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Cristiano Ronaldo in TEARS as Portugal CRASH OUT of World Cup

Posted Sunday, July 01, 2018 by Dailystar.co.uk102 hits

Despite looking very strong, they failed to overcome Uruguay in a tightly-fought World Cup battle that ended 2-1. Edinson Cavani netted a stunning curling effort to win the match – leaving Portuguese fans in tears. Uruguay barely managed any actual shots on goal throughout the night – but Cavani was clinical with his two chances. Pepe managed to claw a goal back, roaring with joy ...Full Story »

Uruguay 2 Portugal 1: Cavani brace sends tearful Ronaldo home early

Posted Sunday, July 01, 2018 by Goal.com91 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were knocked out of the World Cup on the same day, but Uruguay will rue Edinson Cavani's injury. Edinson Cavani's double earned Uruguay a 2-1 win over Portugal and a World Cup quarter-final against France, with a tearful Cristiano Ronaldo knocked out on the same day as his rival Lionel Messi. Argentina's hopes of going one step better than a narrow defeat t...Full Story »

Portugal don't rely on Ronaldo, insists Santos

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com84 hits

Portugal are not a one-man team reliant on captain and all-time leading goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo, according to head coach Fernando Santos. Ronaldo has led the way for Portugal at the World Cup, scoring four goals in three games to help the European champions reach the last 16 against Uruguay in Sochi on Saturday. Santos was inevitably asked about Ronaldo on the eve of the knockout clash ...Full Story »

Iran 1 Portugal 1: Santos' men survive late Saransk scare after Ronaldo penalty miss

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by Goal.com95 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty miss ultimately did not cost Portugal a last-16 berth as they held out for a dramatic 1-1 draw with Iran.Mehdi Taremi wasted a gilt-edged chance after Karim Ansarifard's penalty had thrown Iran a lifeline, but Portugal survived with a 1-1 draw to make the World Cup last 16 despite Cristiano Ronaldo's missed spot-kick in a match dominated by VAR. The usually prolifi...Full Story »

Portugal limp into the last 16 with draw against Iran

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by PA28 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty and Portugal blew the chance to finish top of Group B, with a dramatic climax seeing them draw 1-1 with minnows Iran.The European champions were leading through Ricardo Quaresma’s stunning goal but were dramatically pegged back in stoppage time by a controversial spot-kick – and they would have gone out of the tournament had Mehdi Taremi not missed ...Full Story »

Iran vs Portugal - Queiroz accuses FIFA of ‘taking the game from the people’ with VAR

Posted Monday, June 25, 2018 by PA89 hits

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has strongly criticised FIFA’s decision to introduce video assistant referees at the World Cup, saying it has taken the game away from the fans and created confusion.The former Manchester United assistant manager was speaking ahead of Iran’s Group B decider against his native Portugal – a team he managed between 2008 and 2010 – in Saransk on Mond...Full Story »

Ronaldo heads Portugal to unconvincing win over unlucky Morocco

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by PA34 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo’s fourth goal of the tournament was enough to give Portugal a 1-0 win over Morocco in their World Cup Group B match in Moscow.Portugal can look forward to a game against Iran, knowing they have one foot in the last 16, while the North Africans have only pride to play for against Spain.Having waited 20 years for a fifth appearance at a World Cup, fans of the Lions of the A...Full Story »

Portugal 1 Morocco 0: Record-breaker Ronaldo sends Renard's men out

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by Goal.com42 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo scored after four minutes to become the leading European international goal-scorer of all time as Portugal beat Morocco.Cristiano Ronaldo took just four minutes to score the goal that made him the top-scoring European in international football as Portugal beat Morocco 1-0 in Moscow to dump Herve Renard's men out of the World Cup. One the tournament's star performers so far p...Full Story »

Portugal star Ronaldo becomes second leading international scorer with Morocco goal

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by Goal.com66 hits

The Real Madrid man is now only behind Iran legend Ali Daei in the rankings after finding the back of the net once again Cristiano Ronaldo has become the second leading international goalscorer of all time after finding the back of the net against Morocco. The Portugal superstar, 33, netted inside the opening five minutes of his side's World Cup clash at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday. ...Full Story »

Portugal(N) vs Morocco - Portugal boss Fernando Santos wary of Morocco threat

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by PA101 hits

Portugal manager Fernando Santos has warned his team about the threat Morocco will pose in Wednesday’s World Cup Group B fixture.Morocco’s 1-0 defeat by Iran has put them under pressure to secure a positive result and revive their chances of progressing to the knockout stages.Portugal’s 3-3 draw with Spain also leaves them in an uncertain position, but although they remain favo...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo confident of Portugal progress after hat-trick against Spain

