CARDIFF, Wales -- In the Cardiff City Stadium's postmatch media area, Cristiano Ronaldo conducted proceedings as he had done on the pitch -- with directness and brutal economy. He insisted on stopping for journalists as his press handler attempted to usher him onto the waiting team bus -- "it's for the English," he said -- and exactly two-and-a-half minutes of to-the-point answers later, he swiftly said his farewells and was gone.
Cristiano Ronaldo dedicated his man of the match award to Sir Alex Ferguson after scoring twice for Real Madrid to see them win the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla.
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CARDIFF, Wales -- Unai Emery insisted that Sevilla can cope with the impending departure of left-back Alberto Moreno, after watching his side fall to Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup.
Sevilla won the Europa League three months ago but having already lost two key players in Ivan Rakitic and Stephane Mbia, who respectively moved to Barcelona and returned to QPR after a loan spell, they are also set to wave goodbye to Moreno.
The full-back is expected to complete a move to Liverpool, with Emery opting...