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Ronaldo rests to show the ‘jealous’ who’s best

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Madrid (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in Portugal's pre-European Championship friendly against England on Thursday as he rests from his third Champions League triumph but he insists those who doubt his talents are "jealous".

The 31-year-old, who looked jaded in Real Madrid's win over Atletico Madrid on Saturday even though he scored the winning penalty in the shoot-out, believes he is still "number one" and has nothing to prove.

Ronaldo rests to show the ‘jealous’ who’s best

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Madrid (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in Portugal's pre-European Championship friendly against England on Thursday as he rests from his third Champions League triumph but he insists those who doubt his talents are "jealous".

The 31-year-old, who looked jaded in Real Madrid's win over Atletico Madrid on Saturday even though he scored the winning penalty in the shoot-out, believes he is still "number one" and has nothing to prove.

Ronaldo strikes shoot-out winner as Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe

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Milan (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo added the finishing touches as Real Madrid were crowned kings of Europe for an 11th time with a 5-3 penalties victory over Atletico Madrid, after a 1-1 draw in the Champions League final on Saturday.

Two years after reviving Real's bid for a 10th title, captain Sergio Ramos struck the opener after just 15 minutes at a packed San Siro.

Ronaldo strikes shoot-out winner as Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe

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Milan (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo added the finishing touches as Real Madrid were crowned kings of Europe for an 11th time with a 5-3 penalties victory over Atletico Madrid, after a 1-1 draw in the Champions League final on Saturday.

Two years after reviving Real's bid for a 10th title, captain Sergio Ramos struck the opener after just 15 minutes at a packed San Siro.

Penalties are a lottery, says match-winner Ronaldo

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Milan (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo said penalties are just a game of chance after scoring the winning spot-kick to give Real Madrid an 11th Champions League crown on Saturday.

"The penalties are always a lottery, you never know what's going to happen, but we showed that our team had more experience and we showed that we scored all penalties it was unbelievable, a fantastic night," Ronaldo told BT Sport after the shootout triumph.

Penalties are a lottery, says match-winner Ronaldo

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Milan (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo said penalties are just a game of chance after scoring the winning spot-kick to give Real Madrid an 11th Champions League crown on Saturday.

"The penalties are always a lottery, you never know what's going to happen, but we showed that our team had more experience and we showed that we scored all penalties it was unbelievable, a fantastic night," Ronaldo told BT Sport after the shootout triumph.

Ronaldo to ‘transcend’ final, says Zidane

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Milan (AFP) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he expects Cristiano Ronaldo to "transcend" the Champions League final on Saturday and lead them to victory over Atletico Madrid.

Real striker Ronaldo gave fans a scare when he limped out of training on Tuesday.

But not only is the Portuguese superstar fully fit and in a position to beat his own Champions League record of 17 goals in a season, Zidane believes he will feed off the intensity of the final to give fans a treat.

Ronaldo to ‘transcend’ final, says Zidane

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Milan (AFP) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he expects Cristiano Ronaldo to "transcend" the Champions League final on Saturday and lead them to victory over Atletico Madrid.

Real striker Ronaldo gave fans a scare when he limped out of training on Tuesday.

But not only is the Portuguese superstar fully fit and in a position to beat his own Champions League record of 17 goals in a season, Zidane believes he will feed off the intensity of the final to give fans a treat.

Thursday Kickoff: Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic, Copa America and more

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One of the world's biggest stars says he is content playing in Spain, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic claims he has made a decision where he'll play next season, but won't reveal his decision just yet.

Cristiano Ronaldo says that he would ideally like to retire at Real Madrid. The 31-year-old's contract with Los Blancos is set to expire in 2018, and has been linked with moves to Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and even MLS in the future.

Ronaldo wants extended Real Madrid stay

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Madrid (AFP) Three-time World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo has stressed his desire to remain at Spanish giants Real Madrid beyond the end of his current contract in 2018.

"It is clear I want to stay here, I want to continue here," he told Spanish television station La Sexta on Wednesday.

Ronaldo wants extended Real Madrid stay

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Madrid (AFP) Three-time World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo has stressed his desire to remain at Spanish giants Real Madrid beyond the end of his current contract in 2018.

"It is clear I want to stay here, I want to continue here," he told Spanish television station La Sexta on Wednesday.

Ronaldo trains ahead of Champions League final

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo alleviated concerns over his fitness ahead of the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid as the three-time World Player of the Year returned to training on Wednesday.

