The Real Madrid star has insisted that his comments after the defeat were misconstrued and insisted that there is nothing more to it. “When I said to ask the coach it was simply because Carlos Queiroz was at a press conference and journalists could hear his explanations and because I did not feel in the [...]
The result everyone was expecting has come to pass as the Red Devils’ superstar winger has been named European Footballer of the Year… The 23-year-old Portuguese star is the first from his country to win the coveted ‘Ballon D’Or’ award since Luis Figo in 2000. He scored a remarkable 42 times in 49 matches as [...]
Manchester United earned a 1-0 win over bitter rivals Manchester City at Eastlands on Sunday despite Cristiano Ronaldo’s bizarre sending-off. Cashed-up and confident Manchester City hosted their cross-city rivals in the most keenly anticipated Mancunian derby for quite some time. Mark Hughes’ men, hoping to replicate the first stanza of last season’s double, were buoyed [...]
The honour, voted for by professional footballers from all over the world, was widely expected after Ronaldo scored 42 goals for United last season. Ronaldo was also named in the FifPro team of the year, alongside his United team-mate Rio Ferdinand. “To be recognised by my fellow players is amazing,” said the 23-year-old.