CRISTIANO RONALDO

  • Barcelona need goals to keep pace with Real Madrid 2 days ago

    Madrid: With Real Madrid still playing at the Club World Cup in Morocco, Barcelona will have a chance to close the gap on the Spanish leaders on Saturday. Madrid was due to play Sevilla, but the match will be played at a later date because the Champions League winners have reached...
  • My girlfriend steals my boxers: Cristiano Ronaldo 4 days ago

    London: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that his girlfriend, top Russian model Irina Shayk, has a crazy obsession with his 'CR7' boxers and steals them at the slightest opportunity. The former Manchester United forward was answering a question- 'What item in your wardrobe does your girlfriend steal?'. The Portuguese star...
  • Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid defeat Almeria 4-1 in La Liga December 13, 2014

    Two goals by Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid stretch their Spanish record winning streak to 20 matches as it beat Almeria 4-1 in the league on Friday. Madrid bettered the 18-game winning streak set by Barcelona in 2005-06 when they beat Ludogorets Razgrad in the Champions League on Tuesday. Francisco "Isco" Alarcon...
  • Real Madrid look to continue record winning streak in La Liga December 12, 2014

    Madrid: Fresh from setting a Spanish record with their 19th straight win, Real Madrid can take a step toward the overall record by beating Almeria on Friday. Madrid beat Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday in the Champions League, bettering the 18-game winning streak set by Barcelona in 2005-06. The world record of...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian Ronaldo December 11, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil football great Ronaldo described Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring run as "unthinkable", and said the Portuguese forward is a clear favourite for the Ballon d'Or award. Ronaldo has scored 32 goals in 26 matches in all competitions this season for Spanish giants Real Madrid and is in...
  • Champions League: Real Madrid beat Ludogorets 4-0 December 10, 2014

    Madrid: Goals by Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale helped Real Madrid to a 4-0 victory over 10-man Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday and a clean sweep of six wins in Group C of the Champions League. The defending champion, who had already won the group, stretched their winning streak to 19 matches...
  • Champions League: Real Madrid seek record 19th win against Ludogorets December 9, 2014

    A Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Real Madrid can set a new Spanish record of 19 straight victories when they take on Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday with first place in Champions League Group B already assured. The phenomenal Portuguese notched up his 200th league goal with a record 23rd La Liga hat-trick as Real...
  • Ronaldo sets a new hat-trick record as Real Madrid register their 18th straight win December 7, 2014

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo turned in another multi-goal performance by scoring three goals to lead Real Madrid to a record-tying 3-0 win over Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Saturday. Ronaldo's 21st, 22nd and 23rd goals through 14 rounds ensured Madrid claimed their 18th consecutive victory across all competitions, matching a...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer up for Ballon d'Or December 1, 2014

    Zurich: The goalkeeper who won the World Cup will be challenging Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the Ballon d'Or. While the footballer of the year prize has switched between the world's top scorers since 2008, Manuel Neuer of Germany is the first goalkeeper to make the Ballon d'Or top three...
  • Real Madrid set club record with 16th consecutive win November 30, 2014

    Real Madrid won their 16th straight match - a historic record - to down the hometown Malaga squad unbeaten at La Rosaleda stadium until now. From the opening minutes, Malaga handed over the initiative and the ball to Real Madrid. Malaga on defence had Rosales on the right and the Ivory Coast's...
  • La Liga: Benzema, Bale on target as ten-man Real Madrid beat Malaga November 30, 2014

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo turned playmaker to help Real Madrid set a club record with their 16th consecutive victory across all competitions by winning 2-1 at Malaga on Saturday in the Spanish league. Ronaldo saw his own unprecedented start to the domestic campaign end as he failed to find the net for...
  • Aguero can be better than Ronaldo and Messi, says Manuel Pellegrini November 28, 2014

    London: Sergio Aguero is one of the top five players in the world and the Manchester City striker has the potential to be better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. Aguero, who has scored 17 goals in all competitions, netted a hat-trick against Bayern Munich...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo goal lifts Real Madrid to 1-0 win against FC Basel in Champions League November 27, 2014

    Cristiano Ronaldo's first-half goal helped Real Madrid beat FC Basel 1-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, and tie a club record with a 15th straight win. Ronaldo's 71st career Champions League goal, in his 108th match, also tied the old competition scoring record long held by Madrid great Raul Gonzalez. Both...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice in Real Madrid's 4-0 win at Eibar November 23, 2014

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the 19th and 20th time in the Spanish league this season after setting up Real Madrid's opening goal in a 4-0 win Saturday at Eibar to stay top of the table. Ronaldo has scored in all 11 league matches he has played in this campaign and...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian Ronaldo November 20, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the third time, according to Brazil legend Ronaldo. The 29-year-old forward led Real Madrid to their 10th Champions League title in May and has already scored 18 goals from 10 La Liga matches this season, reports Xinhua. "I...
  • Raphael Guerreiro scores as Portugal beat Argentina 1-0 November 19, 2014

    'Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi' got top billing at a packed Old Trafford but it was a lesser light who scored as Portugal scraped a 1-0 friendly win over Argentina on Tuesday. Raphael Guerreiro headed the winner in added time after a second half riddled with substitutions and missing the excitement...
  • Lionel Messi should beat Cristiano Ronaldo to Ballon d'Or: Martino November 18, 2014

    Debates about who is world's best player will rage when Lionel Messi faces Cristiano Ronaldo as Argentina play Portugal at Old Trafford on Tuesday, but for Argentina coach Gerardo Martino there is only ever one choice. Barcelona's Messi and Real Madrid's Ronaldo continually go head-to-head to top the scoring charts in...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo claims Euro goals record, Germany toil November 15, 2014

    Berlin: Cristiano Ronaldo became the European Championships' all-time top scorer by giving Portugal a 1-0 victory over Armenia, while Germany could only beat Gibraltar 4-0 as their World Cup victory hangover continued on Friday. Portugal captain Ronaldo broke the deadlock in the 72nd minute to take his tally across Euro finals...
  • La Liga: Real Madrid thrash Rayo Vallecano 5-1 to stay at top November 9, 2014

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored again as Real Madrid stayed at the top of the table on Saturday. Madrid stayed two points ahead of Barcelona by routing Rayo Vallecano 5-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu for their 13th straight victory in all competitions. Ronaldo polished off the lopsided win with his league-leading 18th goal and...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo aiming to be best ever November 8, 2014

    Barcelona: Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he will work to be the best player of all time after being presented with his third European Golden Boot award. The 29-year-old was speaking at a lavish ceremony in Madrid where he received the trophy for being the joint top scorer last season...
  • La Liga: Lionel Messi eyes Zarra's record as Barcelona visit Almeria November 8, 2014

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi has another scoring record in sight when Barcelona visit Almeria on Saturday looking to bounce back from consecutive losses that have cost it the Spanish league lead. Messi scored his 70th and 71st goals in the Champions League in a 2-0 win at Ajax on Wednesday to equal...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo receives his third Golden Boot award November 5, 2014

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo says he still has many years and a lot of football to come as he picked up his third Golden Boot award for scoring the most goals in Europe's domestic leagues last season. Ronaldo shared the award with Luis Suarez, who also scored 31 goals. At a lavish ceremony...
  • Real Madrid's Karim Benzema turning Bernabeu boos into cheers November 5, 2014

    Karim Benzema has endured his share of whistling from Real Madrid's demanding fans in recent years but the France forward appears to have finally won over the Bernabeu after netting another Champions League goal on Tuesday. Benzema was given a standing ovation by the Real faithful when he was taken off...
  • Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 to reach knockout round November 5, 2014

    Holders Real Madrid breezed into the last 16 of the Champions League with two games to spare when a Karim Benzema strike secured a 1-0 win in their Group B match at home to a toothless Liverpool on Tuesday. Benzema clipped a Marcelo cross high into the net from close range...
  • La Liga: Real Madrid take lead as Barcelona lose to Celta November 2, 2014

    Luis Suarez's home debut with Barcelona was spoiled by Celta Vigo as Joaquin Larrivey scored in the second half to deal the host a 1-0 loss that let Real Madrid take the overnight lead of the Spanish league on Saturday. Barcelona's second consecutive loss and first at home in the league...
  • Two-goal Rodriguez hits stunner as Real Madrid thump Granada 4-0 November 1, 2014

    Real Madrid turned up the heat on their La Liga title rivals when James Rodriguez scored twice, including a stunning volley, in a 4-0 win at Granada on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo set the European champions on their way in the second minute at the Nuevo Los Carmenes stadium when he clipped...
  • La Liga: Five teams jostle at top of tight Spanish league November 1, 2014

    Barcelona: Luis Suarez will make his Camp Nou debut in official competition on Saturday. The Barcelona striker played in a home friendly to start the season while serving out a four-month biting ban. That ended in time for Suarez to set up Neymar's goal in Barcelona's loss at Real Madrid last...
  • Real Madrid to rest Ronaldo for King's Cup game against Cornella October 29, 2014

    Madrid: Holders Real Madrid will rest top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo and several other first-choice players for their King's Cup last-32, first leg against third-tier Cornella later on Wednesday, coach Carlo Ancelotti said. Ronaldo, who has netted 16 goals in eight La Liga appearances and three in three Champions League games this...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins three La Liga awards October 28, 2014

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo has picked up three awards at the Spanish league's gala including last season's best player. The Real Madrid star was also given the "Best Forward of La Liga 2013-14" and best goal awards late Monday. Ronaldo said he had "a hat-trick of awards, it's spectacular," and added he would...