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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

Juventus's title feels more mundane than extraordinary

Juve, who have the joint-best attack and best defence in Serie A, also became the first team in one of Europe`s big five leagues to win eight titles in a row and are still on course to equal their own domestic Serie A record of 102 points.

Apr 21, 2019, 16:23 PM IST

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri does not want celebrations diluted

Allegri said that Tuesday`s 2-1 home defeat by the Dutch side needed to be kept in perspective.

Apr 19, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

Juventus back to the drawing board after painful lesson

The Turin club have dominated Italian football, winning Serie A for the last seven seasons, and their signing of five-times World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo in July was interpreted as a bold statement of their European intentions.

Apr 17, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo scores as Juventus held to a 1-1 draw at Ajax

Juventus took the lead on the stroke of halftime as Portuguese forward Ronaldo began an attacking move inside his own half before sprinting down field and diving to head in a clever chip from Joao Cancelo.

Apr 11, 2019, 17:14 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo fit for Juventus clash with Ajax, says coach Massimiliano Allegri

The return of Ronaldo will be a massive boost as Juventus seek to end their 23-year wait to lift the Champions League trophy.

Apr 10, 2019, 00:44 AM IST

Manchester City look like world's best but Liverpool will fight: Jurgen Klopp

With the League Cup already in the bag, City are a point clear of Liverpool at the top of the league and have reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League and semi-finals of the FA Cup.

Apr 05, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Serie-A: Teenager Moise Kean strikes again to break down stubborn Empoli

The 19-year-old continued an impressive run of form which has seen him score three goals in five Serie A appearances this season and in both of Italy`s Euro 2020 qualifiers this month, against Finland and Liechtenstein.

Mar 31, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Lionel Messi haunted by failures but retirement still long way off

The Barcelona striker, speaking on an Argentine radio station on Friday, also surprised listeners by saying that he misses Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who left rivals Real Madrid for Juventus last year.

Mar 30, 2019, 00:23 AM IST

Injured Cristiano Ronaldo expects to return in one or two weeks

Ronaldo went off in the first half of the Euro 2020 qualifier with an apparent hamstring injury. The match ended 1-1.

Mar 26, 2019, 18:14 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo recalled in Portugal squad for first time since World Cup

The 34-year-old, who is Portugal`s most capped player with 154 appearances and all-time leading scorer with 85 goals, had not been included for any games in the second half of last year.

Mar 15, 2019, 20:09 PM IST