Cristiano Ronaldo, the post he got off the mark in the league for Juventus had his sights on his all-time favorite game, the Champions League. He was under tremendous pressure, especially after having played 3 games and scoring nothing in Juventus post his movement from Real Madrid. However, he did overcome the drought when he achieved 2 goals in Serie A with a 2-1 win against Sassuolo in Serie A. Post this achievement, he had to go on a trip to Valencia for the Champions League. He felt like it was his home as it was the kind of competition; he always wanted to take part in. Ronaldo hoped for some luck, although it was a tough group he was looking forward to it.
Juventus has achieved the Serie A title in the last 7 seasons and Italian Cup and the league for the past 4 years. However, it did have its struggles during transfer of domestic supremacy to European platform. Since 1996, Juventus has not achieved victory in the premier club competition in Europe, but it has successfully reached the finals twice in 4 editions. After making a record of 112 million euro in Serie A, the 5-time winner of Ballon d’ Or sent out a message that he wishes to take one step further in this season. Ronaldo has achieved the Champions League trophy 4 times in last 5 seasons and with 120 goals, he is the undoubtedly the leading scorer. Continue reading →
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored his first goal for his new club Juventus in a friendly match against the Juventus youth side. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said that he is an exciting signing for the team and that they are looking forward to winning the Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo looked comfortable among his new teammates and was impressive throughout the game.
Massimiliano Allegri said that his team wants to win the Champions League after reaching the final twice in three years. He said that Juventus is an ambitious club and this is why they made a move for Cristiano Ronaldo. He said that he is a world-class player and that he has the necessary experience and skills to help the team win an important trophy such as the Champions League. Continue reading →
With what is happening in Russia, are there still many who would argue that Lionel Messi is the Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) compared to Cristiano Ronaldo? While one continues to show signs of mental weakness, the other is leading, scratch that, carrying his team to glory.
Ante Rebic, Luke Modric and Ivan Rakitic all scored as Croatia sank Argentina 3-0 on Thursday. Argentina could barely respond as Croatia kept asking questions of them repeatedly. Their fate is no longer in their hands as Iceland and Nigeria meet on Friday in a high stakes game. Continue reading →
Barcelona midfield legend Xavi Hernandez opines that Neymar Jr. and Kylian Mbappe would be the next football stars after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. There are already debates about who would be the next World Best player after the duo of Messi and Ronaldo who have dominated heavily in the last decade.
As age slowly catches up with the stars, arguments are already brewing about who would take over the revered mantle. Xavi feels Neymar has a strong ability to take over the mantle. “I think there will be a while after Messi and Cristiano when Neymar will be the reference point. Especially as he is Brazilian. Brazil have every chance of making it to a World Cup final. The Neymar era will last three to four years, and then Mbappe’s time will come,” the Spaniard said. Continue reading →
Cristiano Ronaldo is complaining of the quality of players now in the Real Madrid setup. The top Spanish side under the management of Zinedine Zidane decided not to spend money on reinforcements after achieving consistent successes in the league and on the continent.
Madrid won three Champions League titles out of possible four and then capped it with actually winning the La Liga after coming close the previous year. Now it is almost certain that Barcelona would run away with the La Liga title and they have reinforced to become a major threat in Europe. Continue reading →
Real Madrid superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo has auctioned off one of his five Ballon d’Or awards at a charity auction. The Portuguese skipper let the prized award go for £600,000 at a charity auction. The Euro 2016 star made the gesture so funds can be made from the replica for Make-A-Wish charity, according to reports.
The charity is keen on helping kids fight life threatening issues. Ronaldo has won the award five times, the first in 2008 and then in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017. The player asked that his 2013 replica be auctioned off to help the charity in their work. Reports claim he specifically asked that the 2013 replica be used – the first one he received upon moving to Spain after winning the first while at Old Trafford.
Manchester United striker RomeluLukaku is hoping to emulate the career of former United forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
The former Everton striker completed a £75 million initial fee move to Old Trafford from Goodison Park this summer. Lukaku has big hopes for the move as he wants to go the way of the four-time Ballon d’Or winner.
Ronaldo moved to the Manchester based side from Porto. At United he scored over 100 goals in his six year stay, lifting three Premier League titles and a Champions League title. Lukaku admits he is yet to reach such heights but that he has taken it upon himself to get there.
“I’m far from that level. But it’s the level I want to aim for. I’m 24, I can’t say I’m the complete package. I can’t say I’m in my prime. There is a lot of work to be done and I’m delighted that there is still work to be done. That means I can become even better than I am,” the Belgian international said. Continue reading →
Florentino Perez says he is in no mood to distract Cristiano Ronaldo at this point of time when he is serving his country in a big competition like Confederations Cup.
Madrid supporters are really worried about Cristiano’s departure and want the chairman to make the picture clear in that regard, but, in the opinion of the chairman, this is not the right time for him to have a conversation with the player and without having a conversation with him, he can’t pass any comment.
Cristiano is said to be hurt by the accusations that he has had to face about him not paying the taxes properly and trying to deceive the Spanish government and that is the reason he is not willing to spend another year in Spain.
Perez admits that things are not completely okay right now and Cristiano is definitely a little upset, but, he is very confident that when he gets to talk to the Portuguese at length and gets to know what he is upset about, he will try and make sure that his problems are sorted out because being the chairman, it’s his duty to defend the players who are associated with the club, whatever be the matter. Continue reading →