Cristiano Ronaldo News

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Rio hails RonaldoCristiano's Tops

26/12/2006 10:52, Report by Steve Bartram

For Rio
Cristiano Ronaldo will sign off 2006 as the best player in the Premiership. And Manchester United team-mate Rio Ferdinand reckons it is down to Ronaldo’s great balls of fire! Ferdinand said: “In adverse situations the top players make sure their performances get noticed more than anything else and Ronnie has done that this season. With all the stuff from the England v Portugal fiasco, you saw the reaction of the fans when his name was announced - they booed. But he answers on the football pitch and he has been the best player in the league this season so far. For someone who receives the ball and who wants the ball as much as he does, who is getting kicked from pillar to post every game, that tells you he is a strong character and someone who has the balls to stand up to people."
Janine Self, The Sun

Elsewhere, Sir Alex Ferguson's pre-Wigan programme notes are plundered for their content. The Gaffer's assertion that his squad has sufficient strength in depth to win the Premiership is the most widely used quote.

Finally, Arsenal's Robin van Persie claims that Arsenal, not champions Chelsea or Premiership leaders United, are the best team in England. Posted by Picasa

Boss: I'd pay to watch Ronaldo

Sir Alex Ferguson claims Cristiano Ronaldo has answered his World Cup critics in the perfect fashion, by turning in world class performances this season.

The Portuguese winger has been a revelation this term, although he was the subject of unwanted media coverage at the start of December for an alleged dive at Middlesbrough.

The gaffer insists, however, that the 21-year-old has merely been the victim of a witch hunt and continues to stand by his assertion that Ronaldo did not dive at the Riverside.

"He's answered all the questions, the lad," he told his pre-Wigan press conference. "There's one blip and I think the press had a part to play in that, that was the supposed dive at the Middlesbrough game.

"But it was never a dive, he stumbled. Who would dismiss the opportunity to score an open goal? That is the one blip in the sense of people trying to accuse him of diving."

Sir Alex claims Ronaldo's evolution as a player since the World Cup has been sensational, and he struggled to think of a better entertainer in world football at the moment.

"He's matured and he's responsible," he said. "His performances have been world class and he's the one player I'd love to pay money to see play."

Message from Ronnie

Mensagem de Cristiano Ronaldo:
Olá a todos;
Nunca sei muito bem o que dizer nestas alturas, acho que todos nós pedimos as mesmas coisas Paz, Amor, Saúde.... e muita felicidade... e eu não sou diferente.
Então pensei que entre pedidos e certezas, queria aproveitar para vos agradecer toda a simpatia e apoio que me transmitiram durante todo o ano, especialmente nos momentos mais dificeis e sobretudo durante o Mundial que não vou esquecer tão cedo e que me ensinou a ter calma e a trabalhar cada vez mais e melhor para poder conseguir concretizar também os meus sonhos !
O melhor presente de Natal e o desejo para o ano 2007, seria o título do Campeonato Inglês e a Champions League e quem sabe algum prémio indivual. O pedido fica feito, agora é continuar a trabalhar para que isso se realize!
Sei que sou novo e que ainda tenho muito para aprender, mas estou a trabalhar para conseguir ser um dos melhores, para mim e para a minha equipa.
Desejo também que passem um feliz e santo natal junto dos vossos entes mais queridos, pois eu também estarei com a minha familia toda reunida e que o ano 2007 seja uma ano cheio de alegrias e sonhos realizados.
Obrigado a todos os fãs e Boas Festas.
Beijinhos e Abraços
Cristiano Ronaldo


First of all, RNteam would like to wish to all our visitors (fans & appreciators and not appreciators) a Merry Christmas, fullfilled with lots of good things and lots of presents.
For 2007 we also whish that all our hopes and dreams will come true, but most of all that you continue to be so fantastic by visiting our blog and by showing all your support with your messages and mails we receive everyday. This trip started on february 2005 and we have already received more than 1 million and almost 3 hundred tousend visitors all over the world since then.
On this is seasons greetings, we also wish a lot of normal things like peace, love , happiness and that our wishes come true. And as we know that lots os poeple would wish and be happy with a Christmas message from Ronaldo, we asked him to send us a message to put on our blog to all his fans, so here is the copy of what he wrote:

Cristiano Ronaldo message:
Hi everyone!
I never know what to say on this occasions, but I think that everyone wishes more or less the same things, like peace, love, health, happiness...and I am not different.
So I thought that in the meadle of all this wishes, that I would have to first of all thank you for all the support you showed me during the last year, during the good and difficult moments, but especially during the world cup, which was a especial but also a tough moment in my life, but I think that I have showed that I know to keep calm, and work everyday very hard to have also my dreams come true.
The best present I could receive this christmas and for the next year would be of course winning the Fa premier league, the champions league and if possible an individual price. That is my wish but I know I have to keep working very hard every day to be able to realize them.
I know I am still young and that I have still a lot to learn, but I am working to be one of the best, for me and especially for my team.
So, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for you and your familly. I will have the chance to be with mine all together here in Manchester. I Hope you a lot of joy and that all your dreams come true!
Thanks to all my fans and friends
Cristiano Ronaldo

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Monday, December 25, 2006

motion clips and wish you all a merry xmas!


