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Cristiano Ronaldo's bust at Madeira airport has been quietly replaced

Cristiano Ronaldo's bust at Madeira airport has been quietly replaced

The infamous lump of bronze on Ronaldo's home island has been removed after a request from his family. 18 Jun 2018
Ronaldo's Helping Hand

Ronaldo's Helping Hand

Sometimes sponsors give you money but Cristiano Ronaldo gets given goals. 18 Jun 2018
Cycling Portugal fan: Russians are wonderful!

Cycling Portugal fan: Russians are wonderful!

Portuguese cyclist Helder Batista, who arrived in Moscow early on Monday for the FIFA World Cup, told Sputnik that Russians were a "loving and wonderful people" and that he had not encountered any negative attitude during his journey. 18 Jun 2018
Portuguese fan cycles all the way to Russia

Portuguese fan cycles all the way to Russia

Portugal fan Helder Batista left him home town of Alenquer on 6 May to cycle to the World Cup. Now, he's just miles away from the final destination of his journey, the town of Kratovo, just outside Moscow. 18 Jun 2018
Quiz! Can you name the last 21 footballers to have played in FOUR or more World Cups?

Quiz! Can you name the last 21 footballers to have played in FOUR or more World Cups?

After a Mexican stalwart played in his fifth World Cup, can you name the men who've featured in a World Cup this century and played at four or more tournaments overall? 18 Jun 2018
Morocco won't be easy, warns Andre Silva

Morocco won't be easy, warns Andre Silva

Portugal striker Andre Silva says his team need to be careful when they face Morocco on Wednesday. 18 Jun 2018
Andre Silva: Pair me with Ronaldo and we'll go far

Andre Silva: Pair me with Ronaldo and we'll go far

Portugal forward Andre Silva says he hopes that pairing up with captain Cristiano Ronaldo in attack can help bring more glory for Portugal in Russia. 18 Jun 2018
Marcelo says Neymar and Ronaldo are the best in the world right now

Marcelo says Neymar and Ronaldo are the best in the world right now

Real Madrid and Brazil defender Marcelo on Saturday called Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo and fellow Brazil teammate Neymar the football players in the world right now without mentioning Argentina star Lionel Messi. 17 Jun 2018
England Defender Delph Says Team Enjoyed World Cup Match Between Portugal, Spain

England Defender Delph Says Team Enjoyed World Cup Match Between Portugal, Spain

Manchester City and England defender Fabian Delph said Saturday that his teammates loved the match held between Portugal and Spain on Friday. 16 Jun 2018
Low: Portugal v Spain was ‘a game between champions’

Low: Portugal v Spain was ‘a game between champions’

Germany head coach Joachim Low said on Saturday that Portugal’s match against Spain was "a game between champions", as his side continue their preparations for Sunday’s FIFA World Cup match against Mexico. 16 Jun 2018
Portugal 'very lucky' to have a play like Ronaldo - coach

Portugal 'very lucky' to have a play like Ronaldo - coach

Dynamo Moscow former head coach Sergey Silkin told Sputnik on Saturday that Portugal was "very lucky" to have a player like Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored a hat-trick in Friday's FIFA World Cup group match against Spain. 16 Jun 2018
An instant classic: Portugal v Spain fan pics

An instant classic: Portugal v Spain fan pics

They're calling it one for the ages! A game that will go down in history as a World Cup classic And it took a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick to overcome a Diego Costa double. How did the fans react during that pulsating 3-3 draw between Portugal and Spain on Saturday morning (AEST)? 16 Jun 2018
De Gea: Ronaldo shot difficult to deal with

De Gea: Ronaldo shot difficult to deal with

Spain goalkeeper David de Gea said that he had the support of his teammates after conceding a soft goal in Spain’s 3-3 draw with Portugal in their World Cup Group B encounter in Sochi on Friday. 16 Jun 2018
Costa: Lopetegui's departure unexpected but team united

Costa: Lopetegui's departure unexpected but team united

Spain forward Diego Costa said on Friday that former head coach Julen Lopetegui's sacking was unexpected but now the national team is united. 16 Jun 2018
Spain not affected by Lopetegui’s departure - Pique

Spain not affected by Lopetegui’s departure - Pique

Spain defender Gerard Pique said it was important for their team to show that the sacking of their former head coach Julen Lopetegui has not had any lingering effects on the squad. 16 Jun 2018
Portugal coach rails against Costa's first goal

Portugal coach rails against Costa's first goal

Portugal head coach Fernando Santos said Diego Costa’s first goal for Spain should not have stood. The Spanish forward netted twice for Spain in their 3-3 draw with Portugal in Sochi on Friday. 16 Jun 2018