Portugal news

Bento expects Ronaldo focus

October 15, 2012
By ESPN staff
As he prepares to win his 100th cap for Portugal against Northern Ireland on Tuesday, Cristiano Ronaldo has been told to play his normal game by coach Paulo Bento, who is not expecting "anything special" from one of the world's best.

Ronaldo, 27, is set to become only the third Portuguese to reach the century of caps after Luis Figo and Fernando Couto, and is certain to start at the Dragao Stadium after recovering from a shoulder injury.

The forward has been in irresistible ...

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