Regal Ronaldo puts Real on verge of Champions League final

MADRID (Reuters) – A ruthless Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat-trick to lead Real Madrid to a crushing 3-0 victory over city rivals Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.The Portuguese forward put his team on the verge of their third final in four years and took his tally… Continue reading Regal Ronaldo puts Real on verge of Champions League final

Talent-packed squad as key to Real success as Ronaldo – Ramos

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo hogged the headlines after his hat-trick against Atletico Madrid put Real Madrid on the verge of the Champions League final, although captain Sergio Ramos believes an effervescent squad was a crucial factor behind their success.Real shook off the absence of record signing Gareth Bale and an injury to Dani Carvajal… Continue reading Talent-packed squad as key to Real success as Ronaldo – Ramos

Ronaldo expects to peak at crucial point in season after downing Bayern

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s opponents should brace for a reenergised Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese said he had been following a special training regime to hit peak shape in the final stretch of the campaign.The usually prolific Ronaldo has had his quietest campaign in front of goal in the league since 2010 but made… Continue reading Ronaldo expects to peak at crucial point in season after downing Bayern

Ronaldo wins fourth Ballon d’Or award

Cristiano Ronaldo posing with the Ballon d’Or France Football trophy at the Trophy Room of the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. – AFP / L’EQUIPE / ANGEL MARTINEZPARIS (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo capped a remarkable year by claiming a fourth Ballon d’Or award on Monday after leading Portugal to an emotional European Championship title and… Continue reading Ronaldo wins fourth Ballon d’Or award