“When he gets going, he is unstoppable. You can never write him off” – Twitter reacts as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a first half brace against Luxembourg

Portugal dominated their European Championship qualification match against Luxembourg on Sunday, and Cristiano Ronaldo capped off the rout with a beautiful, composed goal.

After becoming the most-capped player in men’s football history in the Seleccao’s last match against Liechtenstein, the Portuguese legend finished off a feed from Bruno Fernandes to make it 4-0 to Roberto Martinez’s squad before halftime.

Ronaldo scored his second of the game shortly after the first goal, which came after a header by Nuno Mendes found Ronaldo unmarked in the six-yard box. In 199 games, the 38-year-old currently has 124 goals for Portugal.


Ronaldo will play for Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia until the end of the season after the international encounter in Luxembourg, and then return to Euro 2024 qualifying action with Portugal in June against Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Luxembourg vs Portugal confirmed lineups

Luxembourg XI (3-4-1-2): Moris; Jans, Chanot, Gerson; M. Martins, C. Martins, Barreiro, Pinto; Thill; Sinani, G. Rodrigues

Portugal XI (3-5-2): Patricio, Danilo, Dias, A. Silva; Dalot, Bernardo, Palhinha, B. Fernandes, Mendes; Ronaldo, Félix


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