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Best XI: Portugal in the 21st century

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LW – Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal
PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 10: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal kisses the Henri Delaunay trophy to celebrate after their 1-0 win against France in the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

We conclude our Best XI side with the very best player in Portugal’s whole football history, not only the 21st century, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo is the most capped player and the all-time top goalscorer of the Portuguese national team, as he has led his country to two major international trophies – the EURO 2016 in France and the inaugural edition of the UEFA Nations League last summer.