Cristiano Ronaldo after his goal against Ghana: “I’m proud”

Cristiano Ronaldo after Portugal’s victory against Ghana (3-2) and its goalThursday, as part of the first day of the World Cup “Being the first player to score in five World Cups is something that makes me very proud. It’s a beautiful moment, my fifth World Cup. We won, we got off to a good start. It is a very important victory. We know that winning the first game is crucial. The most important thing was that the team wins. The chapter (with Manchester United) is closed. We got off to a good start, we won, I was able to help my team. Everything else doesn’t count. »

Joao Felix, Portugal striker and scorer against Ghana “It’s a relief, anything can happen this year. We have to work hard and do our best to satisfy ourselves and the fans. It was a huge joy and I thought of my family and friends watching me from home. It’s a World Cup, all the teams are strong, there are no easy matches.

We expected a very difficult match, we knew that Ghana was a very intense team, very difficult physically, which could cause us a lot of problems. Uruguay (the next opponent, Monday, 8 p.m.) is a good team, with quality players and you have to be vigilant. It was a goal that I had been looking for for a long time but the important thing is the victory of the team. It’s a dream to play with Cristiano. Ever since I was little, I have watched him play. »

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