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Ronaldo could feature for Corinthians - chairman

Posted Sunday, May 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport88 hits

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - Former world player of the year, Brazilian veteran Ronaldo, could play several league matches for Corinthians this season despite having announced his retirement in February, club chairman Andres Sanches said Saturday. "Ronaldo will play friendlies and could play some leagues games as well," Brazilian media quoted Sanches as saying. Ronaldo is the highest goal scorer in ...Full Story »

Ronaldo leads rout of Almeria, Barca beat Malaga

Posted Sunday, May 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport66 hits

* Ronaldo sets new La Liga scoring record of 40 goals * Real win 8-1 and Barca come back to win 3-1 (Updates after Real win) MADRID, May 21 (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo set a new La Liga scoring record of 40 goals in a season and Emmanuel Adebayor grabbed a hat-trick as Real Madrid destroyed relegated Almeria 8-1 at the Bernabeu on Saturday. Newly-crowned champions Barcelona also wrapped up...Full Story »

Ronaldo’s 39th goal sets Spanish league record

Posted Sunday, May 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport50 hits

MADRID (AP)—Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored against Almeria to set a Spanish league record of 39 goals in a single season. Ronaldo poked in Sergio Ramos’ header at the far post after four minutes of play Saturday at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Ronaldo shared the previous mark of 38 with Athletic Bilbao’s Telmo Zarra and Madrid’s Hugo Sanchez, the league s...Full Story »

Real Madrid vs Almeria preview - Ronaldo targets record haul

Posted Saturday, May 21, 2011 by PA99 hits

All eyes will again be on Cristiano Ronaldo this weekend as he attempts to break the Primera Division single-season scoring record at the Bernabeu against relegated Almeria. The Portugal forward has struck nine times in the last three games to take his league tally for the season to 38 and equal the all-time record jointly held by Real Madrid's Hugo Sanchez, from the 1989/90 season, and the l...Full Story »

Ronaldo set for Romania farewell

Posted Friday, May 20, 2011 by YAHOO Sport71 hits

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - Brazilian football star Ronaldo will bid his farewell to the national side in a friendly against Romania on June 7, national coach Mano Menezes said. Menezes on Thursday named a 28-man squad for friendlies against the Netherlands on June 4 and Romania three days later as Brazil prepare for the Copa America in Argentina next July. The Romania game will be the final match ...Full Story »

The Messi and Ronaldo show

Posted Wednesday, May 18, 2011 by ESPN676 hits

One craves the spotlight, the other is all about the football. But Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have both delivered virtuoso performances in La Liga this season. For those addicted to the wonderful drama of the boot-to-boot combat between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the hearts and minds of the world's football public, these have been a magical few weeks. Cometh the hour, com...Full Story »

Ronaldo leads Messi in race for personal glory

Posted Monday, May 16, 2011 by Supersport.com198 hits

Arguments over who is the better player can rumble long into the night, but Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo can at least be compared scientifically in the cold currency of goals. With an astonishing 52 goals in 54 competitive club matches this season, Barcelona phenomenon Messi is scoring at a rate that has not been seen in top-level European football since the 1950s. His 50th goal a...Full Story »

Ronaldo equals Spanish league goals record of 38

Posted Monday, May 16, 2011 by Supersport.com146 hits

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo equalled the La Liga record for goals scored in a season when he netted his 37th and 38th of the campaign at Villarreal on Sunday. The Portuguese former World Player of the Year smashed in a trademark swerving free-kick in the 22nd minute at the Madrigal and followed up with a similar effort in second-half stoppage time to complete a 3-1 victory. His sec...Full Story »

Milestone for Ronaldo as Barca lift cup

Posted Monday, May 16, 2011 by Supersport.com110 hits

Portuguese goal machine Cristiano Ronaldo equalled the all-time league record of 38 goals with a brace in Real Madrid's 3-1 victory at Villarreal on Sunday. Ronaldo made it nine goals in his last three games with a 22nd minute free-kick and a last minute strike to stay on course to pick up the Pichichi trophy for the league's top-scorer. Barcelona's Lionel Messi, his nearest rival, has 31 La...Full Story »

Ronaldo leads Messi in race for personal glory

Posted Saturday, May 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport132 hits

PARIS (AFP) - Arguments over who is the better player can rumble long into the night, but Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo can at least be compared scientifically in the cold currency of goals. With an astonishing 52 goals in 54 competitive club matches this season, Barcelona phenomenon Messi is scoring at a rate that has not been seen in top-level European football since the 1950s. His 50th...Full Story »

