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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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Euro fever grips France, Portugal as final looms

Paris, France | AFP | Patriotic fervour gripped Euro 2016 hosts France and Portugal on Friday with Antoine Griezmann and Cristiano Ronaldo cast as the rival superheros ahead of the tournament final. France saw a return to the feverish days of 1998 when Zinedine Zidane guided the country to a …

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Ronaldo ends Wales’s Euro fairytale with record goal

Lyon, France | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo made European Championship history as Portugal ended Wales’s extraordinary Euro 2016 journey with a 2-0 semi-final win on Wednesday that sent them into the final.   Party time for #POR. ? #PORWAL #EURO2016 pic.twitter.com/pjVlYlHjOi — UEFA EURO 2016 (@UEFAEURO) July 6, 2016 In …

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Ronaldo’s ‘dream’ still alive after shootout win

Marseille, France | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo took his “dream” of an international title another step closer when Portugal beat Poland in a penalty shootout to reach the European Championship semi-finals. Robert Lewandowski scored barely 100 seconds into the latest night of Euro 2016 drama before Portugal unleashed the player …

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Ronaldo vs Lewandowski kicks off Euro quarter finals

Marseille, France | AFP | The Euro 2016 quarter finals start Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo seeking a new step towards his first international title when Portugal take on Poland in Marseille. In the battle of Europe’s top strikers, Poland will be counting on Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski to deaden the …

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Ronaldo throws reporter’s microphone in lake

There is a history of bad blood between Ronaldo and Correio da Manha, who he successfully sued after the Portuguese newspaper printed details of his private life. Lyon, France | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo threw a reporter’s microphone in a lake on Wednesday after objecting to being approached hours before …

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Ronaldo ‘sad’ after night to forget at Euro 2016

Portugal 0 Austria 0 Belgium 3 Ireland 0 Paris, France | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo crashed a penalty against the woodwork, blowing the chance to write his name into European Championship history, as Portugal stumbled to a second draw against Austria. Ronaldo was foiled again in his bid to become …

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