KAZAN, Russia – Cristiano Ronaldo brushed off speculation about his Real Madrid future, although Portugal conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Mexico at the Confederations Cup on Sunday.
Ronaldo teed up Ricardo Quaresma to fire
Cedric Soares restored
Ronaldo, 32, is reportedly furious over a tax probe into the off-shore accounts dealing with his image rights, and has reportedly vowed to leave
According to Spanish paper Marca on Sunday, Real Madrid’s coach Zinedine Zidane even broke off his holiday to call Ronaldo to try to persuade his star not to quit the club.
Ronaldo’s superb volley looked to have helped
When Ronaldo’s volley thumped the crossbar, Nani pounced on the rebound, but the video ref spotted that four players were offside.
The Euro 2016 winners took the lead on 34 minutes when Ronaldo sprinted into the box and his beautifully-timed pass found Quaresma unmarked in the area.
The Besiktas winger drew
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Raphael Guerreiro failed to deal with a cross into the box and Carlos Vela teed up Hernandez, who met the cross with a diving header.
After an explosive opening period, the second was a much tamer affair as both teams squandered half-chances as the tempo dropped.
With time running out, Southampton right back Cedric pounced on a loose ball and slammed home
But with the 90 minutes up, Mexican defender