Villarreal vs Real Madrid preview - Ronaldo closes in on record

Posted Sunday, May 15, 2011 by PA198 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo has the Primera Division single-season scoring record within his sights as Real Madrid travel to a Villarreal side who still have a slim chance of snatching third place. Madrid's hopes of winning the league title may have ended in midweek when Barcelona got the point they needed at Levante, but Ronaldo gave himself a great chance of securing a place in the record books after...Full Story »

Messi eyes beating Ronaldo to top scorer title

Posted Tuesday, May 10, 2011 by Supersport.com471 hits

Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola on Sunday backed magical Lionel Messi to beat Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo to the Spanish League top scorer's prize. Ronaldo grabbed four in the 6-2 demolition of Sevilla on Saturday to take his season's tally to 33, two more than Messi with two games left. "Messi is always looking to score because he is a born striker and it's in his blood," said Guard...Full Story »

I fought the Nazis when I was Irina's age... but I'm so proud of her and I want her to marry Cristiano Ronaldo

Posted Tuesday, May 10, 2011 by The Sun2974 hits

WHEN Irina Shayk poses for another photoshoot, Cristiano Ronaldo's glamorous Russian girlfriend knows she has conquered the West.The most talked-about model of her generation, with one of the world's most eligible men on her arm, she has forged a glittering career in the US and Europe, leaving her obscure Siberian roots far behind.Yet every week without fail, 25-year-old Irina interrupts her...Full Story »

Sevilla 2 : 6 Real Madrid - Ronaldo puts four past Sevilla

Posted Saturday, May 07, 2011 by PA58 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo scored four goals to move ahead of Lionel Messi in the Primera Division scoring charts as Real Madrid dismantled a woeful Sevilla side 6-2. Madrid were 3-0 up by half-time through goals from Sergio Ramos, Ronaldo and Kaka, before Alvaro Negredo pulled one back in the 61st minute. Ronaldo responded, netting again in the 65th, 70th and 75th minutes, with Negredo netting his sec...Full Story »

'Just hand Barca the trophy next season', snipes Ronaldo after Real Madrid's controversial semi-final loss

Posted Thursday, May 05, 2011 by Daylife.com823 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo believes Barcelona were given 'outside help' in their Champions League semi-final clash with Real Madrid, suggesting the Catalan club be handed the trophy next season to save hassle.The Portuguese forward was incensed by the performance of the referee during the clash at Camp Nou - which was drawn 1-1 to send Barca through - and backed up his manager Jose Mourinho's claims of...Full Story »

Roo is blend of Messi 'n Ronaldo

Posted Saturday, April 30, 2011 by The Sun163 hits

WIDE APPEAL ... Hernandez says Rooney's talents match the best JAVIER HERNANDEZ last night insisted that Wayne Rooney is better than Lionel Messi - at shooting. And he is also a better header of the ball than Cristiano Ronaldo. Hernandez, Manchester United's latest sensation, ran the rule over his strike partnership with Rooney that has set the Premier and Champions League alight. Mexican ac...Full Story »

Manchester United's Sir Alex Ferguson: We might not have the Cristiano Ronaldo factor, but we do not understand the word defeat

Posted Saturday, April 30, 2011 by YAHOO Sport60 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson has dismissed suggestions that his Manchester United side has lacked style since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo. Ferguson was quick to defend his team, which has been criticized by some for lacking an attacking edge, as it looks to clinch a record 19th league title and a place in the Champions League final."This team might not have the Ronaldo factor, but it doesn't underst...Full Story »

Barcelona's Lionel Messi extends lead over Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in European Golden Shoe

Posted Tuesday, April 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport343 hits

Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi started the match against Osasuna from the bench, but was brought on after the interval and scored once to increase his tally to 31 La Liga goals this season. Runner-up Cristiano Ronaldo also come off the bench in Real Madrid's 6-3 win over Valencia, but, unlike his rival, the Portugal international was unable to find the net. Antonio Di Natale didn't score fo...Full Story »

Beckham, Ronaldo are top-paid soccer players

Posted Friday, April 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport624 hits

David Beckham arrived to play for the Los Angeles Galaxy four years ago amid much hoopla of turning the U.S. into a soccer-loving country. His American summer debut was a media circus with stars like Tom Cruise, Eva Longoria, Mary-Kate Olsen and Arnold Schwarzenegger turning out to catch a glimpse of Becks on the field. Alas the soccer explosion in the U.S. didn’t happen. Major League S...Full Story »

Ronaldo rescues Real

Posted Monday, April 18, 2011 by Supersport.com62 hits

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo both scored penalties for their 30th league goals of the season as Barcelona stayed on course for the Spanish league title following a 1-1 draw with 10-man Real Madrid in 'El Clasico' at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Barcelona stayed on course for a third successive league title as they maintained their eight point cushion over Madrid with six games lef...Full Story »

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