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Messi steers clear of Ronaldo debate

Posted Monday, November 05, 2012 by ESPN194 hits

Barcelona star Lionel Messi managed to avoid controversy by speaking in glowing terms of his Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo in a recent interview. The Catalan forward was interviewed by El Mundo Deportivo where he was required to provide responses to one-word questions or topics posed by the Barcelona-based sports news outlet. The three-time Ballon d'Or winner was, unsurprisingly, asked...Full Story »

Ronaldo& Messi 869 riddle

Posted Monday, November 05, 2012 by The Sun388 hits

Link ... Cristiano Ronaldo, left, and Lionel Messi A BIZARRE coincidence involving two of the world’s greatest footballers and their sons was revealed by fans on Twitter last night. Portuguese Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo is 869 days older than Argentina and Barcelona magician Lionel Messi. But astonishingly, Ronaldo’s son — Cristiano Ronaldo Junior — is ALSO 8...Full Story »

PSG play down Ronaldo links

Posted Friday, November 02, 2012 by ESPN192 hits

Paris St Germain chairman Nasser el-Khelaifi has sought to play down rumours linking his club with a record-breaking approach for Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Speculation in Italy, which has since been repeated in France, has suggested that PSG see Ronaldo as the next part of their ambitious project - with a €100million (£80.3m) package being pieced together. It has also...Full Story »

Mallorca 0 : 5 Real Madrid - Ronaldo fires rampant Real

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2012 by PA34 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the eighth successive match as Real Madrid coasted to a 5-0 victory at Real Mallorca. The champions' star man may have felt sad in the capital at the start of the season but he continues to show his importance to Madrid as he struck twice and set up the second of Gonzalo Higuain's brace. After joint leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid had both already won this we...Full Story »

Real Madrid 2-0 Celta Vigo: Higuain & Ronaldo clinch straightforward win

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2012 by YAHOO Sport43 hits

A goal each from Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo gave Real Madrid a relatively comfortable 2-0 victory over Celta Vigo in the Spanish Primera Division on Saturday evening. It was by no means a vintage performance from Los Blancos, but a dominance of the ball throughout the match enabled the Argentine and Portuguese attackers to net in what was a largely forgettable encounter at Santiago B...Full Story »

Portugal vs Northern Ireland preview - Ronaldo reaches 100 caps

Posted Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by portugoal.net208 hits

The build-up to the vast majority of Portugal games inevitably focuses heavily on one man - Cristiano Ronaldo. As Northern Ireland roll into Porto for the World Cup qualifier, the Selecção captain is hogging even more of the headlines than usual as he dons the shirt of the senior Portugal side for the 100th time. Portugal coach Paulo Bento began his pre-match press conference by do...Full Story »

Ronaldo: Brazil will be under pressure to deliver at World Cup 2014

Posted Saturday, October 13, 2012 by Goal.com280 hits

The 36-year-old insists that his country will be ready to put on a show in two years' time but adds that a lot will be expected of Mano Menezes' side after a rebuilding process Former Brazil striker Ronaldo feels that his countrymen will be under pressure to perform when they host World Cup 2014 but believes that it could act as motivation. The 36-year-old retired from the game in 2011 after...Full Story »

Russia 1-0 Portugal: Kerzhakov leaves Ronaldo and Co. reeling

Posted Saturday, October 13, 2012 by Goal.com102 hits

The Zenit striker hit the only goal of the game after six minutes as the hosts held out against relentless pressure from Paulo Bento's side with some stoic defensive work An early goal from Aleksandr Kerzhakov was enough to hand Russia all three points against Portugal in Moscow. The Zenit St Petersburg man fired past Rui Patricio with just six minutes on the clock, and despite the visitors ...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo gets green light for Portugal

Posted Monday, October 08, 2012 by YAHOO Sport62 hits

Real Madrid's medical team have given Cristiano Ronaldo the green light to travel to Portugal to report for international duty. The prolific attacker sustained a shoulder injury in Madrid's 2-2 La Liga draw away against Barcelona on Sunday, and there were fears that he would face a spell on the sidelines. Nevertheless, Ronaldo has undergone further examination by Madrid's doctors at his home, ...Full Story »

'Messi and Ronaldo are from another planet' - Mourinho

Posted Monday, October 08, 2012 by Goal.com1408 hits

The Portuguese boss lavished praise on the pair after their virtuoso performances in what he felt was an entertaining game for all to see Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho lauded Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after the pair netted twice in Los Blancos’ 2-2 draw with Barcelona in a riveting Clasico encounter. The Portuguese coach was positive about his side's performance despite fail...Full Story »

