Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo scores two freekicks for Al Nassr before completing his 65th career hat-trick | CaughtOffside

Al Nassr destroyed Abha 8-0 in the Saudi Pro League on Tuesday, and Cristiano Ronaldo was the star of the show with his hattrick which included two freekicks. The 39-year-old was in ruthless form in front of goal for Al Nassr and his three goals nudged his tally up to 29 in 24 Saudi Pro … Read more

In his career swan song, can Luis Suárez flourish in MLS after stellar season in Brazil?

Tim Vickery, South America correspondentMar 2, 2024, 10:00 AM Major League Soccer has gained more than just a new big-name player with the acquisition of Luis Suárez. Inter Miami’s Uruguayan striker also serves as a measuring rod, a crude but interesting way to judge the strength of the league. Welcome to the “Luis Suárez test”: … Read more

In his career swan song, can Luis Suárez flourish in MLS after stellar season in Brazil?

Tim Vickery, South America correspondentMar 2, 2024, 05:00 AM ET Major League Soccer has gained more than just a new big-name player with the acquisition of Luis Suárez. Inter Miami’s Uruguayan striker also serves as a measuring rod, a crude but interesting way to judge the strength of the league. Welcome to the “Luis Suárez … Read more

World Cup winner given four-year ban for doping; career almost certainly finished

It shouldn’t really come as a surprise that French World Cup winner, Paul Pogba, has been banned from football for doping offences, though the length of the punishment may surprise some. The 30-year-old failed a drugs test last August, after he tested positive for testosterone at the conclusion of Juventus’ match against Udinese, the first … Read more

Jose Mourinho opens up on only time in his coaching career when he cried after a defeat

Jose Mourinho has managed over 1,000 games in his managerial career to date, but the self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ has only cried once after a defeat. The 61-year-old, who who is currently out of work after being relieved of his duties at AS Roma, is renowned for his impressive trophy cabinet following successful spells at Chelsea, … Read more

Jose Mourinho names the players he enjoyed coaching most during his career

Jose Mourinho has opened up on the players he enjoyed coaching most during a managerial career that’s featured spells at Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid. The 61-year-old, who is currently out of work after being relieved of his duties at AS Roma, has managed some of football’s most decorated players over the past two … Read more