Portugal and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has become the very first football player to reach billionaire status, but after winning several accolades in his time this one’s unlikely to slow the 35-year-old down or see his standards slip on the pitch. Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes First-Ever Billionaire Footballer
Police in Las Vegas have issued a warrant for the DNA of Cristiano Ronaldo. According to the Wall Street Journal, the warrant comes after authorities found DNA on the dress of a woman who accused the soccer star of rape. Continue reading Police Issue Warrant for Cristiano Ronaldo’s DNA in Las Vegas Rape Case
A plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, along with team staff and journalists, to Colombia for the final of the Copa Sudamericana crashed late Monday, killing more than 70 people and leaving only six survivors. The crash came just minutes before the plane would have reached it destination in Medellin, where it was to play the first leg of a home-and-home with Atletico Nacional.
Substitute Eder scored in extra-time to give Portugal a 1-0 win over hosts France in the Euro 2016 final on Sunday as they secured their first major international title despite losing captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo to injury.
Lionel Messi has said that he is to retire from international soccer after Argentina were beaten 4-2 by Chile in a penalty shootout in the Copa America final on Sunday, the fourth final the Barcelona striker has lost with the national side.
I get it now! That’s why soccer doesn’t let players use their hands. Just in case they decide to start playing with a fireball. Watch Joltter, Andrew Henderson, and Melody Donchet do tricks with a ball that’s on fire and also hit a free kick too.
So this is absolutely insane.
Barcelona star Neymar was reportedly found guilty of tax evasion by the Federal Revenue court in Brazil this week and ordered to pay back taxes, interest, and other penalties. And while he’s hardly the first professional athlete to get hit with a massive tax bill, Neymar’s debt is unbelievably large. It totals about 188.8 million Brazilian reales, which works out to more than $52 million. In case you didn’t catch that, we said $52 MILLION.