Cristiano Ronaldo training with the Portuguese team at the Bekker High School in Magaliesburg, South Africa. Portugal kick-off their World Cup campaign on Tuesday June 15 with their first round match against the Ivory Coast. (Pacific Coast News)more pics »Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal (Pacific Coast News)Cristiano Ronaldo
is one of the most dynamic and exciting footballers in the world. Ronaldo was FIFA's 2008 world player of the year. Now, fans all over the world, and especially in Portugal, are hoping to see some magic (and a lot of goals) out of the Portuguese captain.More on Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo hasn't scored a goal for Portugal in international play in a LONG time. The last time he found the back of the net was during the 2008 European Championships. Portugal's head coach Carlos Queiroz
downplayed Ronaldo's goal drought and told the press: "The more you leave the players in peace the more they'll score."
Portugal plays it's first match in World Cup 2010 on June 15. They face the Ivory Coast.