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Three Footballers Who Were Converted From Defenders To Attackers

We have many talented attackers in the world of football. Some of these players have scored many goals over the past few years. However, it should be said that there are some attacking players who were defenders when they started playing professional football. Let us take a close look at some of them.

  1 month ago ago
Three Footballers Who Were Converted From Defenders To Attackers

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UEFA Champions League: 4 Teams That Will Qualify For The Round Of 16 If Only They Win The Next Match

The fixtures for the UEFA Champions league matchday 3 has been completed. This means that the group stage of this UEFA Champions league has come to it's midpoint. There are stilll 3 more games to play before the entire 16 teams that will make it to the Round of 16 are known.

  1 month ago ago
UEFA Champions League: 4 Teams That Will Qualify For The Round Of 16 If Only They Win The Next Match

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Five Defensive Midfielders Manchester United Should Consider Signing

Defensive midfield is an area where the Red Devils are lacking. Scott McTominay and Fred are the preferred midfield pivots for Solskjaer. While both players have their qualities and contribute to the setup's stability, their ball distribution talents are lacking. The duo is prone to being inconsistent, which has cost Manchester United dearly in recent seasons.

  1 month ago ago
Five Defensive Midfielders Manchester United Should Consider Signing

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The honor Ronaldo would have enjoyed ahead of Benzema this season if he had not left Madrid

There has never been a debate whether Cristiano Ronaldo is a good player or not, the debate has always been whether he or Messi is the greatest of all time. Through hard work and belief, Ronaldo has been consistent with his game. He excelled in Sporting Lisbon, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus and is shining in Manchester United again this season.

  2 months ago ago
The honor Ronaldo would have enjoyed ahead of Benzema this season if he had not left Madrid

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Reasons Why Ronaldo Retains The Number 7 Shirt Wherever He Goes

Cristiano Ronaldo joined Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon in 12th August, 2003 and made his debut for the team four days later. His debut match was against Bolton Wanderers where the reds won 4-0. It was reported that Ronaldo chose to wear number 28 when he came to Manchester United for the first time but Sir Alex Ferguson urged him to take up the number 7 shirt, knowing fully well that he was capable of accomplishing the task.

  1 month ago ago
Reasons Why Ronaldo Retains The Number 7 Shirt Wherever He Goes

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Manchester United Must move the ball quickly to win trophy - Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has informed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that the Red Devils need to move the ball more quickly if they are to make most of his talent. According to Daily mail, the 36 year old has made it clear that Manchester United must move the ball quicker if they are to challenge for anything this season.

  1 month ago ago
Manchester United Must move the ball quickly to win trophy - Cristiano Ronaldo

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A Brief Look At How Cristiano Ronaldo Developed From Childhood

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Old Trafford during the European transfer window this summer. The former Real Madrid winger has already scored two goals for Man United in the English Premier League this season. Let us take a look at how Cristiano Ronaldo looked when he was a young boy.

  2 months ago ago
A Brief Look At How Cristiano Ronaldo Developed From Childhood

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Number Of Goals Ronaldo Will Need To Score In Order To Become Man United's All-time Top Scorer

It is no doubt that Cristiano Ronaldo has always conquered in every club he has played in, ranging from Sporting Lisbon down to the likes of Real Madrid, Juventus and Manchester united. When we talk about a player that makes his mark anywhere he finds himself, then CR7 can never be overemphasised.

  1 month ago ago
Number Of Goals Ronaldo Will Need To Score In Order To Become Man United's All-time Top Scorer

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Checkout the first player to score a hat trick in the 2021/2022 champions league season

The first player to score a hat trick in the 2021/2022 champions league season is Ajax top player, Sebastien Haller. Sebastien Haller was so impressive in his champions league debut match for Ajax as he scored an important hat trick in his career. Sebastien Haller played for westham United last season but he was not able to score much goals for the club.

  2 months ago ago
Checkout the first player to score a hat trick in the 2021/2022 champions league season

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Manchester United: Is Olè Solskjaer Playing Cristiano Ronaldo In The Wrong Position?

Aside from the matches where he got on the scoresheet, Cristiano Ronaldo put in a below par performance in about three Premier League games this season where he started as a central striker. Given that he played as a left-winger in major part of his career, do you think Olè Solskjaer is playing the Portuguese in the wrong position at Manchester United?

  1 month ago ago
Manchester United: Is Olè Solskjaer Playing Cristiano Ronaldo In The Wrong Position?

