Ronaldo banned for five matches after pushing referee in win over Barcelona

Ronaldo banned for five matches after pushing referee in win over Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for five games after he was sent off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday. He was given a one-match ban for being shown two yellow cards and a further four for pushing the referee in the back after he had been sent off. The bookings at the Nou Camp were for taking off his shirt to celebrate his goal to…

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Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid

Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo is “upset” after being accused of tax fraud and wants to leave, a source close to the player told the BBC. Spanish prosecutors have accused Ronaldo, 32, of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax, which he has denied. “He feels he’s honest, has good character and did everything OK,” added the source. His Real contract has a 1bn euro (£874.88m) release clause. Will Ronaldo really leave? If so,…

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Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Real hammer rivals Atletico

Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Real hammer rivals Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo scored another Champions League hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Atletico Madrid in the semi-final first leg to close in on a third final in four years. Real were utterly dominant throughout against their city rivals at the Bernabeu and led after 10 minutes when Ronaldo headed home Casemiro’s cross. It looked as if the hosts might fail to fully capitalise on their superiority – until Ronaldo let the ball bounce and smashed an…

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Real Madrid's Ronaldo wins first Fifa best player award

Real Madrid's Ronaldo wins first Fifa best player award

Media playback is not supported on this device Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world’s best player at the inaugural Best Fifa Football Awards in Zurich. Real Madrid and Portugal forward Ronaldo, 31, beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann to the prize. Ronaldo also won the Ballon d’Or in December, with both honours recognition for success in the Champions League with Real and Euro 2016 with Portugal. Carli Lloyd of the United States…

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Ballon d'Or 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo named world's best player

Ballon d'Or 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo named world's best player

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or award for the fourth time. Ronaldo helped Real Madrid win last season’s Champions League and scored three goals as Portugal won Euro 2016. It adds to the titles he won in 2008, 2013 and 2014. More to follow. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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