2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
0-1-0, 3rd in FIFA World Cup
Ronaldo's record-breaking hat trick (0:31)
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2dESPN staff

Pique: Ronaldo has 'habit' of going to ground

Spain defender Gerard Pique has accused Cristiano Ronaldo of habitually "throwing himself to the ground" after Friday's thrilling 3-3 draw.

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2dChris Wright

World Cup Daily: Ronaldo's busy day, Iran joy

We thought he'd been quiet ... 2018 World Cup, meet Mr. Ronaldo! Plus, what was with the empty seats in Yekaterinburg? And here comes Messi!

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2dDermot Corrigan

Hierro: I wouldn't trade anyone for Ronaldo

Fernando Hierro says he wouldn't trade any of his players for Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portugal superstar's hat trick denied Spain three points.

Portugal, Spain show their superiority in Group B (3:22)
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2dGabriele Marcotti

Ronaldo the GOAT as Portugal, Spain draw 3-3

Cristiano Ronaldo is Portugal's talisman and he showed just why on Friday, scoring three superb goals to earn his country a 3-3 draw with Spain.

Portugal, Spain fans take over Sochi (0:44)
Marcotti: Ronaldo will shine at the 2018 World Cup (2:05)
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3dDermot Corrigan

Puyol: Respect Spain's decision to sack Lopetegui

Former Spain defender Carles Puyol told ESPN FC he backs Luis Rubiales' decision to fire coach Julen Lopetegui two days before the World Cup began.

Ballsupski: Ramos v Ronaldo. Tasty (5:49)
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3dGabriele Marcotti

Portugal are a dangerous underdog vs. Spain

Portugal are underdogs heading into their World Cup opener vs. Spain but thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo and a dogged cast, you can't bet against them.

Burley: Real Madrid rubbing it in Spanish FA's face (4:00)
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3dReuters

Ramos on Salah injury: 'I sleep very well at night'

Sergio Ramos backed new Spain head coach Fernando Hierro and said his conscience is clear regarding his foul that injured Mohamed Salah last month.

Lopetegui: Spain firing was the saddest day of my life (2:42)

RankingsFIFA World Cup

Goal Difference0Tied-9th
Goals Scored3Tied-2nd
Assists1Tied-2nd
Goals Conceded3Tied-30th