Euro 2020: Portugal skipper Cristiano Ronaldo with defender Pepe.© Instagram/Portugal
Portugal ahead Cristiano Ronaldo gave the impression to be in a jolly temper throughout follow session on Friday after guiding his crew to the knockout levels of the continued EURO 2020. Ronaldo was seen enjoying a prank on his former Real Madrid teammate Pepe throughout the crew’s follow forward of their Round of 16 conflict in opposition to Belgium. The video was posted on the official Instagram web page of Portugal’s nationwide soccer crew. In the clip, Pepe is seen on the bottom doing a little bit of stretching, whereas Ronaldo sneaks up behind him. The 36-year-old smirks on the officers current round and gestures to not alert Pepe.
Then Ronaldo pours what seems to be chilly water on Pepe’s head taking him without warning. Pepe, nevertheless, performs it cool. The caption on the put up learn, “Extreme heat? The captain is here to help. #TeamPortugal.”
In the group levels, Portugal would have bowed out of the event had it not been for Ronaldo’s two targets in opposition to Germany. The defending champions performed out a 2-2 draw and, within the course of, reached the following spherical.
It was a momentous event for the 36-year-old striker as his brace helped him be a part of Iran legend Ali Daei because the joint-highest purpose scorer in worldwide soccer with 109 targets.
Ronaldo is in terrific type in Euro 2020, having netted 5 targets up to now in three video games.
Late on Sunday night time, when Portugal takes on Belgium in Seville, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner will look to go previous the Iranian nice to additional stamp his authority as the best purpose scorer in worldwide soccer.
Along with Portugal, France and Germany additionally reached the following spherical from Group G, with Hungary making its exit.
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