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  • Luis Figo believes Cristiano Ronaldo’s return from a five-match ban can help kick-start Real Madrid’s season.After seven games, the defending champions are fifth in LaLiga, seven points behind their rivals Barcelona. Ronaldo has served his five-match suspension after pushing the referee in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup in August and Figo feels his return can get Madrid’s season back on track.“Of course, he’s a very important player for the team,” Figo said. “He was out five games and the team missed his goals and his contribution. ?????? Check out our top five goals of the season so far!???? https://t.co/qDAui7tmZb ????#HalaMadrid pic.twitter.com/Prtq23imAU— Real Madrid C.F.???????? (@realmadriden) October 11, 2017“Now everything is settled and I think the team is going for the goals they had in the beginning of the season.“They started well, they won two competitions (the Supercopa and UEFA Super Cup) and now in the league they’re trying to come back from some draws an..

    Luis Figo: Ronaldo’s return can kick-start Real Madrid’s season

    Luis Figo believes Cristiano Ronaldo’s return from a five-match ban can help kick-start Real Madrid’s season.After seven games, the defending champions are fifth in LaLiga, seven points behind their rivals Barcelona. Ronaldo has served his five-match suspension after pushing the referee in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup in August and Figo feels his return can get Madrid’s season back on track.“Of course, he’s a very important player for the team,” Figo said. “He was out five games and the team missed his goals and his contribution. ?????? Check out our top five goals of the season so far!???? https://t.co/qDAui7tmZb ????#HalaMadrid pic.twitter.com/Prtq23imAU— Real Madrid C.F.???????? (@realmadriden) October 11, 2017“Now everything is settled and I think the team is going for the goals they had in the beginning of the season.“They started well, they won two competitions (the Supercopa and UEFA Super Cup) and now in the league they’re trying to come back from some draws an..
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo saluted Portugal’s team effort after they secured their qualification for next summer’s World Cup.The Euro 2016 winners may have left it late, requiring a victory over Switzerland in Tuesday night’s final group match to avoid dropping into the play-offs. But an own goal from Johan Djourou and Andre Silva’s strike ensured Ronaldo, fitness permitting, will appear at his fourth finals and an eighth straight major tournament in Russia next year.The 32-year-old wrote on Twitter: “Great team effort! Thank you all for your support. Russia, here we come!!”QUALIFIED! ????Congratulations, ????????Portugal! ????The European champions are heading to ???????? Russia! #WCQ pic.twitter.com/bsE7IBznRD— #WCQ ?????? (@FIFAWorldCup) October 10, 2017Ronaldo will be joined by Lionel Messi, world football’s other undisputed superstar, at the finals after Argentina beat Ecuador 3-1.Yet while Messi almost single-handedly dragged his side to Russia with a sparkling hat-trick it certai..

    Cristiano Ronaldo salutes team-mates after Portugal confirm World Cup place

    Cristiano Ronaldo saluted Portugal’s team effort after they secured their qualification for next summer’s World Cup.The Euro 2016 winners may have left it late, requiring a victory over Switzerland in Tuesday night’s final group match to avoid dropping into the play-offs. But an own goal from Johan Djourou and Andre Silva’s strike ensured Ronaldo, fitness permitting, will appear at his fourth finals and an eighth straight major tournament in Russia next year.The 32-year-old wrote on Twitter: “Great team effort! Thank you all for your support. Russia, here we come!!”QUALIFIED! ????Congratulations, ????????Portugal! ????The European champions are heading to ???????? Russia! #WCQ pic.twitter.com/bsE7IBznRD— #WCQ ?????? (@FIFAWorldCup) October 10, 2017Ronaldo will be joined by Lionel Messi, world football’s other undisputed superstar, at the finals after Argentina beat Ecuador 3-1.Yet while Messi almost single-handedly dragged his side to Russia with a sparkling hat-trick it certai..
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  • Apoel Nicosia manager Giorgos Donis believes his defenders will know what to expect from Tottenham striker Harry Kane given they have already faced Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.Kane has been in irresistible form in recent weeks, scoring eight goals in his last six matches, including two in Spurs' win over Borussia Dortmund earlier this month.Another Champions League victory in Cyprus on Tuesday would put Mauricio Pochettino's side in a strong position to qualify from Group H, particularly given Dortmund must take on Real Madrid the same evening.Apoel were beaten 3-0 by Madrid in their opening game, with Ronaldo scoring twice, while three years ago they went up against Messi and Neymar at Barcelona.Barca scraped a 1-0 win at home but a Messi hat-trick fired them to a 4-0 victory at the GSP Stadium and Donis is now expecting Kane to provide a similar test. "Harry Kane is one of the best strikers in Europe at this time," Donis said. "It is not going to be an individua..

    Apoel defenders will call on Messi and Ronaldo memories in bid to shackle Kane

    Apoel Nicosia manager Giorgos Donis believes his defenders will know what to expect from Tottenham striker Harry Kane given they have already faced Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.Kane has been in irresistible form in recent weeks, scoring eight goals in his last six matches, including two in Spurs' win over Borussia Dortmund earlier this month.Another Champions League victory in Cyprus on Tuesday would put Mauricio Pochettino's side in a strong position to qualify from Group H, particularly given Dortmund must take on Real Madrid the same evening.Apoel were beaten 3-0 by Madrid in their opening game, with Ronaldo scoring twice, while three years ago they went up against Messi and Neymar at Barcelona.Barca scraped a 1-0 win at home but a Messi hat-trick fired them to a 4-0 victory at the GSP Stadium and Donis is now expecting Kane to provide a similar test. "Harry Kane is one of the best strikers in Europe at this time," Donis said. "It is not going to be an individua..
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