Ronaldo limped off towards the end of training on Tuesday after suffering a knock on a persistent left thigh problem.

Ronaldo trains ahead of Champions League final

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo alleviated concerns over his fitness ahead of the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid as the three-time World Player of the Year returned to training on Wednesday.

Ronaldo limped off towards the end of training on Tuesday after suffering a knock on a persistent left thigh problem.

Tuesday Kickoff: Ronaldo injury, Gotze and more

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Real Madrid will need of their top talent in order to defeat rival Atletico Madrid during this weekend's Champions League final, but Cristiano Ronaldo's fitness has come into question recently.

Real head coach Zinedine Zidane has come out and said that Ronaldo will be ready for the team's meeting with Atleti on Saturday, despite a nagging thigh problem.

Ronaldo confident of Champions League glory despite injury scare

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Madrid (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo played down fears over his fitness ahead of Real Madrid's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on Saturday after the three-time World Player of the Year limped off towards the end of training on Tuesday.

"I am fine. I had a little problem in training, a dead leg as they say here, but tomorrow or the next day I will be fine," he said.

Ronaldo confident of Champions League glory despite injury scare

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Madrid (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo played down fears over his fitness ahead of Real Madrid's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on Saturday after the three-time World Player of the Year limped off towards the end of training on Tuesday.

"I am fine. I had a little problem in training, a dead leg as they say here, but tomorrow or the next day I will be fine," he said.

Portugal begin Euro 2016 training without Ronaldo

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Lisbon (AFP) Portugal on Monday began preparations for Euro 2016 in Lisbon without talismanic captain Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Real Madrid forward and club teammate Pepe will join the squad after the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid in Milan on Saturday.

Fifteen of the 23 players named in Fernando Santos' squad were present at their first training session, with those who played for their club sides at the weekend due to arrive during the week.

Portugal begin Euro 2016 training without Ronaldo

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Lisbon (AFP) Portugal on Monday began preparations for Euro 2016 in Lisbon without talismanic captain Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Real Madrid forward and club teammate Pepe will join the squad after the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid in Milan on Saturday.

Fifteen of the 23 players named in Fernando Santos' squad were present at their first training session, with those who played for their club sides at the weekend due to arrive during the week.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

Ronaldo enters last chance saloon for Euro glory

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Lisbon (AFP) For a player that has won almost everything on an individual and collective level, the one honour that agonisingly evades Cristiano Ronaldo is an international trophy with Portugal.

Euro 2016 will be Ronaldo's fourth and at 31 possibly last European Championship finals.

The previous three have all promised much only to end in varying degrees of disappointment for the three-time World Player of the Year.

Suarez outguns Messi, Ronaldo to fire Barcelona to title

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Barcelona (AFP) In little under two years with Barcelona, Luis Suarez has won six trophies, silenced his critics with almost impeccable on-field behaviour and now, most remarkably of all, left Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in his shadow.

Suarez fittingly scored a hat-trick as Barca retained their La Liga title on Saturday with a 3-0 win at Granada to take his tally for the season to a remarkable 59 allied to 26 assists.

Suarez outguns Messi, Ronaldo to fire Barcelona to title

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Barcelona (AFP) In little under two years with Barcelona, Luis Suarez has won six trophies, silenced his critics with almost impeccable on-field behaviour and now, most remarkably of all, left Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in his shadow.

Suarez fittingly scored a hat-trick as Barca retained their La Liga title on Saturday with a 3-0 win at Granada to take his tally for the season to a remarkable 59 allied to 26 assists.

Ronaldo: Rashford reminds me of myself

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Cristiano Ronaldo has sung the praises of Manchester United's teenager, Marcus Rashford, claimining that the Manchester lad reminds him of himself.

He's a very good young player. I see some of myself in him for sure he has courage and he's fast and is very good with the ball. I think for the strikers they have to be hungry to score and I see that with him.

Ronaldo 100 percent, Benzema, Casemiro out for City clash – Zidane

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane claimed three-time World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo is 100 percent fit for Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg showdown with Manchester City.

Ronaldo missed last week's 0-0 draw in the first leg due to a thigh injury, but took a full part in training on Monday and Tuesday.

Ronaldo 100 percent, Benzema, Casemiro out for City clash – Zidane

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane claimed three-time World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo is 100 percent fit for Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg showdown with Manchester City.

Ronaldo missed last week's 0-0 draw in the first leg due to a thigh injury, but took a full part in training on Monday and Tuesday.

