Cristiano Ronaldo returns to action, rejoining the Portugal national team for the final two games of Euro 2024 qualifying
In a major development for Portuguese football, legend Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to the national team for the final two games of the Euro 2024 qualifying campaign, GOAL reports. Portugal have already secured their place in next summer’s tournament, having performed impeccably in the qualifying stages, winning eight games and conceding just two goals with an impressive 32 goals scored.
Ronaldo, 38, a stalwart and leader on the pitch, expressed his delight at rejoining the Portugal side under the managerial guidance of Roberto Martinez. Ronaldo shared a clip from his training session on Instagram with a passionate caption: “Sentimento de alegria semper que regresso à nossa seleção! 🇵🇹❤️ #vesteabandeira (Happiness every time I come back to our team! 🇵🇹❤️)”
Ronaldo’s return adds a major boost to Portugal’s strong squad. In the qualifiers, he showed off his goal-scoring ability, scoring nine goals in seven games. As Portugal prepares for upcoming challenges against Liechtenstein at the Rheinpark on Thursday and Iceland at the Jose Alvalade Stadium on Sunday, hopes are high that Ronaldo will further add to his international goalscoring tally. He currently has an impressive 127 goals for his country.
The summary of Ronaldo’s key role in Portugal’s squad has injected new excitement and determination into the team’s journey to Euro 2024. With an eye on cementing themselves as a dominant force, Portugal, led by Ronaldo, remains a strong contender for the upcoming football event. As the event progresses, fans can expect exciting moments and inspiring displays of skill and leadership from one of the sport’s all-time greats.