UEFA Nations League: Cristiano Ronaldo helps with a brace in a 4-0 against Switzerland

When Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 117th goal for Portugal at the stadium where he started his career, he made his mother cry.

The 37-year-old scored two goals as his team beat Switzerland 4-0 in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday.

Ronaldo scored his goal at the Estadio Jose Alvalade, which is where Sporting Lisbon plays its games.

The Real Madrid and Manchester United star spent six years as a young player with the Portuguese giants before moving to Old Trafford at age 18 in 2003.

The last time these two teams played, on June 5, 2015, the Portugal captain scored a hat-trick. Before this match, he hadn’t scored for his country in five games, which was his longest drought for the Selecao in ten years.

William Carvalho scored the first goal when he pounced on Ronaldo’s loose ball after Gregor Kobel blocked Ronaldo’s free-kick.

Ronaldo scored from 12 yards out after Diogo Jota set him up. Diogo Jota also helped Ronaldo score the third goal when his shot was saved and Ronaldo got to it first.

After Kobel ran out and missed a through ball, Joao Cancelo scored from 20 yards out to finish off the rout.

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