updated 11:34 AM EST, Wed December 24, 2014
Soccer fans can unwrap Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham underwear for Christmas but why are footballers getting into the bulging market?
CNN associate producer, Duarte Mondonca remembers his countryman who died in January at the age of 71.
It's a story which has taken the English Premier League by storm and persuaded one supermarket to splash out millions on a television commercial -- but did rival armies really turn the killing fields into a football field?
Already boasting a treasure trove of trophies and mementos, the latest addition to Cristiano Ronaldo's own personal museum is a 10-foot bronze statue of the man himself.
Racism and World Cup
CNN's Amanda Davis asks Alexey Sorokin how racism in Russia might play a role in the 2018 World Cup.