Is Cristiano Ronaldo retiring from global football?

Is Cristiano Ronaldo retiring from global football?

Cavani, who is also on three strikers so far, is priced further out at 26.00 to finish with the Golden Boot.

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani (right) being escorted by Ronaldo.

His absence would be a huge blow for Uruguay, with the striker seen as the star of the side along with Luis Suarez.

He scored more goals than he had in all the previous tournaments put together.

After the match, Portugal coach Fernando Santos couldn't come to terms with the result.

Uruguay responded within minutes when Cavani curled home after Portugal were pressed into surrendering possession deep in their own half.

However Ronaldo, who will be 37 by the time of the next World Cup, would not be drawn on whether he planned to extend his global career.

Suarez had one compliment for Griezmann, saying he has a "brilliant left foot".

Croatia beat Denmark on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals
Croatia's midfield, which includes Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic , has been as good as any at the World Cup . Croatia and Denmark can not be separated, with two wins each and a draw in their last five meetings.

Uruguay have shown in Russian Federation they are extremely hard to beat yet sometimes underwhelming - factors you could have predicted from them before the World Cup. This could prevent problems for the young French back line. But he went on to praise Griezmann's partner in attack, Kylian Mbappe.

When Messi would make a darting run forward after a pass, he rarely received the return pass.

Manager Jorge Sampaoli's tactics must be called into question, however, as his men were frequently caught on the break and when Sergio Aguero found the net in injury time, it shed a spotlight on team selection. Aguero's opportunistic header into the goal after replacing Pavon underlined how Argentina failed to combine as a team through poor selection and planning.

"This is football. Whoever scores more goals wins", Ronaldo said. He helped an injured Cavani off the field in the 70th minute in what appeared to be a sporting gesture out of character.

Meanwhile, Portugal's head coach Santos urged the all-time record European worldwide goalscorer to remain with the talented group of players.

Cavani scored a stunning brace to lead the South Americans to a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal on Saturday and set up a quarter-final clash against France.

This game features two teams with contrasting styles. "This is different, though - this is a World Cup". The rumours of fall outs and arguments between manager Jorge Sampaoli and the squad (and even the unlikely reports of Messi picking the team) show a talented group in total disarray off the pitch, which has been clearly transferred to their on-pitch performances.

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