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Twitter reacts: Is that statue really Cristiano Ronaldo? - Sport - NZ Herald News

Is that really Ronaldo? Photo / AP Cristiano Ronaldo now has an international airport named after him. The Real Madrid striker was joined Wednesday by dozens of guests and hundreds of fans in his native Madeira Islands for an official ceremony renaming the local airport as Aerop...

Bizarre bust of Ronaldo unveiled

Both the Portuguese President and Prime minister were present with Cristiano Ronaldo at a ceremony in the football star’s hometown, but it was the bizarre bronze bust unveiled of the footballer that has stolen headlines. An official ceremony was held in the Ronaldo’s native ...

N'Golo Kante: How can Premier League clubs create next star?

Listen to Creating N'Golo Kante on Wednesday, 29 March at 19:30 BST on BBC Radio 5 live He may be just 5ft 6½in, but N'Golo Kante is a giant of the Premier League. He is also the best midfielder in the world right now, according to Chelsea and England great Frank Lampard. Kan...

News.Az - Lionel Messi suspended for four World Cup qualifiers over match official abuse

Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been hit with a four-game ban by football's governing body FIFA and fined $10,000 after verbally abusing a match official while on international duty, APA reports quoting CNN. The 29-year-old learned of his fate just hours before his...

Lionel Messi hit with four-match ban

It is proof that even one of the world's best soccer players is not above the law? Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been hit with a four-game ban by football's governing body FIFA, ...

Bad news for Liverpool as Barcelona ramp up Coutinho charm offensive further

Barcelona have once more upped their charm offensive in their quest to sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, with Neymar going public once again with his desire to see his Brazilian teamma...

Brazil attracting attention of Messi - Neymar

Neymar said Brazil are attracting the attention of Argentina captain Lionel Messi and many more players amid their winning streak. Brazil have won eight consecutive games since Tite replaced Dun...

Football: Ronaldo tops Messi in earnings: report - Sports - Dunya News

Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with 87.5 million euros ($95.3m) in earnings. PARIS (AFP) - Real Madrid s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2...

Captain Neymar sees Brazil as best team in the world

SAO PAULO (AP) - In his first press conference as a Brazil player in more than 240 days, striker Neymar was not shy on Monday: he believes he is in the top moment of his career and plays for the ...

Ecuador vs Colombia puts Conmebol qualifying sides deficiencies

QUITO- With five rounds of the 18 to go, there are now four separate competitions taking place in CONMEBOL’s World Cup qualifying campaign.Brazil are in a category of their own. Seven consecuti...

Premier League Club-Owning Sheikh Said Near Buying Uruguay Team

The billionaire owner of English Premier League’s Manchester City soccer team is close to adding a little-known Uruguayan team to his portfolio of clubs, according to a person familiar with th...