Cristiano Ronaldo wins games on his own

Arnold Nichols
June 20, 2018

More than three decades may have passed since 1986's historic win, but Morocco's team are keeping their fingers crossed, determined to create history again against Portugal.

During the game, Morocco was the first to open the scoring against Portugal when legendary Moroccan striker Abderrazak Khairi scored in the 19th minute of the game.

Should the script be stuck to, wins for Portugal and Spain would see them sit joint-top of Group B before the final game, eliminating Morocco completely.

It all started with Ronaldo's celebration after netting a hat trick against Spain to single-handedly carry Portugal to a 3-3 draw with the world powerhouse. They have a lot of experience with players who play in the best leagues in Europe.

He completed a first ever World Cup hat trick with a late free kick that earned the European Champions a draw against Spain.

The display from Ronaldo is particularly intriguing when one considers that Adidas is now running an ad campaign featuring Messi promoted with an actual goat to make the same argument. "It wasn't the one that we expected though, but still we tried not to lose the game".

On Friday, the Portugal captain celebrated his opening goal against Spain with a "goat beard" brush to the chin, a gesture which was interpreted by some as a dig at the Argentinian forward. That is why I recommend to anybody, when Cristiano asks you for lunch to his house, just say no, don't go.

Herve Renard's men face a monumental challenge, with games to come against Portugal and Spain. "He makes us dream, he gives us confidence", explained Pepe.

Maybe we're all reading into everything Cristiano Ronaldo is doing because he's an unbelievable talent and he's doing incredible things at the 2018 World Cup.

The team doctor was criticised by Federation Internationale de Football Association for the way he handled the injury but Amrabat wants to play against Portugal.

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