Sportige.com - Sometimes it’s just a media spin, but some players are more hated than others, be it by the fans or other footballers. Manchester United, with Wayne Rooney or the diving Ashley Young, Real Madrid with the obvious Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe or even Barcelona, with the always diving Sergio Busquest usually get most of the negative attention. 825 days
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Sportige.com - If the season in Spain needed a kick start and the opening weekend wasn’t enough, the first Clasico of the season between Barcelona and Real Madrid for the Spanish Supercopa did the trick, with Cristiano Ronaldo opening the scoring, Pedro, Lionel Messi and Xavi answering back before Angel Di Maria made it (3-2) very interesting for the second leg next week. 824 days
Sportige.com - Cristiano Ronaldo might be reaching 100 caps tonight against Northern Ireland, which is very impressive considering he’s only 27, but he’s still got a way to go before becoming Portugal’s most capped player of all time. Luis Figo has 127 at the top, and he’s joined by other big names like Javier Zanetti, Cafu and Fabio Cannavaro as the players with most appearances for the top national teams. 771 days
Real Salt Lake is well above being intimidated by hostile environments.
Saprissa? Been there. Monterrey? Done that.
Entering Saturday’s game, the expansion Portland Timbers may have been something of a mystery, but the raucousness of Jeld-Wen Field, a renovated former baseball stadium in the heart of the city’s downtown, wasn’t. 1305 days