Emotional Scenes as Ronaldo's Mother Breaks Down in Tears after Son Nets Brace Against Switzerland; Video

Emotional Scenes as Ronaldo's Mother Breaks Down in Tears after Son Nets Brace Against Switzerland; Video

Lukman Mumuni
June 6, 2022 at 7:27 AM
  • Cristiano Ronaldo netted twice as Portugal defeated Switzerland in the European Nations League on Sunday night
  • The Manchester United forward dedicated one of his goals to his mother Maria Delores, who was watching from the stands
  • William Carvalho and Joao Cancelo were also on target in Portugal's big win as they go top of their group

Cristiano Ronaldo's mother, Maria Delores, broke down in tears after her son dedicated one of his goals against Switzerland to her as she watched him from the stands in the game against Switzerland.

The 37-year-old scored twice as Portugal cruised to a comfortable victory against Switzerland in the Nations League on Sunday night.

In a video posted on social media, spotted by Sports Brief, the Manchester United star pointed at his mum in the stands as he celebrated on of his goals.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Maria Delores, Portugal, Switzerland
Ronaldo's mother shed tears of joy as her son scores brace against Switzerland. Credit: Premier Sports @Reuters
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Madam Maria Delores felt emotional and broke down in tears as she waved her son back.

Ronaldo has an amazing relationship with his mother, who has been supportive throughout his career.

The Real Madrid legend's double came in the space of five minutes, and was sandwiched by goals from William Carvalho and Joao Cancelo.

Cristiano Ronaldo hits brace as Portugal thump Switzerland

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday night, 5 June, scored a brace for Portugal in their 4-0 win over Switzerland thereby recording their first victory in the competition.

Having drew the first encounter against Spain in which Cristiano Ronaldo came on in the second half, Portugal knew that they must win their second game and they did themselves lots of good.

Ronaldo and his teammates in the Portuguese national team started the match impressively and they had to wait until the 15th minute before netting the first goal through William Carvalho who got the assist from the Man United star.

Messi scores five goals as Argentina thump Estonia in friendly

Lionel Messi exerted his fury on Estonia after netting five times as Argentina whitewashed Estonia in a friendly on Sunday at the El Sadar Stadium in Spain.

The 35-year-old was simply unplayable as the South Americans added their second victory in the space of four days in sensational style.

The Paris Saint Germain star opened the floodgates just eight minutes into the game from the spot before adding his second at the stroke of half time.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.
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