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Mourinho: Ronaldo's Euro 2016 final antics didn't help Portugal

00:10, Sunday, 07 August, 2016
Mourinho: Ronaldo's Euro 2016 final antics didn't help Portugal

Jose Mourinho says Portugal were not helped by an animated Cristiano Ronaldo in the final of Euro 2016.

The Real Madrid star was forced off in the first half of the 1-0 win over host nation France after sustaining a knee injury in a challenge with Dimitri Payet.

Ronaldo returned to the dugout for extra-time and was seen gesticulating wildly in an effort to encourage his team-mates, at one stage lifting coach Fernando Santos from out of his path.

Former Portugal and Benfica star Antonio Simoes criticised Ronaldo for his antics, and Mourinho has agreed that the 31-year-old's "overload of emotion" did not help his side's cause.

"His contribution in the last few minutes of the final was nothing," the Manchester United boss told Sport TV. "There were 11 players on the pitch doing their job, and the person in charge of them was the coach.

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