Cristiano Ronaldo would be great anywhere, Lionel Messi wouldn't: Alex Ferguson
Cristiano Ronaldo would be great anywhere, Lionel Messi wouldn't: Alex Ferguson

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson on Sunday said Lionel Messi is purely a Barcelona player but believes Cristiano Ronaldo would be a success anywhere in the world.

Javier Hernandez’s patience an example for others, says Carlo Ancelotti
Javier Hernandez’s patience an example for others, says Carlo Ancelotti

Javier Hernandez will be an important player for Real Madrid in the remaining games of the season after scoring the goal that secured a Champions League semi-final slot, coach Carlo Ancelotti has said.

Patient Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez seizes moment in the limelight
Patient Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez seizes moment in the limelight

Javier Hernandez has been a bit-part player at Real Madrid since joining on loan from Manchester United but injuries handed the Mexico striker a rare chance on Wednesday which he took with aplomb.

Real Madrid, Juventus complete UEFA Champions League semi-finals line-up
Real Madrid, Juventus complete UEFA Champions League semi-finals line-up

Real Madrid and Juventus scraped into the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday, joining already qualified Bayern Munich and Barcelona.

Real's James Rodriguez may hold key amid injury crisis
Real's James Rodriguez may hold key amid injury crisis

With Real Madrid facing an injury crisis ahead of Wednesday`s Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid attention will be on talisman Cristiano Ronaldo to lead them through but James Rodriguez may hold the key.

Real Madrid beat Malaga to keep the heat on Barcelona
Real Madrid beat Malaga to keep the heat on Barcelona

Real Madrid kept up the chase behind FC Barcelona in the race for the BBVA Primera Liga title as goals from Sergio Ramos, James Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo gave them a hard-fought win against Malaga, a media report said on Sunday.

Would choose Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele
Would choose Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele

Brazilian football legend Pele has said he would pick Argentine forward Lionel Messi over his Portuguese counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo because of the former’s ability to create more opportunities than just score goals.

Novak Djokovic, Genzebe Dibaba bag Laureus Awards; Sachin Tendukar inducted into academy
Novak Djokovic, Genzebe Dibaba bag Laureus Awards; Sachin Tendukar inducted into academy

  Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and Ethiopian sprinter Genzebe Dibaba were named the Laureus Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively in a glittering ceremony here on Wednesday.

Sachin Tendulkar meets Yao Ming at Laureus Sports Award
Sachin Tendulkar meets Yao Ming at Laureus Sports Award

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will join other luminaries of sporting world – both past and present – at the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards. The Shanghai event will be broadcast live to over 100 countries around the world.

Li Na, Serena Williams in race for 2015 Laureus award
Li Na, Serena Williams in race for 2015 Laureus award

Retired Chinese tennis star Li Na is up against Serena Williams in a six-woman field for sportswoman of the year in the Laureus World Sports Awards.

Neymar yet to reach physical peak: Clarence Seedorf
Neymar yet to reach physical peak: Clarence Seedorf

Former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf has praised the development of Barcelona forward Neymar and said the Brazilian is yet to reach his physical peak.

Champions League: Jan Oblak saves Atletico Madrid from dominant holders Real
Champions League: Jan Oblak saves Atletico Madrid from dominant holders Real

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak produced a heroic performance to repel holders Real Madrid and help secure a 0-0 draw in their Champions League quarter-final, first leg at the Calderon on Tuesday.

Champions League, preview: Madrid giants gear up for fierce battle, Juve face Monaco
Champions League, preview: Madrid giants gear up for fierce battle, Juve face Monaco

Madrid giants Atletico and Real will renew hostilities at the Vicente Calderon in an epic Spanish quarter-final clash in the UEFA Champions League to be held on Tuesday. Also on the night Europe will witness Italian champions Juventus face a well knit Monaco side from France.

Barcelona blow two-goal lead at Sevilla, leave La Liga title race wide open
Barcelona blow two-goal lead at Sevilla, leave La Liga title race wide open

Sevilla came from 2-0 down to blow the La Liga title race wide open with a 2-2 draw against leaders Barcelona on Saturday.

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Real Madrid to victory, Atletico held
La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Real Madrid to victory, Atletico held

Cristiano Ronaldo took his tally for the season to 49 as Real Madrid cut the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to just a point with a comfortable 3-0 win over Eibar.

Cristiano Ronaldo yellow card rescinded by Spanish federation
Cristiano Ronaldo yellow card rescinded by Spanish federation

Real Madrid`s appeal against a yellow card shown to forward Cristiano Ronaldo in Wednesday`s 2-0 La Liga win at Rayo Vallecano has been granted by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF), the club said on Friday.

La Liga preview: Barcelona face stiff title test in Seville
La Liga preview: Barcelona face stiff title test in Seville

La Liga leaders Barcelona will have to break Sevilla`s 31-game unbeaten run at the Sanchez Pizjuan to ensure they maintain a four-point lead over Real Madrid at the top of the table on Saturday.

Jose Mourinho criticises Ballon d'Or's negative impact
Jose Mourinho criticises Ballon d'Or's negative impact

 Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has criticised FIFA`s Ballon d`Or award given to the world`s best player for glorifying the individual at the expense of the team.

Real Madrid to appeal against Cristiano Ronaldo caution for diving
Real Madrid to appeal against Cristiano Ronaldo caution for diving

Real Madrid have decided to appeal against a yellow card shown to forward Cristiano Ronaldo in Wednesday`s 2-0 La Liga win at Rayo Vallecano that will result in a one-match suspension if it stands.

'Unique' Zlatan Ibrahimovic doesn't need Google anymore!
'Unique' Zlatan Ibrahimovic doesn't need Google anymore!

Portugal football team captain Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina skipper Lionel Messi may have won many accolades in football but when it comes to having a unique identity of their own, they cannot trump Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.