Cristiano Ronaldo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Saudi league planning for Lionel Messi to join Cristiano Ronaldo if he leaves Paris Saint-Germain

    ESPN "Could Lionel Messi be set to leave Paris Saint-Germain and join Cristiano Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia?    Saudi league has Messi in its sights The Saudi Pro League is keen to tempt Lionel Messi to Saudi Arabia to..." January 27

  • Al Nassr manager explains why Cristiano Ronaldo struggled on debut

    90 Min "Al Nassr manager Rudi Garcia has claimed his team tried too hard to involve Cristiano Ronaldo in his debut for the Saudi Arabian side. After serving his suspension which he picked up in England for slapping the phone out of an Everton fan's hand, Ronaldo made his long-awaited..." January 23

  • Al Nassr hope to keep Cristiano Ronaldo for rest of career

    ESPN "Al Nassr are convinced that Cristiano Ronaldo will end his career with the Saudi Pro League side and have not ruled out extending the striker's mammoth contract, sources told ESPN. Ronaldo made his first appearance for Al Nassr in a 1-0 win over Ettifaq on..." January 23

  • Cristiano Ronaldo shows he’s still got it with brace against Lionel Messi’s PSG

    Clutch Points "Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut for Al-Nassr FC in incredible fashion on Thursday night, scoring two goals in a friendly against Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain in a 5-4 PSG win showcasing the two superstars. The friendly in Saudi Arabia’s capital city of..." January 19

  • Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Lionel Messi ticket goes for $2.6 million in special bid

    Clutch Points "There are no two bigger stars in the world of European football than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. For the span of almost 20 years, no two superstars have lit up the pitch more than those two, from Portugal to England, then to Spain, onwards to Italy, and then to France, and then Saudi..." January 18

  • Cristiano Ronaldo turns up to Real Madrid training

    BeIN SPORTS "Cristiano Ronaldo paid old friends a visit on Friday, dropping in on Carlo Ancelotti and Real Madrid ahead of the Supercopa de Espana final in Riyadh. It may have been rude of Madrid's record goalscorer not to show his face, given Los Blancos were training at the facilities of his..." January 13

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's debut vs. PSG, Messi sees over 2 million online ticket requests

    ESPN "Cristiano Ronaldo's first appearance in Saudi Arabia against a Paris Saint-Germain team containing Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar led to over 2 million online requests for tickets, sources told ESPN. Former Manchester..." January 12

  • Man Utd introduce 'Ronaldo rule' to cap first-team salaries

    90 Min "Manchester United are looking to realign their wage structure by ensuring no player earns more than £200,000-a-week. The Red Devils have long been associated with needlessly handing out over-inflated contracts, while they have consistently had the highest wage bill in the..." January 08

  • Suspended Cristiano Ronaldo watches on as Al Nassr win

    ESPN "Cristiano Ronaldo watched on from the stands as his new team Al Nassr beat Al Tae'e 2-0 on Friday in their first home match since the Portuguese star's blockbuster arrival. The 37-year-old will miss his first two Saudi Pro League matches after being suspended by..." January 06

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Al Nassr debut on hold after electrical fault at stadium

    ESPN "Cristiano Ronaldo faces a 24-hour wait to discover whether his debut for Al Nassr will be delayed until the end of January after the Saudi Arabian club's league game against Al Tae'e on Thursday was postponed because of an electrical fault caused by heavy rain at Mrsool..." January 05

  • Cristiano Ronaldo reveals why he turned down 'many opportunities' in order to join Al Nassr

    90 Min "Cristiano Ronaldo has doubled down on his claim that he spurned various offers in order to complete a move to Saudi side Al Nassr, asserting that his European club career was complete. During a blockbuster interview with Piers Morgan in November - which ultimately led to a mutual..." January 03

  • Eddie Howe reveals truth behind rumours of Cristiano Ronaldo's Newcastle clause

    90 Min "Newcastle manager Eddie Howe has denied rumours that there is a clause in Cristiano Ronaldo's Al Nassr contract allowing him to move to St. James' Park. Reports in Spain claimed that Ronaldo's contract in Saudi Arabia includes a clause which would see him move to..." January 03

