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. 608 days
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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. 1088 days
Sportige.com - Cristiano Ronaldo finally broke his Barcelona drought, scoring the only goal in Real Madrid’s 1-0 win over Barcelona in the 2011 Copa del Rey Final, giving Mourinho his first title with Real 1098 days
Guardian.co.uk - Football's technophobia helped keep Chelsea in the Premier League title race and may have relegated Tottenham Hotspur to the Europa League after match officials wrongly adjudged that a Frank Lampard shot had crossed the line in this London derby. 1088 days
Sportige.com - Cristiano Ronaldo needed only 14 minutes to score his third hat trick of the season, leading Real Madrid to a 4-0 win over Malaga, moving to the top spot, where they feel natural, while Lionel Messi couldn’t convert an injury time penalty as Barcelona slipped to a 0-0 draw with Sevilla at home. 913 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. 554 days