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Popular Sports Brand Honours Ronaldo With New Boots & Pitch In Portugal, See Photos

Popular sports brand Nike has honoured Cristiano Ronaldo after his new record of becoming the record goalscorer in men's international football by dedicating a new boot design to him and also renovating a five-a-side pitch in his hometown. On Wednesday, Ronaldo scored a brace against the Republic of Ireland to overtake Ali Daei on goals scored by male footballers on the international scene.

  3 months ago ago
Popular Sports Brand Honours Ronaldo With New Boots & Pitch In Portugal, See Photos

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Cristiano Ronaldo's four biggest achievements in 2021.

Cristiano Ronaldo's four biggest achievements in 2021 will be discussed in this article: Men's international football's all-time leading goalscorer Photo Credit: Getty Images Ronaldo is the all-time leading goalscorer in men's football at the international level. Since making his debut for Portugal in 2003, the 36-year-old has 115 goals in 182 games.

  1 month ago ago
Cristiano Ronaldo's four biggest achievements in 2021.

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POR vs QAR: Portugal Team News, Recent Form And Likely Formation By Fernando Santos In The Friendly

In a warm up match to their 6th UEFA World Cup qualification match against Luxembourg in Group A, Portugal will lock horns with the World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar on Saturday 9 October in a friendly match. UEFA invited Qatar to participate in the European qualifiers in order to prepare for next year's World Cup, joining Group A that contains Portugal, Serbia, Republic of Ireland, Luxembourg and Azerbaijan.

  2 months ago ago
POR vs QAR: Portugal Team News, Recent Form And Likely Formation By Fernando Santos In The Friendly

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Seven Records Cristiano Ronaldo Has Broken or Set Since He Joined Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United was the most talked about transfer of the summer as he completed his sensational return to the club. Cristiano Ronaldo has been in impressive form since his return to Manchester United. He has also been outstanding for his national team. Since the beginning of the season, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner has broken several records and in no particular order, below are seven of them:

  1 month ago ago
Seven Records Cristiano Ronaldo Has Broken or Set Since He Joined Man Utd

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Five records only Cristiano Ronaldo holds

Five record Cristiano Ronaldo has broken in football history. Cristiano Ronaldo, who's currently 38 years old, has done much in football and many of his fans address him as the greatest of all time (G.O.A.T). Below are 5 record Cristiano Ronaldo has broken in football history.

  3 months ago ago
Five records only Cristiano Ronaldo holds

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"I Still Regret Today That I Didn't Give Ronaldo a Blow" - Stephen Hunt Reveals Moment With Ronaldo

The former Ireland international has played against the Portuguese five times, each time for Reading FC against Manchester United, and admits that the only regret he has is not giving him a shot. The day Portugal and the Republic of Ireland met at the Algarve Stadium in the 2022 World Cup qualifier, Stephen Hunt recalled the times he faced Cristiano Ronaldo.

  3 months ago ago

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The 8 Things You Need To Know About Urhobo Boy, Gavin Bazunu Who Is Making Wave In Europe

Gavin Okeroghene Bazunu is one of the youngest goalkeepers who are making waves in Europe this season. The shot-stopper was in goal for his country of birth, Republic of Ireland, in their Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Serbia at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday.

  3 months ago ago
The 8 Things You Need To Know About Urhobo Boy, Gavin Bazunu Who Is Making Wave In Europe

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3 Most Controversial Goals In Football History

The most important element of football is to score goals, while some of them turn out to be breathtaking. However, there have been a number of instances when a goal has been scored under controversial circumstances. 1. Thierry Henry Republic of Ireland vs France was a two-legged football play-off held on 14 and 18 November 2009 between the national teams of the Republic of Ireland and France as part of the UEFA second round of qualification for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

  2 months ago ago
3 Most Controversial Goals In Football History

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The 3 Players With Nigerian Heritage Who Have Played Competitive Match For Republic Of Ireland

Photo Credit : The Sun Three Nigerians were in actions for Republic of Ireland in their Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Serbia in Dublin on Tuesday. The four Nigerians started the match, and they helped the Irish to an impressive 1-1 draw against the Serbians at the Aviva Stadium.

  3 months ago ago
The 3 Players With Nigerian Heritage Who Have Played Competitive Match For Republic Of Ireland

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Opinion: Ronaldo's Early Release From Portugal Camp & Return to Man United May Be A Wrong Decision

Portugal continued their quest to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, as they took on the Republic of Ireland in a match in which Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty in the first half but stole all the headlines as he scored two late headers that gave Portugal the win and went on to become the highest goalscorer in international men's football.

