Ronaldo gets his 51st hatrick against Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo twice gave Portugal the lead, only for Diego Costa to bring Spain level before defender Nacho scored a screamer to put them in front. There was one last twist, though, as the Real Madrid superstar found the top corner with a late free-kick to ensure a share of the spoils.

Ronaldo the captain said, “We tried to win. Spain had control of the ball, but the draw was a fair result,” he admitted. The team have sacrificed until the end. We were facing one of the favourites, we knew that it would be difficult.”

The Portuguese superstar is now just 1.04 (at the time of writing) to win the World Cup top goalscorer award. Those odds, along with all World Cup odds, can be found at

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