newsfootball19 days ago

Ronaldo highest-earning athlete in 2016 on Forbes Sports Money Index

Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo was also the winner when it came to raking in the big bucks. The Portuguese and Real Madrid star topped the list of highest-earning athletes on Forbes Sports Money Index. The Dallas Cowboys were the most valuable sports team and Nike the No 1 sports brand.
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newsfootballa month ago

Ronaldo wins FIFA best player of the year award

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has won FIFA's inaugural best player of the year award after a stunning 2016 season with both club and country. Claudio Ranieri, who coached Leicester City to a fairytale victory in the Premier League last year, was given the best men's coach award.
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featurefootball2 months ago

10 football moments to remember in 2016

It’s been an action-filled 2016 for all football aficionados all across the globe with some memorable performances for fans to remember. We’ve witnessed some spectacular football all year round so here are the top 10 footballing moments of the year:
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newsfootball2 months ago

The Guardian : List of top 90 footballers of the year released, top 10 in mystery

The Guardian has attempted to present a truer depiction of the best 100 footballers of the year away from the blinding glitz of the Ballon D'or shortlist, with inputs from 124 experts across 45 nations. The list includes a player from the Brazilian league while also featuring stars like Mesut Ozil.
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reportfootball2 months ago

Club World Cup | Ronaldo scores 500th goal of his career as Madrid enter final

Real Madrid edged out CONCACAF Champions League winners Club America in the Club World Cup semi-final to book their summit clash with Asian Champions Kashima Antlers. In the match, Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 500th goal of his club career to take his side ahead for the Sunday showdown.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Cristiano Ronaldo wins fourth Ballon d'Or in a one-sided affair

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat arch-rival Lionel Messi to claim the prestigious Ballon d'Or for the fourth time in his career. The Portuguese captain is now just one behind the Argentine, and it is the ninth consecutive year that either of the two have won the award.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Chapecoense tragedy overshadows Club World Cup in Japan

Atletico Nacional, the team who Chapecoense were to face before the fateful event, look to leave the scars of the tragedy that claimed 17 lives behind and compete at the Club World Cup in Japan. The South Americans will start their campaign on Dec 14 and could face Real Madrid in the final.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Mourinho and Ronaldo could face probe on tax fraud claims

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo could face the heat with a UK MP calling for a probe into claims of tax evasion which have emerged in a data leak. Earlier, Gestifute, the Ronaldo and Mourinho’s agency, have denied these allegations profusely.
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newsfootball3 months ago

The Gifs that keep on gifing! Diego Costa's brawl party, Neymar's worst Clasico and more

The Super Saturday lived up to its expectations - though we did not see a feisty brawl on the sidelines of Camp Nou, we got plenty of action during the final minutes of the City-Chelsea clash while Arsenal missed their favorite number by one. Here are the reactions we can sum up the weekend with.
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featurefootball3 months ago

Tactical Analysis | How an error-prone Madrid managed to draw against Barcelona

Real Madrid maintained their six-point difference over Barcelona in the La Liga table by escaping with a point at Camp Nou in what was below-par Clasico. Luis Suarez seemed to have sealed 3 points with a 53rd-minute header, but Sergio Ramos scored in the dying minutes to end the match 1-1.
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