1-0: Morocco Lost to Portugal after Spectacular Performance

Portugal

Portugal

Morocco became the first team to crash out of the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup after they lost 1-0 to Portugal in Group B on Wednesday.

But any optimism that may have been generated was shattered when, after four minutes, Ronaldo scored his fourth goal in two games when Joao Moutinho crossed and Ronaldo, all alone, thundereda header high into the net.

Ronaldo's goal against the North Africans means he has now scored 85 global goals, more than any other European player in the history of football.

Portugal is in Group D of this year's tournament alongside Spain, Morocco and Iran.

Cristiano Ronaldo leaps high in the air after scoring his 85th goal for Portugal, the second-most in worldwide football.

And he claims there is no reason why the 33-year-old could not play at the next World Cup in Qatar in 2022.

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating his goal against Spain.

"It's now time to rest, recover and close the World Cup in a good way".

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Portugal´s forwards Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and Ricardo Quaresma attend a training session at the team´s base in Kratovo, outside Moscow, on June 19, 2018, on the eve of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group B match between Portugal and Morocco.

"I managed to score a goal, it was great for me".

"If the game against Morocco was the World Cup final for us, the game against Spain will be the Universe Cup final", said the former Real Madrid coach. "We have to play a very hard game against Iran and we want to top the group", he added.

He added: "If we put three [players] on Ronaldo, I don't know how we would mark the others".

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo shoots at goal from a free kick against Morocco at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, on Wednesday. They were only defending.

With time running out, Portugal defender Pepe staged a particularly egregious flop following a tap on the back from Morocco's Medhi Benatia.

Renard's team continued to dominate the possession as the match entered its final 15 minutes, but Portugal were remaining strong at the back as they closed on their first win of the tournament.

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