Tag Archives: Cristiano Ronaldo

2016 Ballon d’Or Football Award Nominees Are…

France Football announced the list of 30 players for the Golden Ball 2016 on Monday morning and the notable exception was Karim Benzema, who was nominated in the last two editions but missing this time, purportedly due to his suspension from Euro selection following the case of the sex tape. With Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in the ...

Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo gets his own galaxy, ‘CR7’

Real Madrid ‘star’ Cristiano Ronaldo has finally found his ‘star.’ The Portuguese now has a galaxy nicknamed “CR7” after him. COSMOS Redshift 7 is 13 billion years old and has been termed as an “exceptionally rare object by far the brightest galaxy ever observed at this stage in the Universe.” On Wednesday, the European Southern Observatory said that the “nickname ...

Read More »

Messi says there is no rivalry between him and Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the two names that make the whole football world go gaga over them. They have been dominating the sport since 2008 and are widely regarded as two of the best players of the world. Their worth could well be felt if one tries to imagine Barcelona and Real Madrid without Messi and Ronaldo, respectively. ...

Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo confirms break-up with Russian model Irina Shayk

Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the “Footballer of the Year” award at the ceremony last week failed to mention the name of his girlfriend  raising eyebrows and now confirmed that he has broken up with Russian model Irina Shayk. “After dating for five years, my relationship with Irina Shayk has come to an end,” he said in a ...

Read More »

Atletico Madrid knock Real Madrid out of King’s Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo may have offered his Golden Ball away to the fans in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium ahead of Real Madrid’s King’s Cup return leg against Atletico Madrid, but the Portuguese striker won’t be able to offer the Cup itself after his side lost the last 16 tie 2-4 on aggregate to their local rivals. The build-up to the game ...

Read More »

With Golden Ball, Cristiano Ronaldo (CR7) brand touches $63 Million worth

Portuguese football phenomenon Cristiano Ronaldo, also known as CR7 (initials with jersey number), appears bent on breaking every record. Following the announcement earlier this week that the famed footballer had won the sport’s highest honour, the coveted Golden Ball, the value of his CR7 brand shot up to a cool 54 million euros ($63 million), reports Xinhua. Ronaldo was Monday ...

Read More »

World’s Top 10 Richest Football Players: Ronaldo still No.1, Messi Next

The list of 2014 world’s richest football players released by the magazine ‘Forbes’ recently, shows that Christiano Ronaldo tops the list with $80 million earned in sports and endorsements together in the last one year. About 15 footballers have found their place in the world’s 100 richest sports personalities in the year. Lionel Messi, with his total earnings of $64.7 million comes ...

Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo returns for open training

Cristiano Ronaldo received a rock star’s welcome as he returned to training on Wednesday, with Portugal seeking to regroup after their mauling from Germany in their FIFA World Cup™ opener. The Real Madrid star had a light workout for about 45 minutes before having ice applied to his troublesome left knee: a precaution the medical staff have also taken in ...

Read More »

Portugal fret over Ronaldo fitness

Portugal were gearing up for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ on Tuesday in New Jersey, fretting over the fitness of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. With the World Cup looming, the FIFA Ballon d’Or winner as best footballer of last year, had some bad news about his recent aches and pains. Ronaldo has a “muscle injury on the back of his left ...

Read More »

Real Madrid look to book Champions League final berth

Spanish club Real Madrid travel to Munich Monday to prepare for their Champions League semi-final return leg against Bayern Munich in the Allianz Arena Tuesday night. Apart from Pepe, who didn’t play at the weekend, Carlo Ancelotti has no fresh injury worries, other than long term absentees Alvaro Arbeloa, Jese Rodriguez and Sami Khedira and he will have been happy ...

Read More »