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Cristiano Ronaldo was at the peak of his powers once again last night on the international stage.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores four times as Portugal rout Lithuania 5-1

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international tally to 93 goals when he scored four times on Tuesday.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp would find it tough to deal with another Champions League final defeat, according to Jose Mourinho.

Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guadiola, Mauricio Pochettino nominated for FIFA Coach of the Year award

Pep Guadiola and Mauricio Pochettino are also on the 10-man shortlist for the prize at the Best FIFA Football Awards.
Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.

Cristiano Ronaldo targets Euro 2020 glory with Nations League champions Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.
Cristiano Ronaldo (left) celebrates with Bernardo Silva. GETTY IMAGES

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick sends Portugal to Nations League final

Evergreen Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick, including two late goals, to give Portugal a 3-1 win over Switzerland in a Nations League semi-final featuring an extraordinary VAR incident on Wednesday.
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Cristiano Ronaldo to be named in Portugal’s Nations League squad

Cristiano Ronaldo will be called up to the Portugal squad for the Nations League Finals next month, Fernando Santos has confirmed.
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Injured Cristiano Ronaldo expects to return in ‘one or two weeks’

Cristiano Ronaldo says he expects to return to action in one or two weeks as he does not think his recent injury is overly serious.
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Roberto Mancini bemoans Italy’s misfortune in front of goal

Roberto Mancini does not believe his "unlucky" Italy side could have done much more to improve their underwhelming form in front of goal.
Portugal's Rui Patricio and Jose Fonte celebrate after the match. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo

Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro.
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Fernando Santos: Cristiano Ronaldo still very much part of Portugal team

Portugal coach Fernando Santos insisted Saturday that superstar Cristiano Ronaldo remains a key part of his national team despite being left out of his Nations League squad, after the European champions became the first team to advance to the semi-finals of the competition.
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Cristiano Ronaldo still absent as Portugal announce Nations League squad with four recalls

Fernando Santos has recalled four players, but Cristiano Ronaldo will play no part in Portugal's final two UEFA Nations League fixtures later in November.
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Portugal atop UEFA Nations League group after away win against Poland

Portugal's Bernardo Silva scored a fine individual goal as their new-look side recovered to win 3-2 away to Poland in the UEFA Nations League with an impressive performance on Thursday.
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Max Allegri: Cristiano Ronaldo available for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is "ready to return to action" for Juventus in Saturday’s game against Udinese, boss Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed.
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Cristiano Ronaldo left out of Portugal squad again

Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, has been left out of the squad for this month’s matches against Poland and Scotland, the Portuguese Football Federation announced on Thursday.
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Cristiano Ronaldo left out of Portugal squad amid rape claim

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left off Portugal's squad for two upcoming matches as he fights a rape allegation.
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World Cup: Hugo Lloris vows no repeat of Euro 2016 final complacency

Hugo Lloris says there will be no repeat of any complacency shown by France at Euro 2016 when they face Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday.
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second goal during the international friendly football match between Portugal and Egypt at Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on March 23, 2018. AFP PHOTO | Fabrice COFFRINI

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo take centre stage as World Cup enters knockouts

The world's two greatest players roar into the knockout stage of the World Cup on Saturday, with Lionel Messi's Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal targeting a place in the quarter-finals.

Fernando Santos: Cristiano Ronaldo can’t beat Uruguay on his own

Cristiano Ronaldo cannot beat Uruguay all by himself. That is the message from Portugal coach Fernando Santos to his team ahead of Saturday’s World Cup last-16 clash in Sochi.

World Cup: Spain, Portugal target last 16 as Russia ride momentum

World Cup heavyweights Spain and Portugal can lock down spots in the last 16 on Monday, as hosts Russia ride a wave of national euphoria into their clash with Uruguay.

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$11 million fraud: Obinwanne Okeke pleads not guilty, remanded in prison

Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
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Oby Ezekwesili urges new economic council to tell President Buhari how he ‘mismanaged economy’

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Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour

A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

Osun governor inaugurates eight primary health care centres

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

IPOB: Security agents besiege Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

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