Cristiano Ronaldo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cristiano Ronaldo buys teammates $10,000 Bulgari watches

    New York Daily News "Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has bought each of his teammates an engraved watch worth around $10,000. The gift was a celebration of Real Madrid's tenth European Cup win earlier this year, reports Eurosport.com. Each Bulgari watch is engraved with the player's name, Ronaldo's initials..." December 14

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer named on final Ballon d'Or shortlist

    Daily Mail "Past winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are again the leading contenders for the FIFA Ballon d'Or as the world's best player. The pair, stars of Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively, have both been named on the three-man shortlist for the 2015 edition of the prestigious award along..." December 01

  • Manuel Neuer mocks Ballon d’Or contender Ronaldo: “I’m not an underwear model”

    101 Great Goals "Manuel Neuer mocks Ballon dOr contender Cristiano Ronaldo: Im not an underwear modelBayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has opened up about his chances of beating Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to the coveted Ballon d’Or. Advertisement The World Cup winning Neuer has taken shots at..." November 17

  • Ronaldo sets Euro Championships goals record with 23rd vs. Armenia

    ESPN FC "With his game-winning goal against Armenia in Euro 2016 qualifying, Cristiano Ronaldo became the all-time leading scorer in UEFA European Championship history. The Portuguese striker put in a loose ball from point-blank range to help his country to a 1-0 win over a game Armenian squad. The goal..." November 16

  • Ronaldo denies referring to Lionel Messi by 'motherf*****' nickname as Real Madrid star fights back over claims

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo has denied that his alleged nickname for Lionel Messi behind closed doors is 'motherf*****'. The Real Madrid forward was accused of regularly referring to his Barcelona counterpart by the name in Guillem Balague's book, MESSI, but Ronaldo insists it is untrue. 'News is..." November 12

  • Ronaldo distances himself from United return by revealing he wants to extend his Real deal

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo has dashed the hopes of Manchester United fans holding out for his return to Old Trafford. When the Real Madrid attacker collected his golden shoe award on Wednesday, he announced he would like to extend his contract with the reigning European Champions. 'We'll have to..." November 06

  • Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Isidro Langara's 79-year La Liga record

    ESPN FC "Cristiano Ronaldo's opener for Real Madrid in the 4-0 defeat of Granada on Saturday saw him break Isidro Langara's 79-year-old record for the most goals scored in the first 10 La Liga games of the season. Langara set the record in 1935-36 when playing for Real Oviedo after scoring 16 goals in..." November 03

  • Ronaldo makes $1 billion Real Madrid release clause seem justifiable

    The Telegraph "Look closer at the pictures of Cristiano Ronaldo's goal celebration at Anfield and you glimpse a quite astonishing sight. No, not his graceful knee-slide, choreographed perfectly for the lenses around the corner flag, but the expressions on the faces of the Liverpool fans around him. All of..." October 23

  • Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first sports star to reach 100 million fans on Facebook

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first athlete to reach 100million likes on Facebook. The Portuguese forward, 29, has enjoyed an outstanding start to the new season, already hammering home 13 goals in six La Liga games. On Tuesday evening he struck the only goal as..." October 15

  • Ronaldo has a release clause of £800million and his agent says 'he will retire at Real Madrid'

    Daily Mail "World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo will not be moving to Manchester United and the Real Madrid star has a one billion euro release clause (around £800million), according to his agent. Ronaldo, who has been linked with a move back to Old Trafford, is 'committed to Real Madrid and it's..." October 11

  • Ronaldo admits he risked his career by playing in Champions League final

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo claims he put his career on the line by playing in last season’s Champions League final. The Real Madrid star played almost 60 games for club and country last season and admits he needed a rest towards the end. But with Madrid involved in the La Liga title race until the..." October 09

  • Agent: Ronaldo will never leave Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo has no intention of ever rejoining Manchester United, his agent Jorge Mendes has told Spanish radio station Cadena Cope. Ronaldo, 29, spent six years at Old Trafford earlier in his career, and has been heavily linked with a return through recent..." October 09

  • Ronaldo hails Real Madrid team-mate Karim Benzema the best striker in La Liga

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo has hailed Real Madrid team-mate Karim Benzema the top striker in La Liga after scoring twice in Sunday's 5-0 thrashing of Athletic Bilbao. The Ballon d'Or holder praised Benzema's response after being booed by sections of his own supporters this season. Ronaldo fired in..." October 09

