Soccer: Ronaldo at the double for Real, Valencia edge out Celta

Soccer: Ronaldo at the double for Real, Valencia edge out Celta

Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid vs Sevilla – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – December 9, 2017 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Javier Barbancho   MADRID, December 10 (Reuters) – Valencia kept the pressure on Liga leaders Barcelona by beating Celta Vigo 2-1 on Saturday with a late […]

Soccer: Ronaldo gives Real win over Malaga, Atletico hammer Levante

Soccer: Ronaldo gives Real win over Malaga, Atletico hammer Levante

Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid vs Malaga – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – November 25, 2017 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS/Javier Barbancho   BARCELONA, November 26 (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored on the rebound after having a penalty saved to give Real Madrid a scarcely-deserved 3-2 […]

Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world’s best player

Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world’s best player

Soccer Football – The Best FIFA Football Awards – London Palladium, London, Britain – October 23, 2017 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after winning The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley   LONDON, October 24 (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the […]

Ronaldo double hands Real first win in Dortmund

Ronaldo double hands Real first win in Dortmund

Soccer Football – Champions League – Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid – Westfalenstadion, Dortmund, Germany – September 26, 2017 Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo scores their second goal REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay   DORTMUND, Germany, September 27 (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in his 150th European appearance to give Real Madrid a 3-1 victory at Borussia Dortmund, […]

Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL

Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL

Soccer Football – Champions League – Real Madrid vs Apoel Nicosia – Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Madrid, Spain – September 13, 2017 Apoel Nicosia’s Boy Waterman in action with Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo REUTERS/Paul Hanna   September 14 (Reuters) – An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real […]

Ronaldo confirms birth of twins

Ronaldo confirms birth of twins

Madrid, June 29 (IANS) Portugal skipper and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed that he had become the father of twin sons during the ongoing Confederations Cup.   “I was in the service of the national team, as always, body and soul, even though my two sons were born,” he wrote on Facebook.   Portugal […]

Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

ST PETERSBURG, June 25 (Reuters) – European champions Portugal comfortably dispatched New Zealand 4-0 to reach the Confederations Cup semi-finals on Saturday after Cristiano Ronaldo set them on their way with a penalty.   Portugal’s all-time leading scorer swept the ball home in the 33rd minute, his 75th goal for his country, and Bernardo Silva […]

Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title

Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title

CARDIFF, June 4  (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in a memorable Champions League final full of attacking verve and brilliant goals on Saturday as the Spaniards won the title for the third time in four years and 12th in all.   Portugal forward Ronaldo hit Real’s first and […]

Madrid see off Bayern in controversial thriller to reach semis

Madrid see off Bayern in controversial thriller to reach semis

MADRID, April 19 (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to send Real Madrid through to the Champions League semi-finals with a 4-2 extra-time win and 6-3 aggregate success against 10-man Bayern Munich in controversial circumstances on Tuesday.   A bizarre Sergio Ramos own goal forced the extra period after Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring […]

Ronaldo takes Portugal tally to 70 in Hungary stroll

Ronaldo takes Portugal tally to 70 in Hungary stroll

LISBON, March 26 (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored two stunning goals and took his international tally to 70 as he led Portugal to an emphatic 3-0 win over Hungary in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday.   The Portugal captain scored from 25 metres after he was set up by an outrageous backheel from Andre […]

Ronaldo wins FIFA’s player of the year award

Ronaldo wins FIFA’s player of the year award

ZURICH, January 10 (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo won FIFA’s player of the year award for the fourth time on Monday, beating his old rival Lionel Messi who was pulled out of the ceremony only a few hours earlier by his club Barcelona.   Italian Claudio Ranieri won the coach of the year award for leading […]

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