Magnificent Ronaldo took the Czech by storm and displayed his dribbling and kicking skills to the fullest. Opponents did try tricks galore to curb the wind of Ronaldo, but nothing went their way.
ONE OF the most precious jewels from the arena of football, Christiano Ronaldo lived up to the expectations of his countrymen as he scored the all-important goal of the match against Czech Republic Friday. With this win, Portugal has reached the semi-final of the ongoing prestigious Euro Cup.
The goal scored in the 79th minute of the game turned out to be a decider - Czechs tried hard to take the match to the wire but failed to do so. This is Ronaldo’s third goal of the championship in which Europe’s leading football teams and players pitch in to clinch the coveted cup. Poland and Ukraine are jointly hosting the championship.
Ronaldo took the Czech by storm and displayed his dribbling, kicking skills to the fullest. Opponent did try tricks galore to curb the wind of Ronaldo, but nothing went their way.Though the result was never unexpected, the Czechs did manage to scuttle Portugal’s spirited efforts till the 78th minute. The table toppers of Group A, Czechs were more keen on defense and were bit on the back-foot and looked toothless as their star midfielder, Tomas Rosicky missed out the important game due to an injury.Portugal will meet winner of the quarterfinal match slated between Spain and France. While playing club football, Ronaldo has been instrumental in many a stunning wins; however, the same Ronaldo has failed miserably during national service.
The way, Ronaldo is exhibiting his skills in the Euro Cup, experts are showering incessant praise and are of the opinion that the drought of trophy for nation in his armory will end with Euro Cup. This year, it appears, history beckons for Ronaldo.