After clinching the first ever major title for Portugal in the form of UEFA Euro, Cristiano Ronaldo eyes to conquer Confederations Cup football Championship. The competition will be played in Russia this year from 17th June. This is the first appearance of the nation in the tournament, but the Navigator is looking confident and why not as Portugal are one of the favorites of Confederations Cup 2017.
Cristiano Ronaldo: Confederations Cup Is A Dream To Win
During an interview with FIFA, the Current World’s best footballer said “It will be the first time Portugal compete for the Confederations Cup trophy. It’s going to be beautiful and will stay on our CV.”
“Obviously, it’s a dream to win, but we know it’s going to be hard as some great teams will be there. But in football everything is possible.”
European Champions Portugal are in Group A with hosts Russia, New Zealand and Mexico. The Navigators will begin their Confederations Cup journey against Mexico on 18th June 2017 at the Kazan Arena. You can see head to head football history of Portugal vs Mexico.
Defending Champions of Confederations Cup Brazil failed to qualify for the competition. The five times World Cup Champions have won it most times .
FIFA Confederations Cup begins on 17th June and final will be played on 2nd July 2017. The competition is also known as Mini Football World Cup.