Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, who is widely expected to leave Ajax Amsterdam in the coming weeks, said he was asked about a move to Italian champions Juventus by Cristiano Ronaldo at the end of Sunday's Nations League final.
Ronaldo's Portugal triumphed 1-0 in the showpiece match leaving the 19-year-old defender De Ligt, linked with several top European clubs, disappointed.
PORTO, Portugal -- This was supposed to be the night when Portugal's newest star, Joao Felix, would take his first steps toward claiming the crown as his country's most important footballer. The only problem with that is that Cristiano Ronaldo is nowhere near ready to stand aside for his successor, whomever he might prove to be.
Felix, the prodigious 19-year-old Benfica forward, was making his Portugal debut in Porto's Estadio do Dragao in the Nations League semifinal Wednesday against Switzerland,...