Ronaldo scores as Juventus beat Lecce

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 23rd goal of the season as Juventus moved seven points clear at the top of Serie A with victory over 10-man Lecce.   The visitors had Fabio Lucioni sent off for a foul in the first half before Paulo Dybala struck from outside the box just …

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Ronaldo’s sister blasts Van Dijk over Ballon d’Or joke

Katia Aveiro jumped to the defence of her brother on social media in response to a tongue-in-cheek remark from the Liverpool defender Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister Katia Aveiro hit back at Virgil van Dijk on Instagram after the defender joked that the Juventus forward wasn’t a “rival” for this year’s Ballon …

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The Ronaldo Effect: What Cristiano has done for the Juventus brand

While discussing Cristiano Ronaldo’s petulant reaction to being substituted against AC Milan last weekend, Patrick Vieira argued, “At Juventus, the club is the real star.” Only, that’s not really true, is it? Ronaldo is bigger than Juventus. Or, the ‘CR7’ brand is, at least. It’s why the Bianconeri signed him. …

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Sarri explains angry Ronaldo reaction in Lokomotive substitution

Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri says Cristiano Ronaldo’s angry reaction when being substituted against Lokomotiv Moscow was because he had sustained a minor injury. The former Real Madrid forward was taken off for Paulo Dybala in the 82nd minute of Wednesday’s Champions League match in the Russian capital. It is the …

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