Although the World Cup continues to dominate the football conversation for the time being, it will be less than four weeks before domestic competitions take centre stage again. One man who has made more than his fair share of headlines in the past month is Cristiano Ronaldo. It began with the explosive interview that he gave to the British journalist ...Read More »
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Ronaldo vs Di Stefano: Stats, Trophies, Greatest Real Madrid player?
When Real Madrid trooped off the pitch in March 2019 having suffered their heaviest defeat in Europe at the hands of Ajax, their latest era of Champions League domination was seemingly brought to an end. The team that had won three successive trophies and four of the last five tournaments had been knocked out of this year’s competition in ignominious ...Read More »
Impact Ronaldo’s transfer could have on Juventus and world football
In what is the story of the summer transfer window so far, Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Italian giants Juventus for a staggering £99.2 million. This is huge money for a thirty-three-year-old, who has so far played over nine hundred games in his stellar career. It is also a signal of intent from Juventus who are looking to keep pace with ...Read More »
Prediction: Most Goals to be scored in each group at 2018 FIFA World Cup
(Image via https://twitter.com/8Fact_Footballl) The biggest sporting event in the world is just two days away now as the World Cup kicks off on June 14th, when hosts Russia will take on Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. With some of the world’s biggest stars taking part in the competition, a shedload of goals could be on the cards ...Read More »
Top 5 football legends with better goals per game ratio than Ronaldo and Messi
Fernando Peyroteo (1.77 goals per game) Cristiano Ronaldo’s ability to find the back of the net will hold no candle in front of his compatriot Peyroteo. The Sporting Portugal striker amassed a staggering 332 goals in just 197 league games and was the Portuguese league’s top goalscorer on six separate occasions. In all official games, Peyroteo notched 544 goals. He ...Read More »
Are Messi and Ronaldo among the five best soccer players of all time?
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are definitely among the best soccer players of all time, but do they make the cut in the five best soccer players of all-time? At the club as well as individual level both Messi and Ronaldo have won all there is to win. Multiple times over. They have a plethora of individual honours that recognise ...Read More »
What separates Messi and Ronaldo from other world class players
Consistency Whenever there is a media headline proclaiming Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo’s decline in form make it a point to watch their next game or two because chances are they will destroy the opposition. It’s not because they read the headlines and decide that this is it, I have to prove the naysayers wrong but because they are so ...Read More »
Five major records Cristiano Ronaldo can still break before retirement
Most goals in a single La Liga game Athletic Bilbao’s Agustin Sauto and Barcelona legend Laszlo Kubala have both scored seven goals in one La Liga match, while the former achieved the feat in 1931 the latter emulated the historic record in 1952. No one has come close to matching the record since. Breaker of records Cristiano Ronaldo remains a ...Read More »
Ballon d’Or betting: Who will win the 2016 Ballon d’Or?
The Ballon d’Or voting will soon kick into gear as the award is presented to the world’s best player in January next year. And just like the past decade or so there are a couple of names expected to be the leading contenders: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Ronaldo has very strong credentials for landing his fourth Ballon d’Or trophy ...Read More »
5 footballers who started their own brands
Cristiano Ronaldo The Real Madrid forward is the face of many international brands. He endorses many things from football boots to shampoo. The Portuguese national team captain, however, has gone a step beyond endorsing brands of other people and has launched his own label. And yes, you guessed it right, it is called CR7. Ronaldo is the face of his ...Read More »