Real Madrid news

Mourinho leaps to Ronaldo defence

January 14, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has laughed off recent criticism levelled at Cristiano Ronaldo for his lack of success from free-kicks.

• Blog: Copa Clasico is on
• Di Stefano: Ronaldo must take criticism

Despite Ronaldo's remarkable return of 112 goals in 115 games for Los Blancos he has found himself under pressure from the club's fans of late, with the Real faithful jeering him in the past couple of games.

But when it ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations