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Argentina vs. Portugal
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Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho issues challenge to Portugal coaches

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was awarded the "Coach of the Century" award at a gala celebrating 100 years of Portuguese football on Wednesday.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was awarded the Coach of the Century award at a gala celebrating 100 years of Portuguese football on Wednesday.

"Obviously the titles I won with FC Porto are the most important for me during my career because they were titles won with a Portuguese team and for the Portuguese football," the former FC Porto, Inter Milan and Real Madrid head coach said.

"And in the case of FC Porto it was a unique situation which was winning a final of a Champions League with nine Portuguese...

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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo: 'You have to be ambitious'

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben, former France striker Thierry Henry and Real Madrid president Florentino Perez react to Cristiano Ronaldo winning his third FIFA Ballon d'Or.
Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo thanked Manchester United supporters and pleaded for fans of Madrid to back Gareth Bale.

Three days after winning his third Ballon d'Or and on the eve of being named best player of all time by the Portugal Football Federation, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo said he still has plenty of ambition and drive.

"You get to the point at which you challenge yourself because you don't have a prove yourself to anyone. You just want to show yourself that you can do it. You could just say that I won everything, I don't have any goals and I can work less but you have to maintain, you have to stay...

By ESPN Staff
Jan 12, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo: Year in review

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the 2014 Ballon d'Or winner, capping the second straight year of him being the best player in the world.


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 By Chris Wright

Real Madrid star Pepe once again distributes food to Madrid's deprived

He may employ questionable judgement on occasion during matches, but Real Madrid's combative defender Pepe has once again dug into his own pocket to provide free food packages to some of Madrid's most disadvantaged residents.

According to Spanish paper AS, the Portuguese centre-half has paid for 9,000 kilos of staple food items such as rice, flour and tinned goods to be distributed among the people of the Las Rozas area of Madrid in a bid to ensure that nobody will go hungry in his local neighbourhood...

 By Lee Roden

Ronaldo continues to break boundaries and is somehow getting even better

ESPN FC's Sid Lowe discusses the Ballon d'Or shortlist and believes there isn't any doubt that Cristiano Ronaldo is the clear favourite.

When most players approach the age of 30, they start to slow down. Legs get heavier, inspiration is more difficult to find, and their overall contribution tends to come in sporadic bursts rather than consistently.

Cristiano Ronaldo is not most players.

After expending a sizable amount of energy in Real Madrid's drive toward La Decima, and then following that with a battle against persistent injury problems at the World Cup last summer, it would have been no surprise if his levels dropped off this...