If Real Madrid win their 10th European title this season, coach José Mourinho will no doubt take many of the plaudits but it is his Portuguese compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo who continues to do the business on the pitch.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is confident he will take part in Wednesday's friendly against Ecuador despite feeling a certain "overload".
Cristiano Ronaldo crushed Barcelona's treble hopes with two goals in a 3-1 away win for Real Madrid in their King's Cup semi-final second leg today to set up a final showdown against Atlético Madrid or Sevilla.
Former Manchester United hero Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winner against his old club to give Real Madrid a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford and a place in the Champions League quarter-finals today.
Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuaín has said he is ready to step up and fill Cristiano Ronaldo's boots when the champions visit bottom club Osasuna in La Liga on Saturday without their suspended leading scorer.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick and passed the landmark of 300 club goals as Real Madrid put a turbulent week behind them with a 4-0 win at home to Getafe in La Liga on Sunday to close to within four points of second-placed Atletico Madrid.
Lionel Messi hit four goals for leaders Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a hat-trick for Real Madrid as the two teams warmed up for their midweek King's Cup semi-final clash with crushing La Liga victories.
Lionel Messi won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award yesterday as an expected reward for his astonishing 91-goal year for Barcelona and Argentina in 2012.
Cristiano Ronaldo was the decisive figure for the second time in four days as he scored a hat-trick to lead Real Madrid to a 4-0 victory over Celta Vigo that put them in the quarter-finals of the King's Cup today.
Cristiano Ronaldo has pleaded with Real Madrid fans to get off Jose Mourinho's back and to support the team after a couple of jittery home performances where their coach has been whistled by sections of the Bernabeu.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo were named on the shortlist for FIFA's Ballon d'Or award at a news conference in Brazil.
Paris Saint Germain stated they are interested in clinching Cristiano Ronaldo and José Mourinho away from Real Madrid in what could be their final move to conquer Europe.
Cristiano Ronaldo will return to Manchester United with nine-times winners Real Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 and Lionel Messi's Barcelona take on AC Milan.
Real Madrid pulled off a stunning Champions League comeback when they twice fought back from a goal down as Cristiano Ronaldo netted a 90th-minute winner in a 3-2 Group D win at home to Manchester City.
Former Brazil international Ronaldo says Lionel Messi deserves to win the Ballon d'Or ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will undergo tests at a clinic in the Spanish capital after sustaining a nasty gash above his left eye in Sunday's 2-1 La Liga win at Levante, coach Jose Mourinho said.
The Argentine and former Real Madrid super star Alfredo Di Stefano said to admire both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but still feels that the Brazil international Pelé was a step above.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has sought to play down Cristiano Ronaldo's revelation two weeks ago that he was feeling "sad" at the club.
In the ongoing dispute between the best two players in the world, Brazilian great Ronaldo came on stage to praise Lionel Messi over Portugal's star Cristiano Ronaldo.
Diego Maradona believes that Portugal footballer Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to have a monument erected in his honour in his native country Portugal, he wrote in his column at the Times of India.
Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo made the shock claim that he was unhappy with the club after he refused to celebrate his 149th and 150th goals in the win over Granada.
Cristiano Ronaldo said his sadness had nothing to do with money as the Real Madrid forward looked to head off media speculation he simply wanted for a more lucrative deal.
In an incredible turn of events few could ever have predicted, the world's two best players fluffed their lines at crucial moments this week to help send Spanish heavyweights Real Madrid and Barcelona crashing out of the Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo struck his 43rd league goal of the campaign to set Real Madrid on their way to a 3-0 home win over Sevilla that put them within a whisker of a first La Liga title in four years.
Lionel Messi scored four goals to take his La Liga tally to 50 this season as Barcelona hammered Espanyol 4-0 today in an emotional last game at the Nou Camp for outgoing coach Pep Guardiola.
Leaders Real Madrid restored their four-point advantage over chasing Barcelona when Cristiano Ronaldo netted his seventh hat-trick of the La Liga campaign in a 4-1 win at city rivals Atlético.
As well as a potential title decider, Saturday's La Liga "Clásico" between bitter rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona serves up the latest installment in the goal-scoring drama featuring record-setting marksmen Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo may have finally shaken off the tag of big-game flop after he scored a dramatic winner for Real Madrid at bitter rivals Barcelona, all but wrapping up the Spanish.
Real Madrid conceded a late free kick to draw for the second time in four days as they were held 1-1 at struggling Villarreal, cutting their lead at the top of La Liga cut to six points.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid enjoyed one of their most comfortable passages into the Champions League semi-finals with a 5-2 victory over APOEL Nicosia, progressing 8-2 on aggregate.
A curious campaign of a mobile phones company in India showed Lionel Messi wearing Brazil’s national football team shirt number 10, while Cristiano Ronaldo wears Argentina’s 7.
Barcelona dealt Real Madrid another body blow when they held off their arch rivals to draw 2-2 in a dramatic King's Cup quarter-final second leg and send the holders out 4-3 on aggregate.
Sharp thinking and brilliant execution by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo lifted Barcelona and Real Madrid to wins at Atletico Madrid and Rayo Vallecano respectively on Sunday that mantained Real's 10-point lead over their great rivals at the top of La Liga.
Real Madrid strolled into the quarter-finals of the Champions League after Gonzalo Higuain, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema scored in a 4-1 win at home to CSKA Moscow that put them through 5-2 on aggregate.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored as holders Real Madrid beat third tier Ponferradina 2-0 away in a King's Cup last-32, first-leg match, slightly easing the pain of their 'Clásico' defeat by Barcelona.
Retired Brazilian football legend Ronaldo tweeted today he was diagnosed with dengue fever. "Good morning to you. I have started the year with dengue," wrote the 34-year-old star soccer icon, international news agencies reported.
European and La Liga champions Barcelona have the advantage of two away goals after holding arch-rivals Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup.
Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has been invited to take a leading 2014 World Cup role and a formal announcement is expected in the coming days, a local organising committee (LOC) source told the press.
Real Madrid may risk forward Cristiano Ronaldo in Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg at home to Tottenham Hotspur.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored four goals as Real Madrid romped to a 6-2 La Liga win at Sevilla to deny Barcelona the chance to wrap up the title when they host Espanyol on Sunday.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to lead Real Madrid to a 4-0 home win over Getafe, denying leaders Barcelona the chance to win the La Liga title without kicking a ball.
Karim Benzema cemented his return to form with his second hat-trick of the month and Cristiano Ronaldo also netted three goals as Real Madrid crushed lowly Levante 8-0 in their King's Cup last-16 first leg.
Real Madrid rested players and still eased to a 2-0 win over Levante at the Bernabeu to close to within two points of La Liga leaders Barcelona.