The forward admits he would happily endure a disappointing tournament on a personal level if it meant the Seleccao triumphing in Poland and Ukraine this summer
The Real Madrid star missed a few chances, including a notable one-on-one which could have comfortably sealed the points when they were 2-1 up with just over 10 minutes to go, only to see Nicklas Bendtner equalise moments later before Silvestre Varela secured three points late-on.
Cristiano Ronaldo knows that the spotlight is on him, especially considering that he is favourite to win the Ballon d'Or award after his impressive season at Real Madrid, and also the fact that Lionel Messi does not take part in any international tournament this year.
However, he has so far failed to live up to expectations, missing clear chances on goal in the first two games at the Euros. He will have to improve his game quickly, otherwise Portugal's chances of making their mark this summer will suffer a heavy blow.
"If I don't score a single goal and Portugal win the Euro I'll take that right now," Ronaldo said after the match.
"Yes, maybe I demonstrated I was angry at myself [after missing chances]. "I could have done better with the chances I had, but the important thing is that we are still in the race. Now we have to win our next match.
"When we were winning 2-0, we thought the game was practically in our hands. We had to score a third to kill off the game but we could not do it.
"We had a lot of difficulties but in the end we had the luck that we did not have against Germany, and we were able to win."
Portugal can confirm their place in the quarter-finals of the tournament with a win over Netherlands on June 17.