Pepe

Pepe signs for Besiktas after 10 years at Real Madrid

Pepe signs for Besiktas after 10 years at Real Madrid

The 34-year-old Brazilian-born defender joined Real from Porto in 2007 for 30 million euros ($34.05 million), winning the Liga title in his first campaign.

Jul 05, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal without Cristiano Ronaldo for Mexico play-off

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal without Cristiano Ronaldo for Mexico play-off

Borussia Dortmund's Raphael Guerreiro is also missing for Portugal through injury, but veteran defender Pepe returns after he was suspended for the Chile clash. 

Jul 01, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Real Madrid's match against Granada

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo returns for Real Madrid's match against Granada

Portugal star returns after coach Zinedine Zidane gave him a rest from last Wednesday`s Copa del Rey match against Sevilla

Jan 07, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's talismanic forward, to extend contract till 2022: Report

Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's talismanic forward, to extend contract till 2022: Report

Ronaldo, Real`s all time top scorer, is poised to sign a four-year contract until 2020 while midfield playmaker Luka Modric is also about to be offered a new deal.

Oct 13, 2016, 10:37 AM IST
Euro 2016: Pepe hails Cristiano Ronaldo for creating family atmosphere for Portugal team during mega event

Euro 2016: Pepe hails Cristiano Ronaldo for creating family atmosphere for Portugal team during mega event

Pepe acknowledged that he only began to think that his national team could win the Euro after the quarter-final victory over Poland.

Jul 17, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
Ronaldo, Griezmann and other key factors that will decide the Portugal-France Euro 2016 final

Ronaldo, Griezmann and other key factors that will decide the Portugal-France Euro 2016 final

The nature of Portugal`s team and their fairly passive attacking game means Ronaldo has been less effective than he would normally be with Real.

Jul 09, 2016, 23:19 PM IST
La Liga: FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF - Five things we learned from the game

La Liga: FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF - Five things we learned from the game

Real wins game 2-1, despite going down a goal behind and reduced to 10 men.

Apr 03, 2016, 10:31 AM IST
Real Madrid honour their goal-scoring machine CR7 with special awards

Real Madrid honour their goal-scoring machine CR7 with special awards

Spanish giants Real Madrid honoured their record breaking Cristiano Ronaldo with a special awards for becoming club's all-time leading goal scorer in the presence of President Florentino Perez, team-mates and family members on Friday.

Oct 03, 2015, 00:06 AM IST
UCL: Real Madrid's big three miss trip to Malmo

UCL: Real Madrid's big three miss trip to Malmo

Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has not included Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez, Sergio Ramos or Pepe in his 20-man squad for the Spanish giants Champions League clash with Malmo on Wednesday.

Sep 29, 2015, 22:33 PM IST
Pepe extends contract with Real Madrid

Pepe extends contract with Real Madrid

Portuguese international defender Pepe has extended his contract with Real Madrid until 2017, the Spanish club announced on Friday, just days after his central defensive colleague Sergio Ramos also penned a new deal.

Aug 21, 2015, 21:49 PM IST
Real defender Pepe has thigh injury, says club

Real defender Pepe has thigh injury, says club

Real Madrid defender Pepe has a thigh muscle injury, the Spanish club said Saturday, raising doubts that he will be fit enough in time for his team`s first game of the season in two weeks.

Aug 08, 2015, 16:59 PM IST
Real Madrid defender Pepe sidelined by thigh injury

Real Madrid defender Pepe sidelined by thigh injury

Real Madrid centre back Pepe has returned from international duty with Portugal with a thigh injury, the European champions said on Wednesday.

Apr 02, 2015, 08:55 AM IST
Carlo Ancelotti backs Cristiano Ronaldo after party criticism

Carlo Ancelotti backs Cristiano Ronaldo after party criticism

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed criticism of Cristiano Ronaldo and some of his team mates over the Portugal captain`s 30th birthday party thrown hours after last weekend`s 4-0 La Liga drubbing at Atletico.

Feb 13, 2015, 20:06 PM IST
Real Madrid need to keep nerves as Barcelona, Atletico seek to close in

Real Madrid need to keep nerves as Barcelona, Atletico seek to close in

FC Barcelona have the chance to pile the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid this weekend.

Feb 12, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

'World's poorest president' Jose Mujica offered $1 million for antiquated VW Beetle

Known for his austere lifestyle, Uruguay's President Jose Mujica has claimed that he has been offered a price of $ 1 million to sell off his 1987 vintage Volkswagen Beetle.

Nov 08, 2014, 10:38 AM IST
Barcelona target Clasico bounceback on Luis Suarez`s home debut

Barcelona target Clasico bounceback on Luis Suarez`s home debut

Luis Suarez will make his competitive home debut as La Liga leaders Barcelona look to put the disappointment of their defeat to Real Madrid last weekend behind them against Celta Vigo on Saturday.

Oct 31, 2014, 09:29 AM IST
'Mario Balotelli needs support if striker is to come good at Liverpool'

'Mario Balotelli needs support if striker is to come good at Liverpool'

Former Liverpool midfielder Dieter Hamann has insisted that striker Mario Balotelli needs support if the Italian is to come good on Merseyside.

Oct 27, 2014, 14:23 PM IST
El Clasico: Barcelona beaten by Real Madrid on Luis Suarez debut

El Clasico: Barcelona beaten by Real Madrid on Luis Suarez debut

Luis Suarez`s Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid cut the gap on the La Liga leaders to just a point as they came from behind to win El Clasico 3-1 on Saturday.

Oct 25, 2014, 23:49 PM IST
Mario Balotelli draws another blank for Liverpool in Hull stalemate

Mario Balotelli draws another blank for Liverpool in Hull stalemate

Mario Balotelli`s struggles in front of goal continued as Liverpool were held to a goalless draw by Hull City in the Premier League at Anfield on Saturday.

Oct 25, 2014, 23:04 PM IST
Brendan Rodgers rages after Mario Balotelli shirt swap

Brendan Rodgers rages after Mario Balotelli shirt swap

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers revealed he will take action against Mario Balotelli after he swapped shirts with Real Madrid`s Pepe at half-time of Wednesday`s 3-0 Champions League defeat against the holders at Anfield.

Oct 23, 2014, 11:16 AM IST