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Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to 33rd La Liga title

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Real Madrid won their 33rd La Liga title and first for five years as Cristiano Ronaldo’s 40th goal of the season helped seal a 2-0 win at Malaga on Sunday.Ronaldo got Madrid off to the perfect start after just two minutes before Karim Benzema’s close …

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Hard work the key to ‘human’ Ronaldo’s record feats

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Cristiano Ronaldo is human after all, or so he claims, despite sealing another “special” Champions League night with a hat-trick to put Real Madrid on the verge of the final once more. Ronaldo’s treble sealed a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead over Atletico Madrid …

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Real Madrid v Atletico in Champions League semis

Nyon, Switzerland | AFP | Holders Real Madrid will face city rivals Atletico in the Champions League semi-finals next month and French surprise-package Monaco take on Juventus, following the draw on Friday. The all-Madrid showdown is a rerun of the 2014 and 2016 finals in Europe’s top club competition, with Real …

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Hat-trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo made history by becoming the first player to reach 100 Champions League goals as he scored a hat-trick in Tuesday’s quarter-final second leg against Bayern Munich. The Portugal star, who racked up a century of goals in Europe in the first leg, headed in …

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Ronaldo, Ranieri scoop top FIFA awards

Delighted to win The Best FIFA award. Wouldn’t be possible without my teammates, coaches and you who support me every day. Thanks everyone! pic.twitter.com/1E1VkaYbTu — Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) January 9, 2017 Zurich, Switzerland | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo claimed FIFA’s inaugural best player of the year award on Monday, the …

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Year 2016: Ronaldo’s Portugal seal year of the underdog

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Inspired by Leicester City’s incredible Premier League success, underdogs also shone on the international stage in 2016 as Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal stunned hosts France to the European championships in a tournament also lit up by debutants Wales and Iceland. Ronaldo capped his stellar career with …

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Five moments that won Ronaldo the Ballon d’Or

Madrid, Spain | AFP | For the fourth time in his career Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best player in the world by winning the Ballon d’Or on Monday. So happy and glad to win. Thanks Real Madrid and Portugal National team.amazing year. Simmmmmmm???????? pic.twitter.com/IQCxOA5PLg — Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) December …

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Mourinho, Ronaldo deny tax evasion claims

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday denied hiding millions of euros in offshore accounts in a effort to avoid the tax man. An international consortium of media organisations claimed that a huge data leak involving 18 million …

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Now Ronaldo bags ‘long-term’ 40 million euro a year Nike deal

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  A day after signing a bumper fresh contract with Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo has boosted his mind-boggling earnings with a new deal with Nike, the American sports giant said on Tuesday. Together the multimillion mega-deals are expected to cement Ronaldo’s status as the world’s highest-paid …

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Portugal stun France 1-0 in Euro 2016 final

Paris, France | AFP | Portugal won their first European Championship title on Sunday after a low drive from striker Eder in extra-time gave them a 1-0 victory over France despite the absence of injured superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. Eder’s goal came after Andre-Pierre Gignac almost gave France victory in added …

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