Portugal v Iceland, 14th June, 8pm

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Wah wah wah. Maybe if he'd have not missed that free header in the 2nd half(their best chance once it went to 1-1 as well), his team would have won the game. He's a weird person is Ronaldo. There are numerous moments when he does great stuff for charity or does something funny and endearing which make you think he's a good guy. But then there are those moments when he acts like a total douche and it makes you dislike him intensely. Hard to know what to make of him.
Tbf most people are dickheads when they're interviewed straight after a shit result. Loved this from Wilmots after the Italy loss: "Italy specifically played on the counter-attack. They did not play real football".
 

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Wah wah wah. Maybe if he'd have not missed that free header in the 2nd half(their best chance once it went to 1-1 as well), his team would have won the game. He's a weird person is Ronaldo. There are numerous moments when he does great stuff for charity or does something funny and endearing which make you think he's a good guy. But then there are those moments when he acts like a total douche and it makes you dislike him intensely. Hard to know what to make of him.
Yeah he's a bit like Mourinho that way, can be generous and do good things, but at other times just be a complete dickhead.
 

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One of the Iceland players tweeted Ronaldo saying "Thanks for the game, old man" but it's been deleted now.

He had a couple of good chances (one sitter by his standards) so I'm not sure he should be pointing any fingers or making excuses in the wake of the defeat.
 

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I believe that's a mistranslation, it's more akin to "old friend", he probably deleted it after the confusion.
 

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Wah wah wah. Maybe if he'd have not missed that free header in the 2nd half(their best chance once it went to 1-1 as well), his team would have won the game. He's a weird person is Ronaldo. There are numerous moments when he does great stuff for charity or does something funny and endearing which make you think he's a good guy. But then there are those moments when he acts like a total douche and it makes you dislike him intensely. Hard to know what to make of him.
Simplify things. The times he does good stuff, he's been prepped and coached by his advisors. When it's spur of the moment and he's on his own. He's a dick.

So on balance he's probably an utter dick who can afford a good PR team.
 

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