Serbia can stop Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal, says Branislav Ivanovic
Serbia can stop Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal, says Branislav Ivanovic

Portugal have one of the world`s top players in Cristiano Ronaldo but Serbia are good enough to contain him in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Lisbon on Sunday, the Balkan nation’s captain Branislav Ivanovic said.

Dunga looking to exercise Paris demons
Dunga looking to exercise Paris demons

Brazil coach Dunga will revisit the site of one of his greatest disappointments when he leads out his side against France at the Stade de France in Paris on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo faces possible sanction for ''Clasico'' celebration
Cristiano Ronaldo faces possible sanction for ''Clasico'' celebration

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo could be sanctioned for his goal celebration when he netted the equaliser in Sunday`s La Liga `Clasico` at Barcelona, the president of Spain`s professional football league (LFP) said. 

Five things we learned from Barca`s win over Real Madrid
Five things we learned from Barca`s win over Real Madrid

Barcelona took a huge step towards a fifth La Liga title in seven years with a 2-1 win over Real Madrid thanks to Luis Suarez`s stunning strike on Sunday.

Luis Suarez hails `most important goal`
Luis Suarez hails `most important goal`

Luis Suarez lauded his El Clasico winner as his biggest goal since moving to Barcelona, as the Catalan giants moved four points clear of Real Madrid with a 2-1 win on Sunday.

La Liga: Luis Suarez stunner hands Barcelona victory over Real Madrid
La Liga: Luis Suarez stunner hands Barcelona victory over Real Madrid

Barcelona moved four points clear at the top of La Liga as Luis Suarez`s brilliant individual effort handed them a 2-1 win over Real Madrid on Sunday.

David Beckham backs Garteh Bale to recover from Real Madrid troubles
David Beckham backs Garteh Bale to recover from Real Madrid troubles

David Beckham has backed Gareth Bale to return to his best at Real Madrid, claiming that the Welshman had the "perfect" first season at the club last term.

Real Madrid, Barcelona have 50-50 chance to win El Clasico: Gerard Pique
Real Madrid, Barcelona have 50-50 chance to win El Clasico: Gerard Pique

FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique insisted on Saturday that his team and Real Madrid have an equal chance of winning Sunday’s La Liga blockbuster match - the "El Clasico".

El Clasico: Once again the defining moment of La Liga
El Clasico: Once again the defining moment of La Liga

At 9 pm local time on Sunday, 98,000 fans at the Camp Nou Stadium here and a worldwide television audience of around one billion will watch what has become the most important club game in the world as FC Barcelona entertain arch-rivals Real Madrid in a game which has become known as 'El Clasico'.

Lionel Messi would be in my team ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, says Pele
Lionel Messi would be in my team ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, says Pele

Brazil great Pele has stirred the pot ahead of this weekend`s Clasico, saying he would rather have Barcelona`s Lionel Messi as a team mate than Real Madrid`s Cristiano Ronaldo.

El Clasico, and the contrasting study with Spain's Champions League claims

On the importance of El Classico clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid in La Liga, and Spanish clubs' domination in Europe, specially in UEFA Champions League.

Lionel Messi wary of wounded Real Madrid
Lionel Messi wary of wounded Real Madrid

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has warned his team-mates not to take Real Madrid lightly, despite their contrasting form ahead of Sunday`s crucial La Liga clash at the Camp Nou.

Petulant Ronaldo under Clasico scrutiny
Petulant Ronaldo under Clasico scrutiny

With Real Madrid in fully-blown crisis mode following back-to-back defeats and a trip to Barcelona on the horizon, last weekend`s 2-0 win over lowly Levante should have been a cause for celebration around the Santiago Bernabeu.

La Liga: Real Madrid need frustrated Cristiano Ronaldo at his best for Barcelona
La Liga: Real Madrid need frustrated Cristiano Ronaldo at his best for Barcelona

Real Madrid need Cristiano Ronaldo to channel his frustration into producing his top form as they face Barcelona in a top-of-the-table `Clasico` showdown on Sunday that could decide the title race.

Irina Shayk felt 'insecure and ugly' with Cristiano Ronaldo
Irina Shayk felt 'insecure and ugly' with Cristiano Ronaldo

 Supermodel Irina Shayk says she felt "insecure and ugly" when she was in a relationship with Real Madrid star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi doesn't have a secret recipe, the secret is inside him: Luis Enrique
Lionel Messi doesn't have a secret recipe, the secret is inside him: Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique on Friday said that there is no secret recipe for the success of Lionel Messi, instead the recipe is the player himself. Messi, who has scored 10 goals in the last 10 matches, including two hat-tricks received unrivaled praise from the Barcelona manager.

Angry Cristiano Ronaldo's record overshadowed by poor Real showing
Angry Cristiano Ronaldo's record overshadowed by poor Real showing

Two-goal Cristiano Ronaldo may have become the record scorer in European competition on Tuesday but the Real Madrid forward was left seething by another poor performance from the stuttering European champions.

Roberto Di Matteo left wondering how four-goal Schalke are out
Roberto Di Matteo left wondering how four-goal Schalke are out

Schalke 04 coach Roberto Di Matteo was finding it hard to take in how his team managed to score four goals at Real Madrid on Tuesday but still failed to get past the holders into the Champions League quarter-finals.

Cristiano Ronaldo in the record books as Real advance to last eight
Cristiano Ronaldo in the record books as Real advance to last eight

European footballer of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo helped himself to one goalscoring record and equalled another as holders Real Madrid booked their place in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Real Madrid implosion `incomprehensible` for Carlo Ancelotti
Real Madrid implosion `incomprehensible` for Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti admitted he is at a loss to explain the European champions dramatic slump in form as they sneaked into the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite losing 4-3 to Schalke on Tuesday.