  3 months ago ago
Opinion: Ronaldo's Early Release From Portugal Camp & Return to Man United May Be A Wrong Decision

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The Reason Why Ronaldo Was Released From Portugal Camp After Match Against Ireland

Portugal played their fourth match in group A of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, as Portugal faced an inspired Republic of Ireland team. The Irish team led the match till the 89th minute before Ronaldo scored two headers to give Portugal the maximum points. Photo Credit: @United4Fans || Twitter App.

  3 months ago ago
The Reason Why Ronaldo Was Released From Portugal Camp After Match Against Ireland

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3 Qualities That Ronaldo Possesses Which Makes Him A Great Player

Football has never and hardly will it ever witness an athlete like Cristiano Ronaldo. On several occasions, record books have been rewritten by him. Undoubtedly, he is the greatest player who will ever exist in football history. He ensures that he performs to the expectations of his fans whenever is plays a game.

  3 months ago ago
3 Qualities That Ronaldo Possesses Which Makes Him A Great Player

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Officially Recognized: Ronaldo Strike A Pose With His Latest Certificate From Guinness World Records

Cristiano Ronaldo made headlines some days back after his historical brace against Republic of Ireland in the UEFA world cup qualifying match. The game started on a quite note for the Portuguese super star as he failed to convert early chances, the new Manchester United signing even failed to convert from the spot kick and this generated mixed reactions online.

  3 months ago ago
Officially Recognized: Ronaldo Strike A Pose With His Latest Certificate From Guinness World Records

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5 Players Currently Active For their Countries That May Overtake CR7's International Goal Record

Cristiano Ronaldo recently broke the famous record of most goals scored on the international stage held by legendary Iranian Ali Daei. The Portuguese superstar equalled the record when he scored twice in Portugal's draw against France in the Group stage of the 2020 Euros Championship to level up on 109 goals with Ali Daei.

  3 months ago ago
5 Players Currently Active For their Countries That May Overtake CR7's International Goal Record

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A Breakdown Of Cristiano Ronaldo's Record Breaking 111 International Goals; With Only 14 Penalties

Cristiano Ronaldo set the record of most international goals scored, in Portugal's world cup qualifiers against Republic of Ireland. He was tied with Ali Daei of Iran on 109 goals scored before the match went underway. He was presented the chance to move a top Ali Daei and claim the bragging right in the 12th minutes, but, he saw his spot kick saved by the Irish goalkeeper.

  3 months ago ago
A Breakdown Of Cristiano Ronaldo's Record Breaking 111 International Goals; With Only 14 Penalties

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Opinion: Why Ole Should Bench Cristiano Ronaldo Against Newcastle United

Ronaldo has returned to Old Trafford over a decade after he left the club to join Real Madrid in a deal thought to be in the region of £12.85million. Manchester United’s game against Newcastle at the weekend has been built up with excitement due to the potential second debut of Cristiano Ronaldo.

  2 months ago ago
Opinion: Why Ole Should Bench Cristiano Ronaldo Against Newcastle United

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Meet O'shea, the Irish defender that Ronaldo slapped during W/Cup qualifiers

O'shea was slapped by Cristiano Ronaldo when Portugal trashed Ireland 2-1 in the world cup qualifiers. The defender annoyed Ronaldo after he kicked away a ball set for a set piece to be taken by Ronaldo, Cristiano was not given any card by the referee for slapping the footballer but was later booked for removing his Jersey after he scored the winning goal for his country.

  3 months ago ago
Meet O'shea, the Irish defender that Ronaldo slapped during W/Cup qualifiers

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Cristiano Ronaldo Shows His Guinness world Record Certificate On Internet

Former Real Madrid and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo who has finally returned to his boyhood club where he won his first balloon d'or award and he was seen where he posed with the certificate given to him by Guinness book of record as the only and first player with the highest number of goals in men's international football.

  3 months ago ago
Cristiano Ronaldo Shows His Guinness world Record Certificate On Internet

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Callum Robinson Says He Is Not Vaccinated Despite Having Had Covid-19 Twice

Callum Robinson, a Republic of Ireland international, has disclosed that despite contracting Covid-19 twice, he has chosen not to be vaccinated. Before testing positive in November 2020, and then again last August, the 26-year-old West Bromwich Albion striker had previously missed games for his country as a close contact.

  2 months ago ago
Callum Robinson Says He Is Not Vaccinated Despite Having Had Covid-19 Twice

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Cristiano Ronaldo Receives Guinness World Record Plaque (Photos)

Portuguese international set a new record on Wednesday following his brace against Republic of Ireland. Portugal hosted the Republic of Ireland in their 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Manchester United striker scored twice in the second half to record 2-1 win for his side. Cristiano Ronaldo is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and Portugal national team.

  3 months ago ago
Cristiano Ronaldo Receives Guinness World Record Plaque  (Photos)