Cristiano Ronaldo

On This Day: Majestic Ronaldo scores hattrick against Spain in 2018 WC

Four years ago, Cristiano Ronaldo produced an emphatic performance as the forward bagged his maiden World Cup hattrick to help Portugal draw 3-3 against Spain in their Group B encounter of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Sochi. 

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Jersey Numbers in Football

In football, jersey numbers are often symbolic.

August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021

Should Manchester United Fans Feel Hopeful This Season?

OGS has set himself to bring the “United Way” back to the club.

April 8, 2020
April 8, 2020

Federer’s challenge to Cristiano, Kohli and other stars

Many athletes are putting a brave face on the coronavirus lockdown, converting garages and bedrooms into home gymnasiums and posting cheerful videos of themselves on social media keeping fit by "bench-pressing" their children.

March 12, 2020
March 12, 2020

Ronaldo’s Juventus teammate, Daniele Rugani coronavirus positive

Juventus defender Daniele Rugani has become the first Serie A player to test positive for coronavirus, the Turin side said on Wednesday.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

‘Zidane was clever to leave when Ronaldo did’

Real Madrid were ousted from the Champions League by a young Ajax side last night at the Santiago Bernabeu after they had won the trophy for three straight seasons. Zinedine Zidane had been the protagonist of those wins but he left at the beginning of last season and Real have been suffering since then.

November 18, 2018
November 18, 2018

Ronaldo still very much part of Portugal team, insists coach

Portugal coach Fernando Santos insisted Saturday that superstar Cristiano Ronaldo remains a key part of his national team despite being left out of his Nations League squad, after the European champions became the first team to advance to the semi-finals of the competition.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

'Rape allegation documents were altered’

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Las Vegas criminal defence lawyer said today that the documents cited in the media reports in relation to rape claims were ‘fabricated’ by hackers.

October 8, 2018
October 8, 2018

Ronaldo among first nominees for Ballon d'Or award

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo was among the first 10 nominees for the men's Ballon d'Or trophy announced on Monday, awarded by France Football magazine to the best player in the world.

October 3, 2018
October 3, 2018

CR7 denies rape claim

Police said Monday they had reopened an investigation into a rape accusation made by a former model who says soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo attacked her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse suite in 2009.

September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018

CR7 shifts focus

Cristiano Ronaldo turns his focus back to Juventus's quest for a treble this season on Wednesday after losing out in the FIFA's best player of the year award.