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July 10, 2018 4:07 PM Real Madrid sends Ronaldo to Juventus in $183-million transfer deal

TURIN, ITALY—Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a hugely successful nine-year spell in Spain. Madrid said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Juventus after a request by Ronaldo. No financial details were disclosed but Italian media reports Juventus is paying Madrid €105 million euros ($123 million 6

July 6, 2018 3:16 PM Portuguese lawmakers overwhelmingly reject proposal to ban bullfighting

LISBON, PORTUGAL—Portugal’s parliament has voted overwhelmingly against a bill banning bullfights, which are a traditional summer event. A lone lawmaker with the People-Animals-Nature party tabled the bill Friday, but it earned just 31 votes in the 230-seat Republican Assembly, Portugal’s parliament. Unlike in Spain, bulls are not killed in the ring in Portugal 34

June 30, 2018 8:19 PM Uruguay knocks Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal out of World Cup

Uruguay, a two-time champion that reached the semifinals at the 2010 World Cup, will next face France on Friday in Nizhny Novgorod. There was no goal from Ronaldo this time. Everywhere he went, the Portugal great was hounded by two or three Uruguayan defenders. It was Cavani who instead took the spotlight. He combined with Luis Suarez to compete a series 10

June 21, 2018 3:42 PM FIFA clears U.S. ref after allegation he asked for Portugal World Cup jersey

World Cup referees are not made available to comment. FIFA had previously announced plans to conduct a news conference after the group stage to discuss officiating in general and particularly the use of video replay. On Thursday, Geiger kept his assignment as the video assistant referee for Thursday’s Denmark-Australia match in Samara. The Moroccan team was not pleased 10

June 20, 2018 2:07 PM Ronaldo scores record-setting goal in win over Morocco

Portugal star's 85th marker the most ever for a European national team Cristiano Ronaldo has made European football history by scoring in a 1-0 win for Portugal that also meant Morocco was the first team eliminated from the World Cup in Russia. Ronaldo's header in the fourth minute was his fourth goal at this year's tournament, and his 85th for his country 105

June 19, 2018 8:07 PM Wednesday World Cup preview: Ronaldo and Portugal look to eliminate Morocco

That should make it an easier day for Suarez, who has 51 international goals and is Uruguay’s all-time top scorer. This tournament is a chance for Suarez to play controversy-free soccer at this year’s World Cup. He was sent off for a handball against Ghana in the quarterfinals of the 2010 tournament, earning a suspension that had him on the sidelines 9

June 17, 2018 8:11 PM Switzerland holds favoured Brazil to draw at World Cup

Steven Zuber's header cancels out Coutinho's long-distance volley Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Philippe Coutinho gave Brazil the lead in the 20th minute 15

June 15, 2018 8:19 PM Ronaldo scores hat trick as Portugal, Spain draw at World Cup

Ronaldo rubbed his chin after scoring minutes into Portugal’s opener against Spain, implying he is the Greatest Of All Time. Then he scored two more goals, including a perfectly placed 88th-minute free kick that gave his team a 3-3 draw Friday. “When I play against a player like Ronaldo, these things can happen,” said Fernando Hierro, Spain’s newly appointed 12

June 15, 2018 5:31 PM Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA — An own-goal in the fifth minute of injury time gifted Iran a 1-0 victory over Morocco on Friday at the World Cup. Only on the field as a 77th-minute substitute, Morocco striker Aziz Bouhaddouz dived to reach a curling cross from the left but headed the ball past his own goalkeeper. While Bouhaddouz buried his face in the turf and was consoled 11

June 15, 2018 5:24 PM Own goal in injury time lifts Iran over Morocco at World Cup

Aziz Bouhaddouz heads free kick into his own net for lone goal of match An own-goal in the fifth minute of injury time gifted Iran a 1-0 victory over Morocco on Friday at the World Cup. Only on the field as a 77th-minute substitute, Morocco striker Aziz Bouhaddouz dived to reach a curling cross from the left but headed the ball past his own goalkeeper 19