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  1. Cristiano Ronaldo Splits With Girlfriend Irina Shayk After Five Years Of RelationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | International Business Times

    The break-up rumours started when Shayk did not attend the Ballon d'Or presentation, where Ronaldo was awarded the world's best footballer. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and his family members pose under his statue during the unveiling of the statue at a tribute ceremony held in his city of birth, in Funchal December 21, 2014.

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  2. Cristiano Ronaldo and Irina Shayk call it quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    Football's golden couple were together for five years and the couple reportedly split up when Shayk refused to attend a surprise birthday party for Ronaldo's mother in Madeira, Portugal. Shayk was notably absent from the recent Ballon d'Or award ceremony where Ronaldo earned the title of world's best football player for the third time.

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  3. King Cristiano hits his devastating peakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Bangkok Post

    Cristiano Ronaldo shut out Lionel Messi for the second straight year in the battle for the Ballon d'Or and he is showing no sign of giving up his grip as king of world football. Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo stands on stage after receiving the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award for player of the year during the award ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on January 12, 2015 The 29-year-old Portuguese forward has been at the height of his powers again this year, terrorising opposing defences in the Champions League and Spain's La Liga.

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  4. Cristiano Ronaldo Wins FIFA Ballon d'Or, AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | TIME.com

    Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo arrives during the red carpet ceremony ahead of the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on Jan. 12, 2015 Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d'Or, an award that goes to the player with the best performance that year, for the second time in a row. It's the third time total that the Portuguese player has won the award.

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  5. The making of Cristiano Ronaldo: how the 2014 Ballon d'Or winner grew to be the best in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Goal.com

    As the Portuguese returned to the summit of world football on Monday with his third Golden Ball victory, Goal takes a look at his long and arduous road to the top SPECIAL REPORT By Ben Hayward in Zurich Cristiano Ronaldo was visibly emotional as he was crowned the world's finest footballer for a third time , but for those who saw him growing up in a poor part of Madeira's capital Funchal, it was a familiar sight. Raised in the mountainous outskirts of the island's largest town in an area called Santo Antonio, Ronaldo's childhood was anything but easy.

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  6. Ronaldo won the award for second time in a row and three times overall.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Indian Express

    Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014 at a ceremony in Zurich on Monday. Ronaldo, who won the award for the second time in a row and third overall, was voted ahead of Argentina forward Lionel Messi and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the annual poll.

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  7. Messi, Ronaldo or Neuer: Who would win the Ballon d'Or if it had nothing to do with football?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Mirror.co.uk

    The decision day of the Ballon d'Or has finally arrived. Tonight we will know who who is officially the greatest player on the planet, but what if it had nothing to do with football? There's always going to be convincing arguments that any of the three players running for the Ballon d'Or each of them contributing with outstanding performances in a World Cup year.

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  8. Ronaldo shrine in Portugal awaits new trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Portugal: The Cristiano Ronaldo Museum in Madeira is a family affair that is counting on getting a new trophy on Monday when FIFA announces its latest world player of the year. There are already the Ballon d'Or trophies for 2008 and 2013 among the more than 160 prizes in the museum overlooking the port of Funchal, Ronaldo's hometown.

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  9. Ronaldo shrine awaits new trophy from FIFARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | The China Post

    The Cristiano Ronaldo Museum in Madeira is a family affair that is counting on getting a new trophy on Monday when FIFA announces its latest world player of the year. There are already the Ballon d'Or trophies for 2008 and 2013 among the more than 160 prizes in the museum overlooking the port of Funchal, Ronaldo's hometown.

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  10. Ronaldo shrine awaits new trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | The Namibian

    WOW, NHE CEO Vinson Hailulu has a secretary and personal assistant. No wonder there's no money for low income houses for poor people, like myself.

