Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal smiles as the teams line up for the national anthems . (Getty Images)more pics »Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal is ready for the match against Spain. (Getty Images)All eyes will be on Portugal's team captain Cristiano Ronaldo today. Portugal faces Spain in the World Cup. This is a knock our round match, so it is do or die for both squads.
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Cristiano Ronaldo became the most expensive footballer of all time when Real Madrid picked him up from Manchester United in a transfer deal with $132 million. His contract, insuring him $16.3 million per year, makes him the highest-paid footballer in the world.
Cristiano Ronaldo also received one of the highest honors in the sport, being named the player of the tournament after winning the Champions League with Manchester United in 2008. That same year, he was also named the FIFPro World Player of the Year, the FIFA World Player of the Year, and received the Ballon d'Or, the first Manchester United player to do so in 40 years.
|Spain||vs.||Portugal||-||Jun 29 11:30am (PT) on ESPN|