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Russia: Ronaldo 'like Port wine' - Portugal coach Santos after Morocco win01:30

Russia: Ronaldo 'like Port wine' - Portugal coach Santos after Morocco win

Russian Federation, Moscow
June 20, 2018 at 23:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

Portugal national football team coach Fernando Santos compared his key player Cristiano Ronaldo to Port wine while complementing him after the victorious 1-0 game against Morocco in Moscow, Wednesday.

“Cristiano resembles Port wine.. He knows how to adjust his capacities very well," Santos said.

He continued describing the way Ronaldo plays saying "he doesn't want to do today what he did five, six years ago or three years ago.In two or three years he won't want to do what he is doing now, because he knows himself and knows how to improve himself."

Ronaldo himself said that he expected his team to keep on evolving as the tournament went on.

For his part Moroccan team manager Herve Renard commented on the atmosphere his squad felt playing in Russian capital.

“At this Moscow stadium we felt like we were playing in Casablanca. This helped our players a great deal,” he said.

Russia: Ronaldo 'like Port wine' - Portugal coach Santos after Morocco win01:30
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Portugal national football team coach Fernando Santos compared his key player Cristiano Ronaldo to Port wine while complementing him after the victorious 1-0 game against Morocco in Moscow, Wednesday.

“Cristiano resembles Port wine.. He knows how to adjust his capacities very well," Santos said.

He continued describing the way Ronaldo plays saying "he doesn't want to do today what he did five, six years ago or three years ago.In two or three years he won't want to do what he is doing now, because he knows himself and knows how to improve himself."

Ronaldo himself said that he expected his team to keep on evolving as the tournament went on.

For his part Moroccan team manager Herve Renard commented on the atmosphere his squad felt playing in Russian capital.

“At this Moscow stadium we felt like we were playing in Casablanca. This helped our players a great deal,” he said.

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