Portugal-Mexico highlights: Ronaldo's brilliance sets opening goal in Confederations Cup

Portugal jumped out to a 1-0 lead over Mexico in the Confederations Cup on Sunday, and it came a brilliant pass from Cristiano Ronaldo. The superstar marched down the left and played a brilliant ball across the box to Ricardo Quaresma for the lead. Take a look:

Mexico's defense was only worried about Ronaldo there, and that was a mistake. Two guys on him? Sure, but to have three, and with the third not marking at the back post? Poor defending, and a lovely goal.

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