Portugal qualify for Euro 2024 as Ronaldo’s double helps outclass Ireland | Pro Hub of News

Cristiano Ronaldo once again showcased his prowess on the field, propelling Portugal to a resounding 3-0 victory over Ireland in an international friendly ahead of Euro 2024.

Despite concerns about his age, the 39-year-old silenced critics with a stellar performance, netting two goals and reaffirming his status as a football icon.

Following a setback against Croatia, Roberto Martinez’s squad regained momentum, bolstering their confidence for the upcoming tournament in Germany.

Ronaldo’s brilliance was on full display as he unleashed a stunning strike early in the second half and later capitalized on a precise pass from Diogo Jota to further solidify Portugal’s lead.

Having secured a flawless qualification record, doubts had emerged about Portugal’s form, but their triumph over Ireland likely provided a much-needed morale boost.

Adding to his illustrious career, the veteran forward notched his 130th international goal, showcasing his enduring talent and impact.

Portugal’s journey in Euro 2024 commences with a clash against Czech Republic on June 18, followed by matches against Turkey and Georgia in Group F.