Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

Lewandowski and Putellas win FIFA 'Best' awards

Bayern Munich's record-setting striker Robert Lewandowski retained FIFA's top men's player title Monday at "The Best" of 2021 ceremony as Barcelona captain Alexia Putellas collected the award for ...

IFA President Gianni Infantino speaks with the Best FIFA Men’s Player 2021 award winner Robert Lewandowski (on screen) during the Best FIFA Football Awards 2021 in Zurich on 17 January, 2022.

Ronaldo says road to Qatar World Cup 'difficult'

Portugal and Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo said in an interview broadcast late on Thursday there are "difficult battles" ahead if his country are to qualify for the World Cup for the sixth ...

Cristiano Ronaldo shoot to score a goal for Portugal

FA Cup

Man Utd ride luck to get some relief

Ralf Rangnick admitted Manchester United were far from perfect despite getting a much-needed 1-0 win over Aston Villa to reach the fourth round of the FA Cup

Manchester United's English striker Marcus Rashford (L) vies with Aston Villa's English defender Ezri Konsa (R) during the English FA Cup third round football match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on 10 January, 2022

English Premier League

Man Utd cruise past Covid-hit Burnley to strengthen top-four hopes

Manchester United cruised to a morale-boosting 3-1 win against Burnley on the eve of Alex Ferguson's 80th birthday on Thursday to strengthen their push for a Premier League top-four finish

Manchester United's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Burnley at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on 30 December, 2021

Ronaldo statue kicks up a fuss in India's Goa

A statue of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has caused a stir in the southern Indian state of Goa, with locals accusing officials of insensitivity for honouring a sports star from the ...

This photograph taken on 30 December, 2021 shows a newly installed statue of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in Calangute , India

Rangnick starts Man Utd reign with win as Spurs stroll

Manchester United started the Ralf Rangnick era with a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace on Sunday as Tottenham crushed Norwich 3-0 to extend their recent revival under Antonio Conte

Manchester United's Brazilian midfielder Fred celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on 5 December, 2021

Ronaldo hits back at claim he wants to beat Messi’s Ballon d’Or haul

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has hit back at a "disrespectful" claim that his only remaining ambition is to win the Ballon d'Or more times than Lionel Messi.

Ronaldo hits back at claim he wants to beat Messi’s Ballon d’Or haul

English Premier League

Manchester United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim boss

Manchester United announced on Monday they had appointed Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after a disastrous run of results

In this file photo taken on 20 April, 2019 Leipzig's then coach Ralf Rangnick smiles during an interview before the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Moenchengladbach v RB Leipzig in Moenchengladbach

English Premier League

Leaders Chelsea held to Man Utd draw as Man City go second

Premier League leaders Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Manchester United on Sunday as Manchester City moved to within a point of top spot following a 2-1 win over West Ham in swirling snow

Chelsea's Italian midfielder Jorginho (C) celebrates scoring a penalty to score the equalising goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in London on 28 November, 2021

Ronaldo’s Portugal and Euro champion Italy in same play-off bracket

European champions Italy and Portugal could meet for a place at the 2022 World Cup after being drawn in the same play-off path on Friday

This handout photo taken and released by FIFA on 26 November, 2021, shows Portuguese former football player Tiago holding the slip for Portugal during the draw for the European and Intercontinental play-offs for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 football tourament, in Zurich
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