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Ronaldo scores brace as Juve end 2018 with victory

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Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and a dramatic late VAR call gave Juventus a 2-1 win over Sampdoria on Saturday that extends their lead at the top of Serie A. Having rescued their unbeaten start to the league season with the equaliser against Atalanta last time out, Ronaldo struck in …

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Join me in Serie A, Ronaldo challenges Messi

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Cristiano Ronaldo has urged long-time rival Lionel Messi to be more like him and push his limits by challenging himself in another league than Spain. “I’d like him to come to Italy one day. I hope he accepts the challenge like me, but if he’s happy there then I respect …

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Modric rewarded for ‘wonderful year’, – Coach Solari

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Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was a deserved winner of the Ballon d’Or award after a “wonderful year” for both club and country, Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari said on Wednesday. The 33-year-old Modric won a third straight Champions League title with Real and was the driving force in a Croatia …

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Ballon d’Or vote: Messi’s fifth place absurd – Barca coach

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Lionel Messi’s fifth-place finish in this year’s Ballon d’Or vote was absurd, his FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said of the Spanish champions’ Argentina forward on Tuesday. Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modric took the prize Monday in Paris after winning the UEFA Champions League and being named the tournament’s …

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Luka Modric wins 2018 Ballon d’Or

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Luka Modric has beaten off competition from the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi to be named the winner of 2018’s Ballon d’Or. The Real Madrid midfielder played a pivotal role for his club as they stormed to a third consecutive Champions League title, as well as …

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Ronaldo hits 100 wins in Champions League

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Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hailed the impact Cristiano Ronaldo was having on the Italian champions as the Portuguese star became the first player to achieve 100 Champions League wins in Tuesday’s 1-0 success over Valencia that clinched their passage to the knockout rounds. “Ronaldo gives us a sense of security …

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Champions League: Ronaldo gunning for revenge against Valencia

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Cristiano Ronaldo is in hot form and gunning for revenge going into tonight’s Champions League clash against Valencia after seeing red against the Spaniards in the away leg, with Juventus needing a draw in Turin to book their ticket to the knockout rounds of the European competition. “Happy to have …

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores 10th Juve goal in SPAL defeat

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  Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 10th Juventus goal as they beat SPAL to remain unbeaten at the top of Serie A. Ronaldo turned home Miralem Pjanic’s free-kick to give Juve the lead. Douglas Costa hit the post, with Ronaldo missing an open goal from the rebound – although the Portuguese …

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Ronaldo deserves Ballon D’Or – Coach Allegri

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Massimiliano Allegri believes Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the Ballon D’Or, following media reports that the forward has not been short-listed for the award’s final three for the first time since 2010. The Portugal international has won the prize, run by French magazine France Football and awarded to the world’s …

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