

WATCH: Ronaldo’s reaction to his teammate scoring is priceless

Fans were seemingly not left best pleased with Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday night after the Real Madrid star appeared to react angrily to Alvaro Arbeloa scoring in the club’s 3-0 victory over Almeria. With Los Blancos leading the game 2-0 thanks to a stunning first-half volley from James Rodriguez and an own goal from Mauro […]

Lionel Messi named top forward in 2015, Cristiano Ronaldo 29th

Lionel Messi named top forward in 2015, Cristiano Ronaldo 29th

Lionel Messi is the best forward in 2015 – while Cristiano Ronaldo is only 29th on a list of top attackers. These are the findings of a study conducted by the CIES Football Observatory, which has analysed the performances of players in Europe’s leading leagues since January 1. The rankings take into account relevant statistics for different […]

The World’s Top 10 highest-paid athletes

The World’s Top 10 highest-paid athletes

Forbes recently revealed a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world today. Here, we share the top 10 from that list. 10) Matt Ryan, NFL – $43.8m Matt Ryan signed a five-year contract in the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons last year which was worth $103.75m. The figure included a $28m signing bonus and […]

Ronaldo: I don’t call Messi names

Ronaldo: I don’t call Messi names

The Real Madrid star has been accused of using several nasty nicknames for the Barcelona man in a new book, but has moved quickly to rubbish the allegations Cristiano Ronaldo has firmly denied calling Barcelona Lionel Messi several offensive names inside the Real Madrid dressing room. In a new book by Spanish football expert Guillem […]