Ronaldo Out Earned Three Countries In 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo has just revealed his 2015 earnings in response to tax-fraud allegations. And, while we knew his net worth made him the richest footballer in the world, we didn't know just how much money Ronaldo makes. It's shocking, to say the least.

In 2015, Cristiano’s earnings (after tax) made him the highest paid athlete in the world. So, exactly how much did Cristiano Ronaldo earn in 2015?

He Grew Up Alongside Messi And Debuted With Him, But Even Oriol Riera Cannot Explain His Greatness

Oriol Riera, in all good sense, has had a very good professional career. He’s achieved success in the lower divisions of Spain with clubs like Cultural Leonesa and Alcorcon, and he’s secured his role as a grafting, workmanlike forward in La Liga with stints at Osasuna, his current club, and Deportivo La Coruna.

However, history will always remember Riera best as the answer to an obscure piece of pub trivia, for Riera made his senior Barca debut alongside a 16-year-old who was making his own premiere, one Lionel Messi.

FC Barcelona Invite Chapecoense To Play In A Preseason Friendly

FC Barcelona have confirmed through their official Twitter page that they’ve invited Brazilian club Chapecoense to play in the 2017 Gamper Trophy, an annual preseason friendly match held in August at Barca’s Camp Nou stadium.

According to the club, the match “aims to help with the reconstruction of [Chapecoense]” following the tragic airplane accident which claimed the lives of 71 people, including 19 of Chapecoense’s players.

Neymar And Ronaldo Are The Two Most Business Savvy Players In The Game

Are you a Neymar fan? Are you an even bigger Cristiano Ronaldo fan? Is it your dream to get something signed by your favorite star? Well, it can certainly happen...for a price. The Spanish newspaper El Confidential revealed that Neymar and Ronaldo recently signed several stickers for their fans. But did you know they are making a small fortune on every single autograph they sign?

Cristiano Ronaldo May Or May Not Have Cheated On His Taxes

Cristiano Ronaldo just has to try to outdo Lionel Messi in everything, doesn't he?

The Real Madrid star is now under investigation for cheating on his taxes and could even face jail time. Like Messi, though, even if Ronaldo is convicted he will probably have his sentence suspended, as he would be a first-time offender.

The Rise Of Martin Ødegaard

On May 23, 2015 Martin Ødegaard became the youngest player ever to play for Real Madrid. Just 5 months and six days after his 16th birthday, the young Norwegian talent came on for Madrid’s current superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the 57th minute, and the hype surrounding him began to build to a fever pitch.

Shakira Was Probably The Best Part Of El Clasico

Saturday’s El Clasico was by no means a classic. However, as is always the case in a match which puts the world at a standstill for 90 minutes, there was no shortage of drama, intrigue and passion. No one spectator better embodied the competitive tension that reverberated around the Camp Nou than Gerard Pique’s partner Shakira.

With Lionel Messi and Neymar both guilty of wasting good chances for Barca, it was Luis Suarez who opened the scoring in the 53rd minute. 

Sergio Ramos Rescues Real Madrid Again In El Clasico

Barcelona and Madrid played the biggest game of the season so far, and both fan bases ended up disappointed after a 1-1 draw.

El Clasico looked to be going the way of Barcelona after Luis Suarez's header put the Blaugrana in front 1-0.

How To Watch El Clasico: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona Date, Time, TV And Live Streaming

Real Madrid and FC Barcelona meet for the 173rd La Liga edition of the El Clasico on Saturday, December 3. This encounter at the Camp Nou, although only December, will go along way towards deciding who wins the 2016-17 La Liga title: Real Madrid are currently first in the table while Barcelona are second, six points behind. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the match, either live streaming online or on TV through your cable provider.

Remembering The Clasico When Cristiano Ronaldo Got His Groove Back

All was not perfect in Cristiano Ronaldo’s world during the lead up to El Clasico in April 2012. 

He was one of the world’s two best players, in the midst of a colossal goal scoring run and on his way to his lone La Liga title with Real Madrid. But still, things were merely good — not great. The reason being because his Los Blancos squad was universally viewed as Barcelona's whipping boys.