Cristiano Ronaldo Scores to Help Portugal Beat Sweden In World Cup Playoff 1st Leg [GIF]
Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a diving header Friday night to help Portugal defeat Sweden 1-0 in the first leg of the World Cup playoff.
In a closely fought game, Ronaldo’s goal was the difference after grabbing the matchwinner in the second half for Portugal (watch GIF below).
Portugal play Sweden on Tuesday to decide who will go to World Cup 2014. For viewers in the United States, the match kicks off on Tuesday at 2:45pm on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN.com
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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT.
Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game.
Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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