Sergio Ramos mocks Cristiano Ronaldo in Spain training after draw with Portugal

Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo

The much-ridiculed statue of Cristiano Ronaldo at the airport on the soccer star's home island of Madeira has been replaced, the BBC reports. I for one do not fear them. You have to put in 200% in every game and even if you do, that won't guarantee you'll win.

Ronaldo stole the show early at the showpiece event in Russian Federation, scoring a hat-trick to lead his side to a 3-3 draw against Spain Friday .

Morocco need to bounce back from their agonising defeat against Iran but Portugal and Ronaldo in particular pose Herve Renard's men a monumental challenge at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. "We know he's excellent and surrounded by good players". Now we have to focus on our football, work hard on our game in training and prepare well for our games.

Cristiano hit a hat trick with just three touches - his first from the penalty spot, the second thanks to an error from De Gea and the third from a direct free-kick - an area where he has been struggling in recent times.

The five-time world player of the year bagged a sublime treble against Spain in the heat of Sochi on Friday in Russian Federation 2018's stand-out match so far, the 51st of his glittering career.

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Queiroz added: "I have to say, if there was a magic potion to stop Spain that we could buy for a million dollars we would buy it".

"We are very happy with him and his performance and the performance of all the other players".

"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.

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