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Thursday April 30 2020
De Ligt: 'Trying to learn from Juve'

Matthijs de Ligt is ‘trying to learn’ from Juventus teammates Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini, but reveals he didn’t want to be a defender at first.

The 20-year-old centre-back came through the legendary Ajax academy and earned himself a €85m transfer to Turin last summer.

“It is important to know for yourself if you’re mentally right; if you’re ready, nobody can stop you,” he told Champions Journal.

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Monday April 6 2020
Aerial duels: Alves best in Europe

Parma defender Bruno Alves has won more aerial duels than Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk and joked Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has ‘never beaten me in the air’.

The Portuguese defender has been a rock in the Gialloblu defence since he arrived from Rangers in July 2018 and has been named captain at the Ennio Tardini.

Now, the 38-year-old proves to be one of the protagonists in the top five European Leagues and top the list of aerial duels won, boasting a stat of 78,4 per cent, a number that can’t be bettered by anyone this campaign.

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Wednesday February 5 2020
Igor: 'Van Dijk and Ramos role models'

New Fiorentina signing Igor says his inspirations are “Virgil Van Dijk, Sergio Ramos and Thiago Silva,” at his unveiling.

Igor was signed from SPAL on the final day of the January transfer window, and made his full debut in the 3-0 defeat against Juventus last weekend.

The defender was speaking at a press conference along with Viola director of sport Daniele Prade and was quizzed on the 21-year-old’s role models.

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Sunday February 2 2020
Juve plan mega Van Dijk bid?

Juventus are planning a huge summer bid for Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk, according to a report from England.

The Sun reports that should van Dijk win the Premier League with Liverpool this season, as looks likely, then the 28-year-old has achieved all he possibly can in England.

The English paper states that Juve are prepared to put down a massive £150m offer for the Dutchman.

Juve are attempting to rebuild their defence, as Giorgio Chiellini is 35 and Leonardo Bonucci is 32 years old.

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Tuesday December 3 2019
Chiellini: 'Ronaldo robbed of Ballon d'Or'

Giorgio Chiellini claims Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo “was robbed of the Ballon d’Or last year, as Real Madrid wanted to stop him winning.”

The trophy went to Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric in 2018, while this evening the winner was Barcelona star Lionel Messi.

Ronaldo skipped the ceremony for two years running after learning he would not be holding the golden globe aloft.

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Monday December 2 2019
Messi wins sixth Ballon d'Or

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won a record sixth Ballon d’Or, taking him one above Juventus rival Cristiano Ronaldo.

Messi guided Barca to La Liga glory and the semi-finals of the Champions League last season.

He scored 51 goals in all competitions during the 2018-19 campaign and has followed up with 11 this term.

Ronaldo, meanwhile, comes third in the contest, with Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk second and teammate Sadio Mane fourth.

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Monday December 2 2019
No Ronaldo at Ballon d'Or ceremony

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo won’t appear at the Ballon d’Or ceremony in Paris this evening as Lionel Messi is set to win his sixth gong.

Multiple reports claim the Portuguese star isn’t on the podium for the prize, with his Barcelona rival winning for a record sixth time and Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah on either side.

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Monday December 2 2019
Messi to win Ballon d'Or

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi is widely expected to win the Ballon d’Or for a record sixth time later, with Cristiano Ronaldo not even on the podium.

Both ANSA and Gazzetta dello Sport claim Messi will win the prestigious prize in Paris tonight, barely a day after scoring the winner against Atletico Madrid in a 1-0 victory.

Ronaldo, on the other hand, is being tipped to place fourth, behind Liverpool pair Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk.

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Wednesday October 30 2019
Ronaldo up for Globe Soccer Award

Cristiano Ronaldo is nominated for Men's Best Player of the Year at the Globe Soccer Awards, along with Leo Messi, Bernardo Silva and four Liverpool stars.

The 34-year-old has been nominated for the award alongside the Liverpool quartet of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Alisson Becker and Virgil van Dijk.

Ronaldo joined Juventus in the summer of 2018 for a club record €112 million and scored 21 league goals in his first season in Serie A, adding a further six in the Champions League.

So far this term he has scored five times for the Bianconeri.

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Monday October 21 2019
Ronaldo to vie for Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to renew his rivalry with long-time rival Lionel Messi when the 30-man shortlist for the 2019 Ballon d’Or is announced later.

Ronaldo has won a total of five Ballon d’Ors, including two of the last three since France Football ended its partnership with FIFA.

However, the Juventus forward missed out on the 2018 gong after it was won by his former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric.

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