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Champions League: Gonzalo Higuain strikes as Juventus beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-0

The win puts Juventus top of the group on four points and ahead of second-placed Atletico Madrid, who won 2-0 away to third-placed Lokomotiv Moscow, on goal difference

Oct 02, 2019, 08:56 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo on target as Juventus register 2-0 win in Serie A

Juventus and Inter will take on each other at San Siro on October 6.

Sep 29, 2019, 14:24 PM IST

Usain Bolt a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo, calls Lionel Messi a 'genius'

He also included Ronaldo in his dream team of footballers for teaming up in a 4x100m relay event. 

Sep 21, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo looking for 'Edna', a girl who used to give him free burgers

Ronaldo said that he wanted to find 'Edna' and the two other girls and wished to invite them for dinner.

Sep 19, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

FIFA Awards to be telecast live in India on DSPORT

This will be Lex Sportel's second association with a FIFA event after broadcasting the Round 2 draw for Asian qualifiers to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 preliminary competition.

Sep 19, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Euro 2020 qualifier: Portugal rekindle hopes with a 4-2 win in Serbia

The victory lifted the Portuguese to second place in the group on five points from three games, eight behind runaway leaders Ukraine who have 13 from five matches after their 3-0 win in Lithuania earlier on Saturday.

Sep 08, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

Kalidou Koulibaly own goal hands Juventus dramatic win to ruin Napoli comeback

Goals from Danilo, Gonzalo Higuain, and Cristiano Ronaldo gave the Italian champions a 3-0 lead with less than half an hour remaining.

Sep 01, 2019, 19:53 PM IST

Football is made for strikers: FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique

Van Dijk is also expected to be a contender for the Ballon d'Or later in the year as he had played a significant role in helping Liverpool win the Champions League last season.

Aug 31, 2019, 20:05 PM IST

Would love to have dinner with Lionel Messi: Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo, who plays for Italian giants Juventus, left Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid last summer to end nine years of intense rivalry with Messi who is a FC Barcelona icon.

Aug 30, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

UEFA to recognise Burnley fan who ran to every away game for charity

While no Premier League player ran more than 450 km on the pitch in the 2018-19 season, Scott Cunliffe covered nearly 5,000 km as part of the aptly-named `RunAway Challenge` and raised nearly 60,000 pounds ($73,662) for various charities.

Aug 28, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers admit paying money to settle sexual assault claim

Ronaldo has always maintained that the encounter was consensual.

Aug 20, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Virgil Van Dijk, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo vie for UEFA Player of the Year award

While Ronaldo, a three-time winner, has been ever-present in the final three since the award was created in 2011, centre back Van Dijk makes his first appearance after helping Liverpool win the Champions League title last season.

Aug 15, 2019, 23:06 PM IST

Joao Felix's brace helps as Atletico Madrid down Juventus 2-1

Felix opened the scoring by squeezing a first-time finish through two defenders and into the back of the net midway through the first half.

Aug 11, 2019, 14:22 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi nominated for FIFA Best Men's Player award

Ronaldo has won the FIFA Best Men`s Player award two times and the Portugal striker will be looking to reclaim the award from the last time winner Croatia`s Luka Modric.

Aug 01, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charge in Las Vegas

Ronaldo, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time and plays for the Italian club Juventus, has maintained he is innocent.

Jul 23, 2019, 10:03 AM IST

Wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo asked, says Dutch footballer De Ligt

De Ligt, who captained his former club in their thrilling run to the Champions League semi-finals last season, said he did not feel any additional pressure after becoming one of the most expensive defenders in the world.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri amused by talk of his departure

One of the disappointments of the season has been the form of playmaker Paulo Dybala, who has struggled to adapt his role following Ronaldo`s arrival.

May 11, 2019, 22:12 PM IST

Serie-A: Late Cristiano Ronaldo goal foils Torino

Juventus spent most of the second half lobbing crosses into the penalty area while Torino nearly had a second when Ola Aina broke through the defence only to fire over the bar.

May 04, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

Series A: Cristiano Ronaldo hits 600th club goal as Juventus hold Inter Milan

The Turin club wrapped up an eighth successive league title last weekend but found themselves behind early on to a wonder-strike from Inter midfielder Radja Nainggolan.

Apr 28, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo is ''1,000 percent certain'' to stay at Juventus

Defender Leonardo Bonucci, meanwhile, explained how Juventus had managed to bounce back from their shock Champions League quarter-final exit against Ajax on Tuesday when they lost 2-1 at home and went out 3-2 on aggregate.

Apr 21, 2019, 16:45 PM IST