  • No Newcastle clause in Cristiano Ronaldo contract

    ESPN "Cristiano Ronaldo will see out his 2½-year contract at Al-Nassr, with sources at the Saudi Arabian club telling ESPN that reports of a clause allowing Ronaldo to join Newcastle United on loan if they qualify for next season's Champions League are..." January 03

  • 'I wanted Messi' - Cristiano Ronaldo rinsed by Al-Nassr manager

    90 Min "Al-Nassr manager Rudi Garcia has joked he wanted to sign Lionel Messi first before the Saudi Arabian club brought free agent Cristiano Ronaldo to the club. Ronaldo and Manchester United agreed to the mutual termination of his contract after he conducted a whiney interview with Piers..." January 02

  • Cristiano Ronaldo signs $75 million-per-year deal with Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr

    CBS Sports "Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a contract with Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr, sources close to the club have told CBS Sports. In a move that will effectively signal the end of his top level playing career but will ensure he is extremely well remunerated as his retirement approached,..." December 30

  • Man United make brief 81-word tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo after explosive exit

    ESPN "Manchester United dedicated a brief 81-word farewell to forward Cristiano Ronaldo in their official programme for the Carabao Cup win over Burnley on Wednesday. Ronaldo agreed a mutual termination of his contract at Old Trafford last month following..." December 22

  • Eintracht Frankfurt reveal surprise contact from Cristiano Ronaldo

    90 Min "Eintracht Frankfurt CEO Axel Hellmann has revealed that they were offered the chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo a few months ago. While still contracted to Manchester United during the summer, Ronaldo sought an exit from Old Trafford. He received a huge offer from Saudi..." December 21

  • Cristiano Ronaldo ‘set to sign’ for new team by end of 2022

    Football 365 "Ex-Man Utd star Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly ‘set to sign’ for Al-Nassr and it’s been revealed that a Bundesliga side opted against bringing him in. Ronaldo has been without a club since the end of November as his contract at Manchester United was mutually..." December 21

  • Cristiano Ronaldo trains alone at Real Madrid amid new club search

    ESPN "Cristiano Ronaldo trained alone at Real Madrid's Valdebebas training ground on Wednesday, sources have told ESPN, as he prepares to take a decision on his future. Ronaldo, who is without a club after leaving Manchester United last month, returned to..." December 14

  • Portugal coach wants people to 'leave Cristiano Ronaldo alone'

    ESPN "Portugal coach Fernando Santos has said it's "high time" to leave Cristiano Ronaldo alone after facing another news conference dominated by questions about the striker. Speaking on Friday, Santos gave a detailed account of a conversation with Ronaldo..." December 09

  • Carlo Ancelotti speaks out in defence of Cristiano Ronaldo

    90 Min "Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has issued a defence of Cristiano Ronaldo amid continued criticisms over his attitude. The 37-year-old is currently at the World Cup as a free agent having agreed to a mutual exit from Manchester United in November, following increasing tension..." December 08

  • Cristiano Ronaldo responds to reports he wants to leave World Cup

    90 Min "Cristiano Ronaldo has denied claims that he wanted quit the World Cup after being dropped by Portugal for the last 16 win over Switzerland, insisting the squad remains ‘united’. With his club career thrown up in the air right before the World Cup began after an acrimonious..." December 08

  • Erik ten Hag breaks silence on Cristiano Ronaldo saga

    90 Min "Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has spoken publicly for the first time on Cristiano Ronaldo's departure from the club. Ronaldo and the Red Devils mutually agreed to a contract termination earlier this month after criticising the club in an interview with Piers..." December 07

  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal replacement Goncalo Ramos joins Pelé in record books

    Clutch Points "Eyebrows raised when Portugal elected against starting Cristiano Ronaldo in its Round of 16 match against Switzerland in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Goncalo Ramos didn’t just quickly pay off the confidence coach Fernando Santos saw in him, but etched his name alongside a football legend..." December 06

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal role 'to be defined' - Fernando Santos

    ESPN "Portugal coach Fernando Santos said Cristiano Ronaldo's ongoing role in his team is "something which has to be defined" after dropping the 37-year-old for Tuesday's 6-1 thrashing of Switzerland in the World Cup round of 16. A hat trick..." December 06

