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Ronaldo’s hat-trick masterclass silences Atletico, sends Juve into Champions League quarterfinal

March 13, 2019 Editor 0

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular hat-trick to fire Juventus into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday that saw his side claim a thrilling tie 3-2 on aggregate. The Portuguese superstar scored two headers either side of halftime and a late penalty to clinch a place in Friday’s last-eight draw with a dominant display Read More

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Champions League: Real Players ‘pray’ for Ronaldo’s failure in Juve

March 11, 2019 Editor 0

Having been eliminated from the UEFA Champions League, players of Real Madrid are allegedly wishing the same misfortune should befall the club of their former talismanic player, Ronaldo’s Juventus. His reasoning is the fact that some still hold a grudge to Cristiano Ronaldo who left Los Blancos in 2018.  According to Spanish publication, Tribuna which quoted a journalist, Eduardo Inda, Read More

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Messi overtakes Ronaldo as World highest paid footballer

February 8, 2019 Editor 0

Lionel Messi is the best-paid player on the planet as he rakes in an astonishing £7.3million a month before tax – nearly twice the amount that Cristiano Ronaldo does at Juventus. In L’Equipe’s annual salary report, the French news outlet revealed who the 10 best-paid footballers in Europe are going by monthly wage before tax. Of these 10, five play in Spain, Read More

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Uncertainty as Modric, other Stars ‘opt’ to pull out of Real Madrid

December 28, 2018 Editor 0

Luka Modric has reportedly rejected a bumper new contract from Real Madrid as he continues to seek a move away from the crisis club. He is one of a number of stars to be considering quitting the club which has been in disarray since the departure of Zinedine Zidane in the summer. According to Telemadrid, the Croatian star, 33, turned down Read More

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Again, Modric dusts Messi, Ronaldo in 2018, wins Ballon d’Or

December 4, 2018 Editor 0

Croatian and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric on Monday night pipped Juventus’s talisman Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona Lionel Messi to win the 2018 Ballon d’Or. Modric, who was closely followed by Ronaldo and Antonio Griezmann as second and third respectively, won the Ballon d’Or after he played an integral role in Real Madrid winning a fourth Champions League title in Read More

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Ronaldo sets new record as Juve beat Fiorentina, widen Seria A top grip

December 1, 2018 Editor 0

Unbeaten Serie A leaders Juventus went 11 points clear at the top of the table by beating Fiorentina, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a penalty. The champions led through Rodrigo Bentancur’s excellent 18-yard strike after a one-two with Paulo Dybala. Giorgio Chiellini scored his first goal in 18 months – a fortunate effort which keeper Alban Lafont pushed into the air, Read More

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Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Nike expresses deep concern

October 5, 2018 Editorial III 0

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 (£768m) 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. Ronaldo, 33, earlier “firmly” Read More

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Mesmerised Messi, reigning Ronaldo

June 23, 2018 Blueprint 0

Today (Saturday, June 23, 2018) is exactly 10 days the 21st edition of FIFA World Cup currently ongoing in faraway Russia began with teams battling to find their feet. There have been a whole lot of upset which have thrown bookmakers off balance in a competition meant to last up to four uninterrupted weeks. In case you haven’t been following Read More

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Zidane declares Ronaldo fit ahead El-Classico clash

December 23, 2017 Blueprint 0

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted Cristiano Ronaldo is 100 percent fit for Saturday’s huge El Clasico clash against Barcelona despite playing a limited role in training this week. And the Frenchman urged Ronaldo to put his perceived desire for an improved contract from the European champions on the back burner to help Real get back into the La Liga Read More