  • Gareth Bale desperately hoping Real Madrid hold on to Cristiano Ronaldo

    Sky Sports "Gareth Bale admits he does not want to see Cristiano Ronaldo leave Real Madrid for a second spell in English football. Portuguese star Ronaldo maintained his incredible scoring burst on Sunday night with his 22nd La Liga hat-trick - equalling the record of Real icon Alfredo Di Stefano and..." October 07

  • Ronaldo says he read the Man United fans' banner but admits 'I'm good in Madrid'

    Daily Mirror "Cristiano Ronaldo has responded to that banner asking him to come home - by declaring himself happy at Real Madrid. A Manchester United supporters' group paid for a plane to fly over El Madrigal during Los Blancos' recent match against Villarreal, with a banner trailing declaring "Come home..." October 02

  • Manchester United calculate the cost of Cristiano Ronaldo’s return: £140m

    The Guardian "Manchester United will have to pay at least £140m to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford with Real Madrid reportedly ready to cash in on a move that will also alert Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, and other European heavyweights. It is understood that around 18 months..." September 26

  • Cristiano Ronaldo dismisses Manchester United move. What next?

    Pro Soccer Talk "After scoring his 25th hat trick for Real Madrid on Tuesday, Cristiano Ronaldo has moved to quell growing speculation over his future at the Santiago Bernabeu. Ronaldo, 29, has been constantly linked with a move back to Manchester United this summer, with Premier League giants Chelsea also..." September 24

  • Manchester United WILL complete a stunning deal for Cristiano Ronaldo

    Daily Star "The 29-year-old Ballon d'Or holder is understood to want out of of Real Madrid. He joined for £80m from United in 2009 but has now fallen out of love with the club over their transfer policy. The sales of Xabi Alonso and Angel Di Maria have upset Ronaldo, who thinks the pair of them should..." September 17

  • Ronaldo is fed up at Real and Man United return may be on the cards, claims Calderon Read

    talkSport "That is the view of Ramon Calderon, the former president of the Spanish club and the man responsible for taking the Portuguese winger to the Bernabeu. According to Calderon, Ronaldo’s relationship with Florentino Pérez is at rock bottom after the summer departures of Xabi Alonso and Angel di..." September 16

  • Chelsea to battle Man Utd for £60m Cristiano Ronaldo

    The Express "The Ballon d'Or holder has been tipped to leave Carlo Ancelotti's side next summer, with a return to Old Trafford on the cards. It is believed that United have set aside as much as £60million in a bid to bring Ronaldo back to England, and Louis Van Gaal is ready to offer him a lucrative deal..." September 11

  • Cristiano Ronaldo back in training for Real Madrid but Sami Khedira undergoes knee surgery

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with Real Madrid after missing Portugal's defeat to Albania through injury. The 29-year-old looked in rude health as he prepared for Real's league match against local rivals and defending champions Atletico Madrid. But Sami Khedira's troubles appear to..." September 10

  • Man United Move to Sign Cristiano Ronaldo Will Cost £117m, Old Trafford Side Plot Clear-Out to Help Fund Deal

    Caught Off Side "Man United are readying a £55m bid to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo and in view of the club’s £150m outlay on summer additions boss Louis van Gaal will be encouraged to trim his expansive squad in order to help fund the move for the Real Madrid star. The Dutch manager has already moved to offload..." September 09

  • Cristiano Ronaldo wants Manchester United return when Real Madrid stay ends

    Daily Mirror "Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he hopes to return to Manchester United before the end of his career. The Real Madrid superstar swapped Old Trafford for the Bernabeu back in 2009 for a then world record £80million transfer fee. But five years down the line the 29-year-old Ballon d'Or winner..." September 04

  • Angel Di Maria urged to stay at Real Madrid by Cristiano Ronaldo?

