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Ronaldo’s son declares Messi his idol

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo’s son, Ronaldo Jr. has declared Barcelona forward Lionel Messi his “idol.” The younger Ronaldo appears set to follow in his father’s footsteps, with the Portuguese forward often posting clips of the seven-year-old’s goal-scoring exploits on social media. The 7-year-old is now on Instagram himself, with …

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The Latest: Ronaldo wins FIFA player of year for 5th time

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on FIFA Best awards at the London Palladium Theater (all times local): Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Lionel Messi as a five-time winner of FIFA’s best player award. The Real Madrid forward was crowned player of the year on Monday at the FIFA Best ceremony at …

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Ronaldo, Portugal lock down World Cup spot

Ronaldo, Portugal lock down World Cup spot

Lisbon (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal defeated Switzerland 2-0 in Lisbon on Tuesday to earn a place at the 2018 World Cup and consign their opponents to next month’s play-offs. An own goal from Johan Djourou handed Portugal the lead on 41 minutes and Andre Silva netted a second before …

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Jose Mourinho has road named after him in Portugal

Jose Mourinho has road named after him in Portugal

Portuguese city of Setubal which is Jose Mourinho’s hometown has named a street after him in recognition of his achievements in football. The former Rua da Saude was renamed as Avenida Jose Mourinho. The 54-year-old Manchester United manger who attended a ceremony in his honour on Tuesday, said, “Setubal is …

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