Former England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has weighed into the age-old debate as to which player is better between Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentinian maestro Lionel Messi.
The Polish goalkeeper of Juventus Wojciech Szczesny praised his team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo as the Portuguese “is obsessed with winning and he thinks just about work, even at trainings.”
The Dubai Sports Council and Globe Soccer Awards further strengthen their 12-year relationship by staging the annual edition of the Dubai International Sports Conference, complemented with a special edition of Dubai Globe Soccer Awards at Armani Hotel on Dec.27.
Diego Armando Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 60, plunging his sport and his native Argentina into mourning. One of the soccer world’s biggest legends, Maradona died of a heart attack.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo said on Thursday that his “spirit and ambition were as high as ever” as he strives to “break records and conquer the world” next season.
Ronaldo took the advantage of the short pause in the Premier League’s matches and came to Dubai for a winter vacation with his family.
A massive crowd attended Ronaldo’s session at Al Wasl Plaza, the heart of Expo Dubai.
Coach Fernando Santos made six changes from the team that beat Uruguay to clinch qualification for the knock-outs, with Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva and Joao Felix among those rested.
Quoting Spanish sport daily MARCA, the newspaper reported that Ronaldo is likely to sign a two-and-a-half year contract with the Saudi club. The star footballer is set to agree to a $217 million-per-year contract.