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By Eduardo Maisonet, III ./ @edthesportsfan
For FOX Deportes
The microscope that has been on the Portugese footballing side has been in place for two reasons. One, arguably one of the best players in the world plays for them. Two, the squad doesn’t ever seem to win squat.
So when Portugal advanced to the knockout round of Euro 2012 on Sunday by defeating the Netherlands convincingly with an awesome showing of counterattacking and poise in a 2-1 win, the microscope only became fined tuned in its focus. Portugal could be a legitimate rabble rouser in a tournament that seems up for grabs and the best player in the tournament put on a show that only Cristiano Ronaldo could.