Leicester City legend and TV pundit Gary Lineker claims that Lionel Messi is still much better than Cristiano Ronaldo and that the Ballon d’Or awards have not been able to pick the correct option. The pundit came up with this debate after watching Barcelona destroy Real Madrid 3-0 in the latest El Clasico.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that the club are lacking the experience, which could drive them forward in the busy end of the campaign. The La Liga holders suffered back-to-back defeats to Girona and Tottenham Hotspur respectively, and this has crept doubts over Los Blancos' title credentials this season.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s relationship with Jose Mourinho has again been called into question this time by ex-Arsenal legend, Charlie Nicholas now a pundit with Sky Sports.
Ronaldo spent four seasons under Mourinho from 2010 through to 2013.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane refused to blame star forward Cristiano Ronaldo after the club succumbed to a surprise 1-0 defeat at the hands of Real Betis.
The La Liga holders have had a slow start to the campaign with two wins and two draws in their opening five games, and this sees them five points adrift of league leaders Barcelona.
A household figure in world football for well over a decade, Cristiano Ronaldo is still doing it on the big stage.
The four-time Ballon d’Or/World Player of the Year award winner will go down in history as one of the greatest players to step onto a football pitch and with good reason. He has managed to hold his own at the top of a very competitive sport for over 10 years – Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been the two dominant figures in football.
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has revealed that he is a bit disappointed for Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese failed to notch his first La Liga goal of the campaign.
The 32-year-old endured another frustrating game up front as he managed just one shot on target in the 2-0 triumph over Espanyol on Sunday.
Portugal international Andre Silva has heaped praise on his skipper Cristiano Ronaldo, who has managed to silence his critics throughout his professional career.
The four-time Champions League winner is currently serving a five-match domestic ban after he shoved referee Ricardo de Burgos during the first leg of Real Madrid's Spanish Super Cup triumph over Barcelona.
Real Madrid are hoping to make it three Champions League titles in a row this season and got off to a flying start by beating APOEL Nicosia 3-0 at the Bernebeu.
Zinedine Zidane selected a strong side and was rewarded with a routine victory that could set the tone for another superb season in Europe. Here we present five things we learned from the game:
Cristiano Ronaldo is still the king of Europe
Even Ronaldo's biggest fans struggled not to raise a smirk at the bizarre bronze statue unveiled in his honor this year. While the sculptor could maybe use a little more tuition before taking on their next big project, the good news is that the Portuguese star is going to be the cover boy for the upcoming FIFA 18.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo said that he is ready for the new season and that he is looking forward to winning trophies with the club.
He has denied the rumors that he might be leaving for Manchester United and said that he is focused on his club.