Latest Cristiano Ronaldo News

Ronaldo says he is not planning to retire after World Cup

Sep. 21, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — This year's World Cup apparently won't be the end for Cristiano Ronaldo. The 37-year-old Portugal star said he is not considering retiring from international soccer in December after the tournament in Qatar, and plans to play at the 2024 European...

Viewer's guide for this year's World Cup in Qatar

Sep. 15, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

A last chance for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Kylian Mbappé back on the biggest stage of all. Brazil bidding for a record-extending sixth title. One of the most eagerly anticipated World Cups in memory — as much for off-the-field reasons as those on it — is just around...

Remember the crisis? United beats Arsenal for 4th win in row

Sep. 04, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

Remember that time, not so long ago, when there was a crisis at Manchester United? After four straight wins, it seems like a dim and distant memory. The latest sign that United is well on the road to recovery came on Sunday with a 3-1 win over Arsenal, whose 100% start...

Deadline day: EPL clubs still active after $2 billion outlay

Sep. 01, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

A wild summer transfer window was about to close on Thursday with Manchester United and Manchester City completing deadline-day signings and other Premier League clubs still active in the market despite England's top flight already spending more than $2 billion on new players. By the...

Nevada judge almost unseals Ronaldo rape case documents

Aug. 30, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police report compiled a decade after a woman first made a 2009 rape complaint against international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo almost became public Tuesday by mistake, before a Nevada judge backtracked and kept it sealed. Clark County District Court...

Man United springs back to life with 2-1 win over Liverpool

Aug. 22, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Finally, there are signs of life at Manchester United. Against a backdrop of protests against the club’s ownership, United delivered a performance of intensity and spirit to beat fierce rival Liverpool 2-1 on Monday and claim its first points in the...

Ronaldo gets police caution for incident at Everton match

Aug. 17, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has received a police caution after footage was posted online of the Manchester United forward appearing to knock a phone out of an Everton fan’s hand at a Premier League match in April. Merseyside Police said Wednesday that “the...

Viewer's guide for this year's World Cup in Qatar

Aug. 15, 2022 09:40 AM EDT

A last chance for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Kylian Mbappé back on the biggest stage of all. Brazil bidding for a record-extending sixth title. One of the most eagerly anticipated World Cups in memory — as much for off-the-field reasons as those on it — is just around...

Lionel Messi misses cut for Ballon d’Or list of nominees

Aug. 12, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi was omitted from the 30-man list of nominees for the prestigious award on Friday for the first time since 2005. The Argentina great edged out Poland striker Robert Lewandowski for the Ballon d’Or last year but wasn't nominated this time...

Stay or go? Ronaldo's future uncertain at Manchester United

Jul. 21, 2022 04:54 AM EDT

The weekly social media posts published by Cristiano Ronaldo this offseason typically have shown the soccer superstar half-dressed, muscles bulging, either working out or promoting one of his many brands. Remaining relevant and highly visible is clearly so important to the player...