What Cristiano Ronaldo Said Straight After Scoring Free-Kick Shows How Humble He Is

Cristiano Ronaldo is often described as 'self indulgent' and 'egotistical' but the Portugal captain has once again proved that he is far more concerned about his team than himself.

In his post match interview after scoring what may go down as one of the best hat-tricks in World Cup history, Ronaldo highlighted the efforts of his teammate in the 3-3 draw.

After what was a classic individual performance, you would expect anyone to comment about their individual performance, but Ronaldo focused on those around him.

"Above all we have to stress the efforts of the team. We fought until the end." he said.

If that isn't captain material then I don't know what is, to be honest. Even those who dislike Cristiano for whatever reason will have to admit that this is a classy response.

Cristiano Ronaldo was cool, calm and collected from the penalty spot to put Portugal ahead after just three minutes and he continued his heroics throughout the game.

He took to Twitter after the game, saying "Come on family!"

Does this cement Ronaldo as one of the greatest of all time?

Let us know in the comments.

Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some huge names in the world of sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport, but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.

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