Ronaldo confident of more trophies

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Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed Manchester United are now confident of adding major trophies to their title of world champions.

Ronaldo's wonder goal against FC Porto on Wednesday night was enough to earn the Red Devils a Champions League semi-final showdown with old rivals Arsenal. Before that United tackle Everton in the last four of the FA Cup before facing Portsmouth and Tottenham in a Premier League title race they are still leading.

"We have an opportunity to win everything and we are very confident that we can," said the world player of the year.

"We did not play fantastic in the last five or six games but we expect the next ones will be better because of what we did last night."

In beating Porto at the Stadio do Dragao, United became the first English team to beat their opponents on their own ground, with Ronaldo taking centre stage by rifling home from fully 35 yards after just six minutes.

"It is the best goal I have scored," he said.

"It was a fantastic strike and I can't wait to see it again on DVD. I am very happy with it."

United were forced to survive a few scary moments as the home side desperately tried to find a way through at the end, but Sir Alex Ferguson was never seriously concerned his side would lose their precious lead.

It means for the first time United must face English opposition in a two-legged European tie, with old rival Arsene Wenger lying in wait for a battle to decide who will go to Rome for the final on May 27.

"It would be tough no matter who we played but the fact it is another English side gives a different type of spice to it," said Ferguson. "We are two good footballing sides, so it should be a terrific semi-final."

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