Tag: Ronaldo

FIFA honours India football captain Sunil Chhetri
FIFA honours India football captain Sunil Chhetri, releases three-episode series on his career

One of the most prolific footballers in India, Chhetri is the country's all-time top goal scorer and most-capped player.

  • Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Ronaldo fires Portugal to 1-0 victory over Morocco

Moscow: Cristiano Ronaldo became Europe’s all-time leading scorer as Portugal beat Morocco 1-0 in their FIFA World Cup Group B match here at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Wednesday. Ronaldo sent Portugal ahead in the fourth minute by outmuscling his marker and firing in a bullet header after a Joao Moutinho corner at Luzhniki Stadium, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar final nominees for Best FIFA Men's Player

London: FIFA on Friday announced the final nominees for the Best FIFA Football Awards, including Real Madrid’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona’s star Lionel Messi and his former teammate Neymar for the Men’s Player honour. Real Madrid and Portugal all-time top scorer Ronaldo is the favourite to win the award’s second edition, as he helped his […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Cristiano better than Messi this season, says Ronaldo

Rio de Janeiro: Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the Best FIFA footballer of the year award in 2017, despite the fine performances of his rival Lionel Messi, according to Brazilian legend Ronaldo. “This year I would choose Cristiano Ronaldo to win it,” Ronaldo, a three-time recipient of football’s highest individual honour, was quoted as saying […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Ronaldo attributes his 400 goals with Real Madrid to teamwork

Madrid: Real Madrid’s president Florentino Perez on Wednesday honoured forward Cristiano Ronaldo for reaching the 400-goal mark with the club, which the Portuguese forward attributed to teamwork. Ronaldo received a commemorative shirt from Perez at the club’s training ground with the number 400 on its back, after scoring a hat-trick on Tuesday against Atletico Madrid […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
FIFA 2018: Youngsters ready to seize limelight after Messi, Ronaldo ouster

Moscow: As Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo exit FIFA World Cup 2018 after Argentina and Portugal’s defeats in their respective games yesterday, there is a new group of kids on the block ready to seize the limelight and form the next generation of global megastars. French teenager Kylian Mbappe announced himself in dramatic fashion on […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Ronaldo, Messi nominees for Best FIFA Men's Player honour

Paris: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are among 10 nominees announced by FIFA on Wednesday in the run for the Best FIFA Men’s Player award. Premier League side Liverpool, crowned in UEFA Champion League last season, saw Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk in the list, the Xinhua news agency reported. Other contenders […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Messi, Ronaldo nominated for UEFA Player of the Year Award

Madrid: Argentina forward Lionel Messi, Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo and Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk were nominated on Thursday for the UEFA Mens Player of the Year Award. The winner will be announced in Monaco on August 29 during the draw for the 2019-20 Champions League group stage, Efe news reported. Barcelona star Messi, who […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021