Portugal led 1-0 after Ronaldoâ€™s sole goal in the first leg in Lisbon on Friday and that became a two-goal buffer early in the second half when the former Manchester United ace ran onto a superb through ball from Joao Moutinho before finishing with aplomb on his left foot past Andreas Isaksson.
That quietened the Swedish fans but they were soon on their feet as national team hero Ibrahimovic rose above Bruno Alves to powerfully nod home Kim Kallstromâ€™s pinpoint corner in the 68th minute.
The Paris Saint-Germain superstar then pulled the Swedes right back into qualifying contention when he rifled home a low free-kick form just outside the area less than five minutes later.
Enter Ronaldo, who singlehandedly led Portugal to the 2014 World Cup finals, with a 77th-minute steadier â€“ again on his left foot â€“ before breaking Swedenâ€™s hearts with a third goal in the 79th minute when slamming into the roof of the net from close range.
2014 World Cup UEFA playoff
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