Cristiano Ronaldo

In Pics: Virat Kohli joins unique club of sportsmen in 100 million Instagram followers

India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday became the first Indian and also the first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on Instagram. Kohli's new feat, which came off the pitch, makes him the fourth sportsperson after Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr to have 100 million followers on Instagram. Juventus and Portugal footballer Ronaldo tops the chart with 265 million followers, while Barcelona captain Messi and Brazil's Neymar stand second and third in the list with 186 million, 147 million followers respectively. Here we take a look at top five most followed sports stars on Instagram.

Mar 02, 2021, 13:49 PM IST

Victoria Beckam to Shakira: The richest Wives & Girlfriends in world of sports

Everyone know out Wives and Girlfriends (WAGs) of sports stars like Sakshi Dhoni or Bollywood star Anushka Sharma but did you know some of the most popular WAGS in this world are also richest personalities in the world on their own accord. The like of 'Posh Spice' Victoria Beckham leads the list with an estimated wealth of over Rs 2641 crore, according to British tabloid The Sun. Victoria leads the way followed by Colombian pop star Shakira, wife of footballer Gerard Pique, with Rs 1641 crore. Here we take a look at the richest WAGs in the world. 

Mar 01, 2021, 11:15 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo scores brace in Juventus victory over Crotone

Ronaldo hadn’t scored for Juventus since the start of the month. He came close on a couple of occasions before breaking the deadlock in the 38th minute when he headed in an Alex Sandro cross. Ronaldo doubled his tally in first-half stoppage time with another impressive header, this time from an Aaron Ramsey cross. 

Feb 23, 2021, 10:29 AM IST

Champions League 2021: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus slump to loss against Porto

Taremi pounced on a sloppy back pass after 63 seconds to fire in the opener, rattling Juventus who failed to create any meaningful chances before halftime. Things got worse for Andrea Pirlo’s side when Marega blasted in Porto’s second 19 seconds into the second half. 

Feb 18, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

Coppa Italia: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus hold Inter to a draw to make final

Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez had chances to get Inter back in the tie in the first half, while Cristiano Ronaldo came closest to adding to Juve's aggregate advantage in the opening period, having scored both of their goals in the first leg. 

Feb 10, 2021, 08:18 AM IST

Football: Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr. to win Best men’s Player of the decade

The 33-year-old had a fabulous run in the last decade, picking up six La Liga titles, five Copa del Rey trophies, two Champions Leagues, and four Ballon d’Ors. In the ongoing La Liga season, the Argentine has once again emerged as the lone shining spot for the struggling Barcelona by scoring 12 goals and two assists in 18 La Liga.   

Feb 08, 2021, 09:14 AM IST

In Pics: Happy Birthday Cristiano Ronaldo, here's some unknown facts

Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal in Portugal on February 5, 1985 and has become one of the all-time greats of the game. The Portuguese footballer played a major role in country winning the 2016 UEFA Euro Championships and 2019 Nations League titles. He holds the record for most goals in the history of football, most goals in UEFA Champions League, most goals for Real Madrid and all-time highest goal-scorer for Portugal. We check out some little known facts about Cristiano Ronaldo.

Feb 05, 2021, 11:04 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Juventus beat Inter in Cup semis

Juventus completed the comeback nine minutes later. Inter defender Alessandro Bastoni and Samir Handanovic got into a mixup after the goalkeeper had rushed off his line, and Cristiano Ronaldo pounced to race behind them and deposit into an empty net.

Feb 03, 2021, 09:47 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo under investigation for breaching COVID-19 rules with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez

Citing reports in Italy, Goal.com said Ronaldo took Rodriguez from the Piedmont region to Valle d'Aosta on Tuesday for an overnight stay in a resort hotel before returning to Turin the next day. If found guilty of breaking coronavirus rules, Ronaldo and Rodriguez could both face a fine.

 

Jan 29, 2021, 10:23 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo shares a romantic message as girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez turns 27

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday shared a romantic post on his social media account to wish his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. The Portuguese shared a picture on Instagram with his 257 million followers. Georgina is often seen at the stadiums cheering for her 35-year-old boyfriend.

Jan 27, 2021, 22:19 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes top goal-scorer in football history, surpasses Josef Bican

Of his 760 official goals, 450 came during his nine-year spell at Real, while he netted 118 for Manchester United, 102 for his country Portugal, 85 for current club Juve and five at Sporting Lisbon. His most prolific scoring year came in 2013 when he found the back of the net 69 times, but he also recorded 34 in 2007, 35 in 2008, 30 in 2009, 48 in 2010, 60 in 2011, 63 in 2012, 61 in 2014, 57 in 2015, 55 in 2016 and 53 in 2017.

Jan 21, 2021, 07:10 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes joint-highest goalscorer of all time

Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo has become the joint-highest goalscorer of all time in the history of football. Ronaldo now has 759 goals and he is tied at the first spot along with Josef Bican. The Portuguese striker achieved the feat on Sunday after scoring a goal against Sassuolo in Serie A, Goal.com reported.

Jan 11, 2021, 10:37 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo defeats Lionel Messi to win Soccer Player Of The Century award

The 35-year-old Ronaldo won league titles in England, Spain and Italy where he’s currently playing for Juventus.

Dec 28, 2020, 08:47 AM IST

Juventus vs Barcelona: It's Cristiano Ronaldo against Lionel Messi in Champions League; check when, where to watch

Lionel Messi will play against Cristiano Ronaldo for the first time since CR7 left Real Madrid in 2018. 

Dec 08, 2020, 19:29 PM IST

France's Stephanie Frappart becomes 1st woman to referee in men's Champions League tie

French football referee Stephanie Frappart has recently scripted history by becoming the first female to officiate a men's game in the Champions League.

Dec 03, 2020, 15:31 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 750th career goal as Juventus beat Dynamo Kyiv in Champions League tie

Ronaldo has so far scored 450 goals for Real Madrid, 118 for Manchester United, 102 for Portugal, 75 for Juventus and five for Sporting.
 

Dec 03, 2020, 13:18 PM IST

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo's brace lifts Juventus into second place

After a relatively quiet international break for Ronaldo, with one goal in three games for Portugal, he scored in the 38th minute in Turin.

Nov 22, 2020, 15:24 PM IST

Champions League: Alvaro Morata's brace guides Juventus to comfortable 4-1 win over Ferencvaros

The victory saw Juventus go second in Group H of the Champions League with six points from three games.

Nov 05, 2020, 15:34 PM IST

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo scores brace after recovering from coronavirus as Juventus beat Spezia 4-1

Ronaldo had missed Juve's past few games after being infected with coronavirus. His absence was dearly missed as Juventus lost to Barcelona 2-0 at home last week in a Champions League group stage clash.

Nov 01, 2020, 22:53 PM IST

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo recovers from coronavirus

On October 13, Ronaldo was tested positive for COVID-19 and was forced to go into isolation despite being asymptomatic.

Oct 31, 2020, 16:01 PM IST