Tags: Ronaldo, Cristiano

When Is a Hacker a Whistle-Blower? In Football Leaks Case, a Hungarian Judge Will Decide

Over the past four years, some of the most damning secrets of the professional soccer industry have been exposed by a deluge of leaks that have shined an unflattering light on some of the sport’s most popular clubs, players and coaches. Last week the man behind the leaks, a 30-year-old Portuguese citizen named Rui Pinto,…

Cristiano Ronaldo’s DNA Sought by Las Vegas Police in Rape Investigation

Nevada law enforcement officials investigating a sexual-assault accusation against the soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo have requested a sample of the player’s DNA from the Italian authorities, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed Thursday evening. Mr. Ronaldo, a Portuguese wing and five-time world player of the year, plays in Italy for the powerhouse club Juventus.…

Christmastime in Naples: Jesus, Mary and Ronaldo

NAPLES, Italy — Up and down this cramped pedestrian street there are little clay statues of Cristiano Ronaldo, unmistakable in their form: legs spread shoulder-width apart, arms shooting at the ground, hair gelled into a luscious wave. There are also fat Ronaldos; weirdly skinny Ronaldos; Ronaldos with faces that resemble “The Scream,” by Edvard Munch;…