Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup goals questioned by Cesc Fabregas

Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo World Cup

Nigeria's Ahmed Musa became "Lionel Musa" on social media in Argentina on Friday after his two goals against Iceland which not only put the Africans back on course for a last-16 place, but also restored the World Cup hopes of the South Americans.

Argentina nearly failed to qualify for the World Cup in the first place.

Ronaldo netted a hat-trick in Portugal's opening match with Spain, before going on to score the only goal of their 1-0 win over Morocco.

"They had thought I was a beggar!"

"I think that because of the reality of the Argentine squad, it sort of clouds Leo's brilliance", Sampaoli said through a translator.

At the FIFA World Cup football this time, the superstar and Cristiano Ronaldo, the world's richest footballer, is on the run. The 51-year-old coach said as pressure mounts in Russian Federation, he's also made sure players take regular breaks and have some fun, and stick to a routine drilled into him as a youth coach that includes placing training cones on the pitch during practice. "He is one of the big names in Russian Federation who has made a strong start to this World Cup, in terms of goals, with four so far".

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Egypt fielded Essam El Hadary in their goal - and at the age of 45, he became the oldest ever player to figure in a World Cup . Salah is also clearly not fully fit, but managed to score two goals in his two appearances, one from the penalty spot.

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I've been struggling to get ideal laps this week - I was catching up rung by rung, but a one-two here is great. A red flag was deployed, which meant that team-mate Magnussen had to abort his first run.

"You remember so many Argentina teams with great players in the past, but this team is so far from those".

Ronaldo will continue his golden boot chase in Portugal's final group game against Iran on Monday night, with Russian Federation or Uruguay their likely last-16 opponents.

The 55-year-old, speaking soon after Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland, pointed out how he would do a better job than Chelsea second choice Willy Caballero.

But even Argentina's coach, following another disappointing worldwide result for Argentina, has admitted that the team is not built to showcase Messi's incredible talent.

Addressing rumours that the players were having a say in the lineup, he added: "I can't clear up things that don't exist". The Albiceleste is bottom of group D table, two points adrift of second, and need a win against Nigeria to stand any chance of progressing. Messi has been criticized for underperforming for his national side as his numbers and goal ratio tell a different story in comparison while playing for Barcelona.

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