Ronaldo loses Portugal spot to sully World Cup journey

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — So, the dream is still alive for Cristiano Ronaldo. Soccer’s most prolific modern-day scorer might yet, at the age of 37 and probably playing in his last World Cupclaim the one major title to elude him in a career like no other. It didn’t quite feel that way, though, as he … Read more

Ronaldo dropped, Ramos scores 3 for Portugal at the World Cup

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — A chant of “RONALDO! RONALDO!” swept around the biggest stadium at the world cup, followed by loud jeers when the fans realized their idol wasn’t coming onto the field. Cristiano Ronaldo was, in fact, sitting in the Portugal dugout, looking glum and still wearing a substitute’s bib. And the guy who … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal def Switzerland, future, next club, Al-Nassr, Manchester United, Piers Morgan interview, latest, updates

Six months is all it has taken for Cristiano Ronaldo to soil his reputation at club and international level. A transfer request in July sparked a rapid downfall that recently culminated in a poll where 70 percent of readers voted to bench him for their Round of 16 fixture against Switzerland, an action that Fernando … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo drama after Portugal victory, more penalty shootout heroics at Qatar World Cup

He was only briefly on the field for Portugal’s 6-1 drubbing of Switzerland, but all eyes were on Cristiano Ronaldo after he was benched for the first time in his World Cup career. All that drama and more in today’s five talking points from Qatar. Qatar quarterfinalists decided We have our last eight in Qatar. … Read more

US Played A Key Role In Germany’s Huge Gas Deal With Qatar

The talks between Germany and various emergency gas suppliers that has been tracking for the past couple of months or so last week have resulted in two sales and purchase agreements signed between QatarEnergy and the US’s ConocoPhillips to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Germany for at least 15 years from 2026. Although … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo benched, walks off early, Portugal vs Switzerland result, score, Fernando Santos, reaction, Goncalo Ramos hat-trick

Manchester United great Gary Neville has urged former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo to quit “sulking” after the Portugal forward was dropped for the Round of 16 clash with Switzerland on Wednesday [AEDT]. Portugal coach Fernando Santos opted to play Goncalo Ramos up front instead, with the 21-year-old playing a starring role as he scored three goals … Read more

Georgina Rodriguez watches Portugal at the World Cup – after Cristiano Ronaldo was dropped

Georgina Rodriguez cut a glamorous figure as she watched the Portugal v Switzerland game at the World Cup in Doha, Qatar on Tuesday. The model, 28, who is the girlfriend of Cristiano Ronaldo, donned a black strapless gown as she watched from the stands. The media personality also wore a khaki coat for the event … Read more

FIFA World Cup live updates: Portugal takes on Switzerland after Morocco goalkeeper Yassine Bounou eliminates Spain on penalties

Portugal takes on Switzerland and Morocco is into the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup for the first time after a heroic performance from goalkeeper Yassine Bounou to oust 2010 winners Spain. Follow our live blog of all the latest from Qatar. Live updates Today’s games in Qatar 45′ Four minutes of stoppage time 1m … Read more

Asian, African fans relish ‘affordable’, close-to-home World Cup | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Doha, Qatar – It’s the first time that four teams from Asia and Africa have made it to the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup. In-form Morocco are still in the fray. But for many fans from those continents, including the Middle East, there’s another reason to celebrate the ongoing tournament: It’s simply easier … Read more

Neymar scores, Brazil beats South Korea 4-1 at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It was the same old Neymar out there, looking fit and scoring a goal to move closer to Pelé’s all-time record and lead Brazil into the World Cup quarterfinals. Neymar returned from injury and converted a first-half penalty in Brazil’s 4-1 win over South Korea in the round of 16 on … Read more