Ronaldo, Mourinho among top football personalities accused of tax evasion

Ronaldo, Mourinho among top football personalities accused of tax evasion

A group of European media outlets on Friday published what it claims are details of tax arrangements made by several top football players and coaches, including Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. The news outlets – which include German weekly Der Spiegel, Spanish daily El Mundo and French investigative website […]

Portugal’s Ronaldo wins UEFA award for best player in Europe

Portugal’s Ronaldo wins UEFA award for best player in Europe

Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA’s award as the best player in Europe last season after helping Portugal to win the European Championship and having another stellar campaign for Real Madrid. Ronaldo, a favorite for a fourth world player of the year award, beat club teammate Gareth Bale of Wales and Atletico Madrid’s France star Antoine […]

Copa, Euros spiced up as Messi, Ronaldo vie for maiden international honours

Copa, Euros spiced up as Messi, Ronaldo vie for maiden international honours

Cristiano Ronaldo probably needed that: a majestic performance from old rival Lionel Messi on the other side of the Atlantic. Messi was imperious for Argentina on Tuesday night in Houston, the Barcelona superstar setting up two goals and curling in a sumptuous free-kick to become his national team’s all-time leading goal-scorer as the Albiceleste crushed […]

Ronaldo double saves Portugal as Iceland reach last 16

Ronaldo double saves Portugal as Iceland reach last 16

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first man to score in four European championships as Portugal scraped through to the knockout stages of Euro 2016, along with Group F winners Hungary and second-placed Iceland. Ronaldo, who also set a tournament record of 17 appearances, scored twice in a pulsating 3-3 draw with Hungary on Wednesday. The Portuguese […]

Ronaldo misses penalty, Austria keep Portugal winless at Euro 2016

Ronaldo misses penalty, Austria keep Portugal winless at Euro 2016

  PARIS: Cristiano Ronaldo missed a late penalty as Portugal stumbled to a 0-0 draw with Austria, while Belgium swept to a 3-0 win over Ireland on a day of contrasts at the European Championship on Saturday. There were mixed fortunes too for Iceland, which looked set to cause another shock by following up its […]