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September 24, 2018 9:15 PM Luka Modric beats Ronaldo and Messi for world footballer of the year

Messi didn’t make the three-man shortlist and skipped the trip to London. And as a new dawn in FIFA’s awards history broke inside London’s Royal Festival Hall, Ronaldo also didn’t turn up at the ceremony to be dethroned in person by his former Real Madrid teammate despite being in the final three alongside Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah. “Two guys we don’t 45

August 25, 2018 11:50 PM Ronaldo blanked in his Juventus home debut

TURIN, ITALY—Two games, zero goals. Cristiano Ronaldo is finding life in Serie A harder than he might have expected. The Portugal forward again drew a blank as Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 on Saturday thanks to goals from Miralem Pjanic and Mario Mandzukic. Ronaldo left Real Madrid in the off-season in a Serie A-record $131.5-million (U.S.) deal, but has yet to fully 39

August 18, 2018 6:33 PM Ronaldo scoreless but Juventus wins Serie A opener

VERONA, ITALY—Juventus fans witnessed an unusual sight on Saturday as Cristiano Ronaldo failed to score for their team. The Portugal forward made his Serie A soccer debut and Juventus fought back to win 3-2 at Chievo Verona in the opening match of its title defence. Ronaldo had scored in both pre-season friendlies he played for Juventus, but could not find the back of the net in his competitive 20

August 8, 2018 7:56 PM Gaining control of Portugal wildfire will take days, prime minister says

Costa acknowledged that much more work was needed to prevent catastrophic fires, including diversifying the vegetation in Portugal's forests and establishing fire breaks. High clouds of black smoke have towered for days over the Algarve region, a top European vacation destination. While winds have made the firefighting effort more difficult, crew working 29

August 2, 2018 2:38 AM MLS all-stars fall in penalties for a second straight year

ATLANTA—Josef Martinez thrilled another record crowd in Atlanta by scoring in the Major League Soccer all-star game, but Italian powerhouse Juventus prevailed on penalty kicks after the match ended in a 1-1 draw Wednesday night. Juventus scored on all five of its penalties before 72,317, winning when Mattia De Sciglio drilled one into the upper left corner 31

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 51

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 50

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 28

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 43

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 288