Portugal international footballer says Morocco deserve semi-final spot

Portuguese footballer Bruno Fernandes reacted positively to Morocco's triumph at the global football tournament in Qatar. Fernandes acknowledged Morocco as deserving FIFA World Cup™ semi-finalists after seeing Portugal's campaign cut short by the Atlas Lions in Saturday's quarter-final. Youssef En-Nesyri headed home the game's only goal just before half-time as Morocco caused another upset at … Continue reading Portugal international footballer says Morocco deserve semi-final spot

Ronaldo: A hero or villain?

Why do many people hate to love Cristiano Ronaldo despite his enormous contributions to the development of football? It is clear that this is another sign that I’m going soft in my "young age", but I’m starting to have some degree of empathy for Cristiano Ronaldo. I’m not certain that I’d go so far as … Continue reading Ronaldo: A hero or villain?

Super Eagles of Nigeria to face Portugal next week

Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro has explained the need for his team to test themselves against top teams like Portugal. The three-time African champions will take on World Cup-bound Portugal in a friendly next week Thursday at the Jose Alvalade Stadium in Lisbon. The Super Eagles have also faced countries like Mexico, Ecuador and … Continue reading Super Eagles of Nigeria to face Portugal next week

Portugal makes it illegal for employers to text workers after official hours

Remote workers in Portugal could see a healthier work-life balance under new labour laws approved by the country's parliament. Photo by Sora Shimazaki on Pexels.com The new rules approved on Friday are a response to the explosion of home working as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Portugal's ruling Socialist Party said. Under the new … Continue reading Portugal makes it illegal for employers to text workers after official hours

COVID-19: Brits warned to stay home after spike in Portugal

A cabinet minister has encouraged people to holiday in Britain this year after Portugal was removed from the UK's green travel list and caused chaos after hundreds of families were forced to rush home. Environment secretary George Eustice said he would be holidaying in Cornwall this year and advised families do the same, despite acknowledging … Continue reading COVID-19: Brits warned to stay home after spike in Portugal

Why UEFA moved Champions League final from Istanbul to Porto

The all-English Champions League final will be held in Porto with 12,000 fans from Chelsea and Manchester City, UEFA has confirmed. The May 29 showpiece was moved from Istanbul to the 50,000-capacity Estadio do Dragao after England imposed tougher pandemic travel restrictions on Turkey that would have prevented fans from flying in. “Fans have had … Continue reading Why UEFA moved Champions League final from Istanbul to Porto

Messi and Ronaldo’s hunger for success amazes me – Luis Enrique

Spain manager Luis Enrique continues to be amazed by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as his national side prepares to face the former against Portugal. La Roja travel to Lisbon this week to face Portugal on Wednesday in the first meeting between the sides since the 2018 World Cup group stages. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick, … Continue reading Messi and Ronaldo’s hunger for success amazes me – Luis Enrique

Ansu Fati’s father hopes the Barca star picks Portugal over Spain

Barcelona revelation Ansu Fati is now eligible to play for Spain after the government moved to make his nationalization official on Friday, yet his father would prefer him to represent Portugal. Fati was born in Guinea-Bissau but has been in Spain for a significant period of time to be eligible for La Roja and it seems as though the 16-year-old will represent them in the U17 … Continue reading Ansu Fati’s father hopes the Barca star picks Portugal over Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo reveals his success secret

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick against Switzerland to secure a semi-final victory for Portugal in their UEFA Nations League encounter on Wednesday night. The match ended 3-1. By this feat, the Juventus forward proved his relevance in top-flight football and sparked a new round of questions from his dumbfounded critics. Speaking in a post-match interview, … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo reveals his success secret

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister, Katia Aveiro, claims there’s a plot to ruin his career

  Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in his first Champions League match for Juventus but his sister, a die-hard fan of the Portugal international player, says the red card was “a shame” to football development. The complainant, Katia Aveiro, says Ronaldo’s “enemies” are out to destroy him. ‘It’s a proof that he [Ronaldo] is facing … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister, Katia Aveiro, claims there’s a plot to ruin his career

Expect nothing as a guest at Ronaldo’s mansion – Evra

Cristiano Ronaldo is famous, wealthy, and generous, but his former teammate Patrice Evra has an advice for intending visitors to the Real Madrid player's home: expect nothing. Evra, who plays for the Premier League club West Ham, says people should offer a blatant NO whenever they get invitations from the Portugal national team captain. Speaking … Continue reading Expect nothing as a guest at Ronaldo’s mansion – Evra

Ronaldo loves to cheat – Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique has called out Cristiano Ronaldo for cheating during Friday’s match, saying the Portugal international footballer dived for a crucial free-kick which twisted the outcome to a 3-3 draw. Feeling relaxed and purposeful despite the tensed atmosphere, Ronaldo skilfully dazzled the Spaniards with a kick that drove the ball over the human-wall and into … Continue reading Ronaldo loves to cheat – Gerard Pique