Euro 2024: What Roberto Martinez said about Portugal captain, Ronaldo

Portugal’s head coach, Roberto Martinez, has said that captain Cristiano Ronaldo is prepared to lead the team to the Euro 2024 competition.

Martinez also said Ronaldo is a reference in the locker room for other Portugal players to emulate, insisting that the Al-Nassr captain is very important to the team.

He stated this following Ronaldo’s brace in Portugal’s Euro 2024 qualifier 6-0 win over Luxemburg on Sunday.

Reacting to Ronaldo’s display after the game, Martinez hailed the 38-year-old’s experience at the international level.

He said (via Record): “He [Ronaldo] is very important, he has a unique experience at an international level.

“For us, he is important because he is a reference in the locker room and he is prepared to lead [the team to Euro 2024] and be the captain of this selection.”

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