# Cristiano Ronaldo

Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# like a fine wine
'I do not look at the age' - Martinez defends Ronaldo call-up
The 38-year-old ‘is very important for the team,’ the Spanish coach stressed.
Last month
February 2023
# CR7
Cristiano Ronaldo reaches career milestone with four-goal haul for Al Nassr
The former Manchester United forward scored all the goals in his side’s 4-0 win against Al Wedha.
# Boost
Ronaldo breaks duck after lucrative Saudi move
The Portuguese, who turns 38 on Sunday, buried a spot-kick in the 93rd minute.
January 2023
# main man
Ronaldo starts with a win after becoming best-paid footballer in history
The 37-year-old moved to Saudi Arabia for deals totalling more than €400 million.
# Riyadh
Ronaldo punched but scores twice in Saudi reunion with Messi
For Qatar-owned PSG, Messi and Kylian Mbappe both scored and Neymar missed a penalty
# wish
Al-Nassr coach wants Ronaldo to 'rediscover pleasure of playing'
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has penned a deal worth a reported €200 million.
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# Claim
Newcastle boss denies Ronaldo rumours
Eddie Howe says there are no plans for a loan deal with the former Man United star.
# New Beginning
'It's not the end of my career' - Cristiano Ronaldo
The Portuguese superstar, 37, said he had done all he could in Europe and was hungry for a new challenge.
# mega money
'See you soon, Nassr fans' - Ronaldo set for grand Saudi unveiling tomorrow
The Portuguese superstar will be presented to thousands of fans at his new club.
Last year
# Big Money
Cristiano Ronaldo makes Saudi Arabia move in deal 'worth more than €200million'
The 37-year-old has joined Al Nassr after leaving Manchester United.
# Nothing To See Here
'People will forget what it was like before' - Man United moving on from Ronaldo
Christian Eriksen insists that the mood in the camp is good despite Ronaldo’s exit.
# Controversy
Football legend Ali Daei's family ordered off flight
The former Bayern Munich striker said his wife and daughter had flown on a Mahan Air flight
# uncertainty
Cristiano Ronaldo won't make 'heat of moment' decision
The star’s post did not talk about international retirement but he started Portugal’s last two matches in Qatar on the bench.
# History makers
Morocco stun Portugal, become first-ever African team to reach World Cup semis
Youssef En-Nesyri’s goal proved the difference between the sides.
# Sad
Tearful Ronaldo departs with World Cup dream in tatters
Morocco earned a shock 1-0 quarter-final victory over Portugal.
# Moving On
'It's high time for you to leave Ronaldo alone' - Portugal coach
The veteran striker was a substitute for the first time at a World Cup since 2006 for his side’s last-16 match.
# Moving On
'He’s gone and it’s the past': Ten Hag gives first interview since Ronaldo’s messy departure
The Dutchman insisted his focus was on the future as he looks to continue the rebuilding job at Old Trafford.
# hot prospect
Portugal's 21-year-old hero 'never dreamt' of hat-trick
Goncalo Ramos was handed a surprise start ahead of five-times Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo.
# Controversial
Portugal boss explains decision to drop Cristiano Ronaldo
Fernando Santos insists the call to leave the former Man United star on the bench was ‘purely strategic’.
# heir apparent
Ronaldo's replacement stars as Portugal seal World Cup last-8 spot in style
It was a memorable night for Goncalo Ramos against Switzerland.
# omission
Cristiano Ronaldo dropped for Portugal's last-16 clash
The former Manchester United forward has cast a shadow over Fernando Santos’ side during their time in Qatar.
# Irked
Portugal boss unhappy with Ronaldo’s reaction to substitution
The forward appeared angry after being withdrawn 25 minutes from the end of the loss to South Korea.
# the cr7 show
Ronaldo in spat with South Korean player during World Cup loss
Portugal manager says Ronaldo was ‘insulted’ by an unnamed South Korean player.
# CR7
Ronaldo reportedly offered 'mammoth contract' by Saudi Arabian club
Uncertainty reigns over the 37-year-old’s club future as he focuses on the World Cup.
# portugoal
Bruno believed Ronaldo had scored, but no interest in who bagged opener against Uruguay
The Manchester United star’s double sent Portugal marching on last night.
# Job Done
Bruno Fernandes stars as Portugal beat Uruguay to reach World Cup knockout phase
Fernandes’ 54th-minute goal, followed by a penalty in added time, proved enough to turn a tight and tense contest Portugal’s way.
# History Maker
Ronaldo makes World Cup history as Portugal hold off Ghana in opener
He overtakes Pele and Germans Uwe Seeler and Miroslav Klose, who all scored in four World Cups.
# Previews
Neymar and Ronaldo arrive shouldering a different kind of burden
Brazil aiming to avoid shock against Serbia while Portugal talisman has own issues to contend with ahead of Ghana meeting.
# Hot Water
Cristiano Ronaldo punished over Everton fan incident
The Portugal international has been handed a two-game ban and a £50,000 fine.
# stuck in the middle
'I don’t have to pick a side' - Fernandes on Ronaldo's United exit
Bruno Fernandes insists Portugal are “focused 100%” on the World Cup despite the distraction of Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure from Manchester United.
# talking point
Ronaldo only has himself to blame for ignominious Man United departure
The Red Devils confirmed the star’s departure on Tuesday evening.
# Farewell
Manchester United announce Cristiano Ronaldo exit
Ronaldo has left the club with six months left to run on his contract following an explosive interview with Piers Morgan.
# 2022 World Cup
'I don't have to worry about what others think' - Ronaldo row won't impact Portugal
Portugal open their Group H campaign against Ghana on Thursday.
# 2022 World Cup
Messi and Ronaldo's silent World Cup swansong is a sad end for two icons
No matter what either of the game’s greats achieve in Qatar, their football will no longer do the talking.
# CR7
Manchester United exploring avenues to end Cristiano Ronaldo’s time at the club
The 37-year-old does not know if he will play for the Red Devils again.
# Reaction
Man United's Varane responds to Ronaldo furore
The France international says the players have been affected by developments in recent days.
# Emotional
'My most difficult moment' – Cristiano Ronaldo opens up on death of newborn son
The Man United star discussed the tragedy in the latest clip released from his interview with Piers Morgan.
# Interview
Ronaldo says Glazers 'don't care' about United, hits out at Rooney and Neville
The Portugal international criticised the Glazer family and also rounded on some former teammates, claiming they are not his friends.
# response
Manchester United release statement in wake of Ronaldo claims
Meanwhile, Jamie Carragher believes the Portugal star ‘wants to be sacked’ by the club.