Found June 13, 2012 on Soccer News:
Portugal midfielder Raul Meireles has spoken of how important a win over Denmark would be for team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo. Paulo...

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.

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...

Krohn-Dehli: Denmark looked to expose Ronaldo

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 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 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...

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...

Portugal rue downturn in luck

Portugal have not really been mentioned among the favourites to win Euro 2012 despite the fact they boast one of the best players in the world, in the shape of Cristiano Ronaldo. The Real Madrid winger has to burden a lot of responsibility for Paulo Bento’s side as he is both creator and goalscorer, but there is no doubting his talent given the incredible goal-scoring season he...

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...

A Portuguese puzzle: where are the goals?

There's a mystery at the heart of Portugal's empty trophy cabinet: why does a country that produces some of Europe's best club talent have so much trouble scoring in international games? It's a riddle that is once again haunting the Portuguese as they gear up for their second European Championship Group B game against Denmark on Wednesday. The match follows a defeat...

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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