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Ronaldo not included in EURO 2020 Team of the Tournament
Cristiano Ronaldo has not made it to the UEFA Euro 2020 Team of the Tournament despite winning the Golden Boot. The 36-year-old had scored five goals for Portugal in four games, but were knocked out by Belgium in the round-of-16.
Ronaldo was Juventus' biggest signing, says Trezeguet
David Trezeguet has said Cristiano Ronaldo was Juventus' biggest signing. The Old Lady landed the Portuguese international in a £105 million transfer in 2018, and the five-time Ballon d'Or has been playing for the club since.
"The biggest signing was getting Cristiano Ronaldo, because no one was expecting CR7 at a club that has always had great attention to the budget in its DNA," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Schick levels Ronaldo's Euro 2020 goal tally
Czech Republic attacker Patrik Schick has levelled Cristiano Ronaldo's Euro 2020 goal tally after he scored in their 1-2 defeat to Denmark in the quarter-finals. Both players have scored five goals, but Ronaldo still leads the Golden Boot race as he has an assist to his name, something which Schich does not.
Juventus' asking price for Ronaldo revealed
Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from the Serie A outfit this summer, and Gazzetta dello Sport have reported the Old Lady are willing to sell the 36-year-old for just £25m this summer.
Ronaldo tops Instagram rich list
Portugal and Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has shot up to the top of Instagram's annual rich list of celebrities, crowning him as the King of celebrities who can charge the most for a sponsored post, with the footballer able to command as much as $1.6m (£1.2m) to endorse a product on social media.
Cherubini provides update on Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus future
Juventus sporting director Federico Cherubini has insisted there has been no signal from Cristiano Ronaldo with regards to a potential move away this summer.
"There has been no signal from Ronaldo," Cherubini said at a press conference, as quoted by Football Italia. "Especially the rumours that there should be a transfer and there's no sign from Juventus in this regard.
"Last season he scored 36 goals in 44 games, the numbers don't always say everything but hide many truths, we are happy that Ronaldo will join the team as soon as he has finished his holidays."
Ronaldo's agent set to have showdown talks with Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes is set to have showdown talks with Juventus over the Portuguese attacker's future, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport [via Football Italia].
Ronaldo still has an year left on his contract with Juventus, but the 36-year-old has been linked with a move away from the club this summer.
Fernando Santos defends 'true captain' Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo could not inspire Portugal to victory over Belgium in Euro 2020 round-of-16 as the world.1 knocked holders out of the tournament. Speaking after the match Portugal coach Fernando Santos defended Ronaldo, insisting the 36-year-old tried to turn the game around. "Ronaldo scored five goals in the tournament," Santos said [via Goal]. "He didn’t score today but he was a true captain in every sense of the word.
"He tried to turn the game around. There’s no issue with Ronaldo."
Hungary coach hits out at Cristiano Ronaldo
Hungary coach Marco Rossi has slammed Cristiano Ronaldo for celebrating his goal against them as if he had scored in the final. "Ronaldo is a great champion but at times he can be annoying," Rossi told La Gazzetta dello Sport [via Marca]. "After the penalty with us he celebrated as if he had scored in the final. People notice these things."
Carrasco outlines what Belgium need to do to stop Ronaldo and Portugal
Yannick Carrasco has outlined what Belgium need to do to stop Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal in the Euro 2020 round-of-16. “We know that we can’t give him a chance or even a half-chance because he can score from everywhere. His strength is to score – to score and to score again," Carrasco said at a pre-match press conference.
"Therefore, we have to keep as far away as possible from our box. So, we have to keep him well in check But, we know that around him there are other players that can assist him any moment. So, it is up to us not to leave them any space because we know they are dangerous when they find space."
Most famous quotes made by Cristiano Ronaldo
Our special feature on the best, most viral and controversial comments made by Ronaldo in his incredibly legendary career.
Mourinho hails the importance of Ronaldo for Portugal
Jose Mourinho has opened up on how footballing superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo is critical to everything good that Portugal has done and are doing on the international stage up till now.
Man Utd hold Ronaldo transfer talk
Griezmann lavishes praise on Ronaldo
Antoine Griezmann has lavished praise on Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of France's Euro Cup clash with Portugal, describing the 36-year-old as a source of inspiration for everyone.
