Ronaldo: We must remain grounded

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has warned his team not to get carried away following their 7-0 win over Estonia in their final warm-up match before Euro 2016.

The Real Madrid forward scored twice in the first half to help Fernando Santos’ side register a confidence-boosting victory in front of their home crowd before they travel to France.

“It was a good game. The team did well and we managed to get seven goals. We should be proud,” Ronaldo told Record.

“But it’s a friendly game and the fact we won does not say anything. We have to keep our feet on the ground.

“We should be proud. The team is well physically and so it is a good indicator for Europe. However, it is good to be with your feet firmly on the ground.

“It’s always good, of course. We played a good game, the last game. The team is to be congratulated, it has shown that we are good, and that goes for training as well.”

After his Champions League triumph with Los Blancos recently, the 31-year-old is now aiming to help his country secure a place in the knockout stages of the European Championship.

“The goal was to win something for my club and we got the Champions League. Now I want to make a good European Championship. I hope it goes well,” he added.

“I want to help Portugal to achieve its goals. The group stage is important and then we’ll see.”

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