Portugal beats Algeria 3-0 in final warmup before World Cup

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The five-time Ballon d'Or victor issued a peculiar statement after their UEFA Champions League final victory over Liverpool speaking about his time in Madrid in past tense.

As well as Ronaldo, the Madrid future of Gareth Bale is also uncertain, while the club are also looking for a new coach following Zinedine Zidane's shock decision to step down after winning a third successive Champions League.

Portugal's Goncalo Guedes scores the opening goal against Algeria. "We are not where we want to be but we will be improving during the tournament".

It was a welcome boost for the European champions, who hadn't won since March and were held to draws by Tunisia (2-2) and Belgium (0-0) in their previous two friendlies.

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European champions Portugal's first match in Russian Federation is against 2010 world champions Spain in Sochi on 15 June (19:00 BST).

Fernando Santos' side are the defending European champions and have been drawn into Group B in Russian Federation, alongside Spain, Morocco and Iran.

Neymar moving to the Bernabeu in the future is inevitable, according to Marcelo, who linked up with his Brazil team-mate this week in London before the squad head out to Russian Federation for the World Cup.

This is a fresh group bursting with potential and Rashford is among the contenders to star judging by this audition in northern England, where a superb 25 metre opener in the 13th minute crowned a fine performance.

An actual World Cup contender might have scored twice the amount of goals against Algeria that Portugal did Thursday, with only seven of their 18 shots finding the target. Costa Rica plays Serbia in Group E the previous day.

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