Stories tagged: Cristiano Ronaldo
Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Cristiano Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final
Cristiano Ronaldo goes to Cardiff for the Saturday’s Champions League final against Juventus playing his best soccer of the season. Ronaldo says “I feel good, in great form.”
Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Cristiano Ronaldo peaks at key moment of the season
It had been a quiet season so far, but Cristiano Ronaldo knew things were about to go his way. The Madrid forward shone with five goals in the two Champions …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
Cristiano Ronaldo signs long-term deal with Nike
Nike and Cristiano Ronaldo have extended their long-term sponsorship deal. In a video released by the Beaverton, Oregon-based apparel maker, he suggested the deal was “for life,” although terms weren’t …
Sun., July 10, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Portugal stuns host France to win cup despite Ronaldo injury
SAINT-DENIS, France – Portugal overcame the loss of injured captain Cristiano Ronaldo to beat France 1-0 in the European Championship final on Sunday, with a goal in extra time from …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Portugal rallies late again to beat Poland on penalties
Portugal likes to leave it late at this European Championship, whether Cristiano Ronaldo is having a good game or not.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Portugal, Poland, Wales advance in soccer’s European Championship
The quarterfinal lineup at the European Championship started to take shape on Saturday after three drab matches that will live forever in the record books but not in the memory.
Sat., May 28, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout
Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflicting another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 13, 2015, 9:26 p.m.
Tuesday’s sports newsmakers
Hospitalized Former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom was hospitalized after he was found unconscious Tuesday at a Pahrump, Nevada brothel, authorities said.
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
FIFA names Cristiano Ronaldo soccer’s player of the year
Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Player of the Year award for the second straight year on Monday and third time overall. The Portuguese forward, who led Real Madrid to its …
Fri., June 27, 2014
Ghana sends two home before match
BRASILIA, Brazil – Ghana threw Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng out of its World Cup squad for disciplinary reasons on Thursday, plunging the team into further chaos just hours before …
Sun., June 22, 2014, 10:30 p.m.
Portugal’s late goal ties U.S. at World Cup
Varela’s goal on a diving header off Cristiano Ronaldo’s cross on the game’s last play gave Portugal a 2-2 tie with the United States on Sunday on an exhausting night …
Sat., June 21, 2014, 8:26 p.m.
U.S. chases pair of firsts vs. Portugal
With a win over Portugal the U.S. would accomplish a pair of American firsts: reaching the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups and advancing with a game to spare.
Sat., June 21, 2014
World Cup notes: U.S. confident it can stop Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday
Just after he was cut from the U.S. roster last month, Seattle Sounders right back Brad Evans posted this snarky tweet: “You got off easy this time @Cristiano.” The Americans …
Sun., May 25, 2014
Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League for record tenth time
LISBON, Portugal – Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League final Saturday for its record 10th European title, scoring three times in the second period of extra time to beat …
Tue., Jan. 14, 2014
Ronaldo soccer’s best
Cristiano Ronaldo couldn’t hide how much it meant to him, finally being voted the world’s best soccer player again. Having spent four years in the shadow of his great rival, …