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Portugal 7-0 Estonia: Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice in thumping

Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (3L) celebrates with his teammates after scoring against Estonia during the friendly football match Portugal vs Estoni
Image: Two first-half goals from Cristiano Ronaldo (third from left) helped Portugal to a 7-0 demolition of Estonia on Wednesday

Cristiano Ronaldo's two first-half goals in 10 minutes helped Portugal to a 7-0 demolition of Estonia on Wednesday in their last warm-up game before Euro 2016.

Ronaldo marked his return to the Portugal squad after a two-game absence by scoring with a powerful header in the 38th minute, before hitting home from inside the area, extending his Portuguese record tally to 58 goals. He has 126 caps, one shy of Luis Figo's record.

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Ricardo Quaresma also scored twice, while Danilo and Eder got second-half goals before Karol Mets' own-goal completed the rout.

Ronaldo took the role of centre forward before his half-time substitution, but roamed freely and often dropped back into midfield.

Portogallo-Estonia, match senza storia nel segno di Cristiano Ronaldo e Quaresma (Foto Getty)
Image: Ronaldo is one cap shy of the Portugal record of 126 held by Luis Figo

The Portuguese beat Norway 3-0 and lost 1-0 against England in recent warm-ups, but there were no injury concerns to come out of Wednesday's match.

Portugal are in Group F at Euro 2016 and play their first game against Iceland on Tuesday, with Austria and Hungary are also in the group.

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Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (2L) vies with Estonia's defender Karol Mets (L) during the friendly football match Portugal vs Estonia at Luz stadium
Image: Ronaldo was playing his first warm-up game for Euro 2016

Portugal have never won a major tournament, last reaching the Euro 2004 final, losing to Greece 1-0.

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