Q:WOW this blog is pure gold! Seriously I really liked this, this is not made by a crazy fangirl and I'm not saying that being a fangirl is bad, I used to be one haha but I think that this tumblr focuses more on Cristiano's professional life and I really like it :D and also I LOVE kaka askdwjcekvjcb Long live this blog!
You know, for a fangirl I am way, way too old :o) I turned 51 per coincidence just on Cristiano Junior’s birthday. But I’m alive and kicking (sic!) and I love writing or making translations. So a tumblr is ideal for me. And it’s very interesting to discover what others - mostly very young people - have to say.
First and foremost I love football, the beautiful game. Also, I am Madridista since ages.
I became a fan of Cristiano already when I saw him at Sporting 10 years ago and Kaká was always one of my favourite players. So the idea of starting a CrisKa blog came to my mind when both joined Real Madrid and pleased us with their heart-warming friendship.
My intention for this blog is to combine the football professional aspects (match reports, match videos, interviews, etc.) with the more private topics. But I refuse to post sheer gossip and rumours (e.g. Kaká transfer). Also, I don’t use paparazzi material because Cristiano, Kaká and their families deserve their privacy just as anybody else.
“For me, Messi and Ronaldo are in a league of their own. All the others follow after them.
I really love Ronaldo though; I think the Portuguese player has greater potential. People need to leave him alone to play. He always has a lot of pressure on him and it can’t be easy. He’s not a machine, he’s just a player.”
Cristiano Ronaldo and his agent, Jorge Mendes, are living these days, a story that was new to them until a month ago, but where both are now fully involved: Nuhazet’s story. A 9 years old boy from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, suffering from cancer since 7 years.
As reported by ‘eldigitald ecanarias.net’, the player and his agent decided to fund a new pioneering treatment for Nuhazet after the match between Real Madrid and Mallorca at the Bernabeu (13.05.2012). Nuhazet attended the game on invitation of the “Asociación Pequeño Valiente”, assuming that this would be one of the last great adventures of his life. Because there seemed to be no hope for the child, who has been battling cancer since 2005. Since then, three tumors were removes, although the last one, which was operated in October 2011, could only be partially removed. In March, an MRI revealed metastases in three different points of the spine.
His parents, Fabiola Guillén and Silvestre Guardia: “The doctor had discussed with colleagues and said that there was nothing more to do. That it was best to leave it as it is so that the child doesn’t have to suffer. Asked if there was anything anywhere in the world, he said that whatever could be done was experimental. I sent the reports to “La Milagrosa” and the University of Navarra, and all the doctors told me I’d better not be more mortifying to the child. He already spent seven years with this disease, and we thought that we had come so far with him. “
The story reached the ears of Jorge Mendes, who paved the way to Cristiano Ronaldo. The morning of the match against Mallorca, he sent a driver to pick up the family and bring them to the team hotel. There, an elevator opened and there stood Cristiano. “Don’t you want to say anything?” Cristiano asked jokingly a stunned Nuhazet. And he promised that he would dedicate a goal to Nuhazet. Mission accomplished.
Nuhazet watched the game, and the winning of the Liga title from the private box of Cristiano, together with Irina Shayk. Then they went down to the locker room area and Nuhazet received the jersey from the player. That already was a dream fulfilled. But there was more.
On the following Monday, Mendes and Florentino Perez called the parents to indicate a medical center, Sanchinarro. From there they went to the Montepríncipe hospital specialised in children. Nuhazet first set foot there on May 16th.
“We had three options: do nothing, take experimental tests and sending a biopsy to the U.S. to make a customized drug specially for Nuhazet”, said the father. The family received the calculation for the treatment costs and the next day they were covered by a transfer of Cristiano and his agent. The boy went to the hospital that same Thursday evening and underwent a surgery of tumors of the cervical vertebrae. Then the biopsy was sent to the U.S.
Today, Nuhazet is still receiving treatment, although in a few weeks he could be back at home. The child and his parents spend the time of waiting with observing the development of a dozen eggs put in an incubator into chicks. The chicks are baptised with the names of all persons who have accompanied them is this adventure. The chick named Cristiano, first to break the shell, was born this morning.
Beautiful gesture of humanity! What a brave little boy! I wish him all the luck of the world.
(if you use the article apart from tumblr please give me credit for the translation)
Translation of Cristiano’s statements:“The team was spectacular. We deserve this qualification because we believed in it right until the end and all the players deserve to be congratulated. I’m very happy because today is also my son’s birthday and I dedicate both my goals to him. We now have to take things match by match. Our aim was to get through the first phase which we achieved. Now everything is possible. We will have an extremely difficult match vs. Czech Republic, chances are 50:50 and we have to respect them.”
Marca (Spain): “Cristiano Ronaldo wins half a Ballon d’Or. The Real Madrid star led the comeback against the Netherlands. The Portuguese footballer gave a stellar performance, scoring two goals and hitting the posts several times.”
As (Spain): “Cristiano is golden. He scored two goals and drove the Netherlands crazy. He showcased power, participation, spectacle and goals, dropping the jaw of the entire football world.”
El Pais (Spain): “Cristiano was formidable. The striker showcased his genius. The repertoire of this formidable athlete has no limits. He also wowed with his assists.”
El Mundo (Spain): “Cristiano Ronaldo was the star with room and the usual strength, but he was more dangerous as well. The Dutch defence could not stop his total football.”
Daily Mail (UK): “Hello Cristiano Ronaldo, goodbye Holland.”
The Sun (UK): “Cristiano Ronaldo found his scoring boots in Kharkiv as his double helped dump Holland out of Euro 2012.”
Daily Mirror (UK): “Ronaldo was irresistible throughout as he led his side to a last-eight appointment.”
Daily Telegraph (UK): “Cristiano Ronaldo inspires Portugal with two goals that end dismal Holland’s Euro 2012 participation.”
ESPN (US): “Ronaldo’s brace guides Portugal past the Netherlands 2-1 and into the quarterfinals.”
Record (Portugal): “Cristiano takes Portugal to the quarterfinals”
A Bola (Portugal): “Portugal was great, Ronaldo was grand.”
Diario de Noticias (Portugal): ”It was Ronaldo’s day and Portugal’s confirmation.” France Football (France): “Ronaldo rescues Portugal.”
La Gazzetta dello Sport (Italy): “The Cristiano Ronaldo Show.”
De Telegraaf (Holland): “Ronaldo kicks the Netherlands out through the back door.”
Ole (Argentina): “Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t care about criticism and netted a brace against the Netherlands to reach the quarterfinals of the Euro 2012. Van der Vaart gave hope to the Dutch until the Real Madrid star showed up and displayed all his class.”
Globoesporte (Brazil): “Cristiano decided. He netted two goals in his best Euro performanceand put Portugal in the quarterfinals.”
How cute. I remember how Miguel Veloso was the one who was by Cristiano’s side and took his hand when Cristiano was nearly breaking down after missing his big chances in the last game. It was the moment after Varela scored and Cristiano was so emotionally shaken that he couldn’t even celebrate. Which was interpreted by the media as “arrogant Ronaldo not even celebrates his team-mate’s goal”.
“He is already under pressure at Madrid but in the Portugal national team, perhaps the pressure is even bigger. It must not be easy for him. He is not a machine, he is a player. Sometimes he plays very well, sometimes he is tired. That is normal. You cannot compare the way someone plays for a club and for a national team. At a club, you spend every day with the same players. In a national team, you are with your team-mates for only a few days. We know what he can do, we know he has a lot of quality. Sometimes, a national team’s shirt is heavy.”
Footballers show understanding because they know these situations from their own experience. Força Cristiano!