GIF: Cristiano Ronaldo scores crucial goal for Portugal

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Former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo hit a superb goal in Portugal's World Cup play-off away to Sweden.

Cristiano Ronaldo enhanced his claim for the Ballon d'Or by scoring a superb goal for Portugal away to Sweden.

Ronaldo had already given Portugal a 1-0 advantage after scoring the winner in the home leg, and struck clinically to end a fast paced counter-attack in style early in the second half of the second leg.

The strike prompted former England striker Gary Lineker to tweet:

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