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


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


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


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


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




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


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



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


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


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


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


Delirious Portugal fans celebrate their team's success. AP


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





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Updated Date: Jul 07, 2016 13:11 PM

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