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Cristiano Ronaldo Speaks Fondly Of Wayne Rooney

Cristiano Ronaldo spoke fondly of his tenure at Manchester United and how he played alongside Wayne Rooney. He made revelations that he wishes to play with Rooney once more before he takes his retirement from football. The Manchester United duo played jointly for duration of 6 years at Old Trafford and also they were a part of the renowned club’s sides. They were guided by Sir Alex Ferguson who the legendary manager of that club. In addition, to achieve the Premier League Titles during the tenure in England, the manager also played a significant role when United achieved the Champions League in the year 2008.

The major part of the success due to the great strength and support offered by the 5 times Ballon d’Or winner along with his great attacking partner Wayne Rooney. When he was talking in a new film, the England international did praise Rooney who was his teammate earlier. As per Ronaldo, the main power of Rooney is his strength and mentality that has always taken him to greater heights. Rooney is not someone who stops and he always wants to help his team. He is running all the time said, Ronaldo. The England international also said that he is a great player and scores great goals. For Ronaldo, his former teammate is fantastic as he scores important goals like no other player.
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There Is No One Like Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo’s movement to Juventus from Real Madrid this summer was a great move indeed. The former director of Real Madrid, Jorge Valdano shared a few words about the Juventus forward to the press. Valdano said it’s difficult to imagine Real Madrid without Ronaldo as he has been the best and unbeatable so far. He is someone who always believed in scoring goals and now Real Madrid is not the same anymore without him. The club has been suffering without his presence as per Valdano and is doubtful if the club will succeed without him. The Juventus forward was the first 10 nominees for the Ballon d’Or trophy for men, which was awarded to the world’s best player by France Football magazine.

The Prime Minister of Portugal defined the footballer following a false accusation made by a woman from Las Vegas 9 years back. Ronaldo was out from the Portugal squad. However, he did play for Juventus in 2-0 Serie A victory at Udinese. Recently on a visit to Lanzarote, Antonia Costa was questioned about the allegations made against Ronaldo. Costa said there is only one proof about the player that he is a great professional and excellent sportsman. Ronaldo is someone who has given the honor to Portugal. He also said that nothing can come in between the record that Ronaldo has been holding so far. It is not right to depend on false claims made by the public and spoil the player’s years of reputation.
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MENDES SAYS ‘RIDICULOUS’ RONALDO LOST CROWN TO MODRIC

Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes is annoyed that his client lost his crown as the UEFA Player of the Year to his former teammate Luka Modric on Thursday. At the UEFA Champions League draw in Monaco, the governing body handed out prices to best players in the past year.

KeylorNavas as named the best goalkeeper, Sergio Ramos was named the best defender,Modric was named the best midfielder and Ronaldo the best forward. Modric was handed the Men’s Player of the Year Award for his performance last season helping Real Madrid to their third straight Champions League title and then helping Croatia to the World Cup final.
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CRISTIANO RONALDO WANTS TO CONTINUE UNTIL 41

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has not the hidden his personal wish to play at the top level well into a mature age in professional football. However, he seems to have now put a figure to the dream.

The 33-year old starsays he feels a decade younger and could play into his 40s at a top level. In a recent interview with a Spanish news outlet, the Portuguese said:
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Cristiano Ronaldo Is a Natural Winner, Claims Fernando Santos

Portugal national team coach Fernando Santos claims that Cristiano Ronaldo aims to become better and better as the years progress.


Ronaldo is on the verge of winning the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for a fifth time in the history. He is only trailing record holder of the title – Lionel Messi – by just one figure. Santos has seen Ronaldo achieve numerous success over the last 12 months. After having led Portugal to the Euro 2016, Ronaldo went on to win the league title and the Champions League with Real Madrid. As a result, he is expected to be crowned as the best player of the year. He is already coming close to the record held by FerencPuskas in terms of all-time goalscoring list in Europe.

Santos is that the characteristics of the Portuguese superstar is to become better and better with no hindrances. The 32-year-old has been able to score 75 goals in 143 games for the Portuguese national team. (more…)

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BEST CHANCE FOR PSG TO LURE RONALDO

Although it borders mostly on the improbable, Cristiano Ronaldo’s latest drama triangle with the Spanish tax authorities and Real Madrid appears to have cooked up a chance for PSG to sign the one player they have admired since laying their hands on Petrodollars.


The Parisians have had a fair share of superstars join since signing the Portuguese seemed impossible. Edison Cavani, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and an impressive number of quality players have bought in to their gospel for the past 6 years.

