Portugal World Cup Newswire

Portugal World Cup Newswire

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  1. Forever second place: Why Nani never escaped from the shadow of Cristiano RonaldoRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Sporting News

    The Valencia man comes up against his friend and Portugal team-mate on Wednesday, and has suffered his entire career under the weight of comparison By all accounts, Luis Nani, at the age of 30, can point to a more than respectable professional football career. The Portuguese winger has played for two of Europe's biggest clubs, won a host of titles and even been crowned a champion of Europe with his nation.

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  2. Doutie dreaming of India, but first he must help AjaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Iol.co.za

    Sameehg Doutie can't wait to return to the Indian Super League , where he is, in his own words, "treated like a king". The 27-year-old winger is currently on a five-month loan spell at former club Ajax Cape Town - but, judging by his enthusiasm when he speaks of his Indian experience, as soon as the PSL campaign is over, he'll be jetting off to join champions Atltico de Kolkata in India again.

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  3. Why Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'OrRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Sky Sports

    After Cristiano Ronaldo beat Lionel Messi to the 2016 Ballon d'Or award, we examine the reasons why he was a deserving winner When Lionel Messi won four consecutive Ballon d'Or awards between 2009 and 2012, it was tempting to wonder whether Cristiano Ronaldo could ever wrestle the crown back from him. The Real Madrid star seemed to be stuck behind his rival, but four years on, he is the one with his grip on the prize.

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  4. Arsenal and Manchester United lead 25 teams represented at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Manchester United and Arsenal will once again head the 25 sides in attendance at the Estadio da Luz, as Benfica host Sporting in Portugal's biggest game. Italian champions Juventus, Spanish giants Barcelona, French kings Paris Saint-Germain are in attendance, as well as last season's Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid.

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  5. ATK need to focus on second leg of semis, says PostigaRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Dec 11 : Containing joy of winning the first leg and focusing on the second semi-final should be Atletico de Kolkata's aim against Mumbai City FC, marquee footballer Helder Postiga said here on Sunday. [NK Sports] The second leg will be played in Mumbai on Tuesday.

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  6. Football: Benfica must wait after stirring Besiktas fightbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Portugal's Benfica must wait on a place in the last 16 of the Champions League after they squandered a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 at Turkey's Besiktas on Wednesday. ISTANBUL: Portugal's Benfica must wait on a place in the last 16 of the Champions League after they squandered a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 at Turkey's Besiktas on Wednesday .

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  7. Ronaldo nets a brace as Portugal trounce LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Telegraph

    Faro: Cristiano Ronaldo converted one penalty, missed another and also scored from open play as Portugal beat Latvia 4-1 in their World Cup qualifier on Sunday. On a typically dramatic night for the Portugal captain, Ronaldo fired the European champions ahead from his first spot kick of the evening in the first half, but missed a chance to double their lead when his second effort struck the post.

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  8. TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cristiano Ronaldo converted one penalty, missed another and also scored from open play as Portugal beat Latvia 4-1 in their World Cup qualifier on Sunday. On a typically dramatic night for the Portugal captain, Ronaldo fired the European champions ahead from his first spot kick of the evening in the first half, but missed a chance to double their lead when his second effort struck the post.

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  9. Ronaldo scores brace, misses penalty in winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | The Indian Express

    Cristiano Ronaldo converted one penalty, missed another and also scored from open play as Portugal beat Latvia 4-1 in their World Cup qualifier on Sunday. On a typically dramatic night for the Portugal captain, Ronaldo fired the European champions ahead from his first spot kick of the evening in the first half, but missed a chance to double their lead when his second effort struck the post.

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  10. Ronaldo scores twice in Portugal winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo passes by Latvia's goalkeeper Andris Vanins during the 2018 World Cup Qualifying European Zone match at Algarve Stadium, Faro, Portugal. Photo: Reuters Cristiano Ronaldo converted one penalty, missed another and also scored from open play as Portugal beat Latvia 4-1 in their World Cup qualifier on Sunday.

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  11. Belgium crushes Estonia, Portugal beats Latvia in World Cup qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Globe and Mail

    Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his first goal against Latvia on Nov. 13, 2016. Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his first goal against Latvia on Nov. 13, 2016.

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  12. 8-goal Belgium rout in WCup qualifier; Ronaldo settles for 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    Belgium enjoyed an eight-goal rout in World Cup qualifying on Sunday, and Cristiano Ronaldo managed just two - and missed a penalty - as Portugal also won. Belgium, which beat Estonia 8-1, and Switzerland extended their perfect starts to join Germany as the only European teams with four straight wins on the road to Russia.

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  13. Fernando Santos hails Ricardo Quaresma's impact for PortugalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Fernando Santos believes Ricardo Quaresma's second half introduction was a key turning point in Portugal's 4-1 win over Latvia on Sunday. The European Champions were at serious risk of dropping crucial World Cup qualifying points when Arturs Zjuzins cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo's first-half penalty with 25 minutes remaining.

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  14. Ronaldo, Portugal win but trail Swiss in WCup qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and missed a penalty in Portugal's 4-1 win over Latvia in World Cup qualifying on Sunday, but the European champion still trails group leader Switzerland. Switzerland kept its 100 percent record with a fourth straight win but was often labored in beating the Faeroe Islands 2-0.

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  15. Ronaldo scores two in Portugal winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | BBC News

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and missed a penalty as Portugal defeated Latvia in a World Cup Group B qualifier. The 31-year-old opened the scoring from the spot but missed another penalty after the break when his effort came off both post and keeper Andris Vanins.

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  16. I wished I had never played Ronaldo against Man Utd - SantosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Goal.com

    The former Sporting boss, now in charge of Portugal, put the Real Madrid forward on the road to Old Trafford by starting him in a 2003 friendly fixture Football is full of ifs and buts, but what if Cristiano Ronaldo had not started for Sporting as they took in a friendly date with Manchester United in 2003? How different could things have been for the three-time World Player of the Year had he not been thrust under the Red Devils' nose? United had, of course, been monitoring Ronaldo for some time before making their move, but his eye-catching efforts in a pre-season contest led them to hurry transfer negotiations along.

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  17. "I wish I'd never played him against Manchester...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Ronaldo's performance in that friendly made United go all-out for the young winger's signature - and they turned him into a superstar The teenaged Cristiano broke into Sporting's first team during the 2002-03 season and headed into the following campaign tipped for a big breakout year. Ronaldo was due to be on the bench for a pre-season friendly against Manchester United until Ricardo Quaresma was sold to Barcelona.

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  18. I wish Cristiano Ronaldo didn't play in Manchester United friendly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Portugal head coach and former Sporting Lisbon manager Fernando Santos has said he regrets playing Cristiano Ronaldo against Manchester United as his outstanding display led to his move to England. Ronaldo was so impressive in Sporting's 2003 friendly match with United that several members of Sir Alex Ferguson's side instructed the Scot to sign the wonderkid.

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  19. ISL 2016 Highlights & Match Result: Pune stuns ATK, handed visiting side a 2-1 loss1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | India.com

    FC Pune city and Atletico de Kolkata displayed an interesting game of football at Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium. FC Pune City have clinched their first home victory and only their second win of the season.

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  20. ISL 2016: Habas has the last laugh against ATK as FC Pune City keep semifinal hopes aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | DNA India

    Goals from Eduardo Ferreira and Anibal Rodriguez were enough for Fc Pune City to score their first home win of the season and jump two places to sixth on the table. FC Pune City resurrected their chances in the Indian Super League football with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Atletico de Kolkata in Pune on Sunday.

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