Alan Dawson, provided by Published 4:43 am CDT, Thursday, April 18, 2019 AP Images / YouTube, Pixar Cristiano Ronaldo has failed to reach the UEFA Champions League semi-final for just the second time in 12 years. And there may be a curse at play. A data cruncher on Twitter has suggested the "Toy Story" franchise is to blame, as the Portuguese striker comes up short whenever Pixar releases a new movie. The curse is eerily similar to the sports jinx that haunts Drake, who seemingly curses whichever team or athlete he lends his support to. Fortunately for Ronaldo and his team Juventus, there are currently no plans to release another "Toy Story" movie. Read all of Business Insider's coverage for the 2018-2019 European Soccer season right here. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. There's a wild theory going around that suggests Pixar Animated Studios could be to blame for Cristiano Ronaldo's inability to reach the UEFA Champions League semi-final. Pixar is … [Read more...] about Cristiano Ronaldo has never reached a Champions League semi-final the same year a ‘Toy Story’ film has been released
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Alan Dawson, provided by Published 10:19 am CDT, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Filippo Alfero - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Cristiano Ronaldo, the king of the UEFA Champions League, is losing his crown. The 34-year-old striker has won the tournament five times and was signed by Juventus to help them conquer Europe this season. But Ronaldo has performed poorly against the Champions League elite this year, and Juventus is trailing 2-0 ahead of a critical Round of 16 second leg against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. Business Insider has produced five charts that highlight Ronaldo's plight from a once-great player in Europe to an average one as he struggles to make an impact in the 2018-2019 season. Read all of Business Insider's coverage for the 2018-2019 soccer season right here. Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time UEFA Champions League winner, is losing his crown as the king of Europe. Juventus signed the striker to help the team conquer … [Read more...] about 5 charts that show how truly awful Cristiano Ronaldo has been in the Champions League this year
By Bilal Amjad Published: February 28, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Mohamed Salah of Liverpool and his team look dejected during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool FC at the Etihad Stadium on January 3, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. PHOTO: GETTY “You will never walk alone” Throughout the season we heard this anthem loud and clear at Anfield as Liverpool tried to play their part in ending the wait for the domestic title. It has been 28 years since Liverpool last tasted the Premier League success and many believe this to be their year of finally winning the trophy. Although they have been in the running from the start of the season, I believe they will fall short again come the end of the season. In any other year, Liverpool would have been crowned as champions, having suffered only one defeat and gaining a massive sum of 69 points from 28 games. But unfortunately they have been piped against Manchester City, a team that Pep … [Read more...] about 28 trophyless years later, can Liverpool beat the odds to claim the Premier League title?
Cristiano Ronaldo’s dream of winning the Champions League in his debut Juventus season is in disarray. Juventus was completely humbled at Atletico Madrid in the first leg of its Round of 16 clash on Wednesday, as it was beaten 2-0 on the night. Ronaldo, who is normally devastating against Atletico, failed to score and the team has it all to do in the return leg in March. Nobody took the defeat as badly as Ronaldo, who stormed through the mixed zone after the match bragging about how he’s been a champion before, while Atletico has won nothing. Read all of Business Insider’s coverage for the 2018-2019 soccer season right here. Juventus had one thing in mind when it spent $US130 million on Cristiano Ronaldo last summer – win the UEFA Champions League. As a five-time winner of the competition, Ronaldo will have wanted the same thing but that dream is now in disarray as Juventus got humbled 2-0 in the first leg of its Round of 16 Champions League clash at … [Read more...] about Cristiano Ronaldo’s dream of winning the Champions League this season is in disarray, and he got really petty about it
By Muneeb Farrukh Published: January 14, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Isco Alarcon of Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid and Karim Benzema of Real Madrid look dejected during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Camp Nou on October 28, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. PHOTO: GETTY Over the years, Real Madrid have established themselves as a club which is synonymous with success. But sustained success comes at a cost in terms of regular big money signings. Real Madrid players celebrate the victory after winning against Liverpool FC in the UEFA Champions League final football match at the Olimpiyskiy stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 26, 2018. Photo: Getty Bearing in mind the dynamics of modern day football, it is increasingly evident that in order to survive and thrive amongst the footballing giants, all the top clubs tend to chalk out a transfer policy which lays special emphasis on at least one big name signing supplemented by a bunch of talented … [Read more...] about The struggling champions: After Zidane and Ronaldo, time is running out for Real Madrid