Ronaldo is an Icon of Corruption in Sports

Instead of focusing on Ronaldo the mega-star, focus on the athlete embedded in a deeply corrupt and exploitative system. Then you might see this for what it is: a story about the total lack of accountability for men who see themselves as above the law.
Brenda Elsey and Jennifer Doyle
World Cup

Ronaldo Seals World Cup Hat Trick on Gorgeous Free Kick

Ronaldo's scorcher brought Portugal level with Spain at 3-3.
Liam Daniel Pierce

2018 Will Be the Year of Neymar

Nobody not named Messi or Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or since 2007. This could be the year that finally changes.
Shahan Ahmed

Ronaldo Reportedly Wants to Leave Real Madrid

After being accused of tax fraud, the luxury underwear salesman wants to leave Spain.
Sean Newell

Ronaldo's Sculptor Speaks: "Even Jesus did not please everyone."

Ronaldo's Sculptor defends his insane-looking statue, noting that at least Ronaldo himself likes it.
Brian Blickenstaff

Airport Named after Cristiano Ronaldo also Has Terrible Ronaldo Statue

Somehow people keep messing up statues of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Sean Newell
the showman

The Cult: Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho was a footballer unlike any other, and a showman par excellence. For his infectious exuberance, warmth and flair, we induct him into The Cult.
Sean Cole

The Worst Year Ever Was Ronaldo's Best

In pop culture, 2016 was The Worst Year Ever, but in soccer, it was The Year of Ronaldo. Of course, that fits.
Brian Blickenstaff
cristiano ronaldo

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo Drive his Speedy New Car like a Senior Citizen

Ronaldo got a new, shiny toy.
Leander Schaerlaeckens
the human condition

The Cult: Ronaldo

In his pomp, Ronaldo was a striker sent from heaven. His career took a steep downward trajectory, however, and he bowed out of football as a mortal much like the rest of us.
Will Magee
Conor McGregor

VICE Sports World News Roundup: July 27, 2016

Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
Brian Blickenstaff
Euro 2016

Men In Blazers: Euro 2000 & Copa July 10, 2016

From the Embassy Row studios in the Crap Part of SoHo, Rog and Davo break down the battle between Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal and hosts France. Plus, a look back at Copa America Centenario and Euro 2016.​
VICE Sports