Why did Cristiano Ronaldo get banned from Manchester United?
During his third season in England, Ronaldo was involved in several incidents. He had a one-match ban imposed on him by UEFA for a “one-fingered gesture” towards Benfica fans, and was sent off in the Manchester derby—a 3–1 defeat—for kicking Manchester City’s former United player Andy Cole.
What are Cristiano Ronaldo’s achievements in the Champions League?
As the Champions League top scorer, Ronaldo was named the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year. He additionally received the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year awards for the second consecutive season.
How many international matches has Cristiano Ronaldo missed in 2019?
After the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Ronaldo missed six international matches, including the entire league phase of the 2018–19 UEFA Nations League. Ronaldo played for hosts Portugal in the inaugural Nations League Finals in June 2019.
How many goals has Cristiano Ronaldo scored in La Liga in 2016?
Ronaldo’s four goals in a 7–1 home win over Celta de Vigo on 5 March 2016 took his total to 252 goals in La Liga, becoming the competition’s second-highest scorer in history behind Messi. He scored a hat-trick against VfL Wolfsburg to send his club into the Champions League semi-finals.
When did Cristiano Ronaldo make his Premier League debut?
Ronaldo made his debut in the Premier League in a 4–0 home victory over Bolton Wanderers on 16 August 2003, receiving a standing ovation when he came on as a 60th-minute substitute for Nicky Butt.
How did Cristiano Ronaldo reach 100 goals in a competition?
In the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich in April, Ronaldo scored both goals in a 2–1 away win which saw him make history in becoming the first player to reach 100 goals in UEFA club competition.