Ronaldo sprains his shoulder in draw at Barcelona

Posted Monday, October 08, 2012 by Goal.com167 hits

In a game where the Portuguese ace grabbed a superb double to earn a hard fought point, the 27-year-old's night ended on a sour note as test reveal a suspected injury Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo may be set for time on the sidelines after spraining his shoulder in his side's 2-2 draw with Barcelona on Sunday night. The former Manchester United man was in fine form bagging a double ...Full Story »

Barcelona 2-2 Real Madrid: Messi and Ronaldo exchange strikes in enthralling Clasico

Posted Monday, October 08, 2012 by 97 hits

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were both in scintillating form as Barcelona and Real Madrid played out an enthralling 2-2 draw at Camp Nou in the first Liga Clasico of this season. Despite coming as just the seventh fixture of the season, the match was touted as having a potentially huge impact on the final Liga outcome. With Madrid in need of a win, Ronaldo got the club off to the perfect ...Full Story »

UPDATE 2-Soccer-Messi, Ronaldo trade blows in 2-2 Clasico draw

Posted Monday, October 08, 2012 by YAHOO Sport54 hits

Messi, Ronaldo each score twice at Nou Camp  * Barca maintain eight-point lead over Real  * Valencia lose 1-0 at city rivals Levante (Adds details, quotes, byline)  MADRID, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Real Madrid came away with a point but failed to secure the victory they needed to trim the gap on leaders Barcelona when the outstanding Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo each struck twic...Full Story »

Barcelona 2 : 2 Real Madrid - Messi and Ronaldo light up El Clasico

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2012 by PA35 hits

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo matched each other blow for blow at the Nou Camp, bagging two goals apiece as Barcelona and Real Madrid battled out an entertaining 2-2 draw in the first Clasico of the Primera Division season. Tito Vilanova's Barca headed into the game eight points clear of their arch rivals and boasting a 100 per cent record from their first six matches, but found themselves...Full Story »

Ancelotti keen to sign Ronaldo in future

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2012 by ESPN272 hits

PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti has revealed the club may target Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in the future and would relish the chance to partner him with Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Ligue 1 outfit are now one of the world's wealthiest clubs following their take over by Qatar Investment Authority in 2011 and therefore no player would be out of their financial reach. They have spent more €200...Full Story »

Guti: Messi is better than Cristiano Ronaldo

Posted Saturday, October 06, 2012 by Goal.com243 hits

The retired midfielder made the claim ahead of this weekend’s much anticipated clash, while revealing that he nearly joined Argentine giants River Plate Former Real Madrid star Guti believes that Lionel Messi is a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo.The 35-year-old played alongside the Portuguese international during his time at the club and came up against the Barcelona star on a numb...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo: It's important to gain confidence ahead of El Clasico

Posted Thursday, October 04, 2012 by Goal.com171 hits

The Los Blancos players are pleased to have achieved maximum points from their opening Champions League fixtures and look forward to Sunday's huge fixture Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka and Sergio Ramos expressed their happiness with Real Madrid's 4-1 away victory against Ajax and declared that they are determined to succeed at Camp Nou against Barcelona in their next game. Ronaldo was the hero for...Full Story »

Ajax Amsterdam 1 : 4 Real Madrid - Ronaldo treble keeps Madrid perfect

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2012 by PA51 hits

Real Madrid made it two wins from two in Group D as a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick guided them to a comfortable 4-1 win away at Ajax. The Spanish champions had been frustrated by Ajax goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer for most of the first half but finally made the breakthrough just before half-time when Ronaldo tapped in from Karim Benzema's cross. Benzema then made it two after the interval with a s...Full Story »

Ronaldo: Depor goal woke Real up

Posted Tuesday, October 02, 2012 by ESPN150 hits

The worst thing Deportivo could have done against Real Madrid was score early in their La Liga clash on Sunday. The visitors silenced the Bernabeu crowd with a goal from Riki on 15 minutes, but that, as hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted, only served to wake the sleeping Real Madrid giant from its slumber. It took Real just seven minutes to restore parity when Ronaldo scored from ...Full Story »

Soldado inspired by Ronaldo

Posted Tuesday, October 02, 2012 by ESPN227 hits

Valencia striker Roberto Soldado stated that former Brazil striker Ronaldo is one of his chief inspirations as a forward. Soldado will captain Valencia as they bid to grab their first win in the Champions League group stages when they take on Lille at the Mestalla on Tuesday. They fell to a 2-1 loss to German heavyweights Bayern Munich in their opening match. Ahead of the match, he was inte...Full Story »

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