Cristiano Ronaldo Sends Strong Warning to World Cup Opponents After Scoring a Brace Against Switzerland

Cristiano Ronaldo Sends Strong Warning to World Cup Opponents After Scoring a Brace Against Switzerland

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has bragged that Portugal are only just getting started ahead of the World Cup after scoring two goals in the Nations League victory against Switzerland
  • The Manchester United forward was in inspiring form for the Euro 2016 winners as Portugal thrashed Switzerland 4-0 in Lisbon
  • Portugal are now unbeaten in their last four international matches and are in good form ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which kickstarts in November

Cristiano Ronaldo says he is proud of his teammates after Portugal thrashed Switzerland 4-0 in their UEFA Nations League encounter on Sunday, June 5 in Lisbon.

The Manchester United forward extended his international goal scoring record against the Swiss as he scored a brace to hand Portugal a comprehensive 4-0 victory in front of their home supporters.

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 116th and 117th goals for Portugal as they defeated Switzerland 4-0 in the Nations League. Photo by Eurasia Sport Images
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According to a report via the Daily Mirror, Ronaldo has now bragged that Portugal is just getting started following their recent good form which has seen the Euro 2016 champions unbeaten in their last four matches.

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'A very important victory in our journey, a lot of pride and confidence in this group, a lot of strength to give the Portuguese what we so desire: victories and convincing exhibitions.
'It feels like the season is ending, but really... this is just the beginning!'

Ronaldo will be aiming to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup with Portugal and the former European champions have been paired alongside Ghana, South Korea, and Uruguay in Group H of the competition.

Cristiano Ronaldo makes a demand of Man United youngsters

Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo has urged new Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag to trust the club's youth and give them first-team opportunities The Express reports.

Ronaldo whose future at Manchester United has still not been fully decided, is willing to pass his wealth of experience to the youngsters at Old Trafford.

Ronaldo was one of Manchester United’s best players last season despite the Red Devils’ struggles as the Portuguese forward scored 24 goals in 38 appearances.

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Ronaldo wins double prestigious awards at Manchester United

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Portugal forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award for 2022 as the Portuguese forward also picked up Manchester United's Goal of the season award.

Despite not winning any title last season at Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo made his presence felt by fans in the Red Devils' squad as he registered 24 goals in all competitions.

Ronaldo's first goal on 12 March in the 12th minute against Tottenham in a Premier League battle at Old Trafford was voted by fans as the best goal of the season.

Source: Sports Brief News