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# Ronaldo

Last year
2022
# Claim
Portugal deny Ronaldo threatened to walk out of World Cup
FPF said striker’s appearance against Switzerland was a further demonstration of his commitment to the cause.
# CR7
Ronaldo reportedly offered 'mammoth contract' by Saudi Arabian club
Uncertainty reigns over the 37-year-old’s club future as he focuses on the World Cup.
# close but no cigar
Adidas technology confirms Ronaldo did not touch ball for Portugal goal
Bruno Fernandes’ cross did not meet the striker’s head before finding its way into the net.
# response
Manchester United release statement in wake of Ronaldo claims
Meanwhile, Jamie Carragher believes the Portugal star ‘wants to be sacked’ by the club.
# Ins and outs
Ronaldo will return to Man United squad, Varane ruled out until World Cup
Erik ten Hag’s side face Sheriff in the Europa League tomorrow.
# latest
Cristiano Ronaldo has to accept consequences – Erik ten Hag
Ten Hag stood the forward down for Saturday’s match at Chelsea.
# Europa League
Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo score as Man Utd ease past Sheriff Tiraspol
Ronaldo scored the 699th goal of his glittering club career.
# Team news
Ronaldo left on bench for United's Premier League opener as Roy Keane says it's 'common sense'
Erik ten Hag has also given a full debut to new signings Lisandro Martinez and Christian Eriksen.
# Champions League
Ralf Rangnick insists Cristiano Ronaldo will be ready for Atletico Madrid test
The forward scored a hat-trick in the weekend win over Tottenham.
All time
# Dropped
No place for Connolly in Ireland squad as Portugal gear up for Dublin date
Stephen Kenny can call on captain Seamus Coleman, as well as midfielders Jayson Molumby and Alan Browne, as Ronaldo prepares to come to town.
# CR7
Cristiano Ronaldo saves Manchester United once again with late leveller
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side fought back to draw 2-2 against Atalanta.
# Courts
US magistrate sides with Ronaldo in rape claim damages case
The Nevada judge noted the court did not find that Ronaldo committed a crime.
# Champions League
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer bemoans Manchester United’s lack of discipline in Bern
United were beaten 2-1 by Young Boys after Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s red card.
# spot on
Egan's goal and Bazunu's penalty save give Ireland a brilliant start against Portugal
Bazunu denied the Portuguese star in the 15th minute.
Lukaku pulls Inter 11 points clear and Ronaldo on target in Juve win
2-1 victories for Inter and Juve tonight in Italy.
# Video Games
Pandemic blamed for lack of VAR in World Cup qualifiers after Ronaldo fury
Ronaldo thought he had scored a stoppage-time winner for Portugal in Belgrade.
# in the hunt
Ronaldo on target as Juve boost hopes of 10th straight title with win in Serie A
A 3-0 victory for the champions tonight over Spezia.
Ronaldo's first-half double keeps Juventus in title hunt
A 3-0 win for Andrea Pirlo’s side against Crotone.
# Champions League
Ronaldo outshines Messi as penalty double sees Juventus sinks Barcelona
Meanwhile, Jorginho netted an equalising penalty as Chelsea were held by Krasnodar in a dead rubber.
# South America
Neymar hat-trick sees PSG star surpass Ronaldo's goalscoring record for Brazil
Elsewhere, Argentina laboured to a 2-1 win over Bolivia and Chile drew 2-2 with Colombia.
# Cloud 9
Quick-fire Ronaldo double puts Juve on the brink of another title
The Portuguese star struck twice in three second half minutes to see off fourth-place Lazio.
# Highest Paid athletes
Federer becomes first tennis player to top Forbes’ rich list as Swiss star ranks ahead of Ronaldo and Messi
The 2020 list is in.
# Wave Goodbye
Brazil World Cup winner retires at 41
Lucio has called it a day after a lengthy career in football.
# real deal
Ben Arfa back in football after joining Ronaldo's Real Valladolid
The former Newcastle United and PSG man hasn’t played a competitive game since last May.
# finding form
Ronaldo back in the goals for Juventus just in time for Champions League knockout stages
Elsewhere, Paris Saint-Germain proved far too strong for Galatasary as they ran amok with five different scorers on a night when rival supporters also clashed around the city in the build up to the game.
# King Zlat
'There is only one Ronaldo, the Brazilian' - Ibrahimovic takes another swipe at CR7
The Swede again criticised the Juventus star in a recent interview.
# Why Can't We Be Friends
'I hope we have dinner in the future': Ronaldo admits to missing long-time rival Messi
The Juventus star heaped praise on the Argentine at the Champions League group stage draw yesterday.
Ronaldo strikes to give Juventus edge against impressive Ajax
Ronaldo took his record goal tally in the competition to 125.
# title race
Juventus put one hand on title after squeezing past Napoli
The Italian giants stretched their lead at the top of the Serie A to 16 points.
# Spain
Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion
Prosecutors accused him of having used companies in low-tax foreign jurisdictions, including Ireland, to evade tax.
# Ronaldo
Las Vegas police seek Ronaldo's DNA in rape investigation
Las Vegas police spokeswoman Laura Meltzer declined comment about the police investigation.
# top two
Messi: 'The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans'
The Barcelona legend has spoken about his duel with the former Real Madrid star, who joined Juventus in the summer
# You did nuthin'
Ronaldo reckons 'dominant' Juventus gifted Manchester United a win
The Portuguese star was not impressed with the approach of his former club.
# statement
Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations
The Spanish club says it has filed a lawsuit against Correio da Manha ‘for publishing categorically false information.’
# Praise
'Mbappe reminds me of Ronaldo in his Man United days' - Griezmann backs PSG star to hit 50 goals-a-season
The France international is already a World Cup winner and global superstar, but is being tipped to take his game to even greater heights.
# Allegations
Juventus shares drop 10% amid Ronaldo rape claims as sponsors express 'deep concerns'
Juventus have so far stood behind Ronaldo, but the Italian club’s reaction to the issue has angered some fans.
# left out
Cristiano Ronaldo omitted from Portugal squad amid rape allegations
The Portugal captain will play no part in their upcoming international games against Poland and Scotland.
# Sexual Assault
Las Vegas police confirm June 2009 case reopened after Ronaldo calls rape claim 'fake news'
A report in German magazine Der Spiegel says Ronaldo made a payment of $375,000 as part of a non-disclosure agreement over the alleged incident.
# Italian Job
Ronaldo shown straight red card but 10-man Juventus ease past Valencia
Not an ideal Juventus Champions League debut for himself.
# irreplaceable
Barcelona will have to retire No.10 jersey when Messi leaves - Ronaldinho
Ronaldinho believes that Barcelona star Messi is the “best in history.”