Ronaldo becomes Europe's all-time top global scorer as Portugal beat Morocco

Ronaldo becomes Europe's all-time top global scorer as Portugal beat Morocco

Portugal have been poor and other than the first goal, have struggled to get Ronaldo into the game.

They qualified for the finals without conceding a goal in six matches yet somehow opted against marking the most unsafe attacker at the tournament in the six yard box when João Moutinho swung in a cross from a short corner and Ronaldo duly buried the header.

Portugal will be looking to pick up their first victory of the World Cup when they take on Morocco at the Luzhniki stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Portugal complete their first-round against Iran while Morocco face Spain, both on Jun 25. Morocco dominated its opening match against Iran but lost 1-0 on an own-goal by forward Aziz Bouhaddouz in stoppage time.

Despite lifting the trophy at Euro 2016, Portugal are not widely viewed as among the favourites in Russian Federation but can take a big step towards the last 16 with victory over Morocco in Moscow on Wednesday.

Having won nine of their last 10 qualifiers and having an all-round better side than Morocco, Portugal will be confident of their chances of edging closer to the knockout stages in this one.

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The forward grabbed a remarkable hat-trick in the 3-3 draw against Spain on Friday, cementing his status as the ultimate big-game player.

Morocco's final game of the group stage is against Spain. Portugal did just that early on.

Ronaldo has struck 23 times in his past 18 matches for his country, with 15 of those goals coming in World Cup qualification.

As for Morocco, they are facing the grim prospect of being eliminated after just their second group game should result fail to go their way by the end of the day.

"It´s a crucial match that will determine our World Cup destiny", said midfielder Isco of the Iran showdown.

And the Real Madrid man is now only behind Iran legend Ali Daei (109 goals) in the all-time rankings.