Cristiano Ronaldo admits he offered no argument after being asked to step up fifth in Portugal's Euro 2012 semi-final penalty shoot-out with Spain.
Paulo Bento refused to be downbeat after seeing his Portugal side knocked out of Euro 2012 on penalties by Spain.
Cesc Fabregas insisted that he had a premonition that he would score the winning penalty for Spain again.
Joao Moutinho endured penalty misery but he threatened to overshadow Spain's midfield.
Cesc Fabregas fired Spain through to the Euro 2012 final after a 4-2 penalty shoot-out victory over Portugal following a tense semi-final in Donetsk.
We take a closer look at some of the talking points from the semi-final between Portugal and Spain.
Hugo Almeida admits he was disappointed to be left out of the Portugal side earlier in Euro 2012 but is ready to seize his chance against Spain.
Portugal will battle defending champions Spain for a spot in the Euro 2012 decider when they meet in the semi-finals on Wednesday evening.
Cristiano Ronaldo believes Portugal's mental toughness can give them the edge for their Euro 2012 semi-final against Spain on Wednesday.
Alvaro Arbeloa says he is crossing his fingers in the hope that he will be 'lucky' enough to have the job of marking Cristiano Ronaldo.
Andres Iniesta and Vicente Del Bosque have defended Spain's style of football ahead of their Euro 2012 semi-final against Portugal.
Spain are odds-on to book their place in the Euro 2012 final when they face Portugal in the semis-finals.