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Like port wine, Portugal's Ronaldo knows how to age best

This was his coach's response to the charge that the Real Madrid star had seemed ineffective or old against Morocco

A good striker only needs to be in the right place once or twice a game to be world-class, and no one in the world spots those one or two places better than Ronaldo.


AT the age of 33, Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't so much run anymore as he threatens to run.

Let the other players sprint and chase all game, he signals with his exquisite lack of industriousness. He will wait here, or maybe just over there, until...

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