Brazilian Ronaldo snubs Cristiano Ronaldo in all-time best XI

The original Ronaldo, the Brazilian soccer legend, has put together his all-time best XI and there is one present-day great who is conspicuously missing: The other Ronaldo from Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo.Ronaldo’s XI list is heavy on superstars of the previous era, with Argentina’s Lionel Messi being the only player still in the prime of his career to make the list. But it...
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Obsessed Messi fan swims out to yacht to greet Barcelona star

Leo Messi's currently on vacation in sunny Ibiza, trying his best to unwind after a long and ultimately disappointing season, away from the prying eyes of fans and the media. The problem with being one of the world's most famous athletes is that people can -- and will -- find you ANYWHERE. Even in the middle of the sea. It looks like Messi's having a great time on vacation, but...
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July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister compares him to Jesus

Cristiano Ronaldo is one happy man after his Portugal side won the European Championships on Sunday, though Ronaldo was carried off on a stretcher after Dmitri Payet clattered into his knee. His sister Katia Aveiro, no doubt a huge Ronaldo fan, made an odd comparison of the talismanic Portuguese sensation and another famous figure from history: Jesus of Nazareth. Estas lágrimas...
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July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Ronaldo cries after Portugal scores winning goal vs. France

Sunday’s Euro 2016 Final between Portugal and France was an emotional day for Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese star left the match in the first half after suffering a knee injury. Being forced from the game led him to cry tears of disappointment. Much later on, Ronaldo again saw himself in tears, but this time crying because of joy. Eder scored in the second half of extra time...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo forced to leave Euro 2016 final with injury

The one thing you don’t want to see is a star player forced to leave a major final with an injury -- especially when that injury comes early in the game and can have a major effect on the rest of the game. That’s exactly what happened to Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese superstar picked up a knock on his knee in the eighth minute of the Euro 2016 Final against France on Sunday...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Euro 2016 final: Breaking down Portugal vs. France

“The summer of soccer” hits another high note Sunday when Portugal and France meet in the Euro 2016 final at the Stade de France (3 p.m. ET, ESPN). Man in the middle: English referee Mark Clattenburg will draw the referee assignment on Sunday, just a few weeks after working the Champions League final between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Assistant referees Simon Beck, Jake...
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July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Can Cristiano Ronaldo claim the throne?

The rivalry between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi has always been neck and neck, but neither of team have ever led their respective countries to an international title. With Messi's epic penalty kick miss in the Copa America Final, if Ronaldo leads Portugal to a win over France, does CR7 officially become the best player of his generation?
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ballboy photobombs Portugal, joins Ronaldo for great selfie

If Cristiano Ronaldo has taught us nothing else, it’s that you can’t score if you don’t shoot at the 2016 UEFA European Championship. One brave ballboy has reason to celebrate after scoring the selfie of the year with Ronaldo on Wednesday just minutes before Portugal’s Euro 2016 semifinal victory over Wales. After anonymously participating in the pregame ceremony, the youngster...
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ronaldo, Nani strike twice in three minutes as Portugal advances to Euro final

It was billed as Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Gareth Bale. The two Real Madrid teammates could speak all they wanted that the match was about more than the two of them, but no matter how much they said it, this was always going to be about them. It was clear right from the get-go as well, as both teams constantly looked to get the ball to their superstars. With the way Portugal has been...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Portugal survives penalty shootout, advance to Euro semis

It’s not as glamorous as taking a casual stroll down the Champs Elysses but Portugal is in the Euro 2016 Semifinals after going perfect in a penalty shootout against Poland. This game was rather strange. The first half of the first half was non stop entertainment. The action started less than two minutes in as Robert Lewandowski put away Kamil Grosicki’s cross to go up 1-0 ...
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June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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