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Cristiano Ronaldo will assume free-kick duties- Pjanic

Cristiano Ronaldo will assume free-kick duties- Pjanic

Cristiano Ronaldo is now the primary free-kick taker at Juventus, reveals teammate Miralem Pjanic. Prior to Ronaldo’s arrival from Real Madrid last month, it had been Pjanic and Paulo Dybala who would regularly take the free-kicks for the Bianconeri. But now it’s the five-time Ballon d’Or winner who gets the nod going forward. “Cristiano is here now, someone who in the past few years has shown he is best in the world,” said Pjanic, according to Di Marzio. “At first when we trained on free kicks it would either be Dybala or me to take it. Now, it’s 100% him. …

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Spain and Portugal survive late scare to scrape through

Spain and Portugal survive late scare to scrape through

Iberian neighbors Spain and Portugal survived a late scare in their respective games to qualify for the round of 16. The Spaniards set up a last 16 tie with Russia after a hard-fought 2-2 draw against Morocco thereby topping the group in the process. While Fernando Santos tutored, side lost their position at the top after sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw with Iran in what culminated in a nerve wrecking ending to the tie. Both teams were fans favorites to progress beyond the group stages but it didn’t pan out to be a smooth ride with the footballing …

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Ronaldo becomes Europe’s top scorer

Ronaldo becomes Europe’s top scorer

Cristiano Ronaldo has eclipsed Ferenc Puskas record with his recent strike against group B opponents Morocco that took his tally to 85 goals more than any other player in the continent’s history. The Portuguese forward started the game on 84 goals after scoring a hat-trick in the opening group match vs. Spain. The three goals recorded in that match equaled the number of goals scored by the Hungarian legend. The 33-year-old Real Madrid forward scored in the fourth minute against Morocco to give Portugal the early lead and is now only behind Ali Daei of Iran, on 109 goals, in …

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Ronaldo sets new record in World Cup classic

Ronaldo sets new record in World Cup classic

Cristiano Ronaldo weaved his magic wands once again as he produced a world-class performance to deny close neighbors Spain victory in the Iberian derby. The Spaniards came from behind twice to race to a 3-2 lead and seemed as though they were coasting home with the three points, till Ronaldo stole the headlines with an exquisite finish from a set piece that clinched a 3-3 draw. Ronaldo’s hat-trick became the 51st of his career and the 51st hat-trick at the FIFA World Cup. His first goal from the spot meant he joined the likes of Miroslav Klose (2002,2006,2010,2014), Uwe Seeler(1958,1962,1966,1970) …

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Records that could be broken in Russia 2018

Records that could be broken in Russia 2018

Five-star Russia kicked off the World Cup campaign in style as they humiliated Saudi-Arabia 5-0 in the first group game. With the other group games set to hit full swing, here are some records that could be broken in Russia 2018. 45 years and five months is what Essam El-Hadary will be when Egypt begin their campaign against Uruguay. If he plays in Russia he will break Faryd Mondragon’s record (43 years and three days) to become the oldest player in World Cup history. 13 World Cup matches unbeaten – between a 4-2 loss to Hungary in the 1954 quarter-finals …

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Portugal heading to Russia without Nani and Andre Gomes

Portugal heading to Russia without Nani and Andre Gomes

Fernando Santos has released his 23-man squad list to prosecute the World Cup in Russia, opting for a blend of youth and experience with the likes of Almeida Nani and Andre Gomes missing out. The Portuguese coach made some surprise inclusions to the team with Goncalo Guedes and Andre Silva set to play alongside superstar Ronaldo upfront. Absentees: Forwards Nani and the hero of the Euro 2016 final Eder were shock absentees from Portugal’s World Cup squad. Rumours suggest that the failure of Nani to perform consistently for club side Lazio this term contributed to his absence, whereas Eder could …

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Portugal Vs Croatia Preview, TV Channels, Head to Head, Live Stream and Commentary

Portugal Vs Croatia Preview, TV Channels, Head to Head, Live Stream and Commentary

Portugal will face Croatia in the first game of Knock out phase at Stade Bollaert-Delelis this Saturday night. Portugal managed to get out of group stage after a dramatic draw against Hungary in their last match of group stage. Cristiano Ronaldo finally broke his barren run of goals by netting twice but his team has to show something special performance if they have to beat Croatia in their next match. On the other side, Croatia has been superb in this tournament. They defy their odds by beating Spain 2-1 in the final group stage match and emerged as a winners. …

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Portugal Vs Austria Preview, IST Time, TV Channels, Live Stream and Commentary

Portugal Vs Austria Preview, IST Time, TV Channels, Live Stream and Commentary

Portugal will be looking to bounce back from their draw when they face Austria at Parc des Princes, Paris on Saturday, June 16. Portugal were in full control of the game against Iceland, Former Manchester United player Nani gave them lead in 50th minute but Iceland determination and passion to save the match helped them to hold them off for a single point. Meanwhile Austria lost their first game 2-0 to Hungary, David Alaba was their key man but he was nowhere near his best. Hungary broke the deadlock in 62 minute before Austria went down to 10 men and …