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  11. Cristiano Ronaldo warns 2015 will be 'even better' than 2014 as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Daily Mail

    If Cristiano Ronaldo has his way, and he so often does, this scene of the overwhelming favourite to win the Ballon d'Or relaxing by the pool on a luxury yacht off Dubai is the calm before the storm. Ronaldo had a remarkable 2014, even by the Portuguese superstar's standards, but he believes 2015 can be even better.

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  12. Bulky lump in pants of Ronaldo's statue attracts attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Lisbon: Three days after its inauguration, a statue of Real Madrid's Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo erected in his honour in his hometown in the Madeira Islands has generated a great deal of buzz for what looks like as a bulge in the statue's pants. Yesterday, several Portuguese newspapers collected dozens of comments about the bulge on the bronze, life-size statue, which was erected in his honour in the Portuguese city of Funchal near a museum dedicated to the player.

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  13. Bulky lump in pants of Ronaldo's statue sparks commentsRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Three days after its inauguration, a statue of Real Madrid's Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo erected in his honour in his hometown in the Madeira Islands has generated a great deal of buzz for what looks like as a bulge in the statue's pants. On Wednesday, several Portuguese newspapers collected dozens of comments about the bulge on the bronze, life-size statue, which was erected in his honour in the Portuguese city of Funchal near a museum dedicated to the player.

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  14. Cristiano Ronaldo gets face painted as Real Madrid star enjoys...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Daily Mail

    After a brilliant year with Real Madrid and a tough World Cup campaign with Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo is making the most of his time away from football. The Portuguese superstar is currently enjoying La Liga's two-week winter break after helping Los Blancos win the Club World Cup in Morocco.

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  15. Cristiano Ronaldo's Erection Has Now Been Immortalized in Bronze: VIDEORead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Towleroad

    The town of Funchal, Madeira in Portugal paid tribute to hometown hero Cristiano Ronaldo over the weekend by erecting a rather well-endowed, 8 foot bronze statue in his honor. I feel so proud to be honoured with a statue in Madeira.

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  16. Christiano Ronaldo Honored With Well-Hung StatueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | New York Magazine

    Soccer star Christiano Ronaldo traveled to his hometown of Funchal Portugal to celebrate the erection of a statue built in honor of his huge talent and enormous contributions to the world of sports.

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  17. Cristiano Ronaldo immortalized in bronzeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | WESH-TV

    Already boasting a treasure trove of trophies and mementos, the latest addition to Cristiano Ronaldo's own personal museum is a 10-foot bronze statue of the man himself. The "CR7 Museum" -- opened in December 2013 in the Real Madrid attacker's hometown of Funchal, on the Portuguese island of Madeira -- houses more than 125 awards, including the two Ballon d'Or titles he won in 2008 and 2013 after being voted the world's best player.

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  18. There's One Very Big Thing to Note About Cristiano Ronaldo's StatueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Popsugar

    Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo was honored by his hometown with a statue of himself - which has, well, a noticeably large bulge. The soccer star stepped out in Funchal, Portugal, on Sunday for the unveiling of the statue, posing for pictures beside the bronze version of himself.

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  19. Cristiano Ronaldo unveils statue of himself outside museum honoring himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | UPI

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo presented a statue of his likeness on Sunday saluting his sporting mettle in his hometown of Funchal on the island of Madeira, Portugal. The 10-foot-tall, bronze, bulging statue adds more silverware to the soccer player's accolades in an impressive year in which he helped his team win the Club World Cup, which the team won the day before the unveiling, and the Champions League in May. Dubbed "CR7 Museum," in reference to the 29-year-old's initials and Real Madrid squad number, the museum holds more than 125 awards, including his two Ballon d'Or titles won in 2008 and 2013 after being voted the world's best soccer player.

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  20. Cristiano Ronaldo Gets His Own Giant Statue With Its Own Giant BulgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Socialite Life

    I would really love to meet the person who designed this statue of Cristiano Ronaldo and thought, "You know what a giant bronze statue needs? A giant bronze bulge!" Luckily Cristiano didn't seem to be phased by it. He was all smiles this weekend as the statue was erected in his honor in his hometown of Funchal.

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