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Ronaldo scores as Juventus brush aside Leverkusen

Turin, Italy | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal in this season’s Champions League, sealing a 3-0 win for Juventus over Bayer Leverkusen in their Group D game in Turin on Tuesday. Ronaldo blasted in the third goal in the 89th minute to extend his record to 127 strikes …

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Bayern hand Spurs record defeat as Real Madrid blushes spared

  Paris, France | AFP | Serge Gnabry scored four second-half goals as Bayern Munich came from behind to hand last season’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur a stunning 7-2 home defeat in the Champions League on Tuesday after Real Madrid escaped with a 2-2 draw against Club Brugge. There were routine wins …

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Messi, Rapinoe win FIFA Player of the Year awards

Milan, Italy | AFP | Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award on Monday with Megan Rapinoe bagging the women’s prize to cap a historic year for the United States’ World Cup icon. Barcelona striker Messi’s victory in Milan was a surprise as he edged out Virgil …

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Sterling not on same level as Messi, Ronaldo, says Guardiola

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola would love Raheem Sterling to reach the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but the Manchester City manager is not sure if any player will be able to equal the feats of that legendary pair. Others have recently been comparing Sterling …

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Van Dijk, Lucy Bronze take UEFA Player of the year honours

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk won the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award on Thursday, edging out Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, while Lucy Bronze took the women’s prize. Dutchman Van Dijk starred as Liverpool won their sixth European Cup last season with a 2-0 Champions League …

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‘When people question your honor, it hurts,’ says Ronaldo

Lisbon, Portugal | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo told Portuguese television on Tuesday that “2018 was the most difficult year on a personal level.” Ronaldo had to deal with rape allegations last year after former model Kathryn Mayorga filed a complaint in September alleging she was sexually assaulted by the footballer in 2009 in a Las …

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