Found June 14, 2012 on Soccer News:
A disappointed Michael Krohn-Dehli says Denmark exploited Cristiano Ronaldo’s defensive deficiencies in their 3-2 loss to Portugal. Morten Olsen’s men...

Ronaldo throws jab at Messi

The rivalry between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi continues. The Portugal star took a jab at what Messi's Argentina did last year.

Portugal and Netherlands need to win to advance

Cristiano Ronaldo and the Netherlands have one thing in common at the European Championship: both are the target of ruthless derision. One of them should silence their many critics on Sunday. Ronaldo missed several clear chances against Denmark. And instead of the Real Madrid forward, it was substitute striker Silvestre Varela who scored the winning goal that maintained Portugal...

Dutch Doldrums and Timid Cristiano Ronaldo Among Five Biggest Surprises So Far in Euro 2012

With the first round of games finished, the dust has begin to settle, and five distinct surprises have already shocked fans in the 2012 UEFA European Championships. Denmark stuns the Netherlands The biggest surprise so far was the 1-0 victory by Denmark over the Netherlands. The Dutch team had not lost in group play since Euro 1988 when they lost against the Soviet Union. They went...

Ronaldo takes swipe at rival Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo took a clear swipe at rival Lionel Messi as he hit back at criticism for his poor performance in Portugal's 3-2 win over Denmark at Euro 2012 . Portugal needed a late strike from substitute Silvestre Varela to claim the vital victory in Lviv, Ukraine, on Wednesday after Ronaldo fluffed two highly-presentable chances in the second half to make the game safe...

Cristiano Ronaldo: Although an outstanding player, he’s not captain material just yet

As all football fans prepared themselves, specifically Portuguese fans, there was a big hope that maybe this would be the day Ronaldo came out of his shell. To not much of a surprise, Ronaldo failed to leave us with even a glimpse of what he got us used to at the club level. In preparation for [...]

Cristiano Ronaldo jabs Lionel Messi in response to taunting fans

Cristiano Ronaldo threw a jab at Lionel Messi in response to taunts from the opposing crowd at Euro 2012 on Wednesday. Ronaldo played poorly in Portugal’s 3-2 win over Denmark in Group B play and still hasn’t scored in the tournament. The game took place at a neutral site in Lviv, Ukraine, but Ronaldo was still taunted by the Danish fans with “Messi” chants the entire game...

Littbarski: ´Ronaldo did nothing´

Former Germany winger Pierre Littbarski has accused Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo of failing to live up to his reputation in...

Patricio backs Ronaldo to score

Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio is positive that team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo will score in Sunday’s Euro 2012 match against Netherlands. The...

Varela backs under-fire Ronaldo

Portugal winger Silvestre Varela has defended team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo despite his wasteful start to Euro 2012. Varela, who netted the...

Clean-sheet Denmark key test for goalless Portugal

Before the European Championship, Cristiano Ronaldo probably didn't count Denmark's second-string goalkeeper among the obstacles standing between him and an elusive trophy with Portugal. But Stephan Andersen's clean sheet against the World Cup runner-up Netherlands is cause for concern for a Portuguese squad which lost its tournament opener to Germany 1-0. ''...

Ronaldo ropable despite win

Cristiano Ronaldo said he was angry with himself for missing some glorious opportunities in Portugal’s 3-2 Euro 2012 victory over...

Euro 2012: Match Report- Denmark vs Portugal

Taken from Gambling Kingz Denmark 2-3 Portugal: (Bendtner 41' 80'|||Pepe 25, Postiga 36', Varela 87) Line Ups Champ of the Match: Nicklas Bendtner Taken from Sky Sports Despite his team eventually losing to Portugal, Bendtner was brilliant tonight with both goals for Denmark. He began the match fairly quiet with the game being even with few chances created...

Portugal beats Denmark 3-2; Russia fined by UEFA

The exciting tempo of the European Championship extended into the tournament's sixth day as Portugal edged Denmark 3-2 before Germany and the Netherlands renewed their old rivalry. Portugal's early two-goal lead was leveled by a double from Nicklas Bendtner, then substitute Silvestre Varela struck a late winner. Cristiano Ronaldo had another disappointing game, as the Portuguese...

Denmark 2-3 Portugal – Match Recap – Euro 2012 – 13 June 2012

Portugal edge Denmark 3-2 in a very entertaining match in Group B of the Euro 2012 tournament. It was a great start for Portugal as Pepe (24th minute) and Helder Postiga (36th  minute) made it 2-0. Pepe’s goal was a header from a corner kick while Postiga sent a low Nani cross just under the crossbar. Denmark would get one back before halftime as Nicklas Bendtner headed home...

International Love

Rafael Nadal just won his seventh French Open title and Cristiano Ronaldo is currently competing in Euro 2012, so a video of them playing tennis – in which Ronaldo uses his feet – seems appropriate. It’s hard to tell if the footage is doctored at the beginning or not, but I’m going to tell myself that it’s all real just so I can justify watching soccer for the rest of the month.
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