Sunday, September 7, 2014
The striker scored a brilliant 52nd-minute volley as Paul Bento's men were sensationally beaten in their first game in Group I
As the long qualifying campaign gets under way, we ask which team you think is currently most likely to secure victory - have your say!
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Without their star man, our expert believes the hosts will have trouble finding the back of the net and is backing them to score less than twice against Albania
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The forward has bemoaned the fact that the does not have the same level of support at international level as he does club level, but still thinks he can lead the Seleccao to glory
Saturday, August 30, 2014
The Portugal international has weighed into the debate about whether the Argentina captain should have won the best player award at World Cup 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014
The Real Madrid attacker netted in his club's Liga-opening win over Cordoba on Monday night but the Seleccao coach says that there is a "question over his fitness"
Friday, August 1, 2014
The Real Madrid and Portugal star enjoyed an astonishing year, leading to his victory in the 2014 Goal 50 - watch our exclusive documentary here!
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
COMMENT: The Portugal international may not be the greatest of all time, but has there ever been a player with such a perfect blend of technique and physique?
The former Liverpool and Manchester United attacker believes that there has never been a footballer with as many weapons as the Real Madrid icon
Monday, July 28, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: The ex-midfield ace says the Portuguese's record-breaking exploits in last season's triumphant Champions League campaign were key in his selection for this year's prize
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: The Real Madrid star is honoured to top Goal's list for the third time, but says team glory is what really motivates him and he wants more silverware in 2014-15
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The former Milan midfielder is not impressed by the Portugal attacker's behaviour, while he was equally critical of Italy's slide into "an average football circus"
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The Portugal captain has taken to social media to post a message in memory of Filomena Aveiro, who has passed away upon his return from the World Cup
Thursday, July 3, 2014
COMMENT: This summer's tournament has provided so many standout moments and success stories that it could go down as the greatest of all time
The Porto winger believes too much was expected of the Real Madrid star in Brazil and claims his Seleccao team-mates did not do enough in the group stage
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Felipao believes his star forward is being singled out by opposing defenders just as he saw with the Real Madrid star during his time as Portugal coach
The Portugal coach says the Real Madrid star was not a suitable option as the spearhead of the Seleccao's attack in their disappointing World Cup campaign
Monday, June 30, 2014
COMMENT: The hysterical reaction to the forward's four-month ban is understandable, given Pepe's previous misdemeanours were not considered when he was sanctioned
Saturday, June 28, 2014
The Bernabeu legend was sad to see the Ballon d'Or winner exit this summer's showpiece event so quickly and believes his former club's long season played a part
The Real Madrid forward has been criticised by a coach in his homeland for his failure to believe in his international team-mates