Tags: Ronaldo, Cristiano

Real Madrid Coasts and Ronaldo Protests in Champions League

Life in the Champions League without Cristiano Ronaldo began for Real Madrid with a comfortable 3-0 win over Roma on Wednesday. Ronaldo’s Champions League experience at Juventus, however, went considerably worse: He received a controversial red card in a 2-0 victory against Valencia, and now faces a suspension that could keep him out of a…

On Soccer: Ronaldo Joins Juventus, and Everybody Wins

FLORENCE, Italy — As soon as the final parking space is taken on Saturday afternoon, long before kickoff, the roads around Verona’s Stadio Bentegodi will go into lockdown. Crack counterterrorism units — as well as Italy’s regular police and the carabinieri (military police) — will patrol the streets near the stadium. It is an unprecedented…

Cristiano Ronaldo Settles Tax Dispute With Spain

MADRID — Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese soccer star, will pay about $22 million in back taxes and fines as part of a settlement reached with the Spanish tax authorities over undeclared earnings from his advertising contracts, prosecutors have said. The settlement for Ronaldo, 33, follows a preliminary agreement reached last month, shortly before he played…