Thrilling Draw By Ronaldo Against Hungary
The Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has been striving for victory at Euro 2016.
He indeed succeeded to help his team achieve a third draw which made them stand in the 3rd position in Group F. Both Portugal and Hungary reached the knockout stage of Euro 2016 after a win-win situation of 3-3 draw. Ronaldo netted two times which made him the 1st player to have scored in European championships four times.
As far as Hungary is concerned, they had made an entry for the first time after 30 years and were the highest in the group with 7 points. The majority of the credit goes to the captain of Hungary Balazs Dzsudzak as he scored 2 toughest goals.
The coach from Portugal, Fernando Santos said that the team wanted to make it to the next stage but as group winners. This was precisely the reason why they took a risk of pressing on for a 4th goal. They were out of the tournament thrice and made a reentry three times. The coach took pride when he explained this to his viewers. Portugal has always reached the final stages of most big tournaments, but Hungary got through the knockout stage for the first time since the world cup in 1966. The coach Santos said that Croatia is one of the highly competitive team standing in their way and the real challenge is to defeat them.
Portugal had to make it to top especially with players like Ronaldo, who is known as the world class footballer. He played his role of a captain for Portugal exceptionally well and hence it made them achieve the third position. The player has been quite often regarded as the best player in the world as far as football is concerned. The Portuguese Football Federation had named Ronaldo as the best player during its 100th anniversary party in 2015.