The Real Madrid winger has sent out a warning shot to his nation's rivals after speaking of their hope to lift a first-ever European title, despite a bore draw with the hostsCristiano Ronaldo insists Euro 2012 glory remains firmly in Portugal's sights following a disappointing 0-0 draw with Poland on Wednesday.
An uninspired 90 minutes of football in Warsaw produced no goals in a contest that will not live long in the memory, but the Real Madrid star has played down the long-term impact of the result, and feels they are still on course to achieve success at this summer's showpiece.
"We have to have ambition, both in football and in life, to always be the best. We will go to Euro 2012 with the ambition to win," enthused Ronaldo after the match.
"We know it will be difficult, but we have to think logically. The group stage will be difficult, but nothing is impossible.
"We have to believe we can win. The task is possible but we must keep our feet firmly on the ground.
"I hope people come to the stadiums and assist us, as it was in 2004; putting flags on homes, chantings songs of encouragement for us. We are all pulling in the same direction," he concluded.
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