  • Cristiano Ronaldo dropped by Portugal for World Cup clash with Switzerland

    90 Min "Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped by Portugal for their World Cup round of 16 clash with Switzerland. The 37-year-old has featured from the off in all three of the Selecao's matches so far this tournament, but has only scored once - a penalty in their 3-2 win against Ghana on the..." December 06

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has not agreed lucrative Saudi Arabia contract

    ESPN "Cristiano Ronaldo has not made a decision regarding the lucrative offer he has from Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr, sources have told ESPN. The Portugal captain is a free agent after he mutually agreed to terminate his contract with Manchester United in..." December 06

  • Has Cristiano Ronaldo Chosen Money Over Fame?

    Egotastic Sports "Ronaldo, who was apparently benched in his World Cup game for Portugal against Switzerland today was recently dropped by his lucrative deal with Manchester United, probably by design because he knew he could get more money elsewhere, which ended up being the case, because a Saudi Arabian team..." December 06

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Al Nassr Agree to 2.5-year Contract Potentially Worth $500m

    Bleacher Report "Cristiano Ronaldo will reportedly join Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr after his midseason departure from Manchester United, per José Félix Díaz of Marca. The two-and-a-half-year deal is reportedly worth over €500, including a signing-on fee and..." December 05

  • Fernando Santos hits out at Cristiano Ronaldo over South Korea substitution reaction

    90 Min "Portugal manager Fernando Santos has admitted he was thoroughly unimpressed to see footage of Cristiano Ronaldo cutting a frustrated figure as he was substituted in the team's final group stage game against South Korea. "You're in a f**king hurry to sub me off,"..." December 05

  • Cristiano Ronaldo explains furious reaction after Portugal substitution

    90 Min "Cristiano Ronaldo has explained that his frustrated response to being substituted in Friday's 2-1 defeat to South Korea was due to the behaviour of an opposing player. A surprise starter in the first place with Portugal already through to the next round, Ronaldo was substituted..." December 02

  • Cristiano Ronaldo offered £300m+ deal from Saudi Arabia

    ESPN "Cristiano Ronaldo has a lucrative offer to move to Saudi Arabia on the table following his departure from Manchester United, but the Portugal forward is set to wait until after the World Cup before deciding on his next move, sources have told ESPN. Al-Nassr are..." November 30

  • FIFA confirms Cristiano Ronaldo did not score Portugal's opener via match-ball technology

    ESPN "Technology in the match ball used at the World Cup proved conclusively that Cristiano Ronaldo did not make any contact with the ball for Portugal's opener in their 2-0 win over Uruguay on Monday, FIFA and ball manufacturers Adidas have confirmed to..." November 29

  • Cristiano Ronaldo subject of interest from Saudi Arabia

    90 Min "Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to receive an offer from Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal, 90min can confirm. Al-Hilal made a bid to sign Ronaldo during the summer while he was still contracted to Manchester United, offering the Portugal international a cool £305m to make the..." November 24

  • Portugal's Bruno Fernandes urges Cristiano Ronaldo critics to keep doing it

    ESPN "Bruno Fernandes said he hopes there will be more criticism of Cristiano Ronaldo because it gets the best out of the Portugal striker. Ronaldo became the first player to score in five World Cups with a penalty in the 3-2 win in their World Cup opener..." November 24

  • Cristiano Ronaldo makes World Cup history with goal against Ghana

    90 Min "Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first player in men's World Cup history to score at five different tournaments. The 37-year-old put Portugal ahead against Ghana on Thursday as he thundered home a penalty which he won himself, extending his lead as the top scorer in the history of..." November 24

  • Newcastle rule out move for Cristiano Ronaldo

    ESPN "Manchester United have placed no restrictions on where Cristiano Ronaldo can play next, but although he could join another Premier League team, Newcastle have already ruled out a move for the striker, sources told ESPN. The termination of Ronaldo's..." November 23

  • Cristiano Ronaldo is more famous than his country but Portugal ‘is not blind’ to his struggles

