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Portugal held by Ukraine on Ronaldo’s return

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s return wasn’t enough to give title-holder Portugal more than a 0-0 home draw against Ukraine in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Friday. In his first international since the 2018 World Cup, Ronaldo threatened in attack but failed to break through Ukraine’s solid defense at the Stadium of […]
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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo set to return for countries

Argentina's Lionel Messi and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo are set to play for their countries for the first time since the World Cup.
Tags: Football, Portugal, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina

In The Spotlight, Out of Reach

To be the world's most famous athlete means Cristiano Ronaldo can appear on screens everywhere yet somehow elude the fallout from a rape allegation.
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Chelsea’s Eden Hazard: ‘It’s thanks to Zinedine Zidane I started playing football’

Eden Hazard has this afternoon lavished praise on Zinedine Zidane, amid mounting links between the Chelsea standout and Spanish giants Real Madrid. Real’s Hazard pursuit The links between Blues’ star man Hazard and Real have been circulating for several years now. Los Blancos are known to be keen admirers of Hazard’s talents, with the 28-year-old’s development into one of the finest attackers in England having seen Chelsea reportedly forced to knock back a number of bids from the soon-to-be fo...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Belgium, Juventus, Zinedine Zidane, Rtbf, Bernabeu, Zidane, Martinez, Los Blancos, Los Merengues, Real Madrid Real

Official: Cristiano Ronaldo avoids ban for celebration vs Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo will not be hit with a European ban for his controversial celebration during Juventus’ clash with Atletico Madrid last week. Juventus vs Atletico Juve welcomed Atleti to the Allianz Stadium last Tuesday night, in the second-leg of the Champions League last-16 showdown between the clubs. Visitors Atletico headed into the matchup as overwhelming favourites to book their spot in the tournament’s quarter-finals, on the back of their dominant and thoroughly-deserved 2-0 first-leg ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Tottenham, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Espn, Madrid, Diego Godin, Turin, Federico Bernardeschi

Cristiano Ronaldo fined $22K by UEFA for obscene gesture

Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined 20,000 euros by UEFA for making a provocative gesture after Juventus beat Atletico Madrid in the Champions League            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa

Ronaldo fined 20,000 euros for mimicking Simeone celebration

Lausanne (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo was fined 20,000 euros ($22,738) by UEFA on Thursday for mimicking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone’s crotch-grabbing celebration in Juventus’ Champions League last-16 win last week. The 34-year-old scored a... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Lausanne, Diego Simeone, Afp, Simeone, Juventus Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward fined by Uefa over goal celebration

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is fined 20,000 Euros (£17,700) by Uefa for a goal celebration in the win over Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Tags: News, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa

Juve opt for Asian pre-season amid Ronaldo US rape claims – report

Milan (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus will play the pre-season International Champions Cup in Asia and not in the United States amid the Portugal star’s rape investigation there, the New York Times has reported. Most... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Asia, Milan, US, Sport, Soccer, United States, New York Times, Portugal, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Afp, Juve

Ronaldo signing signals Serie A renaissance: Baresi

London (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo signing for Juventus last year was a shot in the arm for Serie A and bolstered the impression that the league is undergoing a renaissance Italy and AC Milan legend... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Ac Milan, Afp, Baresi

Ronaldo ban would be ‘crazy’, says Juve teammate Bernardeschi

Milan (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus teammate Federico Bernardeschi said Tuesday it would be “crazy” for UEFA to suspend the Portuguese forward for his controversial goal celebration. Ronaldo faces UEFA charges for “improper conduct” after... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Uefa, Federico Bernardeschi, Afp, Juve, Bernardeschi

Chelsea and Real Madrid 30 million Euro apart on Eden Hazard – HLN

As per a report from Belgian outlet HLN, Chelsea have rejected an opening bid from Real Madrid for Eden Hazard. Chelsea stint 28-year-old Belgian attacker Hazard has been plying his trade at Stamford Bridge for 6-and-a-half years now, having made the move to the English capital from Ligue 1 outfit Lille in 2012. And the gifted wide-man has since gone on to establish himself as not only Chelsea’s star man, but also one of, if not the finest player in the Premier League. However, despite his tal...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Blues, Lille, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC, Zinedine Zidane, Hln, Bernabeu, Zidane, Maurizio Sarri

Ronaldo faces improper conduct charge for celebration

Cristiano Ronaldo faces an improper conduct charge from UEFA ahead of Juventus' Champions League quarter-final.
Tags: News, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Uefa

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus star charged for 'cojones' celebration

Cristiano Ronaldo is facing disciplinary action after his "cojones" celebration in Juventus' 3-0 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
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UEFA probe Ronaldo for ‘improper conduct’ over ‘cojones’ goal celebration

Milan (AFP) – UEFA on Monday opened an investigation into Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal celebration after scoring a hat-trick in Juventus’ Champions League comeback win against Atletico Madrid last week. European football’s governing body said Ronaldo... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Afp, Juventus Champions League, Ronaldo Visit, Milan AFP UEFA

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward charged by Uefa over celebration

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is charged with improper conduct by Uefa for his celebration after beating Atletico Madrid to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.
Tags: News, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid

Ronaldo charged by UEFA for gesture mocking Simeone

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Cristiano Ronaldo for a provocative gesture mocking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone after Juventus eliminated the Spanish club from the Champions League. UEFA says its disciplinary panel will judge the charge of “improper conduct” on Thursday. Simeone was fined 20,000 euros ($22,700) by UEFA for making an obscene […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Diego Simeone, Simeone, Nyon Switzerland

