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Fans, Players & More Pay Tribute To Cristiano Ronaldo

There was a well-deserved outpouring of praise for the legendary Portuguese forward as he announced his transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus today. We’ll remember this day for quite some time. It had been brewing behind closed doors for a while but today finally came the announcement that Cristiano Ronaldo would be leaving the Santiago Bernabéu for Turin-giants Juventus – …

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Ronaldo Remains Tight-Lipped On International Future

Cristiano Ronaldo saw his World Cup dreams slip away once again on Saturday but gave no hint as to whether he plans to continue playing for Portugal. The reigning European champions were undone by two Edinson Cavani goals for Uruguay in their last-16 tie in Sochi, despite Pepe bringing them level at one point early in the second half. It …

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Cavani Fires Uruguay Into Last Eight As Ronaldo Dream Ends

Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay shattered Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup dream with a 2-1 victory over Portugal here Saturday. Paris Saint-Germain striker Cavani curled home a superb 62nd-minute winner to settle a thrilling second round duel in Sochi which sends Uruguay into a quarter-final against France next Friday.  Cavani had already put Uruguay in front early on, only for …

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Messi And Ronaldo Take Centre Stage As World Cup Enters Knockouts

The world’s two greatest players roar into the knockout stage of the World Cup on Saturday, with Lionel Messi’s Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal targeting a place in the quarter-finals. Argentina, the beaten finalists four years ago, escaped by the skin of their teeth after a ragged group phase and will rely heavily on Messi when their ageing team face …

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World Cup 2018: Our Best XI From The Group Stage

TOPSHOT - England's forward Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between England and Panama at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 24, 2018. (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

By now, a number of players have come to the fore and earmarked themselves as potential starts of the 2018 World Cup. 16 teams have fallen by the wayside after an eventful group stage, which counted defending champions Germany among the fallen. Elsewhere, shocks were in precious short supply as most of the biggest hitters dragged themselves kicking and screaming (and …

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