Pictures : Cristiano Ronaldo vs Leichester City (30 July 2011)Friendly

cristianoronaldoAnother friendly victory for Mourinho’s squad, when they defeated host Leichester City with 2-1 at King Power stadium,Leichester, yesterday. On the match, Mou played the two newbie, Varane Rafael and Fabio Coentrao as starters, while Adan trusted as the goalkeeper.

Real Madrid opened their score through Jose Maria Callejon goal in 43rd minute, with a great assist from Benzema.

And in second half, Mourinho played Cristiano Ronaldo, Alonso, and Oezil. And later in minute 62nd, Benzema doubled the score for the Whites, from Marcelo’s rebound ball.

Leicester minimized the lost only 2 minutes before the whistle blows through Lloyd Dyer, which Casillas failed to anticipate. 2-1 for Real Madrid victory.

Starting Line Up

Leicester City: K. Schmeichel, Peltier, Konchesky, Mills, Bamba, Gallagher, Vassell, Wellens, Abe, Danns, Nugent

Real Madrid: Adan, Sergio Ramos, Raul Albiol, Varane, Marcelo, Granero, Khedira, Callejon, Kaká. Coentrao, Benzema.

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Pictures : Cristiano Ronaldo in Berlin, German (27 July 2011)

cristiano ronaldoCristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid team stayed at Ritz Carlton Hotel in Berlin, during their visit in German Tour. The team was scheduled for a friendly against Hertha Berlin, before returning to Madrid. For the friendly tour, it reported that Real Madrid received a huge pay check, around €1 million.

Here are pictures from Cristiano Ronaldo in Berlin, German :

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Real Madrid Victory Over a Friendly vs Hertha Berlin (27 July 2011)

cristianoronaldoReal Madrid achieved another positive results in pre-season match at the German Olympic Stadium yesterday, where they won 3-1 against Hertha German.

The host actually made the first goal on the match from Patrick Ebert in minute 18th. However, it didn’t take too long for Cristiano Ronaldo to match the point through his amazing freekick, 12 minutes later.

And less than 2 minutes later, Karim Benzema made the second goal for Real Madrid, and made the last score just a couple of minutes after the second half.

With this victory, Real Madrid have won their last 3 friendly matches.

”Scoring makes me happy, but I would be happy if we can win La Liga or the Champions League,” stated Ronaldo in Real Madrid website..

”I am delighted to scored, but my main goal is still to help this team win,” he added.

After facing Hertha, Real Madrid still have another four preseason matches against Leicester City, Guangzhou Evergrande, Tianjin TEDA and Galatasaray.

”So far, the preparation for this season is great  and we have to improve it. We still want to develop in ordering to start this season,” said Ronaldo.


Pictures and Video : Cristiano Ronaldo vs Hertha Berlin (27 July 2011)Friendly

cristiano ronaldoReal Madrid appeared superior in a friendly match against Hertha Berlin at Olympic  Stadium in Berlin yesterday. Although the host made the first goal on the match, Real Madrid made it through as the winner with 3-1.

Cristiano Ronaldo contribute one goal , which mean he already collect 5 goals in 3 friendlies.

For watching the goal video, just click below here :

Cristiano Ronaldo Freekick Goal vs Hertha Berlin

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UEFA Best Player Award 2011 Strongest Candidates – Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez

cristianoronaldovsmessiXavi Hernandez, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are battling for UEFA Best Player Award this year. Last year, the award goes to Diego Milito who achieved a successfull career with Inter Milan. At that time, with Jose Mourinho as a coach, Inter Milan reached a treble winner, Coppa Italy, Italian Trophy Serie A, and Champions League.

Lionel Messi, who led Barcelona in winning 3 titles 2 years ago, also received the award in 2009. And his rival Cristiano Ronaldo, got the 2008 award for his fantastic record with Manchester United.

And for this year, Lionel Messi has the biggest chance to win this award second time, since led Barcelona to win Spanish League and Champions League as the club’s top scorer. But considering Cristiano Ronaldo’s amazing 52 goals record this year, his name should be placed equally with Messi.

