Cristiano Ronaldo has so far cut a very frustrated figure during this summer’s European Championships.
The Real Madrid superstar had a disappointing 90 minutes against minnows Iceland earlier this week as his Portugal side could only draw 1-1.
And his anger was clear to see after the match with him making some very controversial comments.
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“The way they celebrated at the end was unbelievable. Iceland don’t try to play, they just defend, defend and defend,” he said.
“Then they celebrate like they have won the Euros.
“This in my opinion shows a small mentality.
“They are not going to do anything in this competition.”
Did he realise he was talking about a nation with a population of 330,000?
Ronaldo’s frustration continued into Portugal’s second group fixture against Austria as he still looked for his first goal in this summer’s tournament, missing a couple of great chances as they went in at half-time level at 0-0.
Austria fans were really enjoying the fact that Ronaldo was suffering another disappointing performance. And they did their best to wind the 31-year-old up even further by chanting ‘Messi, Messi, Messi’ for much of the first-team.
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If there’s anything that Ronaldo hates the most, it’s being reminded that he’s not the best player in the world and Austria chanting the name of the five-time Ballon d’Or winner would have done nothing to cheer him up.
But with another 45 minutes remaining in Portugal’s clash with Austria, don’t rule Ronaldo out from silencing the Austrians.
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