Rangers defender Fabio Cardoso has a message for Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and teammates applaud fans after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Portugal and Spain at Fisht Stadium on June 15, 2018 in Sochi, Russia.

Glasgow Rangers defender Fabio Cardoso, who has been at Ibrox since last summer, was impressed with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Fabio Cardoso of Rangers gestures during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers FC and Celtic FC at Ibrox Stadium on September 23, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers central defender Fabio Cardoso has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Cristiano Ronaldo’s heroics for Portugal against Spain.

Cardoso, who has been on the books of Ibrox club Rangers since the summer of 2017 when he joined from Vitoria Setubal for a transfer fee reported by The Daily Record to be worth £1.3 million, was impressed with the performance of Real Madrid star Ronaldo for Portugal against Spain in their World Cup Group B game.

The former Manchester United forward scored a hat-trick, as Portugal played out a 3-3 draw with Spain.

Cardoso, who is from Portugal and has represented his country at the youth levels, was blown away by the performance of Ronaldo.

The 24-year-old central defender has posted the following message on Twitter, which when translated from Portuguese reads: “Ronaldo never stop playing football please.”

Simon Murray of Hibernian takes on Fabio Cardoso of Rangers during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Glasgow,...

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts on the final whistle following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Portugal and Spain at Fisht Stadium on June 15, 2018 in Sochi,...

Bruno Alves at the World Cup

Cardoso’s Rangers teammate, Bruno Alves, is part of the Portugal team for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

The central defender was an unused substitute during the match against Sapin, and it will be interesting to see how much playing time he gets in the tournament.

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