Portugal celebrate UEFA Nations League trophy all night in Porto

Portugal celebrate UEFA Nations League trophy all night in Porto

- Portugal were in a joyful mood all through the night following their UEFA Nations League success

- They defeated the Netherlands 1-0 to win the inaugural edition of the tournament

- Valencia forward Goncalo Guedes scored the only goal of the match on the hour mark

Portugal celebrated their UEFA Nations League win with thousands of fans in victory parade in Porto shortly after defeating the Netherlands in the finals.

Cristiano Ronaldo, teammates and the entire crew, celebrated their second international success in three years.

Valencia striker Goncalo Guedes scored the only goal of the match that gave the Portuguese side a hard-earned victory over the Netherlands.

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Ronaldo addressed the crowd while they were at Porto's city hall before manager Fernando Santos also addressed the fans.

Fans were seen climbing on street lights and statues to get the best view as they paid tribute to their heroes.

The players hoisted the trophy into the air as they received the adoration of the public as Ronaldo posed for pictures with teammates holding the trophy

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Ronaldo admitted after the win against the Dutch side, he is proud of the strides his country has made in recent years, adding: "Since 2016 Portugal has changed their history and won a trophy again.

"The goal for this match was to win and to play well."

The 34-year-old Juventus forward added: "For sure this national team will be even better and the younger players will play more."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Portugal vs Netherlands ended 1-0 in favour of Portugal as they became winners of the UEFA Nations League.

The much anticipated encounter did not reach its expectations in the first half but chances were few and far between.

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