Portugal Benches Ronaldo; Replacement Scores Hat Trick

  • Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was benched Tuesday during the Portugal v. Switzerland match and was replaced with a teammate who stole the show.
  • His replacement, Goncalo Ramos helped put Portugal ahead in the game by scoring a hat trick – that is, three goals.
  • Don’t feel bad for Ronaldo, who reportedly is set to join Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr following his midseason exit from Manchester United. The deal is reportedly for two-and-a-half years and worth more than €500 million. Ronaldo’s annual salary is set at nearly €200 million, which would make him the highest-paid athlete in the world.
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