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Uruguay's Edinson Cavani

Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani strikes twice to send Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal out

Two goals from Edinson Cavani earned Uruguay a place in the World Cup quarterfinals as they ended the dreams of Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal with a 2-1 win in Sochi.

Manuel Fernandes: Spain game vital for Portugal

Lokomotiv Moscow midfielder Manuel Fernandes on Monday underlined the importance of Portugal’s opening World Cup group game against Spain in an early heavyweight clash in Russia.

Manuel Fernandes: Cristiano Ronaldo ‘doesn’t look worried about his future’

Portugal midfielder Manuel Fernandes said Cristiano Ronaldo “doesn’t look at all worried about his future” as the Real Madrid superstar contemplates a possible exit from the Spanish giants this summer.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal’s 23-man World Cup squad

Heading to Russia intent on building on their Euro 2016 triumph, coach Fernando Santos has named his side's biggest stars as expected for the summer tournament, with Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront of the squad.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal World Cup friendlies against Egypt, Netherlands

Cristiano Ronaldo headlined the Portugal squad named on Thursday to face Egypt in Zurich on March 23 and the Netherlands in Geneva four days later.

Manuel Fernandes: Cristiano Ronaldo can play at elite level for as long as he...

Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo can continue playing at the highest level for as long as he wants, insists countryman Manuel Fernandes.

Cristiano Ronaldo left out of latest Portugal squad

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of the Portugal squad for the friendly matches with Saudi Arabia and the United States.

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