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Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale score in Real Madrid draw as Zinedine son makes debut

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale score in Real Madrid draw as Zinedine son makes debut

Real Madrid's final Champions League rehearsal was running perfectly until Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted and Villarreal scored twice to snatch a 2-2 draw.

May 20, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Champions League: Zinedine Zidane expects Real Madrid to 'suffer' in Paris after first-leg win

Champions League: Zinedine Zidane expects Real Madrid to 'suffer' in Paris after first-leg win

Zinedine Zidane warned his Real Madrid players that they can expect to suffer in the return leg of their Champions League tie with Paris Saint-Germain despite seeing Cristiano Ronaldo inspire a 3-1 comeback victory on Wednesday.

Feb 15, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
La Liga: Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez lead Barcelona romp, Real Madrid crush Deportivo

La Liga: Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez lead Barcelona romp, Real Madrid crush Deportivo

Barcelona rode further away from their crumbling title rivals on Sunday as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice each in a 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis which opened up an 11-point gap at the top of the La Liga standings.

Jan 22, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
Real Madrid should not give in to Ronaldo demands, says Manolo Sanchis

Real Madrid should not give in to Ronaldo demands, says Manolo Sanchis

Real Madrid should resist Cristiano Ronaldo’s demands for a bumper new contract even if it leads to their all-time top scorer leaving the La Liga club, Real great Manolo Sanchis said on Wednesday.

Jan 17, 2018, 19:13 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo wins fourth Globe Soccer award

Cristiano Ronaldo wins fourth Globe Soccer award

The Portuguese international also won the prize - organised by the EFAA (European Association of Football Agents) and ECA (European Clubs Association) - in 2011, 2014 and 2016.

Dec 29, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
Real Madrid end 2017 atop UEFA rankings

Real Madrid end 2017 atop UEFA rankings

Real Madrid is set to finish 2017 in the top spot of the club table established by UEFA, the governing body of European football.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:06 PM IST
Politically divided Spain united by El Clasico rivalry between Barcelona and Real Madrid

Politically divided Spain united by El Clasico rivalry between Barcelona and Real Madrid

Barca and Real will face off in Madrid on Saturday lunchtime just over 36 hours after polls will close in local elections in Catalonia, which were called over the crisis caused by the region's drive for independence.

Dec 20, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo wants to retire at Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to retire at Real Madrid

Ronaldo scored the only goal of the Club World Cup final against Gremio on Saturday to help Real win the tournament for the fourth time. The goal also made him the all-time top scorer (7) in the competition.

Dec 17, 2017, 11:57 AM 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
La Liga: Real Madird roll over Las Palmas to calm crisis talk

La Liga: Real Madird roll over Las Palmas to calm crisis talk

The 3-0 victory cuts third-placed Real's deficit on Barcelona at the top of La Liga back to eight points.

Nov 06, 2017, 09:47 AM IST
No crisis at Real Madrid despite Wembley mauling, says Cristiano Ronaldo

No crisis at Real Madrid despite Wembley mauling, says Cristiano Ronaldo

“You can’t always be at your best - there are good moments and bad moments,” Ronaldo said after Real Madrid's 3-1 defeat against the Spurs in Champions League on Wednesday.

Nov 02, 2017, 11:42 AM IST
Real Madrid suffer shock defeat to La Liga minnows Girona in Catalonia

Real Madrid suffer shock defeat to La Liga minnows Girona in Catalonia

The defending Liga champions suffered a shock 2-1 defeat in their first ever league visit to Catalan side. 

Oct 30, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo eyes more FIFA success as Real Madrid dominate awards

Cristiano Ronaldo eyes more FIFA success as Real Madrid dominate awards

Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on a "lucky seventh" piece of FIFA silverware after collecting his fifth Men's Player of the Year award on Monday.

Oct 24, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Regal Cristiano Ronaldo tipped for Best FIFA award

Regal Cristiano Ronaldo tipped for Best FIFA award

The Portuguese superstar, who won last year's inaugural award, fired Madrid to glory in La Liga and scored 12 goals as they won the Champions League for the third time in four seasons.

Oct 23, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

Super-agent Jorge Mendes summoned over alleged Radamel Falcao tax evasion

The summons comes a day after Ronaldo was accused by Spanish prosecutors of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies.  

Jun 14, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi this season, says Brazilian legend Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi this season, says Brazilian legend Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo, a four-time winner of the FIFA player of the year award, has scored 40 goals and provided 12 assists in 45 matches for Real Madrid in the 2016-17 season, reports Xinhua news agency.

May 29, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Dani Alves slams Barcelona, says 'club has no idea on how to treat players'

Dani Alves slams Barcelona, says 'club has no idea on how to treat players'

Alves said he chose Juventus -- bidding for a record sixth consecutive Serie A title this season -- because he wanted a challenge outside his "comfort zone at a club with a history and a winning mentality"

Feb 20, 2017, 23:22 PM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid thrash Granada 5-0 to equal Barcelona's 39-game unbeaten record

La Liga: Real Madrid thrash Granada 5-0 to equal Barcelona's 39-game unbeaten record

Real's relentless run stretching back to April last year continued once the action got underway as they scored four times in the opening half-hour.

Jan 08, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain calls Brazilian Ronado as the best striker of all time

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain calls Brazilian Ronado as the best striker of all time

The Argentine star said that, in general, he liked a player who made him have more fun than others who just score goals.

Dec 27, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

After their epic semi-final clash in men's singles tournament at Rio Games, two-time Olympic gold medallist purportedly wrote a letter to the Malaysian celebrating their rivalry.

Aug 21, 2016, 19:10 PM IST