Tag: cristiano ronaldo


My experience at Euro 2016

It is perhaps only an England fan who can so easily draw parallels between the buckling of a collapsible stool in an Airbnb apartment under the weight of a friend’s (over)zealous patriotism, and his team’s own collapsible defen


Zinedine Zidane and the new era of management

Perhaps you saw Zinedine Zidane’s magnificent glowing bald head in the dugout on Saturday at the Bernabeu or perhaps you were distracted by the dazzling football, but the former Real Madrid legend is now managing th


Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo fan crowd-surfs onto Ballon d’Or red carpet

Despite finishing as runner-up in the 2015 Ballon d’Or awards, Cristiano Ronaldo still has a ridiculously large following and an army of dedicated, adoring fans. This was in evidence on the red carpet as one fan was clearly d


What’s wrong with Real Madrid this season?

The season of festive spirit is in full swing and so far in football it’s been a season of falling giants. Premier League champions Chelsea are in a relegation battle, Champions League finalists Juventus have had a rocky start


Cristiano Ronaldo disguises himself as a beggar and plays football in Madrid square

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo is quite good at football, isn’t he? When he’s not showing off his stupendous skills or scoring stonking free-kicks, it seems the Portuguese trickster enjoys having a bit of a laugh in his spa


High school goalkeeper saves incredible Ronaldo-esque free-kick

Cristiano Ronaldo’s unique technique when taking a free-kick seems to have caught on in recent years. This was demonstrated during a high school match over in the US when one player struck an incredible swerving effort w


Calm down Cristiano: Ronaldo has a go at cameraman

Cristiano Ronaldo, the best player in the world, was a surprising substitute for Real Madrid as they took on city rivals Atletico in the Copa del Rey, Spain’s annual cup competition, on Wednesday evening. Despite being on


Charming: Cristiano Ronaldo shuts down reporter he’s never heard of

Being the best player in the world probably comes with a fair few annoyances. Judging by this latest reaction, one annoyance that clearly gets Cristiano Ronaldo’s goat is being asked questions by a reporter he’s not


Phenomenal: Cristiano Ronaldo’s 22nd La Liga hat-trick

The best player in the world is on another planet at the moment. After his Real Madrid side thumped Athletic Bilbao 5-0 on the weekend, Cristiano Ronaldo reached a remarkable milestone by scoring three of the goals. It wa


Proof that Gareth Bale is slowly morphing into Cristiano Ronaldo

Gareth Bale’s settled in extremely well at Spanish giants Real Madrid, with Cristiano Ronaldo apparently playing a key role in helping the young Welshman get to grips with Madrid life and all that playing for such a huge club


Superhuman: Cristiano Ronaldo does 15 clap push ups in 10 seconds

Most footballers are supposed to hate pre-season as it usually takes a few of them a while to get up to speed with all that training entails. That doesn’t seem to be the case for Cristiano Ronaldo though, he loves


Cristiano Ronaldo stars in appalling anti-dandruff advert

Footballers and anti-dandruff adverts don’t seem to mix too well. Manchester City and England goalkeeper Joe Hart immediately springs to mind with his hugely cringeworthy Head & Shoulders advert that he’ll undoubt