That doesn’t mean they ever stopped burrowing through paper works and mathematical probabilities on the chances of signing the former Manchester United man.

For this summer’s transfer window though, it appears the current Best Player in the world of football did provide a loophole with which they can scoop him up. After being accused recently of evading taxes running into millions, Cristiano, after posting a lips-crossed picture of him urging his fans that “sometimes the best answer [is]to be quiet,” has appeared to have allowed the ever tempting freedom of speaking one’s mind, that comes from the vantage point of being away from the people who the message is directed at, get to him. (more…)

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CRISTIANO RONALDO GRABS BRACE IN SEVILLA WIN

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace as they defeated Sevilla to remain on course for a double this term. Madrid defeated their La Liga rivals 4-1.


Nacho Fernandez and Ronaldo scored a goal each to go 2-0 before the break. Immediately after resumption Sevilla star Stevan Jovetic pulled one back. Jovetic was constantly attacking in the first half, hitting the frame work twice. Ronaldo finished their opponents at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu when he scored the third for the league leaders. Toni Kroos completed the roué with a good strike.

Barcelona defeated Las Palmas 4-1 to remain in contention for the title. Madrid now have to remain focused for the final clash in order to land their first La Liga title in five years. They have Celta Vigo on Wednesday and Malaga next week to seal the title. No matter the result at Eibar, Barcelona would not be able to steal it. Only if they do what is required.

Madrid defences showed lapses that Juventus could take advantage of when they meet in Cardiff. The pairing of Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane was shaky. They struggled to hold off their opponents. Varane is yet to hit top form after his injury. Ramos is untouchable so Pepe, who is set to return, would pair his captain in the Champions League final. (more…)

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RONALDO IS 2016 WORLD HIGHEST EARNING SPORTSMAN

Real Madrid superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been reported as the world’s highest earning sportsman by Forbes Sports Money Index.


The Real Madrid forward was reported to have earned £70.5 million last year with £44.8 million in salary and prize money, and £25.6 million in endorsements.

His long term rival Lionel Messi comes in second place with £65.2 million. NBA star LeBron James is in third place, ahead of Australian Open champions Roger Federer. James earned £61.8 million from basketball, deals and endorsements while Federer pocketed £54.3 million.

The top ten has five different sport titans represented. Novak Djokovic joined Federer in the top ten to rep tennis with his accumulated £44.7 million last year. American football star Cam Newton earned £42.5 million to place seventh. The Carolina Panthers quarterback is the only American football player on the top ten. (more…)

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CRISTIANO RONALDO BAGS ANOTHER AWARD

Recently, Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese and Real Madrid striker came off with another award after bagging the Balloon d’Or award last year.


Following a viewers’ vote, Ronaldo was elected the World Star of the Year by Eurosport – a sports TV Channel. Ronaldo is also considered the favourite to win FIFA Player of the Year award this January.

From the votes given by voters, Ronaldo received a total of 40 percent of the votes. Usain Bolt, Jamaican sprinter received 25 percent of the votes while Michael Phelps, US swimmer received 12 percent of the votes.

This is coming at a time in the player’s life when his number of accolades have been on the rise and international recognition has also been notable.

For instance, Ronaldo recently rejected an offer by a Chinese team which was to give him an annual pay check of €100 million while also offering to pay €300 million for his transfer fee.

Jorge Mendes, Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent in an interview with Sky Sport Italia had revealed the news, saying:

“An offer from China of €300 million arrived at Real Madrid and another €100 million per year for the player,” Mendes said, without naming the club. (more…)

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MESSI AND RONALDO ARE STILL BEST PAID PLAYERS

Top two football stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are still the joint highest paid players in world football, according to reports.


Gareth Bale extended his deal with Real Madrid, yet the Welsh superstar is not the highest paid footballer as many would expect. The former Spurs player signed a deal worth a stunning £346,000 per week after tax. The deal would mean he gets a staggering £108 million over the next six years as agreed.

The pair of Ronaldo and Messi take home £365,000 in weekly wages after tax. That sums up to £19 million in annual payments. The Spanish income tax rate that players pay is c.45% meaning Real Madrid are forking out as much as £32.7 million annually to keep Bale to the Santiago Bernabeu. When extrapolated, it means the duo of Messi and Ronaldo earn £34.5 million per year. Reports say Real Madrid put the official price tag of the Bale around £18 million, but it is definitely a bit higher based on calculations.
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