Cristiano deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian Ronaldo
Cristiano deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian Ronaldo

Brazil football great Ronaldo described Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring run as "unthinkable", and said the Portuguese forward is a clear favourite for the Ballon d'Or award.

'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' tops Youtube's list of most popular videos of 2014
'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' tops Youtube's list of most popular videos of 2014

Youtube has released its annual list of the most popular videos of 2014 wherein 'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' video by S.A. Wardega, a Polish actor, has scored the top spot with more than 113 million views since he posted it in September.

Ronaldo, Romario reinvented striker's role: Thierry Henry
Ronaldo, Romario reinvented striker's role: Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry has paid tribute to former Brazil strikers Ronaldo and Romario, saying they "reinvented" football's centre-forward role.

Neymar will be the world's best, says Ronaldo
Neymar will be the world's best, says Ronaldo

Brazil football great Ronaldo said that the country's national team lacked talent, but "it is just a matter of time" before Barcelona star Neymar becomes the "world's best player".

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian legend Ronaldo
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian legend Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the third time, according to Brazil legend Ronaldo.

Dunga trying to repair World Cup damage: Ronaldo
Dunga trying to repair World Cup damage: Ronaldo

Dunga faces an uphill battle to repair the scars of Brazil`s World Cup campaign, but was at least looking like he might be on the right path, according to former striker Ronaldo.

Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo
Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo

French legend Zinedine Zidane said that Brazilian Ronaldo was "probably the best player" he has ever played with.

Real Madrid, Barcelona top Forbes rich list

Spain may have been embarrassingly dethroned as World Cup holders, but Real Madrid and Barcelona are still champions at making money after they were named as the world`s two richest sports franchises.

Brazil just have Neymar, Argentina just Messi: Sergio Echigo

Former Japanese-Brazilian footballer, Sergio Echigo, slammed Brazil for adopting European style of football. The 68-year-old ethnic Japanese, who played for Corinthians in the 1960s, termed the current model followed in Brazil as “Europeanization.”

Brazilian Ronaldo still the best: Klose

In the same week he usurped Ronaldo as the FIFA World Cup`s top scorer, Germany striker Miroslav Klose said the Brazilian legend remains football`s most complete player.

Germany debacle the culmination of long Brazil decline

Germany’s astonishing demolition of Brazil was the brutal culmination of a long, slow decline for the five-times world champions whose production line of world-class players seems to have ground to a halt.

Ronaldo condemns ``evil tackle`` that put Neymar out of Cup

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has accused Colombia`s Juan Zuniga of an "evil, violent" tackle that has put Neymar out of the World Cup and said on Saturday he favoured tougher sanctions against violent play.

Football fever grips India with 49% rooting for Brazil: Report

The FIFA World Cup football fever has gripped India, as 49 per cent of the countrymen supporting hosts Brazil, while Argentina skipper Lionel Messi voted the "hottest footballer of the season", according to a recent survey report released here on Thursday.

Messi or Neymar? Ask me in 15 years, says Scolari

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari refused to be drawn into a comparison between his forward Neymar and Argentina`s four-times world player of the year Lionel Messi, saying he would offer a definitive answer in 15 years.

Suarez bite blight on wonderful World Cup: Ronaldo

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil great Ronaldo believes Luis Suarez biting an opponent was terrible for football at a World Cup of "wonderful surprises."

FIFA World Cup: Hate Argentina but love Messi, say mesmerised Brazil fans

Brazil loves to hate Argentina but Lionel Messi is one of a kind and his wizardry with the ball, which best captures the essence of the `beautiful game`, has even caught the fancy of his country`s biggest rival in international football.

Klose joins 'original' Ronaldo in WC record, Germany hold Ghana

Miroslav Klose equalled Brazilian legend Ronaldo`s record of 15 World Cup goals with the equaliser for Germany in their 2-2 Group G draw with Ghana in Fortaleza on Saturday.

Ronaldo welcomes Klose into World Cup top-scorers club

Brazilian legend Ronaldo was quick to congratulate Miroslav Klose after the German equalled his record of 15 World Cup goals on Saturday.

Travel search site recommends places to visit in Rio during World Cup

With India sending its biggest ever contingent to the soccer World Cup in Brazil, a leading global travel search site has recommended the top 10 places to visit in Rio de Janeiro during the quadrennial sporting extravaganza.

Brazil`s Ronaldo urges crackdown on World Cup vandals

Former Brazil soccer star Ronaldo said on Thursday authorities must crack down if violent protests break out during the World Cup and urged police to "bring down the clubs" on vandals.