Marcelo: Ronaldo is number one, no doubt

Cristiano Ronaldo has no need to convince Real Madrid teammate Marcelo that he is the best player in the world. Real Madrid fullback Marcelo insists there is “no doubt” that Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world. Ronaldo is favorite to scoop his fourth Ballon d’Or in January after helping Madrid and Portugal […]

Zinedine Zidane Delighted With Cristiano Ronaldo’s Comeback in Real Madrid’s Comfortable Win

Zinedine Zidane Delighted With Cristiano Ronaldo’s Comeback in Real Madrid’s Comfortable Win

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to action in the comprehensive 5-2 win over Osasuna on Saturday, ESPN FC reports. The Portugal international, 31, played 65 minutes in the Bernabeu sun and scored within six minutes of his return to La Liga action against the newly-promoted Osasuna. Zidane, however, is wary of […]

Ronaldo scores on return as Real Madrid beat Osasuna 5-2

Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his return as Real Madrid survived a late Osasuna show to win 5-2 and secure a joint-record 15th straight victory in La Liga. Ronaldo was back in his spiritual home of the left wing as Danilo, Nacho Fernandez, Pepe and Mateo Kovacic all came in for Dani Carvajal, Marcelo, Raphael Varane […]

Newly promoted Alaves beat Barcelona

Newly promoted Alaves beat Barcelona

Newly promoted outfit CD Alaves earned its first win of the 2016-17 La Liga season Saturday, and the 2-1 victory came at the expense of reigning champion Barcelona, away from home at Camp Nou. A first-half goal from Deyverson and a game-winning effort just past the hour mark by Ibai Gomez proved the difference against […]

Cristiano Ronaldo get nutmegged, then deny it ever happened

Cristiano Ronaldo get nutmegged, then deny it ever happened

Ronaldo just returned to Real Madrid training this week after an injury layoff, but teammate Fabio Coentrao isn’t taking it easy his fellow countryman. During a game of keep away on Friday, Coentrao pulled out a giant bottle of shame champagne and sprayed it all over poor Ronnie. Witness the savagery below: Yep, that’s the reigning FIFA Ballon […]

Alvaro Morata determined to “fight” for place in the Real Madrid starting eleven

Alvaro Morata knows he faces a challenge to get past Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale or Karim Benzema, but the striker is determined to cause Zinedine Zidane selection difficulties. Morata moved back to Real Madrid from Juventus earlier this summer but faces a tough task in getting regular starting football, with the aforementioned trio being the shining beacons of Los […]