Cristiano Ronaldo vs UEFA: Ban threat as Juventus star under investigation

Cristiano Ronaldo vs UEFA Could Cristiano Ronaldo be banned for Juventus in the Champions League quarterfinals? That possibility has increased on Monday after UEFA have confirmed they’ve opened an investigation against the Juve star. Ronaldo is facing a punishment for “improper conduct” in the Champions League match against Atletico Madrid. Gianluca Di Marzio has confirmed that a final decision on the Ronaldo matter will be taken on March 21. UEFA open disciplinary proceedings against Cristian...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Cristiano, Gary Neville, Turin, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Simeone, Juve

Ronaldo rested as Juventus lose, Inter go third with Milan derby win

Milan (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo was rested and Juventus crashed to their first Serie A defeat of the season at Genoa on Sunday following their Champions League heroics, as Inter won a fiery Milan derby... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Genoa, Afp, Inter

‘The best there ever was’: Fans react to Lionel Messi’s staggering hat-trick vs Real Betis

Viewers of the meeting between Real Betis and Barcelona have flooded to social media this evening, to wax lyrical about Lionel Messi. Betis vs Barca Barcelona travelled to the Benito Villamarín Stadium a short time ago, for a La Liga matchup. The Blaugrana headed into proceedings aware that a victory would see them open up a hefty 10-point lead atop the Spanish top-flight table, after Atletico Madrid followed their Champions League elimination during the week with a 2-0 defeat at the hands of ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Soccer, La Liga, Raheem Sterling, Champions League, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Messi, Barca, Lyon, Athletic Bilbao

Juventus - minus Ronaldo - suffer first Serie A defeat of the season

Juventus - minus Champions League hero Cristiano Ronaldo - fall to their first Serie A defeat of the season as they suffer a shock loss at Genoa.
Tags: Football, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus

Barcelona restart efforts to sign Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann

Barcelona & Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann A potentially enormous transfer rumour broke on Saturday night via L’Equipe. It was announced that Barcelona have made a new approach to sign Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann. The main points revealed by L’Equipe include (a) Barcelona have offered Griezmann a salary of €16m a year net, and (b) Griezmann is being offered a contract until 2024. Griezmann’s Atletico contract So how likely is it that Griezmann leaves Atletico to join Barce...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Robin Van Persie, Atletico Madrid, Mesut Ozil, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Luis Suarez, Man United, Barca, Camp Nou, Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann, Leo Messi, Atletico

Ronaldo rested for Genoa clash after Champions League heroics

Rome (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Juventus’ trip to Genoa after firing the Serie A side to the Champions League quarter-finals, coach Massimiliano said on Saturday. “I’m leaving him at home, he had played... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Rome, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Genoa, Afp, Massimiliano

Ronaldo and Messi - Kings of the Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi starred for their respective clubs to reach the quarter-finals.
Tags: News, Soccer, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi Kings

Football gossip: Sterling, Courtois, Rodriguez, Giroud, Suso, Umtiti, Valencia, Dubravka

Real Madrid target Man City's Raheem Sterling, Zinedine Zidane issues Thibaut Courtois warning and Cristiano Ronaldo could face Uefa ban.
Tags: Football, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, Thibaut Courtois

Gareth Bale’s response to Zinedine Zidane return revealed by agent

Will Gareth Bale be sold this summer? Gareth Bale’s response to Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid return has been revealed by the player’s agent with uncertainty surrounding his future. It was heavily reported last season that Zidane and Bale hardly had a good relationship. So much so that it looked almost certain that Bale would leave the club last summer. However, Bale remained at the Bernabeu after Zinedine Zidane unexpectedly left the club. While it was expected that he would step up with the c...
Tags: Sport, Bbc, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Bale, Zinedine Zidane, Barnett, Camp Nou, Fc Barcelona, Bernabeu, Zidane, Gareth, Jonathan Barnett

Manchester United vs. Barcelona highlights Champions League quarterfinals draw

NYON, Switzerland — A new generation of Manchester United players will have to get through Barcelona to win the Champions League. And Lionel Messi will still be there. United was drawn Friday to face Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals, hosting the first leg on April 10. Also Friday, Tottenham was drawn to face Manchester City in an all-English pairing, Liverpool will face Porto, and Ajax will meet Juventus. The first legs will be played April 9-10, with the return games April 16-17....
Tags: London, Sports, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Wembley Stadium, Amsterdam, Manchester, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Portugal

Isco responds to Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid return

Getting into Zidane’s good books Real Madrid midfielder Isco has given his reaction to Zinedine Zidane’s return to the Bernabeu after Santiago Solari was sacked on Monday. In one of the most sensational moves of the season, Zidane has returned to the club he decided to leave last summer. Following his third consecutive Champions League trophy, the Frenchman decided it was time to end his Real Madrid career. Cristiano Ronaldo soon followed him out the door as he joined Juventus. That left former...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Real Madrid, Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Uefa, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Isco, Madrid Spain, Bernabeu, Zidane, Liverpool Man United, Julen Lopetegui

Juve aren't worried about possible Ronaldo suspension - Nedved

Pavel Nedved insists Juventus aren't worried about any repercussions from Cristiano Ronaldo's goal celebration against Atletico Madrid, despite reports the forward could be suspended for their Champions League quarter-final against Ajax.
Tags: News, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Pavel Nedved, Juve, Nedved

Cesc Fabregas takes to Twitter to provide definitive Champions League prediction

Former Arsenal, Barcelona and Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has this afternoon taken to social media to provide his take on who will take home both the Champions League and Europa League titles. European giants discover their fates The respective draws for the quarter-finals of European football’s two top-tier competitions were held earlier today. The Champions League’s final-8 features a quartet of English clubs, along with one side from each of Spain, Italy, Portugal and the Netherlands. ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Netherlands, Tottenham, Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Cesc Fabregas, Europa League

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