Tag: Cristiano Ronaldo

TURIN, ITALY - MARCH 12: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus gestures during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Juventus and Club de Atletico Madrid at Allianz Stadium on March 12, 2019 in Turin, . (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

How many accusations do we need before we stop worshiping Ronaldo?

Rape. It’s a tough subject that most people would rather avoid talking about, but we must and why Ronaldo is no hero
TURIN, ITALY - MARCH 12: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus gestures during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Juventus and Club de Atletico Madrid at Allianz Stadium on March 12, 2019 in Turin, . (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

We need to talk about Ronaldo…and others

By consistently weighting false accusations significantly more heavily than actual rapes, the media has given some men the erroneous belief that they are at as much risk of being falsely accused as women are of being raped, not that the two are even comparable even if they were comparable in their numbers.
LONDON - NOVEMBER 26: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring the third goal during the FA Barclays Premiership match between Arsenal and Blackburn Rovers at Highbury on November 26, 2005 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Rape accusations in football: These things need to be beyond tribalism

It's hard to talk about the accusations against Ronaldo without acknowledging the Arsenal-shaped elephant in the room - Robin van Persie.
MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 03: James Rodriguez of Bayern Muenchen looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Sport-Club Freiburg at Allianz Arena on November 3, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal target could complete transfer for €55m: Player's father speaks out

Juventus could agree to the €55m transfer of James Rodriguez from Real Madrid this summer, reuniting the player with Cristiano Ronaldo, according to reports.

Ronaldo, Benteke, Aarons, Wembley & more: Football shorts round-up

It’s incredibly quiet out there in terms of Arsenal news so here is a round-up of a few bits and pieces I found on my travels through the papers this morning that I thought you might find interesting.
UDINE, ITALY - OCTOBER 06: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus looks on during the Serie A match between Udinese and Juventus at Stadio Friuli on October 6, 2018 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

False rape accusations labelled ‘epidemic’ when that’s far from the case

It’s hard to talk about the Ronaldo rape allegations without feeling my blood boil
Uruguay's midfielder Lucas Torreira (R) vies for the ball with Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Uruguay and Portugal at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 30, 2018. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

Study shows Lucas Torreira was better value for money than Cristiano Ronaldo

Lucas Torreira was better value for money than Cristiano Ronaldo, according to a study by the CIES Football Observatory.

Arsenal striker compares himself to Mbappe, Salah and Ronaldo

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admits he likes to compare his pace against the fastest players in Europe, including Kylian Mbappe, Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo.

How Cristiano Ronaldo joining Juventus could help Arsenal

Arsenal's summer business may not be done quite yet, as reports in Italy suggest the Gunners could still move for RB Leipzig's Emil Forsberg.

Agent to make contact with Arsenal as superstar to snub Manchester United for London

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to return to the Premier League if he leaves Real Madrid this summer but rather than re-join Manchester United, the forward reportedly wants to play for a London club.

Ronaldo blocks Arsenal move as Messi greenlights another

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly told Real Madrid that he doesn't want them to sign Alexis Sanchez, whilst Messi is apparently happy for Özil to join Barcelona.

Granit Xhaka hails Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Portugal clash

Granit Xhaka has revealed his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Switzerland's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Portugal on 10 October.

Video: Arsenal's Mesut Ozil calls Real Madrid star "one of the greatest in the...

Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil says Cristiano Ronaldo is "one of the greatest in the world", and believes the Portuguese international is unlike any other player.

Only Messi, Ronaldo, Lewandowski and Higuaín have surpassed Arsenal's new signing since 2013

Arsenal supporters will be delighted to hear Alexandre Lacazette is arguably the fifth-best striker in Europe, bettered by nobody in the Premier League over the last few years.

Confederations Cup round-up: How did Chile and Portugal fare in the semi-final?

Alexis Sanchez helped Chile reach the Confederations Cup at the expense of Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal.

Brazilian football journalist Fabio Aleixo believes Real Madrid will turn to Arsenal to replace...

Brazilian football journalist, Fabio Aleixo, reckons that Real Madrid could try to sign Alexis Sanchez in order to replace Cristiano Ronaldo this summer.
Alexis Sanchez v PSG

28-year-old 30-goal striker reportedly issues “come and get me” plea to Real Madrid

Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez reportedly wants to join Real Madrid this summer, with a view to become a long-term replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.

Football Finance Expert reveals four Premier League clubs could afford Cristiano Ronaldo

With Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly set to leave Real Madrid after being accused of tax fraud, a football finance expert has worked out which Premier League teams could, in theory, afford the superstar this summer, and shockingly, Arsenal's one of them.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent set for crunch meeting with Real Madrid amid exit talk

Cristiano Ronaldo's agent is set for a crunch meeting with Real Madrid to determine his future.
Alexandre Lacazette

Round-up: What you won’t want to miss from this weekend

There had been more news of potential outgoings than incomings for Arsenal on the weekend, which won’t be good news for supporters.
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Manchester United man's salary leads the way amongst French stars

L'Equipe Magazine have published their annual sports salaries review and Cristiano Ronaldo still leads the way.

Cristiano Ronaldo on almost signing for Arsenal instead of Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo has spoken about the time he almost signed for Arsenal instead of Manchester United.

After his claims, is Alexis Sanchez really as good as Messi and Ronaldo?

As you've no doubt heard by now, Alexis Sanchez has seemingly caused a stir online by saying he's good enough to be considered in the same bracket as superstar duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo - seen as the world's best players.

Szczesny watches on as Poland lose on penalties

A Wojciech Szczesny-less Poland were knocked out of the Euros by Cristiano Ronaldo and co, but they needed penalties to do it.

Arsenal star picks ex-Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United stars for Ultimate XI

Aaron Ramsey picked Petr Cech to be the goalkeeper in his ultimate XI, as well as the likes of Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.