Ronaldo beats Messi to win Golden Foot

A new individual trophy for Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese superstar, currently at Juventus, was nominated on Wednesday to receive the Golden Foot 2020, an honorary award created in 2003 and awarded “for extraordinary players who have made entire generations of fans dream, achieving incredible feats”. This trophy does not therefore reward the best player of the season but decorates a footballer for his entire career. The prestigious Golden Foot award is awarded to a player who is at least 28 years old. Over the years, players have been declared the…

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Ronaldo still positive for coronavirus

Cristiano Ronaldo has again tested positive for coronavirus as Juventus prepare for next week’s Champions League clash against Barcelona, according to reports in Italy on Thursday. Ronaldo is currently isolating at his home in Turin after testing positive for Covid-19 on October 13 while with the Portuguese national team for Nations League matches. The 35-year-old again received a positive result after a test carried out on Wednesday, Sky Sport Italia and Gazzetta Dello Sport reported. The Portuguese forward could still be available for Sunday’s Serie A game against Hellas Verona,…

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward defies gravity with jump

“Ronaldo did something that you see in the NBA, he was up in the air for an hour and a half.” That was Sampdoria manager Claudio Ranieri’s assessment of Cristiano Ronaldo’s gravity defying leap to score in Juventus’ 2-1 win against his side on Wednesday night. The 34-year-old Portuguese produced a leap of 71cm as he met Alex Sandro’s cross at the back post at a height of 8.39ft (2.56m) before heading home – his waist at the height of the defender’s head. It was the sort of skill seen…

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