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Cristiano Ronaldo breaks the world record for most goals scored in men’s international football

Cristiano Ronaldo broke the world record for goals scored in men’s international football as he hit his 110th and 111th goals for Portugal in their dramatic 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over the Republic of Ireland. The 36-year-old scored two late headers after he had a penalty saved by Gavin Bazunu. Ali Daei, who scored […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores 109th international goal to equal world record

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to equal the all-time international goal scoring record as Portugal qualified for the last 16 of Euro 2020 in a thrilling conclusion to Group F on Wednesday. The Juventus forward was unnervingly accurate with two penalties to earn Portugal a 2-2 draw against reigning World Cup champion France in Budapest. In […]

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Chelsea beat Manchester City 1-0 to clinch Champions League title

Chelsea clinched the Champions League title on Saturday after beating Manchester City 1-0 in an all-English final. A first-half goal from summer signing Kai Havertz, the most expensive player in Chelsea’s history, was enough to earn Thomas Tuchel’s side victory in front of thousands of fans at Porto’s Estadio Dragao in Portugal. Meanwhile, Manchester City’s […]

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World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens for public in Portugal

The world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opened in Portugal. The bridge is called 516 Arouca — because it’s 516 meters long and is in the town of Arouca, an hour south of Porto. The bridge connects Aguieiras Waterfall and Paiva Gorge and is the latest adventure offering in the Arouca Geopark, known for its extreme […]

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With only 7 vacant ICU beds Portugal hospitals on brink of collapse amid COVID surge

Portugal on Saturday said it had only seven vacant beds left in its intensive care units (ICUs) set up for COVID-19 cases on its mainland, as a surge in infections prompted the authorities to send some critical patients to Portuguese islands. Health Ministry data showed on Saturday that, out of 850 ICU beds allocated to […]

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Austria and Portugal announce fresh restrictions to curb virus

As coronavirus infections continue to keep rising in Europe, many nations have once again imposed restrictions. On Saturday, Austria and Portugal announced new restrictions in an attempt to curb the spread of virus. Austria: In Austria, the restrictions include a curfew from 8pm to 6am Cafes and restaurants will be takeaway only. On Friday, Austria […]

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Portuguese President helps rescue drowning kayakers at the sea

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has helped rescue two women who came into difficulty at an Algarve beach when their kayak capsized. The president, 71, was pictured on Saturday swimming over to the kayakers who were struggling in the water. He later told reporters that the women had been swept by currents from a […]

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Portugal’s fastest train collides with a railway maintenance machine; 2 dead, 37 injured

A train derailed in the Portuguese district of Coimbra, killing two and injuring at least 37 others. The train was travelling north when it collided with a railway maintenance machine in the town of Soure. Mayor of Soure Mário Jorge told Portuguese media that the crash happened at about 15:30. The country’s national relief operations […]

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Portugal grants full citizenship rights to all migrants to contain coronavirus

Portugal has temporarily given all migrants and asylum seekers full citizenship rights, granting them full access to the country’s healthcare as the outbreak of the novel coronavirus escalates in the country. The move will “unequivocally guarantee the rights of all the foreign citizens” with applications pending with Portuguese immigration, meaning they are “in a situation […]