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Ronaldo, Messi headline UEFA's 40-man shortlist for Team of the Year

The nominees have been released for the 2014 UEFA Team of the Year, a football award given by the game's governing body through a poll on its official website. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gareth Bale headline the 40-man shortlist, with the results being announced at the beginning of next year. A record 6.3 million votes were cast in last year's edition, where Real Madrid...
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UEFA Team Of The Year Shortlist Revealed; Bayern Munich Lead With 9 Nominations

UEFA has revealed the 40-man shortlist for its Team of the Year with German champions Bayern Munich leading the way with nine nominations. The nominees were determined based on their overall performances in European club football and international competitions. The best eleven will be determined by fans via an online poll. Voting is open now and you can access the page here:...
Via World Soccer Talk
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

PICS: Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez Releases Underwear Line

James Rodriguez stepped out into the business world by releasing his own underwear line called “J10 James.” The 23 year old Colombian scored six goals and won the Golden Boot as top goalscorer in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Due to his performance in the World Cup, he transferred from Monaco to Real Madrid for just under $100 million. Rodriguez joins his teammate, Cristiano Ronaldo...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan prefers Cristiano Ronaldo for Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or twice Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan believes Cristiano Ronaldo has done more to deserve the 2014 Ballon d’Or than Lionel Messi.The Real Madrid ace is a clear favourite to land his third World Best Player award but is in contention with main rival Lionel Messi who has won it a record four-times.Both players have maintained their good form...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Barca hope their love will persuade Messi to never leave Camp Nou

MADRID --   It was just like old times in Spain Saturday night. Real Madrid kicked off two hours before Barcelona, Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, and set down a challenge to his fellow 21st century immortal. In the last three or four seasons, Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have sometimes given the impression of being engaged in a private game of poker: 'You score two, I'll score...
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Ronaldo hits double as La Liga leaders Real Madrid rout Eibar

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid strolled to a 4-0 La Liga win over Eibar. James Rodriguez gave Real a lead which was added to just before half-time by Ronaldo. Karim Benzema made it 3-0 with 20 minutes left and Ronaldo's penalty rounded off a comfortable success and took him to 25 goals for the season, 20 in La Liga. Real threatened first when goalkeeper Xabier...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronaldo vs Messi: Who is Better?

Ronaldo vs Messi: Who is Better? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com We, football fans, have this natural tendency to compare between great footballers. We are never happy to keep both superheroes of our time (or any time) at the same pedestal, do we? Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are arguably the two greatest footballer of this generation. Or any generation. But somewhere...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Read Our Progress Report on Real Madrid’s Performances After 11 Gameweeks

As the La Liga title gets closer and closer, one squad is beginning to stand apart from the rest. Real Madrid has been firing on all cylinders due to a continued run of superb form from talisman Cristiano Ronaldo. Their best player thus far, the Portuguese international has been absolutely sensational this term, scoring 18 goals already. But Ronaldo’s talent has been helped immensely...
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Van Gaal says Messi and Ronaldo do not deserve to win Ballon d'Or

Louis van Gaal is expecting either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'Or but feels one of Germany's World Cup-winning squad would merit the award more. The Barcelona and Real Madrid stars are favourites to be crowned on January 12, 2015, but the Manchester United manager feels the pair do not deserve the honour. Messi, a four-time winner, was handed...
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Klinsmann urges United States players to copy Messi and Ronaldo

United States boss Jurgen Klinsmann has challenged his players to take a leaf out of the books of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as they attempt to establish themselves on the international stage. The Americans won admirers at the World Cup finals in Brazil as they came close to dumping Belgium out of the competition and making it to the quarter-finals, a feat which attracted...
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PHOTO: Messi-Ronaldo handshake in the tunnel

PHOTO: Messi-Ronaldo handshake in the tunnel - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are by far the two best footballers on the planet for the past few years and are still holding the top two positions. Real Madrid superstar returned to his former club Manchester United as his national side Portugal were facing Messi’s Argentina in the international...
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Portugal beats Argentina 1-0 with injury-time goal

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Raphael Guerreiro headed an injury-time winner as Portugal beat Argentina 1-0 in an international friendly on Tuesday, on a night the highly anticipated duel between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo fell flat. The world's top two players lasted just 45 minutes before being substituted at Old Trafford, with Barcelona star Messi having the better of...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Manuel Neuer Takes Subtle Swipe At Fellow Ballon d’Or Candidate Cristiano Ronaldo