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Portugal Vs Iceland: Indian Time,Channels,Head To Head,Live Stream and Commentary

Portugal Vs Iceland: Indian Time,Channels,Head To Head,Live Stream and Commentary

Portugal face Iceland in the Euro 2016 Group F on Tuesday Night at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne.   Match: Portugal Vs Iceland (European Championship, Group Stage) Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016; 12:30 AM (Indian, IST Time) Venue: France, Geoffroy-Guichard Portugal Vs Iceland TV Details: Sky sports (UK viewers) BT Sports, beIN Sports Australia, ESPN/ ESPN HD/ Sony Six (Asian viewers) Portugal Vs Iceland Live Commentary: sportsmole, talksport, tunein radio Portugal Vs Iceland Live Stream: Visit FOX Sports channel or ESPN for live streaming All the football fans will be watching the game as Cristiano Ronaldo will be featuring on the pitch, the captain is …

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Euro 2016 Top 10 Teams To Win European Championship

Euro 2016 Top 10 Teams To Win European Championship

With still more than 3 weeks to go for the start of the UEFA Euro 2016 finals, the tournament fever has already seemed to catch up to the fans and that too not just in Europe but around the world as well! As always the tournaments popularity has only grown and this time around it seems to be bigger than ever before. With more than just a couple of surprises and underdogs entering the stage with some mouthwatering potential, the fans would once again be treated to their phenomenal stars and their incredible talents too.

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Portugal Vs Belgium IST Time, Telecast Channels In India

Portugal Vs Belgium IST Time, Telecast Channels In India

World’s best national football team, Belgium will play an international friendly match against Portugal this Tuesday. Get here match time in IST with telecast channels and preview of this upcoming international friendly match. Two top European teams will take on against each other before the kick off of Euro 2016 football championship. After recent defeat at the hands of Bulgaria, the navigators needs a great comeback. Meanwhile, the Belgian team is looking unstoppable. Have a look on match schedule with preview. Portugal VS Belgium IST Time, Telecast Channels MATCH SCHEDULE Competition FIFA International Friendlies Date 29 Mar 2016 [Local], 30 …

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Portugal Euro 2016 Team Squad | Players Name Roster

Portugal Euro 2016 Team Squad | Players Name Roster

Portugal football team squad for Euro 2016 football championship. Portugal all 23 players names roster for European competition 2016 with captain and coach. One of the strongest competitors of Euro 2016, Portugal are looking to conquer the first major trophy. The team squad of national football team has been announced by the association. If you are looking for team squad of Portugal, then you have visited just at correct place as here we are going to share the list of all players right over here.

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UEFA Euro 2016 Schedule Fixtures In IST [Indian Standard Time]

UEFA Euro 2016 Schedule Fixtures In IST [Indian Standard Time]

Football competition Euro 2016 championship schedule fixtures according to Indian Standard Time The governing body of European football i.e. UEFA have announced full fixtures for Euro 2016. The fifteenth edition of the competition is going to be held in France. There will be more matches as the competition extended to 24 teams. Here you will get the schedule calendar of European football championship 2016 in IST. The tournament will be held in 10 cities from 10th of June 2016 to 10th of July 2016. Spain will be looking to defend their title as they did in 2012. Check out the …

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Portugal Vs Russia IST Time, Telecast Channels In India

Portugal Vs Russia IST Time, Telecast Channels In India

Portugal VS Russia match time in IST with telecast and broadcast channels of international friendly match Portugal’s all time leading goal scorer Cristiano Ronaldo is rested out for clash against Russia. The hosts will welcome the navigators in an upcoming friendly game against that will be played on this Saturday. The Seleccao are taking their friendly with Leonid Slutsky’s side very seriously. The Portuguese and Russians are on pretty decent run, winning four out of their last five international fixtures. Portugal recently won against Serbia by 1-2, while Russia defeated Montenegro with a clean sheet. Have a look on the …

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers Fixtures In IST [Indian Standard Time]

FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers Fixtures In IST [Indian Standard Time]

The FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers has been stared. Here you will get the schedule fixtures of 2018 Football World Cup qualification rounds according to Indian Standard Time. The first match of qualification process was played on 12th March 2015 and it will run till 14th November 2017. Being host nation, Russia already qualified for the finals and the remaining thirty one teams will qualify via qualification process. For the first time, Bhutan will play the qualifier round.

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Video: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Perfect Reply To Albania Fans Chanting “Messi Messi”

Video: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Perfect Reply To Albania Fans Chanting “Messi Messi”

Once again, Cristiano Ronaldo faced another chanting from away fans, but this time, he encouraged them to chant even louder. Ronaldo was on international duty with his national side for Euro 2016 qualifier. The Portuguese have had a game against Albania on Monday, but before the game, an interesting incident happened during warm up session. Albania fans were chanting “Messi! Messi!” to criticize Ronaldo and the way Ronaldo replied to them was just unforgettable. Wanna see his reply? Take a look on the video below.

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