Cristiano Ronaldo faced the media on his Old Trafford return with Juventus on Monday and addressed his rape allegations again ahead of his team Champions League clash with Manchester United.
The Portuguese star is accused of raping model Kathryn Mayorga in a Vegas hotel in 2009. Mayorga, 34, says she was paid £288,000 to sign a non-disclosure agreement but still came out to tell her story. Read more
Jose Mourinho has promised to control and respect himself when Manchester United take on his former club Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
The Portuguese coach made the statement while addressing journalists at a press conference this afternoon.
According to him, if his side pulls off a shock win against his old club, Chelsea, he wouldn’t rub it in their faces. Read more
France and Arsenal football legend, Thierry Henry has officially been unveiled as the new coach of French club, Monaco.
The 41-year-old was unveiled as the new manager of the club at a press conferrence which took place this afternoon.
Speaking at his first press conference since being appointed by the struggling Ligue 1 club, Henry who won seven trophies at Barcelona under Pep Guardiola, said: ‘Pep for me is the reference. We learnt how to play the game when I went to Barcelona under him.
‘The invention he had in the game; he’s well ahead of the game, I saw it closely. Read more
Saudi Arabian crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman, is reportedly set to make a huge Middle East investment by splashing over £3bn to buy Manchester United football club.
The 33-year-old who is said to be worth around £850billion and holds the second highest position in the Saudi government behind the King was previously reported to be planning on taking over the Abu Dhabi-based owners of Manchester City in the Premier League.
Now The Sun is reporting that Bin Salman wants to make his mark in the world of football and views the Glazer-owned Manchester United as the perfect acquisition Read more
Belgium has elected the father of Vincent Kompany, who is the captain of Manchester City and a star of the Belgian national football team as the first black mayor in the country.
Pierre Kompany, a mechanical engineer born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who arrived in Belgium in 1975 as a refugee topped the poll for the municipality of Ganshoren in Brussels, earning him the title of mayor for the Brussels municipality.
He became active in politics in 2006 as a councillor and took a seat in the Brussels regional parliament in 2014. Read more
France sensation, Kylian Mbappé, 19 who showed class by donating all his £380,000 World Cup pay to charity, has finally explained why he did it.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward earned global recognition for his impressive performances at the World Cup and also went ahead to play a crucial role in helping France to beat Croatia 4-2 in the final clash at the Luzhniki Stadium in July. Read more
Usain Bolt, 32, has scored his first goals in his second trial match for a Australia’s Central Coast Mariners to boost his chances of becoming a professional footballer.
The Jamaican eight-time Olympic sprint champion and world’s fastest man scored the Mariners’ third and fourth goals in a 4-0 win over Macarthur South West on Friday and celebrated with his trademark lightning bolt pose. Read more
Lawyers are probing three more claims against Cristiano Ronaldo after a model accused the star of raping her in a hotel room in 2009, it has emerged.
One woman claims she was raped after a party, one says she was ‘hurt by Ronaldo’ and another says she signed a non-disclosure agreement with the footballer in 2009, according to a lawyer.
Other than the woman who claims she was raped, it is not clear if the allegations relate to sexual misconduct. Read more
The prime minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa, has come to the defense of Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, who is being accused of raping a model in Las Vegas penthouse, few years ago.
He described the award winning player as an extraordinary sportsman. He further pointed out that Ronaldo is yet to be found guilty of any crimes.
“People need to understand one and for all that there’s one thing, that is presumption of innocence. It is not enough for someone to be accused of something to be guilty of it.” He said Read more
The biggest fight in UFC history ended in astonishing circumstances and chaos as Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated the ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor before leaping over the cage in T-Mobile Arena, sparking a mass brawl.
His target was McGregor’s team-mate Dillon Danis who also fought back in the ensuing fracas. As the brawl raged outside the ring, one of Khabib’s entourage also jumped the cage to punch McGregor in the back of the head. Read more