Portugal football

Cristiano Ronaldo 'not closing the count' after breaking international scoring record

The Manchester United forward scored twice in the dying minutes to move to 111 international goals as Portugal came from behind to beat the Republic of Ireland 2-1 in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday

published on : 3rd September 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo surpasses Ali Daie's tally, breaks all-time men's international scoring record

Ronaldo, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner has now scored 111 international goals and is now leading the charts.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo look to become all-time highest goalscorer in international football

Ronaldo, 36, can break former Iran forward Ali Daei's international scoring record of 109 with a goal in World Cup qualifiers against the Republic of Ireland and Azerbaijan.

published on : 31st August 2021

Ronaldo included in Portugal squad for World Cup qualifiers

Portugal national football team coach Fernando Santos said Ronaldo left Juventus' practice session with an arm issue on Wednesday but should be fit to join the national team.

published on : 26th August 2021

Euro 2020 elimination caps lackluster season for Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo capped a lackluster season in Portugal’s 1-0 loss to Belgium in the round of 16 at Euro 2020.

published on : 28th June 2021

Euro 2020: Portugal suffers massive blow as Joao Cancelo tests COVID-19 positive

Portugal has suffered an untimely blow with left-back Joao Cancelo withdrawing from Euro 2020, after testing positive for COVID-19.

published on : 13th June 2021

FIFA World Cup 2018: Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo deserved red for elbow, says Iran coach Queiroz

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo should have been sent off for an elbow during Monday's 1-1 draw at the World Cup.

published on : 26th June 2018

Spain, Portugal target FIFA World Cup last 16 as Russia ride momentum

Spain and Portugal need draws to qualify while Russia will bid for a third straight win after a stunning start to the tournament.

published on : 25th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Iran coach Carlos Queiroz sees Portugal as greatest challenge ever

He said the Portugal match is the most interesting and important clash for him in his seven-year career.

published on : 25th June 2018

Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo ageing like 'port wine' at fourth FIFA World Cup

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo's fourth-minute header clinched a 1-0 victory over Group B opponents Morocco in Moscow.

published on : 21st June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Portugal can still improve, says Cristiano Ronaldo after Morocco win

Portugal will now face Iran in their final group game on June 25 in Saransk.

published on : 20th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Pepe says Portugal 'privileged' to have Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo's hat-trick against Spain was the 51st of his career, many of which were scored alongside former Real centre-back Pepe who spent a decade at the Spanish giants.

published on : 20th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Can't compare Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, says Portugal's Adrien Silva

Ronaldo's treble was the 51st in World Cup history and saw him become just the fourth player to score at four different editions of the tournament.

published on : 17th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Portugal gaffer Fernando Santos says Spain will go far despite upheaval

Santos is clear in his belief that Portugal will not be caught out by any surprise Spanish tactics following the last-minute upheaval.

published on : 14th June 2018

Portugal superstar Cristiano ​Ronaldo primed for likely last shot at World Cup glory 

The 33-year-old will lock horns with six of his Real Madrid team-mates as the Spaniards try to repeat 2010.

published on : 14th June 2018
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