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by PA58 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo is confident Portugal will progress to the knockout stages of the World Cup after his hat-trick stunned Spain in an astonishing 3-3 draw in Sochi.Ronaldo – at 33 years and 130 days – became the oldest player to score a World Cup hat-trick, twice putting Portugal ahead before his 88th-minute free-kick secured a precious point.It was the 51st treble of Ronaldo’s...Full Story »

Incredible Cristiano Ronaldo nets World Cup hat-trick for Portugal in thriller

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by PA37 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo stunned Spain again just days after the shock departure of their head coach Julien Lopetegui, his hat-trick securing an amazing 3-3 World Cup draw in Sochi.Ronaldo had scored just three times in 13 appearances in World Cup finals – but the Real Madrid superstar matched that during an incredible 90 minutes.Diego Costa twice cancelled out efforts from Ronaldo – his se...Full Story »

Portugal 3 - 3 Spain: Brilliant Ronaldo hat-trick earns thrilling draw

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by Goal.com108 hits

Spain looked set to beat Iberian rivals Portugal thanks to a Nacho wondergoal, but Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick shared the spoils. Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning hat-trick earned Portugal a dramatic 3-3 draw in their Group B opener against Iberian neighbours Spain. Spain led with three minutes to go after Nacho Fernandez hit a wonderful 25-yard drive but Ronaldo was determined to steal the head...Full Story »

Portugal(N) vs Spain - Sergio Ramos backs Fernando Hierro to pull Spain squad together

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by PA113 hits

Captain Sergio Ramos hopes Spain can quickly overcome coach Julen Lopetegui’s shock sacking to make a winning start to the World Cup.The Spanish camp was rocked on Wednesday, just two days before their tournament opener against Portugal in Sochi, as Lopetegui was dismissed in response to his surprise appointment by Real Madrid.Real had announced the previous day Lopetegui would take over a...Full Story »

Portugal star Rui Patricio's sex therapist wife urges manager to encourage players to masturbate before big World Cup games

Posted Saturday, June 09, 2018 by Thesun.co.uk157 hits

Vera Ribeiro believes the European champs will have a better chance of adding a world title to the trophy cabinet if they practice a little self-love PORTUGAL goalkeeper Rui Patricio's sex therapist wife has urged her husband and his team mates to masturbate to help them win the World Cup. Vera Ribeiro believes the European champs will have a better chance of adding a world title to the trophy...Full Story »

Portugal 3 Algeria 0: Guedes at the double in Ronaldo's 150th outing

Posted Friday, June 08, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com91 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo was held scoreless on his return to action, but it mattered little as Portugal eased past Algeria. Goncalo Guedes impressed with an eye-catching brace in Cristiano Ronaldo's 150th international appearance as Portugal brushed aside Algeria 3-0 in a routine World Cup warm-up. In his first appearance of any kind since Real Madrid's victory in the Champions League final, Ronald...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo shows caring side as he takes time away from Portugal World Cup training to make sick kids' day

Posted Thursday, June 07, 2018 by Thesun.co.uk80 hits

CRISTIANO RONALDO took a break from Portugal training to spend time with two ill children. The Real Madrid ace, 33, showed his caring side after the two youngsters requested to meet him before he jets off to Russia. Cristiano Ronaldo reunited with the Portugal squad earlier this week The Make-A-Wish foundation arranged the meeting after Joao and Francisca asked to spend some time with Ronaldo...Full Story »

Belgium's Vincent Kompany suffers injury scare against Portugal

Posted Sunday, June 03, 2018 by Skysports.com78 hits

Roberto Martinez speaks with Vincent Kompany as he leaves the pitch Vincent Kompany will require a scan to determine if he can play at the World Cup in Russia after injuring his groin during Belgium's goalless draw with Portugal. The Manchester City captain was forced off in the 55th minute of the match in Brussels after appearing to hurt himself when lunging for the ball. "You could feel tha...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo in, Renato Sanches out of Portugal World Cup squad

Posted Friday, May 18, 2018 by ESPN150 hits

LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal are going to the World Cup in Russia next month with Cristiano Ronaldo and 12 other players who led the nation to the European Championship title two years ago. Coach Fernando Santos announced a 23-man squad on Thursday, including nine players who started the final against France at Euro 2016. The only two starters from the final who will not make it are Nani and...Full Story »

Jose Mourinho says Cristiano Ronaldo key to Portugal's World Cup chances

Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018 by Skysports.com140 hits

Jose Mourinho believes Cristiano Ronaldo gives Portugal a chance of winning the World Cup Jose Mourinho says Portugal winning this summer's World Cup would be "impossible" if they did not have Cristiano Ronaldo. Portugal go into the tournament in Russia as European champions and Mourinho believes the Real Madrid forward gives his nation a chance. After a slow start to the season, Ronaldo has ...Full Story »

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