• Capello: Ronaldo’s not a genius like Messi but he deserves Ballon d’Or

    Capello: Ronaldo’s not a genius like Messi but he deserves Ballon d’Or

    The former AC Milan and England manager has tipped the Real Madrid forward to claim the award, especially after his Euro 2016 triumph with Portugal.

    Fabio Capello has backed Goal 50 winner Cristiano Ronaldo to lift the Ballon d’Or trophy, claiming he has outperformed “genius” Lionel Messi in 2016.

    The former AC Milan and Real Madrid manager admitted that he prefers the Barcelona forward overall, but that the two are not comparable over the last 12 months.

    Ronaldo helped Real win their 11th […]

  • Cristiano Ronaldo is the problem for Real Madrid – Capello

    Cristiano Ronaldo is the problem for Real Madrid – Capello

    Former Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello believes the club’s biggest problem is Cristiano Ronaldo and a perceived lack of fitness.

    Zinedine Zidane’s men have stuttered in LaLiga, with three consecutive draws seeing them slip to second behind city rivals Atletico Madrid.

    Ronaldo has only played four of seven league games after a delayed start to his season due to a knee injury, with just a goal and an assist to his name thus far.

    And Capello feels that the Portugal captain’s lack of […]