Cristiano Ronaldo

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The most expensive signing in football history when he moved from Manchester United three years ago, Cristiano Ronaldo is living up to his £80 million price tag at Real Madrid. The Portuguese forward became the first player to score over forty goals in consecutive seasons, while also picking up the Ballon D'Or. Ronaldo claimed his…
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The first semi-final of Euro 2012 saw Spain sneak into their third successive major tournament final on penalties after the tightest of encounters against their Iberian rivals Portugal. Paulo Bento’s excellently-drilled side pushed the world champions all the way in a game as tightly-contested as Spain have been involved in for years. Cesc Fabregas, who…
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Can Portugal cause an Iberian upset? When Portugal square up to neighbours Spain in the first Euro 2012 semi-final tonight few would disagree that they face a hugely-difficult task against the tournament favourites, current holders and world champions. Spain’s record in recent competitive international fixtures is enough to strike fear into any side and leave…
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Spain and Portugal play out an Iberian derby on Wednesday in the first of the Euro 2012 semi-finals, with a place in the final against Germany or Italy on the line. Spain will enter the game as overwhelming favourites, and rightly so given their quality and ability. La Roja topped Group C with seven points…
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Iberian rivals Portugal and Spain clash in what should be a monumental first Euro 2012 semi-final on Wednesday night. Euro 2012 betting odds still have Spain as one of the frontrunners for the tournament, but Vicente del Bosque's men have not shown the scintillating form of recent years in Ukraine and Poland as yet. La…
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Portugal became the first team in Euro 2012 to reach the semi-finals, after a slender 1-0 win over Czech Republic on Thursday night in the first of the competition's quarter-finals. Ronaldo scores again as Portugal progress Group A winners Czech Republic and Group B runners-up Portugal met in Warsaw on Thursday night in the first…
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Czech Republic and Portugal go head-to-head on Thursday in the first Euro 2012 quarter-final, with Group A’s winners and Group B’s runners-up playing for a place in the last four. Czech Republic’s progression through to this stage is all the more surprising given the side’s 4-1 opening day defeat to Russia, where they looked lacklustre.…
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Czech Republic and Portugal meet in the first of the Euro 2012 quarter-finals, as both sides look to build on victories in their last games and head towards the semi-finals. Czech Republic have come back from an opening day defeat to Russia in solid fashion, beating both Greece and Poland to make the last eight…
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Portugal and Netherlands are still in the thick of Group B, with both looking to win to try and make it through to the Euro 2012 quarter-finals. Portugal recovered from a 1-0 opening defeat to Germany by beating Denmark 3-2 in their last game, with Pepe, Helder Postiga and a last-gasp Silvestre Varela strike ensuring…
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After a shock victory in their first game, Denmark will look to beat Portugal on Wednesday to ensure qualification through Euro 2012 Group B. Denmark were expected to be the bottom team of a competitive Group B, but the Scandinavians went against Euro 2012 betting tips by beating Netherlands 1-0 in their first game. Michael…
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Germany and Portugal meet in a mouth-watering fixture on Saturday, as Group B throws up what should be a captivating game for onlookers. Germany enter Euro 2012 as joint favourites with Spain, but have a tricky group to negotiate if they are to get to the latter stages. Portugal are first up but the neutral…
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All best goals, skills and emotions Cristiano in this season 2011/2012.