    Daily Mirror "Reported United target Angel Di Maria is being urged to stay at Real Madrid - by ex-Old Trafford star Cristiano Ronaldo. The Argentinian has been linked with an exit from the Bernabeu this summer following the arrival of James Rodriguez. It has been reported United would bid £55million to..." August 13

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's mum claims she tried to abort him while she was pregnant

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo’s mum has admitted she tried to abort the footballer when she was pregnant, according to reports. In an autobiography released in Portugal on Friday, Dolores Aveiro claims her doctor refused to go through with the procedure. In desperation, she turned to home remedies of..." July 18

  • Ronaldo poised to face USA in crucial game at World Cup despite knee injury

    The Telegraph "Cristiano Ronaldo is set to ignore the ongoing pain of a knee injury to lead Portugal’s attempts to avoid World Cup elimination against USA in Manaus. Ronaldo, who has been plagued by tendinitis in his left knee since the closing weeks of La Liga with Real Madrid, was forced to play with a..." June 21

  • Portugal ailing; Ronaldo wears knee brace

    ESPN FC "Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo wore a brace on his left knee and defender Bruno Alves missed training on Friday as coach Paulo Bento prepared his injury-hit squad for their crucial World Cup clash against the U.S. Ronaldo had been a doubt to face Germany in their opening Group G game, but..." June 20

  • Ronaldo warned by surgeon that he is risking his Real Madrid future by playing at the World Cup

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo was warned by his doctor that he risks threatening his career by playing on for Portugal at the World Cup. The Real Madrid superstar is struggling with a knee injury but is under pressure to lead his team into Sunday’s crucial clash with the USA after the 4-0 opening defeat to..." June 19

  • Report: Cristiano Ronaldo fit to play in World Cup opener

    CBSSports.com "Cristiano Ronaldo is healthy (enough) and expected to start against Germany on Monday when Portugal opens its World Cup campaign, according to a report from ESPN. Ronaldo had been battling leg injuries that had kept him out of practice in recent weeks, offering speculation that he might not be..." June 11

  • Ronaldo DOESN'T WANT Liverpool's Luis Suarez at Real Madrid

    The Express "CRISTIANO RONALDO doesn't want Liverpool's Luis Suarez at Real Madrid next season if it means seeing Karim Benzema depart for Arsenal. Reports in Spain suggest that while Florentino Perez and Carlo Ancelotti both covet Suarez, Ronaldo remains less convinced. Indeed, after winning the..." June 10

  • Witch doctor claims he caused Cristiano Ronaldo’s knee injury

    Pro Soccer Talk "A Ghanian witch doctor has is claiming responsibility for the knee injury that is threatening to keep Cristiano Ronaldo out of the 2014 World Cup. Nana Kwaku Bonsam, whose name translates literally to “Devil of Wednesday”, predicted last December that he would inflict a severe injury on the..." June 05

  • Ronaldo nursing two injuries ahead of World Cup as Portugal star remains a doubt

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo's participation in the World Cup remains in doubt after Portugal issued a medical bulletin which revealed the world's best player is carrying two injuries. The Real Madrid forward is nursing a thigh strain as well as tendonitis in his left knee, according to the Portuguese..." June 04

  • Ronaldo has an EXTRA BONE in his ankle discovered back in 2009

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo has an irregular extra bone in his ankle - a condition that only affects 10 per cent of the population. The discovery was made when the Real Madrid striker, who has been talismanic for the Champions League holders, received treatment on an injury five years ago. Ronaldo..." May 28

  • Cristiano Ronaldo trains, but Gareth Bale has the flu

    SB Nation "Real Madrid could have Ronaldo back for Wednesday's Champions League semifinal first leg, but Gareth Bale's status is now in doubt. It was a good news, bad news kind of day for Real Madrid on Monday. The good news is after missing the last four matches with knee and thigh problems, Cristiano..." April 21

  • Ronaldo to miss Copa del Rey final against Barcelona with injury

    The Guardian "Cristiano Ronaldo is out of Wednesday's Copa del Rey final against Barcelona. The top scorer in both La Liga and the Champions League this season has sat out Real Madrid's last two matches after developing knee and thigh muscle problems in his left leg and was ruled out after being unable to train..." April 16

  • Ronaldo suffers hamstring injury setback

    The Guardian "Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to miss next Wednesday's Copa del Rey final against Barcelona due to a hamstring injury. Ronaldo missed Saturday's win over Real Sociedad and Tuesday's Champions League game against Borussia Dortmund in Germany with a knee complaint, and now faces..." April 10

  • Carlo Ancelotti not worried about Cristiano Ronaldo’s knee

    Pro Soccer Talk "Cristiano Ronaldo was forced out of Wednesday’s game with what we speculated was a foot injury. According to Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti, the problem is actually Ronaldo’s knee, an ailment that the Merengues boss expressed no concern about after his team’s 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund..." April 03

  • Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo hints at conspiracy after Barcelona defeat

    The Guardian "Cristiano Ronaldo was furious with the referee, Alberto Undiano Mallenco, and suggested he should not be allowed to officiate another clásico after Sunday night's 4-3 victory for Barcelona at the Bernabéu. "The referee made some incredible decisions but we have to carry on," said Ronaldo. "In a..." March 24

  • Cristiano Ronaldo given three-match ban after seeing red

    Daily Mirror "Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Real Madrid's next three La Liga fixtures after his red card in the 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. The 2013 Ballon d'Or winner - who is celebrating his 29th birthday today - was dismissed with 15 minutes to go for pushing Carlos Gurepegui in the face and..." February 05

  • Ronaldo 'thought' about returning to United

    ESPN FC "Cristiano Ronaldo has said he did “think about” Manchester United during the summer as the club waged a campaign to re-sign him from Real Madrid. Ronaldo left United for Madrid for 80 million pounds in 2009, but during the summer the Premier League champions had invested significant effort in..." January 14

  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins the 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or

    Daily Mirror "The Portuguese forward's phenomenal 2013 secured him the crown ahead of Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery and Barcelona's Lionel Messi. Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded the FIFA Ballon d'Or following a string of sensational performances in 2013. The Portugal international skipper has held off..." January 13

  • Ronaldo out injured for at least another fortnight

    The Guardian "Cristiano Ronaldo has not recovered sufficiently from a muscle strain and will miss Saturday's La Liga game at home to Real Valladolid, according to Real Madrid's coach Carlo Ancelotti. Ronaldo, who has scored 14 goals in his last seven appearances for club and country, limped off at the start..." November 30

  • Real Madrid hit by Ronaldo injury

    Goal.com "The Portugal star was forced off in the second half of his side's clash with Almeria with a thigh problem, although early reports suggest it is a minor knock. Real Madrid have been forced to withdraw Cristiano Ronaldo during their Liga encounter with Almeria after the Portugal star picked up an..." November 23

  • Cool! Cristiano Ronaldo puts the freeze on injuries by buying a Criosauna

    Metro "Cristiano Ronaldo has come up with a cool way of avoiding injury – by installing a £45000 Criosauna in his house. The superstar forward who has a vital few months ahead of him is under pressure to deliver for both club and country. Real Madrid are fighting Barcelona for the La Liga title..." October 23

  • Toshack: "Bale isn't far from Ronaldo and Messi's level"

    Marca.com "John Benjamin Toshack spoke to radio station 'La Xarxa' about compatriot Gareth Bale. The Wales coach had nothing but praise for the Real Madrid player: "I don’t want to go into the ins and outs of what he is worth but what I do know is that Bale is not very far from Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi’s..." October 10

  • Cristiano Ronaldo writes letter in support of pitch-invading fan

    CBSSports.com "A strange thing happened a last month in Miami when while Real Madrid and Chelsea played a match at Sun Life Stadium a fan ran onto the field and shared a long hug with Cristiano Ronaldo. Stranger still though is this: Ronaldo has written a letter to the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office..." September 27

  • Real Madrid president salutes Ronaldo

    Fox Sports "Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as "one of those players who appear from century to century". The talismanic forward celebrated penning a lucrative new contract with the Spanish giants last week with a hat-trick to inspire his side to a 6-1 thrashing of..." September 21

  • Ronaldo agrees a mammoth £76m five-year Real Madrid contract

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed a new five-year deal at Real Madrid worth 90million euros (over £76m) to make him the world’s best-paid footballer and ensure he stays with the Spanish giants. Real confirmed on their official website that the Portuguese would sign his new contract alongside..." September 16

  • Ronaldo: I'm not going back to United

    Irish Independent "Cristiano Ronaldo signalled an ambition to finish his career at Real Madrid after signing a new deal that ties him to the club for the next five years. Ronaldo was pictured on Real Madrid TV on Sunday signing his new deal alongside president Florentino Perez before fronting a press conference..." September 15

  • Injured Portugal star Ronaldo ruled out of Brazil friendly

    Goal.com "Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of Portugal's friendly with Brazil on Tuesday with injury following a match-winning and record-breaking performance on Friday. The Seleccao skipper scored a hat-trick in their 4-2 win at Northern Ireland to prevent the nation's World Cup 2014 qualification..." September 07

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