Iconic: Five of the greatest hat-tricks in Champions League history

Karim Benzema produced a special Champions League performance as Real Madrid beat Paris Saint-Germain this week, scoring a stunning hat-trick as the Spanish giants overturned a two-goal deficit to progress. Benzema scored three times inside the final half an hour as Real Madrid completed a stirring comeback, a clash with proved a perfect advert for … Read more

Rangnick asks Maguire to ‘relinquish’ Man Utd captaincy following ‘conversation’ with Ronaldo

Ralf Rangnick has reportedly asked Harry Maguire to ‘relinquish’ the Manchester United captaincy following a ‘conversation’ with the defender and Cristiano Ronaldo. Maguire has been a target for criticism this season and has had his role as captain questioned, with the Mirror reporting that Rangnick is considering change as he bids to help the centre-back rediscover … Read more

PSG, Bayern and Roma all linked with Ronaldo following recent Man Utd struggles

Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Roma are all being linked with a move for Cristiano Ronaldo following the forward’s recent struggles at Manchester United. Ronaldo has had a mixed season since rejoining the Red Devils last summer, with the club having struggled for consistent results and facing a fight to secure a top-four finish and … Read more

Rangnick keen not to make a ‘fuss’ over Ronaldo substitution strop

Ralf Rangnick is keen not to make a ‘fuss’ over Cristiano Ronaldo’s substitution in midweek, following the forward’s reaction to his withdrawal at Brentford. Ronaldo demonstrated his disappointment after being substituted in the 3-1 win over the Bees, with the Portugal captain later seen in discussion with Rangnick regarding the change.   Ronaldo’s reaction became … Read more

Golazoooo: Celebrating every goal to win the prestigious Puskas Award

Goals are the lifeblood of the game and act as the addictive drug that draws football fans back to fixtures across the planet, so what better award than one that celebrates the greatest goals each year. Some supporters will prefer thumping thunderbastards from distance, whilst others will delight in individual efforts or astonishing and acrobatic … Read more

Ronaldo ‘baffled’ by Man Utd teammates attitude to training

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly been left ‘baffled’ by the attitude of his Manchester United teammates towards training. Ronaldo this week spoke on Manchester United’s disappointing performances so far this season, calling on the squad to improve their ‘mentality’ as the Red Devils look to improve over the second half of the campaign.   United had … Read more

Ronaldo insists Man Utd can still achieve ‘big things’, but questions teammates ‘mentality’

Cristiano Ronaldo says Manchester United can still achieve ‘big things’, but has questioned the ‘mentality’ of some of his teammates at Old Trafford. United are seventh in the Premier League and facing a fight to secure a top-four finish, having been labelled as potential title challengers in pre-season following a summer transfer window that included … Read more

Ronaldo backs Rangnick for success but admits Solskjaer sacking was ‘sad and tough’

Cristiano Ronaldo has backed Ralf Rangnick for success at Manchester United, but admits the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was ‘sad and tough’. United appointed Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season following the decision to sack Solskjaer, with the German having since endured an underwhelming start with the Red Devils remaining … Read more

Ronaldo agent insists forward is ‘very happy’ at Man Utd following recent rumours

Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent insists the forward is ‘very happy’ at Manchester United following recent rumours surrounding his future. Ronaldo re-signed for the Red Devils from Juventus during the summer in a high-profile deal, but the return of the five-time Ballon d’Or has failed to turn the club into title challengers with United currently sixth and … Read more

Remembering CR7’s hat-trick in the Madrid Derby

Cristiano Ronaldo became the greatest goalscorer in Real Madrid’s history during a stunning period at the Bernabeu, one which saw the forward establish himself as one of the game’s all-time greats. Ronaldo proved a talismanic presence for the Spanish giants, scoring 450 goals in just 438 appearances and winning four Champions League trophies amongst his … Read more

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