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Iran fans deny Ronaldo sleep as they party all night near Portugal hotel

Iran fans deny Ronaldo sleep as they party all night near Portugal hotel

- Iran battle Portugal in their last Group B clash at the Mordovia Arena on Monday, June 25

- Both teams need the game to progress to the next round of the championship

- Meanwhile, the Iranian fans were sighted partying around Portugal hotel disturbing the European team ahead of their game

Iran face Portugal in their last Group B encounter at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia and the Iranian fans have been doing their best to throw Cristiano Ronaldo off balance before the game.

The 33-year-old will be hoping to add to his tally having scored four goals in his side's first two matches at the mundial.

Ronaldo is currently trailing Harry Kane by just one goal in the race for Russia 2018 Golden Boot.

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Iran fans deny Ronaldo sleep as they party all night near Portugal hotel

Iran fans partying outside of Portugal's hotel ahead of last Group B stage

The Iranians according to Daily Mail are hoping they can do their best to dump the 2016 UEFA European championship winners out of the competition at the group stage.

They tried to deprive the Real Madrid superstar and his team-mates off their sleep by gathering outside their hotel in Saransk the night before the final group stage match.

Although, they aren't sure if the strategy will work but they managed to hinder Ronaldo's preparations for the game.

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Iran fans deny Ronaldo sleep as they party all night near Portugal hotel

Cross section of the Iranian fans drumming and chanting near Ronaldo's hotel room

The skipper was however was forced to come out of his bedroom window to silence his taunters by gesturing with his finger.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo's plea fell on the deaf ears of the Iranian fans, who didn't stop drumming and chanting their way through the night and will hope their efforts will not be wasted.

It was a move of sheer desperation by the Iranians as they look ahead to their second and final attempt at reaching the knock-out stages at this tournament.

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Iran fans deny Ronaldo sleep as they party all night near Portugal hotel

Iranians party near Portugal's hotel - credit: Daily Mail

Carlos Queiroz's men got their campaign off to a winning start after beating Morocco 1-0 in their opening game but lost 1-0 to Spain in their second group game.

And they will be hoping they can stun the Portuguese team to progress to the next stage of the championship.

Portugal are second on Group B table with four points, the same as Spain after their first two games and a draw will be enough for them to reach the next stage of the championship.

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Iran fans deny Ronaldo sleep as they party all night near Portugal hotel

Cristiano Ronaldo telling the Iranian fans to stop disturbing his sleep - credit: Daily Mail

Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo continued his fine goal scoring form at the FIFA World Cup in Russia as he powered Portugal to a 1-0 win against Morocco on Wednesday, June 20.

Ronaldo's well taken header in the 4th minute of the game took his tally to four goals in the tournament as he scored more than any other player at the World Cup.

The goal also means the Real Madrid star has overtaken Ferenc Puskás to become the top European international goal scorer of all-time Ronaldo has now scored 85 international goals; one more than Puskas.

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