Three-time World Player of the Year Ronaldo is in the running for a new prize - winner of Brazilian television's Celebrity Fit Club. (London Metro)
The 36-year-old former striker has become as famous for his weight gain as he was for anything he achieved on the pitch during his playing days with Inter Milan and Real Madrid.
Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand would be open to a return to the England team following John Terry's decision to retire from international football. (The Guardian)
However, Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson has not spoken to Ferdinand since he was left out of his Euro 2012 squad for "footballing reasons" this summer.
Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna is a January target for Inter Milan if contract talks with the Gunners don't go well between now and next June. (Daily Mirror)
The Italian giants are watching developments closely after the Frenchman voiced his frustrations about Arsene Wenger's transfer policy earlier this month.
And finally, Joleon Lescott is eager to commit his long-term future to Manchester City despite recently losing his place in the side. (ESPN Soccernet)
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