Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time, Ronaldo has a record-tying five Ballon d'Or awards, the most for a European player, and is the first player to win four European Golden Shoes.
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  • Wally Smart Wall Breaks the Mold in Event Advertising, Revealing the World's First Interactive Interview Backdrop
    PR Newswire

    Wally Smart Wall Breaks the Mold in Event Advertising, Revealing the World's First Interactive Interview Backdrop

    With the participation of international soccer legends Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah, at the 2018 Match Amical tournament in Zurich, Switzerland, the Wally Smart Wall - the world's first interactive ...

  • Pranks, fails, dodgy statues ... and of course, Zlatan
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    Pranks, fails, dodgy statues ... and of course, Zlatan

    Chris Wright It's that time of year again when we here at Toe Poke pause a moment to take stock of the season just gone -- the thrills, the spills, the truly, truly dreadful penalty kicks (stay tuned!). Here are our various winners and indeed losers from 2017-18 ... Redemption of the season November brought with it redemption for one of the biggest laughing stocks of last season, as Portuguese artist Jose Antonio Navarro Arteaga was handed an artistic reprieve. Arteaga is of course the man who made a hash of his commissioned bust of Cristiano Ronaldo, which went viral after going on display outside Madeira airport last year. Thankfully, the 52-year-old sculptor's second attempt at capturing the

  • Brandi Chastain plaque looks nothing like Brandi Chastain
    The Turnstile

    Brandi Chastain plaque looks nothing like Brandi Chastain

    A Brandi Chastain plaque really doesn't look much like Brandi Chastain.

  • Real Madrid would not swap Cristiano Ronaldo for Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, says Zinedine Zidane
    The Independent

    Real Madrid would not swap Cristiano Ronaldo for Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, says Zinedine Zidane

    Zinedine Zidane says he would not swap Cristiano Ronaldo for Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah ahead of their meeting in Saturday’s Champions League final. Ronaldo, 33, and fellow forward Salah, 25, have each scored 44 goals in all competitions for their clubs this season ahead of the game between Real and Liverpool in Kiev. While five-time winners Liverpool are in their first European Cup final since 2007, defending champions Real have lifted the trophy three times in the last four seasons, and 12 times in total.

  • Zidane: I would not swap Ronaldo for Salah
    Omnisport

    Zidane: I would not swap Ronaldo for Salah

    Zinedine Zidane insists he is happy with his own superstar and doesn't need Liverpool's

  • 18 things you may have forgotten from this season
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    18 things you may have forgotten from this season

    Adam Hurrey The 2018 season is over for teams in Europe. But here are 18 things you might have forgotten happened. 1. Arsenal won a trophy -- and Sead Kolasinac was hailed as a cult hero August's hopes and dreams are distant enough by now, but the curtain-raiser of the Community Shield traditionally does well to stay in the memory for more than a few weeks. After Sead Kolasinac had taken less than 50 minutes to acclimatise to English football -- scoring a later equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Chelsea that then saw the Gunners win 4-1 on penalties -- Arsenal fans summed up the giddiness of late summer by taking him instantly to their hearts. Two early goals -- one a belting volley against Cologne

  • Late drama and sustained Ronaldo magic - Real Madrid's road to the Champions League final
    Omnisport

    Late drama and sustained Ronaldo magic - Real Madrid's road to the Champions League final

    Real Madrid's road to the Champions League final has been characterised by late drama and continued brilliance from Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Five stand-out Champions League 2018 moments
    BBC

    Five stand-out Champions League 2018 moments

    Does it really have to end? From Roma pulling off one of the greatest shocks in history, to Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon absolutely losing it - it's been an incredible Champions League campaign. Here's how some of the most memorable moments unfolded... That time Barcelona DIDN'T score There are some results you just don't see coming. This was one of them. The almighty Barcelona were held to a 0-0 draw by Olympiakos as they failed to score in a Champions League group stage game for the first time in five (yes, five) years. Luis Suarez had the best chance when he hit the crossbar but was clearly not wearing his shooting boots. THAT Ronaldo goal "Did you see Ronaldo's goal?" This was probably the

  • The best, worst and weirdest moments of this season's Champions League
    BBC

    The best, worst and weirdest moments of this season's Champions League

    With only one game of this season's competition remaining, BBC Sport gathered the thoughts of several European football journalists on the moments that shaped the 2017-18 Champions League. Here's what BBC Euro Leagues Football Show regulars Mina Rzouki, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Raphael Honigstein, European football writer Andy Brassell, BBC World Service's John Bennett and BBC Sport online journalist Emlyn Begley thought about the most memorable goals, performances, disasters and comedy moments. Best moment JB: The Kostas Manolas header which completed one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history. Roma were out of this world against Barcelona on that Tuesday night back

  • Lovren ends turbulent season with the job of marking Ronaldo
    Associated Press

    Lovren ends turbulent season with the job of marking Ronaldo

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — There were times this season when it felt like Dejan Lovren's days at Liverpool were numbered.

  • 18 things you may have forgotten from this season
    ESPN.com

    18 things you may have forgotten from this season

    Adam Hurrey The 2018 season is over for teams in Europe. But here are 18 things you might have forgotten happened. 1. Arsenal won a trophy -- and Sead Kolasinac was hailed as a cult hero August's hopes and dreams are distant enough by now, but the curtain-raiser of the Community Shield traditionally does well to stay in the memory for more than a few weeks. After Sead Kolasinac had taken less than 50 minutes to acclimatise to English football -- scoring a later equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Chelsea that then saw the Gunners win 4-1 on penalties -- Arsenal fans summed up the giddiness of late summer by taking him instantly to their hearts. Two early goals -- one a belting volley against Cologne

  • Liverpool great says Reds should not fear Ronaldo in Champions League final
    Goal.com

    Liverpool great says Reds should not fear Ronaldo in Champions League final

    The three-time European Cup winner believes that the powers of the Portuguese have been on the wane for the last 12 months now