If Portugal were considered massive underdogs heading into the final against France, then the premature loss of captain Cristiano Ronaldo reduced them to mere poodles. Dimitri Payet’s stray leg inadvertently caught Ronaldo’s left knee in the seventh minute, injuring him in the process. The Portuguese skipper tried shaking it off but was forced off midway 

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The article below is the eighth installment of a column related to everything Euro 2016 titled “Euro Vision” by respected South African sports journalist and ANN7 Prime Sports Anchor, Peter Stemmet. All hail the champions!  Portugal, at long last, are the champions of Europe.   They might have been fancied in and around the Eusebio 

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Ronaldo and Nani both shine and reach new heights, As together for Portugal -they had Wales in their sights. Ronaldo Bales out Portugal – with a towering thumping header, Making lowly Wales all feel at the end of their tether. Ronaldo, the flying footballer – jumped seven feet, Insisting he and Portugal would never accept 

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Below is the tenth installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. Wales made history on Wednesday night, competing in their first ever major tournament semi-final, against Portugal who were competing at this stage of a European Championship for the fourth time in the 

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Analysis of the Big Three after summer transfers and pre-season friendlies As ever, the summer transfer market has seen many of the Primeira Liga’s top players leaving Portugal in exchange for more high-profile leagues or a huge hike in their salaries, or for the exceptional few, both. As for the incomers, a mixed bag of 

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Portugal is not only a popular destination for holiday-makers during the summer months. Professional football clubs across Europe often turn to the Primeira Liga to boost their squads ahead of the new campaign. Whether it’s a proven performer or a bargain-basement buy, there are plenty of high-quality options available for every club (and every budget) 

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Over the course of the Portuguese football season you are guaranteed an abundance of sublime quality, along with the odd forgettable match and a considerable dose of controversy. Here we dwell on the first of the three aspects from a 2014/15 season that provided no shortage of memorable moments. Portuguese football expert Tom Kundert picks 

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It was in true Cristiano Ronaldo fashion that he should dominate Portugal’s preparations for their final World Cup qualifier with Luxembourg where the Real Madrid winger will play no part. The 28 year old, captain and spearhead of Paulo Bento’s side, picked up a late booking in the 1-1 draw with Israel, conveniently ruling himself 

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