Cristiano Ronaldo said Tuesday he is opening a museum dedicated to himself on the Portuguese island where he was born. The 28-year-old Real Madrid player will use the museum to showcase memorabilia from his hugely successful career, which began in the 1990s on the island of Madeira.
If they wanted to look wasteful, extravagant and divorced from the gritty reality of Brazil’s millions of poor, World Cup organisers outdid themselves by choosing this remote, luxury beach resort as the venue for this week’s draw.
Premier League strugglers Fulham announced Sunday that Martin Jol had been sacked as their manager. The London club have won just three out of 13 league games under the Dutchman this season, with only Sunderland and Crystal Palace below them in the table.