Real Madrid’s Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo  celebrates with his team-mate Marco Asensio after scoring against Sevilla during their Spanish Primera Division league game  at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid. Photograph: Rodrigo Jimenez/EPA

Real Madrid 5 Sevilla 0 Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his fifth Ballon d’Or award with a brace as Real Madrid swept past Sevilla 5-0 following a blist(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo with his Real Madrid coach  Zinedine Zidane after receiving his fifth Ballon D’Or. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

After seeing Cristiano Ronaldo pick up a fifth Ballon d’Or on Thursday, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane described the Portuguese forward as the grea(...)

Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has been named winner of the 2017 Ballon d’Or. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Cristiano Ronaldo collected his joint-record fifth Ballon d’Or on Thursday in Paris in the middle of his worst domestic season for Real Madrid, but w(...)

Son Heung-Min scores Tottenham Hotspur’s   second goal during the Champions League game against  Apoel Nicosia at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur 3 Apoel Nicosia 0 It has taken a while – 17 appearances, to be precise – but Fernando Llorente is up and running as a Tottenham Hot(...)

Arsene Wenger comes face to face with his old rival Jose Mourinho again today at the Emirates. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

A common sight at the Emirates Stadium in the past decade has been the away team storming into acres of space to seek reward on the counterattack, wit(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo  with his agent Jorge Mendes, his son Cristiano jnr and his mother Maria Dolores dos Santos AveiroPhotograph:  Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty

Global football super-agent Jorge Mendes, whose clients include Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho, has taken a dividend of close to €19 million from(...)

Wide strikers such as Mohamed Salah of Liverpool, above, rarely cross and they shoot at goal as often as traditional centre-forwards. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Mohamed Salah’s goal against Chelsea meant that he finished the weekend as top scorer in the Premier League. With 10 goals in his first 13 Premier Lea(...)

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini is suing sportswear giant New Balance for around £2 million over “defective boots” that he says had a negative impact on his performances. Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is prepared for a high court battle against sportswear giant New Balance over his old football boots, c(...)

Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne celebrates his goal in their Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk. Photo: Andreas Solaro/Getty Images

Napoli 3 Shakhtar Donetsk 0 Napoli kept their hopes of Champions League progress alive with a 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in Group F. A brilliant (...)

José Mourinho leaves the examining magistrate’s court number 4 in Madrid. Photo: EPA

José Mourinho declared the case brought against him for alleged tax fraud to be closed after he accepted the arguments put forward by Spain’s Inland R(...)

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