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Ronaldo sets scoring record, lifts Real Madrid to top of La Liga

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MADRID (AP) Cristiano Ronaldo set up a goal and scored another in a three-minute span on Saturday to help Real Madrid defeat Levante 3-0 and take the provisional lead in the Spanish league. Ronaldo set up Marcelo’s goal in the 27th minute and scored his own with a well-placed right-footed shot from just outside the [more]

Iran captain set to miss Asian Cup after husband took passport


The captain of the Iranian women's soccer team will miss the Asian Cup tournament as her husband has confiscated her passport in a domestic quarrel, local media has reported. [more]

Ronaldo hits 5 for Madrid, Messi lifts Barca over Atletico

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BARCELONA, Spain —¬†Cristiano Ronaldo netted five goals to become Real Madrid’s all-time leading scorer in the Spanish league, while Lionel Messi scored as a substitute to give Barcelona a 2-1 win at Atletico Madrid on Saturday. Ronaldo recorded his second career five-goal game to lead Madrid’s 6-0 rout at Espanyol, taking his tally to 231 [more]