CRISTIANO Ronaldo could be in trouble after apparently breaking coronavirus restrictions on a two-day trip to the mountains.The Juventus star and his partner Georgina Rodriguez spent Tuesday and Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) in Courmayeur in the Valle D'Aosta ...
Jan 29, 2021
MILAN - Cristiano Ronaldo responded to recent criticism with two goals to help Juventus win at Parma 4-0 in Serie A on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Dejan Kulusevski scored Juve's opener against his old club as the nine-time defending ...
Dec 20, 2020
GENEVA - Robert Lewandowski won the biggest individual prize of his career Thursday (Friday, Manila time), showing that a forward not named Messi or Ronaldo can be voted the world's best soccer player.The Poland captain was named the FIFA Best ...
Dec 18, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Not once, but twice Cristiano Ronaldo leapt, twisted, and landed with both arms thrust downward as if he were driving a flag into conquered terrain at the Camp Nou.Ronaldo celebrated after scoring two penalties to lead Juventus to a ...
Dec 9, 2020
TURIN, Italy - Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal to help Juventus beat Dynamo Kyiv, 3-0, on Wednesday and leave his team with a chance of securing top spot in its Champions League group.Ronaldo scored Juve's second goal ...
Dec 3, 2020
LISBON, Portugal - Cristiano Ronaldo scored once in Portugal's 7-0 rout of Andorra in a friendly on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), moving a step closer to becoming the all-time top scorer for a national team.Ronaldo reached 102 goals ...
Nov 12, 2020
MILAN - Cristiano Ronaldo marked his recovery from the coronavirus by scoring twice on his return to help Juventus beat newly promoted Spezia 4-1 in the Italian league on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Juventus was struggling to break Spezia down until Ronaldo ...
Nov 2, 2020
SOME talking points ahead of the second round of games in the Champions League:The highly anticipated matchup of Cristiano Ronaldo against Lionel Messi likely won't happen because Ronaldo has the coronavirus. Juventus has not reported many details of Ronaldo&# ...
Oct 26, 2020
GENEVA - As a second wave of coronavirus cases hits Europe, the Champions League is going to again send elite players criss-crossing the continent.But football biggest club competition has a back-up plan to ensure the group stage can be completed, ...
Oct 17, 2020
LISBON, Portugal - Diogo Jota scored two goals and set up another as Portugal defeated Sweden, 3-0, in the Nations League on Wednesday in its first game since Cristiano Ronaldo had to be dropped from the squad after testing positive for the ...
Oct 15, 2020
LISBON, Portugal - Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Portuguese soccer federation said Tuesday.The federation said Ronaldo was doing well and had no symptoms.Ronaldo was dropped from the country's Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday. ...
Oct 13, 2020
GENEVA - Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will face each other in the Champions League group stage for the first time - and fans could be allowed back in to watch.Messi's Barcelona was drawn from the pot of second-seeded teams ...
Oct 2, 2020
TURIN, Italy - While Lionel Messi's future remains a major question in world soccer, longtime rival Cristiano Ronaldo has professed his complete dedication to Juventus entering the third season of a four-year contract with the Italian club."As I' ...
Aug 28, 2020
ROME - It's no exaggeration to say that Cristiano Ronaldo had more of an impact on Juventus' record-extending ninth straight Serie A title than anyone else.The five-time Ballon d'Or winner matched a record by scoring ...
Jul 27, 2020
TURIN, Italy - Over a three-minute span of the second half, Cristiano Ronaldo ensured Juventus would not lose to Lazio for a third time this season.Ronaldo's double strike in a 2-1 win on Monday meant Juventus could clinch ...
Jul 21, 2020
MADRID - After a humiliating 7-3 loss to rival Atl├ętico Madrid in a preseason friendly in the United States, Zinedine Zidane insisted his Real Madrid would be just fine once the real competitions began.And he was right.Almost a year ...
Jul 17, 2020
MADRID - There was Zinedine Zidane again, being thrown into the air by his Real Madrid players in another title celebration.With the Frenchman back in charge, Madrid is back to collecting major trophies.Madrid clinched its 34th Spanish league title - and first ...
Jul 17, 2020
MILAN - Cristiano Ronaldo finally scored with a free kick in the Italian league to help Juventus beat Torino, 4-1, on Saturday in a match which also saw Gianluigi Buffon set the Serie A appearance record.Ronaldo scored Juve's third ...
Jul 5, 2020
CRISTIANO Ronaldo is back in form.He set up two goals and converted a penalty to help Juventus beat 10-man Lecce, 4-0, on Friday and boost its chances of claiming a record-extending ninth successive Serie A title.Ronaldo had ...
Jun 27, 2020
ROME - At 35, Cristiano Ronaldo is struggling to regain his famous explosiveness following the three-month break for the coronavirus pandemic.The Juventus striker failed to make an impact in his first two matches back, making his run of 19 goals in ...
Jun 19, 2020
ROME - Cristiano Ronaldo never had a chance.Arkadiusz Milik converted the decisive spot kick in a penalty shootout as Napoli won its sixth Italian Cup following a scoreless draw with Juventus on Wednesday.Ronaldo was likely Juventus' last penalty taker but ...
Jun 18, 2020
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