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El Tri near deal for Portugal friendly in Boston Video

ESPN staff | February, 4 2014

Mexico is "95 percent" done with a deal that would pit El Tri against Portugal in a pre-World Cup friendly on June 6 in Boston, Mexico federation president Justino Compean said Tuesday. "We are trying to set up matches with qualified teams," Compea...

Pele: Ronaldo now better than Messi

ESPN staff | January, 31 2014

Brazil legend Pele has told ESPN FC that Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has surpassed Lionel Messi to become the best player in the world. • Rigg: Real's jubilant January • Tomas: Messi deserves new deal Ronaldo has had a st...

Ronaldo: WC would be dream come true

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | January, 21 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo said winning the World Cup would top everything achieved in his career so far after being named a knight of the Portuguese realm. • Bale and Ronaldo to share free kicks Ronaldo last week won the FIFA Ballon d’Or awa...

Ronaldo gets top Portuguese honour Video

Associated Press | January, 20 2014

LISBON, Portugal -- Cristiano Ronaldo has received one of Portugal's highest honors from the country's president. Hunter: Ronaldo reaches new level The Portugal captain was awarded a medal and ribbon making him an official of the Order of Pr...

Di Stefano pays tribute to Eusebio

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | January, 6 2014

Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano has led the tributes to his former friend, colleague and opponent Eusebio, following the former Portugal striker’s death at the age of 71 on Sunday. • Brassell: Remembering La Pantera Negra...

Portugal icon Eusebio dies at 71 Video

ESPN staff | January, 5 2014

Legendary Portugal striker Eusebio has died at the age of 71.  • Brassell: Remembering La Pantera Negra • Brewin: Eusebio the Portuguese pioneer • Moonda: Eusebio's Mozambique roots • Gallery: His life in pictures C...

Cristiano Ronaldo gets Portugal honour

Associated Press | January, 3 2014

LISBON, Portugal -- Cristiano Ronaldo is to be granted one of Portugal's highest honours by the country's president. • Hunter: Ronaldo reaches new level A presidential statement on Friday said that Ronaldo deserved the recognition be...

Ronaldo slept through WC draw

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | December, 9 2013

Cristiano Ronaldo says Portugal were handed a difficult World Cup draw last Friday, but he is confident of making the knockout stages at the very least in Brazil. • Horncastle: Group G preview and prediction Friday’s draw saw...

US-Portugal among 7 WCup times changed

Associated Press | December, 7 2013

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil -- FIFA has switched the starting times of seven World Cup matches, including the U.S.-Portugal game on June 22 in the Amazonian jungle city of Manaus. FIFPro, the international soccer players' union, had pressed FIFA to avoi...

World Cup draw: Spain open vs. Netherlands Video

ESPN staff | December, 6 2013

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil -- World champions Spain will open their defence of the title at the 2014 World Cup play with a rematch of the 2010 final against Netherlands, while hosts Brazil kick off against Croatia and the United States was drawn ...

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