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Sunday, December 24, 2006

Vid of Santa Cris, gorgerous!

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vid of the Aston Villa game with interview!

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Report: Aston Villa 0 United 3

23/12/2006 15:01, Report by Adam Bostock

Two clinical finishes by Cristiano Ronaldo, including the 2,000th goal of Sir Alex Ferguson's reign, saw United return to winning ways on one of their favourite away grounds.

However, even the brilliant winger was upstaged by the Reds' other effort - an absolute screamer from Paul Scholes, so reminiscent of his famous strike against Bradford almost seven years ago.

All three goals were scored in the second half as the Reds stepped up from a worrying first 45 to claim their eighth winning visit to Villa Park in a row.

First Half

Cristiano Ronaldo signalled his intent early in the first half when he ran at Villa's rearguard from the halfway line and forced a corner as young centre-back Gary Cahill slid in to block the shot. The first corner was earned moments earlier by Ji-sung Park, making his 50th appearance for the Reds and his first start since the August win at Charlton. The Korean later had a goalscoring opportunity carved out for him by Fletcher and Neville but sadly he dragged his effort wide with insufficient contact on the ball.

The quality of Gareth Barry's setpieces posed a reasonable threat to United. Scholes fouled Petrov in a seemingly harmless area of the pitch, but when the Villa skipper's free-kick was nodded on, it gave Craig Gardner the chance to head the ball against van der Sar's left-hand post. The United keeper reacted well to prevent the rebound off Davis creeping over the line.

Nemanja Vidic was once, almost twice, the villain for United after quarter of an hour. The Serbian centre-back scythed down the pacy striker Gabriel Agbonlahor to earn a yellow card - and a Boxing Day suspension - and then nearly headed the resulting free-kick goalwards. Fortunately van der Sar was alert again to pluck Barry's corner out of the air.

After surviving a spell of pressure, the Reds found their usual outlet in Ronaldo and when he backheeled the ball into Patrice Evra's path, the full-back unleashed the cleanest strike of the half so far into Gabor Kiraly's clutches. The pairing of the Portuguese and the Frenchman were giving former Newcastle defender Aaron Hughes a headache at right-back, but somehow United couldn't take the torment a step further and find the killer pass.

A setpiece provided the Reds' next attempt, again saved by Kiraly - an inswinging corner from Giggs yielding a powerful if too direct header from Ronaldo.

Giggs was at the heart of United's best counter-attack in the first half after Fletcher took the ball off Steven Davis's toes on Villa's left flank and cleared to Saha. When the Welshman raced through the middle and laid off a pass to Ronaldo, the Portuguese winger curled a shot beyond the far post.

Second Half

Two of the quickest players on the park, Ronaldo and Agbonlahor, won corners for their respective sides in the first 90 seconds after the break. The crosses came to nothing however, leaving the game deadlocked.

With both teams wasteful in possession, there seemed little chance of the stalemate changing until Ronaldo went charging through the Villa ranks after receiving the ball from Giggs on the halfway line. The number seven broke his stride only to shoot and when the ball cannoned back to him off Cahill, he lashed it into the net to the left of Kiraly's dive. It was United's 2,000th goal under Sir Alex Ferguson - a remarkable feat but worth celebrating more for the impact it had on this match and the title race.

After waiting two-and-a-half hours for an away goal, two came along for United in the space of a few minutes. The all-important second, an absolute screamer by Scholes, rolled back the years. When a half-cleared corner dropped invitingly for him, the midfielder swung his right boot through it to send an unstoppable volley
dipping over the keeper and in off the underside of the crossbar. A clear contender for goal of the season, it recalled a similar strike scored by the same player at Bradford in March 2000.

Not that Scholes had it all his own way - or did he? The second booking for United was, on the surface, bad news but it gives the 32 year-old an enforced rest on Boxing Day when Wigan visit Old Trafford.

Rooney should be relatively fresh for that game, having entered the fray at Villa Park in the 66th minute. United were 2-0 up by then, but the substitute still had a busy 24 minutes as he helped Ronaldo to kill off the opposition. After seeing one shot blocked by Kiraly and another netted but ruled out for offside, the number seven tucked away Neville's low cross at the far post - again after good work by Rooney.

After an indifferent first half, it was a fantastic second 45 - and the perfect way to approach Christmas, back among the goals and back in form.

United's points tally after 19 matches bodes well for the race ahead - every team that has amassed 47 points at this stage in the past has gone on to win the Premiership title.

Team Line-ups

Aston Villa: Kiraly, Hughes, Mellberg, Cahill, Barry, McCann (Angel, 76), Gardner, Petrov, Davis, Agbonlahor, Sutton.
Subs: Olejnik, Bouma, Ridgewell, Baros.

United: Van der Sar; Neville (c), Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Ronaldo, Scholes (O'Shea, 88), Fletcher, Park (Rooney, 66); Giggs (Silvestre, 88), Saha.
Subs: Kuszczak, Brown. Posted by Picasa

Saturday, December 23, 2006

Pics for the game against Aston Villa

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Thursday, December 21, 2006

Ronnie out for shopping

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