England striker Harry Kane is the now the leading goalscorerin the European section of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament after his four-goal performance against San Marino on Monday night. The Spurs striker was on eight goals before the San Marino game thanks to his treble against Albania on Friday.
Kane scored four times in the first half to take his tally to 12 goals and one ahead of former leader Memphis Depay. Barcelona attacker Depay is on 11 goals and he has the chance to draw level with Kane or move ahead of him when the Netherlands take on Norway at home on Tuesday night in what’s their final World Cup qualifier in Group G.Depay and the Netherlands need a point to seal their place at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament as Group I winners ahead of nearest challengers Turkey and Norway.
Cristiano Ronaldo failed to find the back of the net in the Premier League once again after his Manchester United side suffered a 4-2 defeat at the hands of their hosts, Leicester City at the weekend. In one of the standout games for the eighth round of the new Premier League campaign, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United were undone by two late goals from the Foxes as the Red Devils lost further grounds on the top three teams namely Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City.
Ronaldo returned to Manchester United this season on the back of his transfer from Italian Serie A giants Juventus and he marked the first game of his second spellwith a brace against Newcastle United. The Portuguese international scored twice either side of the half-time break to lead Manchester United to a 4-1 home win over the Magpies.
Former European champions Manchester United have confirmed the shirt numbers for both Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani. The Premier League giants revealed the jersey numbers for the two players towards the end of last week.
It has been confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will take the number seven (7) shirt from Uruguayan striker Cavani following his return to the club before the transfer window ended. Cavani was the recipient of the number seven (7) shirt before Ronaldo’s arrival at Old Trafford for the second time in his career. Continue reading
Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo will receive the maiden Paolo Rossi award for his exploits in the Italian Serie A last season. The Portuguese international would be awarded the accolade for finishing as the highest goalscorer in the Italian top flight last season.
Cristiano Ronaldo emerged as the Capocannoniere at the end of the 2020/21 Serie A season after netting 29 times. He finished as the topscorer in the Italian Serie A ahead of other challengers like Inter Milan striker RomeluLukaku, Fiorentina attacker DusanVlahovic, Atlanta forward Luis Muriel and many more.
Portuguese national team skipper Cristiano Ronaldo has equalled the record for the most goals scored in men’s international football after he found the back of the net twice in the 2-2 draw between his team and France in a Group F clash at the Euro 2020 tournament.
Ronaldo came into the game with 107 goals on the international scene after a return of three goals in the first two games at Euro 2020. He scored two goals in the 3-0 thumping of Hungary in the first game of the tournament for European champions Portugal. The Portuguese team scored all the three goals in the final six minutes of the match with the Hungarians. Cristiano Ronaldo added a brace to the opening goal from left-back Raphael Guerreiro.
Juventus attacker Cristiano Ronaldo has been heavily criticised this season for his ineffectiveness in the big games this season and this continued during the huge clash with rivals AC Milan in the Italian Serie A on Sunday.
Cristiano Ronaldo was the man who took the most criticism on the back of Juventus’ early exit in the Champions League as he was largely anonymous in both legs against Portuguese giants FC Porto. Ronaldo failed to score in the two legs as his team exited the competition via the away goals rule at the hands of Porto.
Although it seems more impossible than possible, the rumors linking Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo with a return to his former club Manchester United continue to linger on. Being one of the greatest ever players in the game, Ronaldo has traveled across different clubs in Europe and has conquered the different leagues he has been to.
After leaving his childhood club Sporting Lisbon, where he started his career from and also where he was signed by Manchester United legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson, he then moved to Old Trafford back in 2003, where he eventually established himself as a polished star and transformed himself from a youngster to a world-beater.
Cristiano Ronaldo has given his condition for a return to Real Madrid as his future at Juventus continues to be up for discussion. The Juventus player will have one year left on his contract with the Italian champions in the next few months. Cristiano Ronaldo will have a year left on the four-year deal that he signed when the Portuguese international captain joined the club in the summer of 2018. The 36-year-old was signed to deliver the Champions League title at Juventus but he has not been able to deliver that target in his three seasons with the Old Lady. As a matter of fact, Juventus have not gone beyond the quarterfinals since they signed Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo and Juventus were eliminated in the quarterfinals by Dutch Eredivisie giants Ajax Amsterdam in the Portuguese international’s first season in Turin. Since then, Juventus have been knocked out by French club Lyon and Portuguese team FC Porto in the two seasons since the elimination at the hands of Ajax Amsterdam.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the man to beat in the race to win the Golden Boot Award in the Italian Serie A this season. The Juventus attacker has a reputation for finding the back of the net on a regular basis. Surprisingly, he has not won the Golden Boot Award since he became a part of the Italian football community in the summer of 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Juventus from Spanish La Liga outfitReal Madrid. Since he became a Juventus player, Cristiano Ronaldo has not won the Italian Serie A Golden Boot Award but this could change this season.
The Juventus talisman is leading the race to finish as the highest goalscorer at the end of the season. The Portuguese player scored twice last weekend during the home game with AS Roma to take his league tally to 16 goals this term. Cristiano Ronaldo hit a brace as Juventus beat AS Roma 2-0 at home to stay in touch with the top two teams. Continue reading
Back in 2003 when then Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson concluded to sign a very young Ronaldo from Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon, while there were people who believed in the talent he possessed, there were others who questioned the move and raised questions like whether he would adapt to the Premier League.
When he finally made his Manchester United debut, Ronaldo showed glimpses of what he is made of and the wealth of talent he had in his armory. He however shoes some slight weaknesses, but Sir Alex chose to look behind those. He was sure of the deal he just concluded.