Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Tag Archives: Cristiano Ronaldo

Messi claims record sixth Ballon d’Or award

PARIS:  Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or award, beating Liverpool’s leading nominees and Cristiano Ronaldo to lift soccer’s most prestigious individual trophy. The Argentine, who won the Liga title with Barcelona but only managed third place in the Copa America with his country, added to his 2009, 2010, ...

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Ronaldo Says Sex with Girlfriend is Better Than his Best Goal

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo in a recent interaction with Piers Morgan revealed that being intimate with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is better than the best goal of his illustrious career. The 34-year-old said that his overhead kick for Real Madrid against his current employers Juventus back in April 2018 is ...

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Injured Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Turin for tests

MILAN: Cristiano Ronaldo will undergo further tests in Turin on Thursday as he battles to be fit for Juventus’s Champions League double header against Ajax after picking up a thigh injury on international duty for Portugal. The 34-year-old pulled up injured after half an hour into European champions Portugal’s 1-1 ...

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Ronaldo accepts 19 million euros fine for tax fraud, avoids jail

MADRID: Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost 19 million euros ($21.6 million) for tax fraud on Tuesday but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence after agreeing a deal. Ronaldo, holding hands with his Spanish fiancee Georgina Rodriguez, came out of the courtroom smiling, pausing to sign autographs ...

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Figo, Kaka seek ‘promise’ of football in cricket-mad Pakistan

KARACHI: Portuguese great Luis Figo and Brazilian star Kaka Thursday vowed to help develop the “great promise” of football in Pakistan, a country obsessed with cricket and twice banned from international soccer. The two legends – who both played for Spanish club Real Madrid – are in Pakistan for a ...

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Messi surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Madrid

LONDON: Lionel Messi has admitted he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s decision to leave Real Madrid and join Juventus. Messi also believes the transfer will leave Madrid worse off and says Juve are now among the clear favourites to win this season’s Champions League. Ronaldo swapped Spain for Italy in ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo fined 3.2 million euro in tax evasion case

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo will be fined 3.2 million euros ($3.7 million) and sentenced to 24 months in prison, a sentence he is unlikely to serve, after settling a tax evasion case with Spanish tax authorities, the prosecutor said on Friday. The 33 year old is accused of evading 5.7 million ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus for £88.3m

LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo is set to join Juventus after the Italian club agreed on a €100m (£88.3m) fee for the Portuguese forward with Real Madrid. The 33-year-old looks all set to take on the Italian league after nine years at Real Madrid and the player and his agent, Jorge Mendes, ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo makes over $108 million per year

LISBON: Cristiano Ronaldo is the third highest-paid athlete – and second highest-paid soccer player – on earth. According to Forbes’ ranking of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world, the Portuguese striker earns approximately $61 million in salary and winnings and $47 million in endorsements each year, for a total ...

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