Cristiano Ronaldo

La Liga: Real Madrid cruise past Sevilla

La Liga: Real Madrid cruise past Sevilla

Sevilla had started the afternoon on the same number of points as Madrid in joint fourth, but the sides looked worlds apart as Real scored all five goals before half-time to close to within five points of Barca at the top of the table.

Dec 09, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo's fifth Ballon d'Or reignites eternal debate with Lionel Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo's fifth Ballon d'Or reignites eternal debate with Lionel Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo collected his joint-record fifth Ballon d`Or on Thursday in Paris in the middle of his worst domestic season for Real Madrid, but with a deserved reputation for delivering on the biggest stage of all and when it matters most.

Dec 08, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo pips Lionel Messi to win Ballon d'Or for joint-record fifth time

Cristiano Ronaldo pips Lionel Messi to win Ballon d'Or for joint-record fifth time

Cristiano Ronaldo collected the trophy in a glitzy ceremony at the Eiffel Tower in the French capital. Lionel Messi came second while Neymar Jr - world's most expensive player - was adjudged third.

Dec 08, 2017, 07:48 AM IST
Ballon d'Or 2017: Live Streaming, Date, Time, Venue, Shortlisted Nominees

Ballon d'Or 2017: Live Streaming, Date, Time, Venue, Shortlisted Nominees

The award is given by France Football, based on votes from international journalists, national team coaches and captains. Leo Messi won the inaugural Ballon d'Or in 2010.

Dec 07, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Champions League: Liverpool through into the last 16, Ronaldo claims new record

Champions League: Liverpool through into the last 16, Ronaldo claims new record

The Portuguese superstar scored his ninth in the competition this season in reigning champions Real Madrid`s 3-2 win at home to Borussia Dortmund.

Dec 07, 2017, 14:43 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, says Zinedine Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, says Zinedine Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday as he backed the usually prolific Portuguese to come good in the second half of the season amid his worst domestic campaign in Spain.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
La Liga: Barcelona and Real Madrid held, Griezmann gives Atletico Madrid hope in a nerve-wracking win

La Liga: Barcelona and Real Madrid held, Griezmann gives Atletico Madrid hope in a nerve-wracking win

Atletico Madrid took advantage of Barca's stumble as Antoine Griezmann's winner against his former club two minutes from time earned a hard-fought 2-1 win over Real Sociedad to move to within six points of the leaders.

Dec 03, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
FIFA 2018 World Cup: Lionel Messi's Argentina on collision course with Spain

FIFA 2018 World Cup: Lionel Messi's Argentina on collision course with Spain

Messi and 2014 finalists Argentina were placed alongside a Croatia side featuring Barcelona team-mate Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid`s Luka Modric, with Nigeria and debutants Iceland rounding out a competitive Group D.

Dec 02, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
FIFA 2018 World Cup: Analysis of the eight World Cup groups

FIFA 2018 World Cup: Analysis of the eight World Cup groups

England, who failed to get out of their group in 2014 and were knocked out by Iceland at the last European Championship, will have fond memories of beating Tunisia in the 1998 tournament, when manager Gareth Southgate played centre back.  

Dec 02, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Luka Modric latest Real Madrid star accused of tax fraud

Luka Modric latest Real Madrid star accused of tax fraud

Modric, 32, joined Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur for a reported fee of £30 million ($40 million) in 2012.

Nov 30, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
Gareth Bale set to return for Madrid against Fuenlabrada

Gareth Bale set to return for Madrid against Fuenlabrada

Bale is yet to play a single minute this season alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema as injury and suspension have blighted all three early in the season.

Nov 27, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
Unsure of friendship with Cristiano Ronaldo: Lionel Messi

Unsure of friendship with Cristiano Ronaldo: Lionel Messi

The Argentine and Portuguese international share nine Ballon d`Or awards amongst themselves.

Nov 26, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo nets winner for Real, Atletico hit five

Cristiano Ronaldo nets winner for Real, Atletico hit five

Atletico Madrid remain tied with Real in third after they shrugged off a season of goalscoring woes by thrashing Levante 5-0 thanks to doubles from Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro.

Nov 26, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Lionel Messi wins 4th European Golden Shoe award, equals Cristiano Ronaldo's record

Lionel Messi wins 4th European Golden Shoe award, equals Cristiano Ronaldo's record

Real Madrid frontman Ronaldo won the award in 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2015, but this time, he failed to make the top five after scoring 25 league goals.

Nov 25, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
Real Madrid stars receive free luxury Audi cars, Cristiano Ronaldo gets to pick the flashiest

Real Madrid stars receive free luxury Audi cars, Cristiano Ronaldo gets to pick the flashiest

In La Liga, Madrid now trail their eternal rivals Barcelona by 10 points after the end of round 12 with 24, and are third behind Valencia.

Nov 24, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Champions League: Real Madrid cruise into last 16, Liverpool blow three-goal lead

Champions League: Real Madrid cruise into last 16, Liverpool blow three-goal lead

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as holders Real Madrid thrashed APOEL 6-0 in Cyprus to reach the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday, while Liverpool blew a three-goal lead in a thrilling 3-3 draw at Sevilla.

Nov 22, 2017, 09:16 AM IST
No Sergio Ramos-Cristiano Ronaldo rift at Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane

No Sergio Ramos-Cristiano Ronaldo rift at Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane

Zidane resisted labelling Saturday's clash as a must-win for Real's title ambitions.

Nov 17, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
I want seven children and same number of Ballon d'Or awards: Cristiano Ronaldo

I want seven children and same number of Ballon d'Or awards: Cristiano Ronaldo

Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo has said he wants to win seven Ballon d`Or awards before retiring.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo becomes father for the fourth time

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes father for the fourth time

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo announced on Sunday that he had become a father for the fourth time after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl, Alana Martina.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi: Fernando Alonso

Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi: Fernando Alonso

The Spaniard also said he likes to watch football in his free time and is a big fan of Real Madrid defenders Marcelo and Casemiro.

Nov 12, 2017, 15:07 PM IST