Ronaldo Dazzles Against USA (Without Actually Scoring)

Some lovely skills from the World Cup's most frustrated man

Poor old Ronaldo.

Like his long-term rival Lionel Messi, the Portuguese arrived in Brazil with the mantra he-will-never-be-a-true-great-untill-he-performs-at-a-World-Cup ringing in his ears.

And while his less glamorous counterpart has done just that, dragging Argentina to two victories they barely deserved with Maradona-channelling solo efforts, Cristiano has been restricted largely to show-boating and the odd sublime assist over the course of one humiliating defeat and one pretty embarrassing draw.

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Still, no one does ‘tekkers’ quite like Ronaldo, as this Vine from last night’s 2-2 with USA shows. Be honest, if Portugal fail to qualify from their group we’re all going to miss him a bit.