Commentary has now become an internet sensation …
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning hat-trick against Sweden on Tuesday night helped his team reach next summer’s World Cup finals in Brazil, and judging by the radio commentary that accompanied the star’s treble, his fellow countrymen were absolutely delighted with the Real Madrid playmaker’s cameo in Stockholm.
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Listen to the Portuguese radio commentary below:
Portugal went into the second leg of their Fifa World Cup play-off tie against Sweden holding a slender 1-0 lead from the first leg at Lisbon’s Stadium of Light on Friday evening, with that man Ronaldo proving to be the home side’s match winner yet again.
However, all eyes were unsurprisingly on the Portugal international for the return encounter in the Swedish capital, with the los Blancos attacker not disappointing either as his second-half hat-trick helped the visitors to a 3-2 win on the night, and a 4-2 win on aggregate.
And that now means that the 28-year-old has recorded a remarkable five hat-tricks already so far in this campaign, and we are only in November, while in total the Portuguese had managed to register an eye-catching 29 goals and seven assists in total in only 20 matches in all competitions for club and country.
Which probably explains the Portuguese commentator’s reaction to Ronaldo’s third goal against the Swedes then ….