Friday Kickoff: Ronaldo, Vardy, Godin and more

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A pair of La Liga stars could miss vital Champions League clashes, while Jamie Vardywasrecognized on the same day he wasdisciplined.

Cristiano Ronaldohas been diagnosed with a muscle strain in his right thigh, leaving his status for Tuesday's Champions League clash with Manchester City up in the air.

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Real Madrid Were Not Lucky This Champions League: 7 Simple Reasons

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10 Reasons Why Real Madrid Need Ronaldo Now More Than Ever.

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5 Ways Real Madrid Can Burry Atletico Madrid. Forever

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Hard to say but it is a safe bet that it will take about ten thousand years for Barcelona and Espanyol to pull of something as dramatic and rare as Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid. Barcelona can dance themselves to death for their (barely) won La Liga crown while the two teams from Madrid compete [.

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Hiddink: Hazard Can Still Reach Messi, Ronaldo levels

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Chelsea interim boss Guus Hiddink says that Eden Hazard must show greater consistency if he ever wants to reach the level of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Hazard has been a shadow of the player who inspired Chelsea to the Premier League title last season and claimed the PFA Player of the Year award, but has shown flashes of his best since returning from a persistent hip injury, scoring three goals in two matches against Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur.

Messi vs. Ronaldo: La Rivalidad

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Desde la empieza de las carreras de ambos, Cristiano Ronaldo y Lionel Messi se han convertido en los dos mejores futbolistas del mundo sin dudas. Marcando sus primeros goles como adolescentes, los dos cambiaron el deporte, emocionando aficionados y molestando a oponentes por más de una década. Los dos tienen manerasde jugar diferentes, Ronaldo con.

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Ronaldo compares Marcus Rashford to himself

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Brazil legend Ronaldo says he can see some of himself in Marcus Rashford. The Manchester United starlet has burst onto the scene with some impressive...

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Friday Kickoff: Kante, Silva, Ronaldo and more

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One of the Premier League's breakout players could be on the move, while another of the league's superstars is set for a spell on the sidelines.

Manchester United is reportedly interested in signing Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante and the club is reportedly set to approach the Premier League leaders when the two sides collide this weekend at Old Trafford.

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Around the Forest: Green Money and Red Cards

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Stunner As Real Madrid Offer Ronaldo New Contract

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That trip to Paris for Cristiano Ronaldo last week to talk to PSG has paid off as Real Madrid look set to complete their U-turn on the future of by offering him a contract extension that will keep him at the club until he is 35.

Madrid president Florentino Perez started the season with the intention of cashing in on Real's all-time record goalscorer with Paris Saint-Germain ready to pay close to €100m for his services.

Ronaldo Salva Real Madrid y Califica para las Semifinales

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El martes, 12 de abril de Ronaldo salvó su club, el Real Madrid. Después de anotar un "hat trick" contra el segundo partido de los cuartos de final de la Liga de Campeones contra el Wolfsburg, el Real Madrid se está moviendo a las semifinales. Después de un mal rendimiento en la Liga, el Real... Read More »

Wednesday Kickoff: Ronaldo, France, Wilshere and more

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One of the game's biggest stars is reportedly nearing a contract extension while precautions are being made for this summer's European Championships.

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly in talks with Real Madrid over an extended contract that will keep the Portuguese star at the club until 2020.

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Why Suarez (And Barcelona) is Still A Savage Cheat

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Some folks just like to jump on the bandwagon and start rooting for any player that tops some made up top scoring charts. Right now, many people admire Messi for what he does at Barcelona, a lot admire Ronaldo for how he has transformed himself since his Sporting Lisbon days, but a sad few of [...

Thursday Kickoff: CCL Final; Ronaldo; Alli; and more

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A Mexican side recaptured the CONCACAF Champions League crown, while one giant's UEFA Champions League campaign could be in danger due to a crucial injury.

Club America toppled Tigres, 2-1, to earn a 4-1 aggregate victory in the CONCACAF Champions League final. Michael Arroyo and Osvaldo Martinez each provided a goal for the now two-time defending champions.

Cristiano Ronaldo following in the fashion footsteps of David Beckham

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David Beckham was the first football star to utilize his stardomto develop a brand off the field. Beckham used the football platform to evolve himself into a fashion mogul. Whether it was Beckham's new hair style every other month, or his extremely attractive supermodel wife Victoria Spice, Beckham put himself into the social spotlight.