Ronaldo

Zidane hopeful Ronaldo will be fit for Champions League final

Zidane hopeful Ronaldo will be fit for Champions League final

BARCELONA: Zinedine Zidane is optimistic Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for the Champions League final against Liverpool despite Real Madrid´s star player going off injured against Barcelona on Sunday. Ronaldo appeared to sustain a knock to his ankle as he bundled home a 14th-minute equaliser for Real at the Camp Nou. The striker played on […]

Ronaldo joins Messi as five-time winner of FIFA best player award

Ronaldo joins Messi as five-time winner of FIFA best player award

AP Cristiano Ronaldo has caught up with Lionel Messi to become a five-time winner of FIFA’s best player award. The Real Madrid forward was crowned player of the year on Monday at the FIFA Best ceremony at the London Palladium theater attended by runner-up Messi and third-placed Neymar. A second successive honour for Ronaldo was […]

‘Bizzare’ Cristiano Ronaldo statue mocked on social media

‘Bizzare’ Cristiano Ronaldo statue mocked on social media

MADEIRA: Cristiano Ronaldo had an international airport renamed in his honour on Wednesday but it was a newly unveiled bust of him that soon became a major talking point. Five thousand screaming fans, the Portuguese talisman himself and the country’s prime minister and the president were all in attendance at the airport of Madeira, the island where Ronaldo was […]

Real survive scare to win club cup with Ronaldo hat-trick

Real survive scare to win club cup with Ronaldo hat-trick

TOKYO: Real Madrid suffered an almighty fright before a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick hauled them back from 2-1 down and gave them a 4-2 win over rank outsiders Kashima Antlers in the Club World Cup final on Sunday. Two goals from Gaku Shibasaki stunned the European champions as the Japanese hosts took a 2-1 lead early […]