    The Athletic "It’s hard to imagine a country having a more feted footballer, a more celebrated and adored hero, someone who means so much to such a high percentage of the population, than Cristiano Ronaldo in Portugal. No one compares in England — not Bobby Charlton, not the..." November 23

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Suspended 2 Games, Fined $60K by FA over April Incident at Everton

    Bleacher Report "Former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for two matches and fined £50,000 (around $60,000) stemming from an April incident when he slapped the cellphone out of the hand of an Everton supporter. "The forward admitted that his conduct after the final..." November 23

  • Cristiano Ronaldo: 5 best destinations for striker after parting ways with Manchester United

    Clutch Points "The Cristiano Ronaldo saga at Manchester United is officially over. Just a week after the Piers Morgan interview was released of Ronaldo bashing the club for their treatment of him and a lack of development internally, both parties have decided to mutually part ways. That means..." November 22

  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Departure Gives Erik Ten Hag Complete Control At Manchester United

    Forbes.com "Manchester United had a choice to make. Cristiano Ronaldo’s controversial, and unauthorised, interview with Piers Morgan meant the Old Trafford club had to side with either their most recognisable, highest-paid player or their manager and ultimately they opted for the latter. Erik Ten Hag..." November 22

  • Cristiano Ronaldo makes statement after being released by Man Utd

    90 Min "Cristiano Ronaldo has released a statement after being released by Manchester United, stating that he believes it's the right time to seek a new challenge. The news of Ronaldo's release was confirmed by the club on Tuesday with a statement of their own: "Cristiano Ronaldo..." November 22

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United go their separate ways

    Clutch Points "The Manchester United-Cristiano Ronaldo partnership is officially over. After his bombshell interview with Piers Morgan bashing the club, both sides have decided to part ways by mutual agreement.  “The club thanks him for his immense contribution across two spells at Old..." November 22

  • Cristiano Ronaldo reveals he wants to 'checkmate' Lionel Messi

    90 Min "Cristiano Ronaldo says he hopes to ‘checkmate’ Lionel Messi in their battle to be considered the greatest player of all time. Messi and Ronaldo have built one of the biggest rivalries in sorting history throughout their careers, although neither have ever won the World..." November 21

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Man Utd career all but over; club seeking contract termination and legal action

    ESPN "Manchester United say they have "initiated appropriate steps" following Cristiano Ronaldo's explosive, unsanctioned interview, with sources telling ESPN they are seeking to terminate his deal as well as potentially suing for breach of contract. United have..." November 18

  • Fernandes: 'No problem' with Portugal, United teammate Ronaldo

    TSN "Bruno Fernandes insisted he has "no problem" with Cristiano Ronaldo, despite his Manchester United and Portugal teammate's explosive interview claiming he felt betrayed by the club and has no respect for manager Erik ten Hag. Ronaldo was highly critical of Man..." November 18

  • Cristiano Ronaldo reveals why he turned down Saudi Arabia offer

    90 Min "Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed that he rejected a big-money offer to Saudi Arabia because he had no desire to leave Manchester United at the time. Ronaldo was offered a €350m move to Saudi Arabia this summer but he rejected the chance to make the move, instead opting to remain..." November 17

  • Raphael Varane reveals impact of Cristiano Ronaldo interview on Man Utd teammates

    90 Min "Manchester United defender Raphael Varane has acknowledged that Cristiano Ronaldo's controversial interview comments have 'affected' the players. In a wide-ranging interview which is not yet fully released, Ronaldo took aim at both Erik ten Hag and the Glazer family,..." November 16

  • Bruno Fernandes gives Cristiano Ronaldo frosty reception on international duty

    90 Min "Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes appeared to give teammate Cristiano Ronaldo a frosty reception when he reported for Portugal duty ahead of the upcoming World Cup. A video from the Portuguese FA showed Fernandes arriving at the national training facilities. Ronaldo was..." November 15

  • Erik ten Hag Told Manchester United Bosses Ronaldo Shouldn't Play for Club

    Bleacher Report "Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag is ready to move on from Cristiano Ronaldo. Rob Dawson of ESPN reported Ten Hag informed the United board he does not want Ronaldo to play another game for the club after the disgruntled striker's comments in an interview with Piers..." November 15