Santos: Ronaldo focused on winning World Cup amid club speculation

Cristiano Ronaldo’s club future may be unclear but Portugal coach Fernando Santos insists the 36-year-old is dreaming about playing at and winning next year’s World Cup. Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from Juventus this close season, including speculation linking him with MLS, along with a possible return to Real Madrid. Amid that, Santos moved to clarify that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner was committed to playing for Portugal at the World Cup as they chase their maiden Jules Rimet Trophy. “[Cristiano] has a big dream, that one…

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Juventus haven’t given up hope of winning Serie A – Pirlo

Juventus’ players still believe they can claim a 10th consecutive Serie A title this season, according to head coach Andrea Pirlo. The Bianconeri are 10 points behind leaders Inter, although they have a game in hand on Antonio Conte’s side. That comes at home to Spezia on Tuesday, with Juve looking to address a worrying run of form which has seen them win just once in their past five games across all competitions. They have, however, won their five most recent top-flight matches at the Allianz Stadium, scoring at least…

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Ƙwallo 1 Ronaldo yake nema domin kafa tarihin yawan cin ƙwallo a duniya

Kyaftin ɗin ƙasar Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, na gaf da kafa tarihin zama ɗan wasan da yafi kowanne yawan zura ƙwallaye a tarihin ƙwallon ƙafa. A kwanakin baya ne Ronaldo ya haura tsohon ɗan wasan ƙasar Brazil, Pele, a yawan zura ƙwallo, da ƙwallaye 758. Hakan ya nuna ɗan wasan na Juventus na buƙatar ƙwallaye 2 ne kacal domin rusa daɗaɗɗen tarihin da Josef Bican ya kafa na zura ƙwallaye 759 a wakilcin da ya yi wa ƙasashen Jamhuriyar Czech da Austria daga shekarun 1931 zuwa 1955. Sai dai cikin ƙanƙanin…

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Match that, Messi! Ronaldo has hit 15 league goals or more in 15 consecutive seasons

Cristiano Ronaldo unlocked a stunning new career achievement when he netted late on in Juventus’ 3-1 win over Sassuolo on Sunday. It meant the Portugal forward became the only player to score at least 15 goals in each of the last 15 seasons in the top five European leagues. Ronaldo first hit double figures in a league season in 2006-07 when he was a Manchester United player, scoring 17 goals in 34 appearances. Remarkably Ronaldo, who turns 36 next month, has not dropped below that tally in a full season…

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Ronaldo is one goal shy of becoming top scorer in football history

After scoring Juventus’ third goal in the match against Sassuolo on Sunday, Cristiano Ronaldo became the joint top scorer for official goals in football history. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the third goal in Juventus’ 3-1 win over Sassuolo on Sunday and with that he became the joint-highest scorer for club and country in the history of the game. With 759 career goals, Ronaldo equalled Josef Bican, the Austrian-Czech striker who played between 1931 and 1955. In the first week of the year, the Portuguese icon edged past former Brazilian great Pele’s…

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Ronaldo is the star of the show again as Juventus beat Udinese

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and created another goal as Juventus got back to winning ways in Serie A with a 4-1 victory over Udinese in Turin on Sunday, moving the champions up to fifth in the standings. Ronaldo opened the scoring with a trademark drive, after latching on to Aaron Ramsey’s pass in the 31st minute, before threading a perfect through ball into the path of Federico Chiesa to score Juve’s second goal four minutes into the second half. The VAR had a busy evening in Turin. First, the referee…

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Ronaldo overtakes Pele as the 2nd highest goal scorer of All Time

Cristiano Ronaldo overtook Pele as the second-highest goalscorer of all-time with a brace for Juventus in their 4-1 win against Udinese on Sunday. The Portuguese forward scored his 757th and 758th goal of his illustrious career with the goals coming in either half as Andrea Pirlo’s side moved up to fifth in the Serie A table. Pele registered 757 goals during his career for Santos, New York Cosmos and Brazil between 1956 and 1977, but now sits third in the all-time list with Ronaldo now one behind Josef Bican’s total…

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