Archive for the ‘Cristiano Ronaldo’ Category

EPL Puts Portsmouth In Deep Freeze

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

English Premier League club Portsmouth F.C. is in financial crisis. It can’t pay its players nor its creditors.  On Tuesday, the EPL placed Portsmouth on a transfer embargo for being unable to pay off debts owed on prior transfers. This all the while being owned by billionaire oil-rich Saudis, who claim to have ...

Ronaldo And Real Madrid Not C-ing Eye To Eye

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Real Madrid splashed out $131 million to land Cristiano Ronaldo. You’d think that sum, along with $300,000 a week after taxes and a 50 percent share of shirt sale profits would turn the world’s Footballer of the Year into a compliant and happy employee. Fast cars and easy women keep the Portuguese ...

Ronaldo’s Favorite Parisian Artwork Is Not In The Louvre

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

This week, Real Madrid dined on duck - and his name was Scrooge McDuck. That's the only explanation. The Spanish soccer giants must have seduced Uncle Scrooge, got the combination to his vault and then cooked the son of a bitch. Currently second fiddle to Barcelona in Spain, Real Madrid splashed ...

Futbol Alliteration: Ronaldo to Real?

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

I don't know what's with my string of soccer posts lately. Any time a big even like the World Cup or, say, Euro 2008, happens, I always get a renewed interest in the world's most popular sport. It could also be that the sudden departure of David Hirshey from the ...