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Euro2016: Dreaming is free, so let's keep dreaming! - Portugal, Real Madrid star Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is already dreaming of earning triumph in the European Championships.

Portugal sealed their place in the final of Euro2016 by claiming a convincing 2-0 victory over Wales in Lyon on Wednesday night and the Selecao will face either hosts France or world champions Germany in the showpiece event on July 10.

Portugal will probably be heading into the final as underdogs regardless of their opponents on the night but star man Ronaldo is very optimistic ahead of the clash and has stated that he is already dreaming about lifting the trophy.

Ronaldo, who scored the opener and assisted for Nani, said following the game: "It's what we have dreamed of since the beginning.

"We knew it would be a long road and we're still in the tournament.

"We have believed right from the start. We had difficult moments, but it's like I always say: it's better to start poorly and have a positive ending.

"The players deserve it, the coach deserves it. The entire medical staff as well. They have been doing an excellent job with players' fitness.

"We haven't won anything yet but the dream is still alive. I hope that we'll be smiling and that it will be tears of joy in the end.

"I've always said my dream was to win a trophy with Portugal. I've broken records before and I'm still breaking records for club and country. This comes naturally.

"Dreaming is free, so let's keep dreaming."

Sarad Bade Shrestha
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