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Meet Young Footballer Capable of Breaking Some Tough Records Cristiano Ronaldo Has Been Setting

As Cristiano Ronaldo continuously sets football records which incoming generation of footballers believe are difficult to break, there is a player who can break all of these records in the years to come. Ronaldo has proven to the world since his transfer from Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United in 2003 that he will be one of the best footballers the world has ever witnessed.

  1 month ago ago
Meet Young Footballer Capable of Breaking Some Tough Records Cristiano Ronaldo Has Been Setting

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Three Top Teams That Ronaldo Has Failed To Score Against

Ronaldo has scored against more than 90 percent of the teams that he has faced at least more than twice and many clubs, more than one goal. However, it seems like he's had some troubles scoring against these three clubs even once despite facing them more than once.

  1 month ago ago
Three Top Teams That Ronaldo Has Failed To Score Against

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Cristiano Ronaldo And Lionel Messi Stats against the Top Premier League Clubs

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are arguably renowned among the best players in the history of football. The aforementioned players have merited several prolific accolades or rewards in their careers. The former has won remarkable records of five Ballon D’or whilst the latter as well as won a record of six Ballon D’or, making him the first Footballer to win six Ballon D’or awards.

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Cristiano Ronaldo And Lionel Messi Stats against the Top Premier League Clubs

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Opinion: How Ronaldo evolved to remain a goalscorer

Asking any random person the position of Cristiano Ronaldo on the pitch, the most likely answer would be that Cristiano Ronaldo is a Centre Forward, This could be difficult to argue considering the number of goals Cristiano has slammed into the back of the net in the last 15 years of his career.

  1 month ago ago
Opinion: How Ronaldo evolved to remain a goalscorer

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One International Record Cristiano Ronaldo May Never Get To Break

On the international level, Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has been one of the most sensational players to ever play in country football. He has created and broken a lot of records in his playing career, but there is one international record he is yet to break.

  1 month ago ago
One International Record Cristiano Ronaldo May Never Get To Break

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These Stats Show That Greenwood Has Performed Better Than Ronaldo Before He Became 21

With Mason Greenwood celebrating his 20th birthday some hours ago, it is only fair to see how far he has come as a player so far, and what better way than to compare him to Cristiano Ronaldo?.I would base on their individual performances before both players turned 21, just to be fair as at that age they have played 3 seasons in top flight football.

  1 month ago ago
These Stats Show That Greenwood Has Performed Better Than Ronaldo Before He Became 21

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Bruno Fernandes Can Improve And Become Better If These Strategies Are Implemented

When Portuguese midfielder, Bruno Fernandes was signed by Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon in January 2019, a lot of fans didn’t expect him to make such an impact in the first team due to the underperformance of the squad as a whole. But in a little over two years since he joined the team, he has made remarkable contributions to the squad and has helped in upping their gameplay a bit.

  1 month ago ago
Bruno Fernandes Can Improve And Become Better If These Strategies Are Implemented

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Bruno Fernandes Reacts To Lingard's Post Following Their Defeat In The UCL

The Portuguese who was signed two seasons ago from Sporting Lisbon, has gained popularity in just these few periods in Manchester United and in the English premier league. Bruno Fernandes has reacted to a post made by Jesse Lingard on social media. The England's national player, took to his social media account to express his feelings to Manchester United's supporters, following his costly mistake towards the stoppage time of their first UEFA champions league game between Young boys and the Red devils.

  2 months ago ago
Bruno Fernandes Reacts To Lingard's Post Following Their Defeat In The UCL

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Things To Know About The African Player That Scored 4 Goals In Wednesday's Champions League Match

The UEFA Champions League for the 2021/22 season have started on a good note, with teams from various European countries squaring up against each other, having the one aim of securing the title at the end of the day. Matchday 1 fixtures for all the groups (A-H) have been played, and many teams are gradually beginning to know their fate.

  2 months ago ago
Things To Know About The African Player That Scored 4 Goals In Wednesday's Champions League Match

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Jesse Lingard Shows Fernandes' New Manchester United Role

Bruno Fernandes has been a revolutionary signing for Manchester United on and off the pitch and his leadership credentials are clear to see. When Bruno Fernandes was signed in January 2020 United knew what they were going to get on the pitch, what they couldn't be as confident about was what they are getting off it.

  1 month ago ago
Jesse Lingard Shows Fernandes' New Manchester United Role