Portugal has qualified for the semifinals of Euro 2016 after beating Poland 5-3 in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 finish following extra time on Thursday.
Ronaldo took a step closer to his dream of an international title, when Portugal beat Poland in a penalty shootout to reach the Euro 2016 semi-finals.
Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal battled their way to a place in the European Championship last four on Thursday winning a penalty shootout 5-3 against Poland in a tense quarter-final.
Portugal will face Poland in the Euro 2016 quarterfinal on Thursday. Here are the top five players from each team to watch out for.
Portugal and Croatia's tie might have been a boring affair, but Twitter had a field day with their reactions. Here are some of the best tweets of the night.
Croatia's exit from Euro 2016 down to muddled strategies, confused team selection by coach Ante Cacic
Croatia coach Ante Cacic's preferences were known to nobody. There were fears Cacic himself didn't know his preferred XI. When a second-string line-up does better than the first-choice, it's a problem.
The match was an insipid display of football, one that had no shot on target until the 117th minute that led to the sole Portugal goal in extra time. The passing was terrible, the crossing was aimless, the attacking virtually non-existent.
Croatia coach Ante Cacic on Saturday claimed football was "unfair" after his side lost their Euro 2016 last 16 clash with Portugal 1-0.
Euro 2016: Croatia's dream run offers hope that this generation will soon bring joy to troubled nation
As the nation looks to overcome divides that transcend football, the Vatreni will play a crucial part in building the bridges. And in this generation of footballers, they certainly have hope for a positive future.
Ricardo Quaresma headed Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal into the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 three minutes before the end of extra-time to break Croatian hearts with the only goal in Lens.
For Ronaldo, the biennial quest for glory with the national team isn't just about another accolade — it's what he needs to cement his legacy. It's what he needs to surpass Lionel Messi as the best player in the world.
Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second-half penalty as Portugal stumbled to a second straight draw at Euro 2016 on Saturday after a frustrating 0-0 stalemate against Group F rivals Austria in Paris.