During an interview with the German publication Kicker, Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer took a subtle swipe at Cristiano Ronaldo while talking about his chances of securing this year’s Ballon d’Or award. The German international believes that he has a chance of winning the prize, even though he doesn’t have the same brand awareness as the Real Madrid star. “I’m...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Man United news and notes: Ronaldo, Rojo, Rooney

Here are the latest Manchester United news stories that have been discussed in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world the past twelve hours or so. The whole names starting with “Ro” trend here is just pure coincidence; not intentional. -Portugal versus Argentina at Old Trafford, with Cristiano Ronaldo back at the Theatre of Dreams, this picture says 1,000...
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Top players including Messi, Ronaldo – FIFA, CAF, others unite against Ebola

Top international football players are joining forces with world football’s governing body FIFA, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and health experts to raise global awareness and promote simple preventative measures in the fight against Ebola.Top international football players are joining forces with world football’s governing body FIFA, the Confederation of African...
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Man United news and notes: Di Maria, Ronaldo, Blind

Here are latest Manchester United news stories that have been discussed in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world the past twelve hours or so. Let’s begin the next edition of Man United news and notes: -In case you missed it, the Daily Star reported that Angel Di Maria wanted out from Manchester United already. The Argentine superstar has made comments shooting...
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Ronaldo helped Di Maria make United decision

Angel di Maria has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo helped convince him a move to Manchester United was the right one. Di […]
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Portugal v Argentina: Messi and Ronaldo set to clash again

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo clash again as Portugal meet Argentina on neutral ground on Tuesday. Manchester’s Old Trafford will […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Ronaldo, Bender, Schurrle, Kramer, Koke, Nastasic

Cristiano RonaldoManchester United will have to battle Barcelona for the signature of Cristiano Ronaldo next summer after the Catalan side ramped up their interest in the 29-year-old Real Madrid forward.(Daily Star) Lars Bender has won 18 caps for GermanyArsenal have set their sights on a move for 27-year-old Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender.(Daily Express)  Liverpool are...
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Ronaldo claims Euro goals record, Germany toils

BERLIN (AP) Cristiano Ronaldo became the European Championship's all-time top scorer by giving Portugal a 1-0 victory over Armenia, while world champion Germany could only beat Gibraltar 4-0 on Friday. Portugal captain Ronaldo broke the deadlock in the 72nd minute to take his tally across Euro finals and qualifying to 23 goals. Denmark's Jon Dahl Tomasson and Turkey'...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Euro 2016 Qualifying Review: Ronaldo makes history, Faroe Islands stun Greece

Cristiano Ronaldo became the leading European Championship goalscorer on Friday as his winner helped Portugal edge Armenia 1-0. The Real […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo carries Portugal past Armenia; Faroe Islands stun Greece

FARO, Portugal -- Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winner as Portugal beat Armenia 1-0 on Friday to stay one point behind Group I leader Denmark in the European Championship qualifiers. Ronaldo struck from close range following a goalmouth scramble in the 72nd minute. Meanwhile, Nicklas Bendtner scored twice as Denmark came from a goal down to beat Serbia 3-1. Serbia winger Zoran Tosic...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Portugal 1 Armenia 0: Ronaldo settles scrappy affair

Cristiano Ronaldo’s close-range finish earned Portugal a 1-0 win in a scrappy Euro 2016 qualifier with Armenia in Faro on […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

From Holland: Manchester United can sign the ‘new Cristiano Ronaldo’ for just €20m

From Holland: Manchester United can sign the ‘new Cristiano Ronaldo’ for just €20m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com After the appointment of Louis Van Gaal in the summer, Manchester United were linked with almost ever Dutch player who performed well in the World Cup in Brazil. Van Gaal brought Daley Blind into the side and was also linked with a move for PSV Eindhoven’s...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports Of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Lewd Nickname For Messi Is False

This lewd nickname is definitely not in use towards Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is outraged. A few days ago, a report came out that said that some Real Madrid players have confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo has some nicknames for Messi. The list of nicknames, which includes motherf*cker, dog or even Ronaldo’s puppet. These names have been cleared up and Cristiano is angry because...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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