Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo inspired-Portugal cruises into the final with 2-0 win over Wales

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Portugal and Wales line-up for the national anthems before the big semi-final clash i Lyon. AFP

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A surprise guest joins the Portugal national team for the group photo before the game as Cristiano Ronaldo offers a smile. AP

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Some leap! Cristiano Ronaldo rises the highest to send a bullet header past the Welsh goalkeeper and put Portugal in front early in the second half. AP

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Cristiano Ronaldo peels away in celebration after heading Portugal in front and putting them one step closer to the Euro 2016 final. AP

 

 

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After scoring the first, Ronaldo turns provider for the second as Ronaldo's shot is guided into the back of the net by Nani. AP

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Portugal's Nani celebrates after doubling Portugal's advantage against Wales in the first semi-final of Euro 2016. AP

 

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It was a frustrating night for Wales' superstar Gareth Bale who had little joy against a organized Portuguese defence. AP

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Ecstasy for Ronaldo who kept the dream of his first International honour alive after guiding Portugal to the Final of Euro 2016. AP

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Real Madrid team-mates Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale greet each other after the game as the Portuguese consoles Welshman Bale. AP

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Portugal team and staff celebrate their win in the semi-final posing for a group photo after the game. AP

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Delirious Portugal fans celebrate their team's success. AP

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The Eifel Tower turns into a symbol of Portuguese success as it is lightened up in Portuguese colours. AP

 

 

 

 


Updated Date: Jul 07, 2016 13:11 PM

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