Ronaldo posts pic with baby girl as Georgina Rodriguez returns home

Cristiano Ronaldo spoke of being “home sweet home” with his loving family, days after the trauma of losing his newborn son. Partner Georgina Rodriguez, 28, and the tragic boy’s twin sister returned home, three days after announcing their loss. Posting on Instagram, the Manchester United legend, 37, thanked fans for their support and added. “Now it’s time to be grateful for the life that…

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Ronaldo thanks Anfield for ‘respect’ shown after death of baby boy

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he will never forget the “respect and compassion” showed by the Anfield crowd following the death of his baby boy. Manchester United and Liverpool fans united in a fan-led minute of applause in support of Ronaldo and his family during Tuesday’s league game. Liverpool supporters sang their club’s anthem ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ after seven minutes…

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Ronaldo to miss Manchester United’s game against Liverpool after death of newborn son

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Manchester United’s Premier League fixture at Liverpool on Tuesday following the death of one of his newborn twins. A United statement read: “Family is more important than everything and Ronaldo is supporting his loved ones at this immensely difficult time. “As such, we confirm he will not feature in the match against Liverpool at Anfield and…

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Ronaldo and partner Rodriguez announce death of baby boy

Manchester United footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and partner Georgina Rodriguez have announced the death of their baby boy, saying it is the “greatest pain that any parents can feel”. The Portugal international, 37, and Rodriguez, 28, were expecting twins. Their baby girl survived, and they said her birth “gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness”.…

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Ronaldo scores hat-trick as United edge Norwich

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his second hat-trick in three Premier League games to boost Manchester United’s hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League at the expense of relegation-threatened Norwich at Old Trafford. Knowing victory would take them within three points of the top four, Ronaldo appeared to have put United in control when he scored twice in the opening 32…

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Juventus score late to secure a draw against Bologna

Juventus’ Champions League hopes suffered a blow as they were held by nine-man Bologna at Allianz Stadium. Marko Arnautovic’s 11th Serie A goal of the season gave Bologna the lead seven minutes after half-time. Juve’s hopes were boosted when Bologna’s Adama Soumaoro and Gary Medel were sent off late in the second half. Dusan Vlahovic eventually rescued a point for…

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North Macedonia game is a matter of life and death – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo says Portugal’s World Cup play-off final with North Macedonia is a “matter of life and death”. North Macedonia, ranked 67th in the world, go to Porto looking to qualify for the World Cup for the first time, having stunned Italy 1-0 in the semis. This is likely to be Manchester United forward Ronaldo’s last shot at a World…

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Juventus knocked out of Champions League by Villarreal

Villarreal scored three late goals to move into the Champions League quarter-finals as Juventus went out in the last 16 for a third successive year. The Spanish side did not have a shot on target before substitute Gerard Moreno converted a 78th-minute penalty after Daniele Rugani fouled Francis Coquelin. Defender Pau Torres added a second when he finished from six…

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Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to teammates following Brighton win

Cristiano Ronaldo has sent a strong message to his Manchester United team-mates as he finally broke his nine-hour goal drought. The Portuguese superstar scored a brilliant goal to set United on their way and record their first win in four. His strike – ending a six-game barren spell that was his worst in front of goal since 2009 – came…

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Cristiano Ronaldo ends goal drought with a beauty against Brighton

Cristiano Ronaldo ended his six-game goal drought in sensational style as Manchester United beat 10-man Brighton at Old Trafford to move back into the Premier League’s top-four. Bruno Fernandes added a second as United broke from deep inside their own half in the final minute of injury-time. After a tepid opening period, Ronaldo struck six minutes into the second half.…

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