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IN Sports ON 03 Sep, 2016
Fondly called CR7, or Cristiano Ronaldo as the football muggles know him, is the great player that we can agree upon. It has not been the first, and it will not be until he hangs up his boots that we would continue to see this player saves his team, the feeling of what a loss at a crucial stage feels like.
Here are some of such last minute marvels from him!
One such goal came against a resolute CA Osasuna, where Ronaldo calmly headed the ball home and made sure they broke the deadlock and won the game. League stage, but still three points rather than one is always better.
A novice team like Copenhagen made Portugal work very hard for qualifying into the Euro Cup2016 qualifier match, until Ronaldo took the team in front in the extra time and it was merry chaos all around.
Euro Cup 2016 perhaps gave us the best Ronaldo streak in a long time and this match against Denmark was a totally and insanely tight match to watch. Injury time, and Ronaldo headed the ball home on a corner kick. Spectacular, and on the top corner.
A goal against Eibar Super might count for nothing, but when it was scored by a distant free kick and in the closing stages, the win was no less than a hard fought victory like an arch rival.
This image shows the relaxed face of Quarasema as Portugal succeeded in beating Poland, again the Euro games.
And Euro Cup 2016 yet again! Semi final against Wales and Ronaldo netted the winner. It clearly is known to the world how Portugal reached the final of the tournament.
The La Liga match against Levante saw Ronaldo taking a struggling Real Madrid through on three points by scoring a distant goal and then coolly meeting his team mates as though it was routine.
An away game, Roma unflinching in the defence, and Ronaldo goes on to score and runs with Sergio Ramos to celebrate the moment with Zinedine Zidane.