Cristiano Ronaldo walks off to ‘Messi’ chants as his team loses 3-0 in Riyadh derby

Cristiano Ronaldo walked off the field with the gleeful chants of “Messi, Messi, Messi!” ringing in his ears from delighted Al-Hilal fans who had just watched their Saudi Pro League team beat the Portugal superstar’s Al-Nassr 3-0 in the Riyadh Derby on Friday. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner may have finished on the losing team … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo faces $1B lawsuit after promoting for Binance NFTs

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been hit with a class-action lawsuit seeking at least $1 billion in damages for his role in promoting cryptocurrency-related “non-fungible tokens,” or NFTs, issued by the beleaguered cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The lawsuit filed in federal court in the Southern District of Florida on Monday alleges that Ronaldo’s promotion of … Read more

Mbappé has reached 300 career goals faster than Messi or Ronaldo. His France elders are impressed.

Kylian Mbappé has scored 300 career goals faster than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Former France great Thierry Henry has nothing but admiration and Jean-Pierre Papin — the 1991 Ballon d’Or winner — believes the best is yet to come. Mbappé achieved the feat over the weekend in a 14-0 rout of Gibraltar at the … Read more

EA FC 24 ratings: Lionel Messi loses top spot, Cristiano Ronaldo not in Top 24

For the first time since 2007, neither Lionel Messi nor Cristiano Ronaldo will be the highest-rated player in EA Sports’ soccer game. EA Sports dropped the top-24 ratings for the latest installment of its world-renowned soccer franchise EA FC 24 (formerly known as EA Sports FIFA) and Kevin De Bruyne, Erling Haaland, Kylian Mbappe and … Read more

Scott McTominay passes Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane to top scoring in Euro 2024 qualifying

Scott McTominay moved ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane as the joint leading scorer in European Championship qualifying with Scotland on the brink of securing a place at next year’s tournament. McTominay continued his unlikely goal spree as the Scots extended their 100% record in Group A by beating Cyprus 3-0 Friday on a … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo no longer considers Lionel Messi a rival

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have “changed the game of football” according to former.  He’s 100 percent right. No two men have meant more to the game of soccer than those two, and though they once engaged in a fierce rivalry, Ronaldo says that’s in the past.  “I don’t see things like that, the rivalry … Read more

Lionel Messi and Aitana Bonmati lead Ballon d’Or shortlist, Cristiano Ronaldo left off

Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is back in contention for the prestigious award a year being omitted from the nomination list, which this time doesn’t include longtime rival Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi, who led Argentina to the World Cup title in December, was named on Wednesday to the 30-man list of nominees along with Erling … Read more