Cristiano Ronaldo charged by FA over fan’s phone incident

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged by the Football Association over footage which appeared to show him knocking a phone out of a fan’s hand. A video was shared on social media alongside comments claiming he smashed the device as he left the pitch after a 1-0 loss at Everton in April. Ronaldo, 37, later apologised on social media.…

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Cristiano Ronaldo named most powerful player on Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe as the most influential footballer on Instagram due to play at the 2022 World Cup. Portugal forward Ronaldo had a 48% increase in followers in the past year. He averages more than $3.5m in media value per post, according to analysts Nielsen Sports. Manchester United team-mate Jadon Sancho is the most…

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Ronaldo on scoresheet as United edge Sheriff Tiraspol

Cristiano Ronaldo ended his barren spell with the first Europa League goal of his career as Manchester United earned victory at Sheriff Tiraspol. Erik ten Hag’s men suffered defeat at Old Trafford in their Group E opener against Real Sociedad but responded by claiming all three points in Moldova. The Red Devils opened the scoring in the first half as…

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Erik ten Hag expects Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at United

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag expects Cristiano Ronaldo will stay at the club beyond this summer. Ten Hag also says the club will not buy anyone else before Thursday’s transfer deadline once the signings of Antony and Martin Dubravka are completed. United have agreed an £81.3m deal to sign winger Antony from Ajax, while they are close to bringing in keeper Dubravka from…

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Rooney tells United to let Ronaldo quit

Wayne Rooney has urged Manchester United to let Cristiano Ronaldo quit Old Trafford – and told them what type of striker they should replace him with. The former Derby manager struck up a glorious partnership with Ronaldo during their time together at the club during the noughties. Now the new DC United boss has cast his eye over the troubles of his…

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Cristiano Ronaldo in squad for friendly against Rayo Vallecano

Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training on Saturday and will be in the squad for Manchester United’s friendly with Rayo Vallecano at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Portugal forward wants United to let him leave this summer. And he missed the club’s pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia for personal reasons. On Saturday, he posted a photo alongside several young United players showing he…

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Chelsea end interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo

Chelsea have ended their interest in signing Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese international, 37, wants to leave the club and has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge. But after signing former Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling on Wednesday, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said his “focus is on defence”. Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has also said Ronaldo…

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Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United this summer

Cristiano Ronaldo wants Manchester United to let him leave the club if they receive an appropriate offer for him this summer. The Portugal forward, 37, returned to Old Trafford from Juventus last summer. However, while he was United’s top scorer last season – and third in the Premier League – the overall campaign was seen as a big disappointment. United finished sixth…

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US judge dismisses rape lawsuit for Cristiano Ronaldo

A US judge has dismissed a rape allegation lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo because the accuser’s lawyer relied on leaked and stolen records. Kathryn Mayorga alleges that the Manchester United footballer raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. He denies the allegations and has never been charged. She reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement with the star in 2010, but…

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Portugal edge Switzerland

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Portugal thrashed Switzerland to move top of their Nations League group. William Carvalho opened the scoring when he pounced after Ronaldo’s free-kick was only parried by Gregor Kobel. Ronaldo smashed in from 12 yards after being teed up by Diogo Jota, who then played a part in the third as his shot was saved and…

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