“Ronaldo is a source of inspiration for everyone,” Griezmann said [via The Guardian]. “It is extraordinary what he’s doing at 36 years old. No one will be able to touch him. We are lucky to be able to watch him play. Cristiano is still dominant, he’s a great finisher and a complete player who can score with his left, his right or his head. He’s a great example for all young players and for not so young people too. He can show a lot of people how to play.”
Coca-Cola makes official statement after the Ronaldo press-conference saga
Coca-Cola also decided to put in a statement after Ronaldo's act, saying, “Everyone is entitled to their drink preferences” as people have different “tastes and needs”.
A spokesperson of Euro 2020 tournament also shared his views on the matter by saying: “Players are offered water, alongside Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, on arrival at our press conferences.”
Cristiano Ronaldo becomes becomes the all-time top goalscorer in European Championship history
Ronaldo scored two late goals in Portugal 3-0 win over Hungary, and that took the 36-year-old's Euro goal tally to 11, two more than the second-placed Michel Platini.
Ronaldo also became the first player to feature in five Euro tournaments, having played in all edition of the tournament since his first in 2004.
Ronaldo insists transfer rumours 'doesn't even bother' him
Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted the transfer rumours and speculation surrounding his future at Juventus does not bother him. "I've been playing at the highest level for 18 years, that doesn't even bother me," Ronaldo said, as quoted by Marca.
"Whatever happens, it will be for the best. Regardless of whether I stay [at Juventus] or leave, that's not the most important thing at the moment.
"I'm focused on my national team, because you don't play a competition of this magnitude every day. It's my fifth European Championship, but in my mind it's as if it's my first."
Jose Mourinho has jokingly made a 'leave Italy now' transfer plea to Cristiano Ronaldo. "He should leave Italy now and leave me in peace.!" Mourinho joked on talkSPORT when asked about Ronaldo. He added: "Everybody says, and I say the same, he’s not 25 any more. He’s 36. He doesn’t score 50 goals, but how many did he score? 35.
“The record is incredible, the numbers speak by itself."
Cristiano Ronaldo as motivated as he was in 2004 heading into Euro
Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted he is as motivated as he was in Euro 2004 heading into Euro 2020. "I'm as motivated, or more, than I was back in 2004," Ronaldo said in an interview for the Portuguese federation [via Marca].
Rio Ferdinand rules out Manchester United return for Ronaldo
Ferdinand believes Manchester United will not sign Ronaldo, who has been linked with a move away from Juventus this summer. "I don't think Ronaldo will happen," Ferdinand told The Sun. "That chapter has been written and it's closed so I don't think there's any chance of that happening."
Cristiano Ronaldo takes international goal tally to 104
Ronaldo took his international goal tally to 104 as he scored Portugal's second goal in their 4-0 win over Israel in a friendly match ahead of Euro 2020.
Jose Fonte warns rivals of Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugal centre-back Jose Fonte has warned Euro rivals to expect to nothing but greatness for his international teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. "He's our leader, our captain," Fonte told talkSport. "As usual he's preparing in the best way. He's one of the best professionals around.
"The numbers speak for themselves. He's still going, he’s still a beast, so expect nothing else but greatness."
Sami Khedira names Cristiano Ronaldo as the best he has ever played with
Former Real Madrid and Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has named Cristiano Ronaldo as the best he has ever played with. The now 34-year-old German has shared dressing room with some of the most decorated names in football, and he considers Ronaldo as the best of the lot.
"Yes [Ronaldo is the best I've ever played with], he is an incredible goal scorer. His goals and his numbers say it all," Khedira told Marca.
"But I have also had incredible goalkeepers like Gigi Buffon and Iker Casillas, who are legends of football. Buffon is also one of the best people I have met in the world of football, it is incredible what a good guy he is.
"I've played with Ramos, one of the best centre-backs in the world and of all time. And Ozil's three years at Madrid? Let people take those three years and review what he did and how he played football. What Mesut did at Madrid was wonderful, the best I've ever seen."
Man Utd, Real Madrid and PSG contacted over Cristiano Ronaldo transfer
Based on ESPN's report stating Cristiano Ronaldo's agents are taking matters into their own hands and reaching out to clubs for a transfer, there have been calls made to Manchester United, Real Madrid and PSG stating that the Portuguese legend will be available at the right price this summer.
3 replacements outlined if Ronaldo leaves Juventus
Gazzetta dello Sport have reported that Juventus have shortlisted three players to choose from if they lose Cristiano Ronaldo in the transfer window and they are Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus, Fiorentina's Dusan Vlahovic
and PSG's Mauro Icardi.
Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly checking transfer interests despite Juventus talks
ESPN have reported that Cristiano Ronaldo's representatives are continuing to check interest from some of Europe's top clubs despite holding talks with Juventus over the Portugal captain's future. Ronaldo now has a year left on his contract with Juventus
Juventus linked with move for Cristiano Ronaldo's replacement
Italian giants Juventus have been linked with a move for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus as their replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
La Gazzetta dello Sport via Juvefc that Ronaldo's future would play an important role in how the Bianconeri will operate in the next transfer market. The Bianconeri has added Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus to their list of potential replacements if Ronaldo leaves the club.
Atalanta Striker Says There Won't Be Anyone Like Ronaldo and Messi for Another 100 Years
Speaking about Ronaldo as well as Messi, Ruslan said, "We all know what players Ronaldo and [Lionel] Messi are, there won’t be any like them for another 100 years!"
Robert Lewandowski beat Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win maiden European Golden shoe award
Robert Lewandowski has beaten the likes of footballing legends, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the 2020/21 European Golden Shoe - which is the first time he has won the honour in his career.
Bruno Fernandes admits to taking inspiration from Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugal and Manchester United star, Bruno Fernandes has admitted to taking inspiration from fellow countryman and footballing legend, Cristiano Ronaldo from all areas of his game with the midfielder following in his footsteps at Old Trafford.
Juventus want Cristiano Ronaldo off their books
The Old Lady want the Portuguese superstar off their books. for Financial Fair Play reasons, according to Duncan Castles.
"Juventus want to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, or if they can't sell him get him off their books for the coming season. They need to do that for FFP purposes," Castles said on Transfer Window Podcast.
"They won't state that publicly but that has been the plan for some time and they've been working to find somewhere that is acceptable to Cristiano Ronaldo."
Castles added Massimiliano Allegri would prefer using Ronaldo's wages in 'different areas'. He said: "Allegri's arrival, and Allegri being given control and authority over transfers, has not changed that.
"Again my understanding is that Allegri, he will not say this publicly, but he would prefer it if Ronaldo's salary is removed from the books and he is able to use that salary in different areas."
Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from Juventus, but Manchester Evening News report the Portuguese international is not a transfer target for the Red Devils, and a return to Old Trafford is unlikely for the 36-year-old.
Conor McGregor reacts to beating Ronaldo in highest earner list
UFC great Conor McGregor has revealed beating Ronaldo was the icing on the cake, after the fighter was named last year's highest earning athlete.
“I’m glad I pipped Ronaldo this year,” McGregor told Forbes . He added, “I know a lot of these athletes on this list, you know they make so much from their sport, so much from their endorsements. I’m probably the complete opposite. I’m an outlier. I’m a disrupter."
Back in 2016, McGregor told Ronaldo during a meeting ahead of his match against Nate Diaz that he would beat the Portuguese on top in a few years. Ronaldo laughed in reaction.
McGregor had said, "You were number one on the Forbes list," McGregor noted, after a discussion about owning a private jet. "I was like number 35 or something. Thirty eight I think I was. I'll get up there, maybe next year I'll get you."
Ronaldo could leave Juve this summer if good bid arrives
According to Nico Schira of La Gazzetta dello Sport, Juventus will happily sell Cristiano ROnaldo if a good bid between the range of €25 million to €30 million arrives this summer.
Manchester United's stance on Ronaldo's rumoured return
Manchester Evening News has revealed that Ronaldo is a player that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admires, but a return this summer is very unlikely.
The Red Devils have established their primary targets including Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane and any Ronaldo developments are unlikely until these two players are bought.
Ronaldo picks his most important title and favourite goal
Cristiano Ronaldo has said winning the Euro with Portugal is his most important title in his career. "It (Euro 2016) is probably the most important trophy that I’ve won in my life." he said.
Picking his most important goal, Ronaldo said, "I have to mention that I scored my favourite ever goal against my current team, Juventus, and past my great friend Gianluigi Buffon! I would say that is my best and favourite goal that I’ve ever scored in my career."
Ali Mabkhout beats Lionel Messi and Sunil Chhetri to go second behind Cristiano Ronaldo in the active goalscorers list in international football
UAE striker Ali Mabkhout is now second on the all-time active goalscorers list in international football with just Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of him.
Mabkhout scored a brace against Malaysia on Thursday to take his tally to 73, 30 goals behind Ronaldo. He moved ahead of Sunil Chhetri who has scored 72 goals for India.