Ronaldo on target as Manchester United hold Chelsea

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 17th goal of the season to earn Manchester United a point after David de Gea had frustrated Chelsea with several superb saves. The visitors were thoroughly dominant in the first half at Old Trafford but were unable to find a way past De Gea, who made saves from Kai Havertz and N’Golo Kante. But Chelsea finally…

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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 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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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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Ronaldo becomes first player to score 800 top-level goals

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player in history to score 800 top-level career goals. He reached the milestone when he struck twice for Manchester United in a 3-2 win over Arsenal on Thursday. It was a typical Ronaldo response to recent suggestions that his style of play might not suit the pressing approach favoured by incoming interim manager Ralf Rangnick. Rangnick was…

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Ronaldo disputes Ballon d’Or organiser’s claim

Cristiano Ronaldo has accused the France Football editor of lying. The editor said the Portuguese’s only ambition was to retire with more Ballons d’Or than Lionel Messi. Ballon d’Or organiser Pascal Ferre made the claim to the New York Times. Paris St-Germain’s Messi won his seventh Ballon d’Or on Monday, with five-time winner Ronaldo voted sixth. “I always win for myself and…

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Ronaldo score late to rescue United again

Cristiano Ronaldo once again rescued Manchester United with a sensational late goal. He earned his side a draw against Atalanta that keeps them top of Champions League Group F. Ronaldo levelled in first-half added time as United was trailing 1-0. He then volleyed in from outside the box in added time for his second of the night to earn United…

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Ronaldo expecting twins with Georgina Rodriguez

Manchester United’s Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has given his fans reason to celebrate after what has been a gloomy week. Through a joint post on Instagram yesterday, the 36-year-old and his stunning partner, Spanish model Georgina Rodriguez revealed they were expecting twins, as they shared a photo of themselves holding baby scan photos. Having moved from Juventus in Italy and now settling back…

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