Aussie Rules, but Ronaldo reigns


Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, watched by Australian Rules footballers, testing his skills with the oval ball after training at the Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday. Real kick off a new era under manager Rafael Benitez when they play Italy's AS Roma in the International Champions Cup opener today.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, watched by Australian Rules footballers, testing his skills with the oval ball after training at the Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday. Real kick off a new era under manager Rafael Benitez when they play Italy's AS Roma in the International Champions Cup opener today.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2015, with the headline 'Aussie Rules, but Ronaldo reigns'. Print Edition | Subscribe