Another strong competitor came from Messi’s teammate, Xavi Hernandez. The 30 year old players is known as Barcelona play maker, and the key for Messi’s goals. In other words, he is Barcelona’s successor.

Another nominees are Iniesta(Barcelona), Radamel Falcao (FC Porto), Wayne Rooney (ManUtd), Nemanja Vidic (ManUtd), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan), Gerrard Pique (Barca), an Manuel Neuer (FC Schalke).

The winners will be announced on August 25th, the same time as the Champions League draw. 53 sport journalists from each UEFA members will have their votes to determine the result.


Cristiano Ronaldo US Friendly Pictures : Philadelphia Union 1-2 Real Madrid (23 July 2011)

cristianoronaldoReal Madrid is undefeated during their preseason tour in US, when they won on their 3 matches against LA Galaxy, Chivas, and the last US Tour, Philadelphia Union. On the last team, Real Madrid made it 2-1 for their victory, with a goal from Mesut Ozil and Jose Maria Callejon, each scored in first and second half round.

While Ronaldo didn’t not made it to another goal, playing the last 45 minutes after sitting on the bench for the whole first half.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Pictures and Video : Chivas de Guadalajara 0-3 Real Madrid (20 July 2011)

cristiano ronaldo_real madridCristiano Ronaldo became the man of the match after he scored a hattrick in a friendly against Chivas de Guadalajara yesterday. He has proven that he is ready to start the season with 4 goals in 2 friendly matches (1 goal vs LA Galaxy).

For watching the goal video, just click below here :

Cristiano Ronaldo Hat-trick vs Chivas de Guadalajara

Here are some of the pictures on the match :
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Cristiano Ronaldo Hat-trick Against Zero Mexican Chivas Guadalajara (20 July 2011)

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Cristiano Ronaldo became the star of the friendly match between Real Madrid against Mexican club, Chivas Guadalajara yesterday (20/7). He scored a hat-trick, and ended the match with 0-3 for Real Madrid victory.

Jose Mourinho was surprisingly plays Kaka, goal keeper Antonio Adan, defender Raphael Varane and winger Fabio Coentrao as starters. Apparently the result was far from the expectation, since until the first half ended, no goals created from both sides.

The first goal has not been created before the late second half. In 73 minutes, Ronaldo finally broke the deadlock, and fired a  shot through a close range, using a bait from Benzema. A minute later, Ronaldo almost scored another goal, but unfortunately the ball hit the goalpost.

He then scored the second goal from a penalty spot in minute 76th, after the referee awarded Pepe who got tripped in a penalty box by Chivas defender, Mario de Luna. And not for long until Ronaldo made the third goal in minute 82nd. The goal came from Ozil’s clever assist, which Ronaldo quickly turn into a fast shot, that failed to anticipate by Chivas goalkeeper.

The 3 goals from Ronaldo wrapped the match with 3 goals difference, just like when they beat LA Galaxy with 4-1 last week.


Guadalajara : 1-Luis Michel; 2-Mario de Luna, Héctor Reynoso López 4-(19-Jonny Magallón), 6-Omar Esparza, 16-Miguel Ponce (3-Arturo Ledesma), 5-Patricio Araujo, 8-Marco Fabián de la Mora, 20-Edgar Mejía Viruete, 18-Xavier Baez (21-Antonio Salazar Castillo); 9-Omar Arellano (17-Jesus), 10-Alberto Medina, 25-Antonio Gallardo Palacios

Real Madrid: 13-Antonio Adan (1-Iker Casillas), 19-Raphael Varane, (18-Raul Albiol), 2-Ricardo Carvalho (3-Pepe), 12-Marcelo, 17-Alvaro Arbeloa (27-Nacho); 15-Fabio Coentrao, 11-Esteban Granero, 7-Cristiano Ronaldo, 10-Mesut Özil (28-Jese); 9-Karim Benzema (29-Joselu), 8-Kaka (21-Jose Maria Callejon)