Football Serie A

Football Manager 2019 simulates the outcome if Leo Messi joined Cristiano Ronaldo in Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo challenged Lionel Messi to follow his footsteps and move to Serie A earlier this week. Speaking to La Gazzetta dello Sport, per ESPN, he said: “Maybe [Messi] misses me. “I’ve played in England, Spain, Italy, Portugal and with the national team while he’s always been in Spain. Maybe he needs me more. For me, […]

Champions League Football

Cristiano Ronaldo sets unwanted personal record in the Champions League in first season for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo’s £99 million transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus seemed to come from out of nowhere, despite rumours swirling for a succession of months. The Portuguese and certainly adapted quicker to his new surroundings than Real Madrid have without their former star man. Ten goals in 15 matches for Ronaldo in Serie A is […]

Champions League Football

Cristiano Ronaldo denied Paulo Dybala one of his best ever goals v Young Boys

Juventus qualified for the Champions League knockout rounds after finishing top of Group H, despite suffering their second defeat of the group stages on Wednesday night. The Italian giants deployed a strong starting line-up against the Swiss champions, featuring Cristiano Ronaldo. However, Young Boys – who finished bottom of the group – took a surprise […]

Football Serie A

Footage of Cristiano Ronaldo’s free-kick attempts from 2017 now look interesting

When Cristiano Ronaldo scores a free-kick, you know about it. Ever since his early days at Manchester United, the Portuguese has been mastering his trademark ‘knuckleball’ and it can produce some pretty spectacular results. Memories of that remarkable strike against Portsmouth remain clear in the memories of football fans and he quickly transferred his free-kick prowess […]

Football La Liga

Video of every time Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo scored two free-kicks in one game

When it comes to free-kicks, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are two of the best in the business. The former certainly proved that fact over the weekend, completing the astonishing achievement of scoring two free-kicks in one game during the win against Espanyol. Messi opened the scoring after just 16 minutes, whipping a sensational set […]

Football

Cristiano Ronaldo set to reject chance to watch Copa Libertadores final with Lionel Messi

For the first time since 2007, neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Lionel Messi were awarded the Ballon d’Or trophy. Instead, it went to Real Madrid’s Luka Modric. Ronaldo did come second in the vote but, rather astonishingly, Messi finished fifth. While there was no reunion between Ronaldo and Messi on the Ballon d’Or podium, Real Madrid […]

Champions League Football

Arsene Wenger spoke the truth about Cristiano Ronaldo showing off his abs v Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo lost the respect of some Manchester United fans for his eyebrow-raising celebration after scoring against his former club on Wednesday night. The Portuguese superstar, who completed his remarkable transformation from inconsistent teenager to goalscoring machine during his six years at Old Trafford, netted a wonderful volley and then celebrating by lifting up his […]

Champions League Football

Gianluigi Buffon names who he thinks is the ‘best player in the world’

Who is the best player in the world? It’s a question football fans have been debating for the past decade with the answer being either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. The two superstars have shared five Ballon d’Or each over the last 10 years but there’s signs that their duopoly is slowly fading. That’s because […]