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Cristiano Ronaldo's ambition means he could play at Qatar 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo's ambition means he could play at Qatar 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo's ambition means he could play at Qatar 2022

In the global battle of the super strikers, it was advantage South America as Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani's Uruguay knocked Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal out of the World Cup Saturday.

Uruguay, world champions in 1930 and 1950, will play France, who beat Argentina 4-3 earlier in the day, on July 6 in Nizhny Novgorod.

The teams will face off at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday in Sochi, Russia, in the 2018 World Cup Round of 16.

Ronaldo did take defenders away from Pepe, allowing the defender to head in a 55th-minute equaliser, but this was a night when nobody else was able to come to the party and ease the creative burden on the Real Madrid superstar.

La Celeste managed to contain Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal for the remainder of the first-half but Pepe found space at a corner just 10 minutes into the second period to restore parity.

But the rugged and courageous Godin, who needed reconstructive dental surgery after having three teeth punched out in an aerial challenge with Valencia's goalkeeper earlier this year, has succeeded in muzzling Ronaldo on plenty other occasions at club level going back nearly a decade.

While Cavani stole the headlines with his match-winning brace, defensive midfielder Torreira played a huge role in Uruguay's win, breaking up any number of Portugal attacks.

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Two-time world champion Uruguay hadn't reached the last eight at the World Cup since a fourth-place finish in 2010.

It has already begun for Lionel Messi, who was also given his boarding pass for a flight home on Saturday when Argentina fell to a 4-3 defeat vs. France in Kazan - but the two superstars have wholly different issues to consider before making a decision regarding their worldwide future.

"It's not a fair result, we did enough for another result", Portugal coach Fernando Santos said.

Born within a month of each other in the city of Salto, they have been playing together for Uruguay at different age levels since the Under-20 World Cup.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Uruguay v/s Portugal match will kick off at 11.30 PM IST (2330 HRS). And up front they boast two of the greatest goal-scorers of their generation in Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani.

Defender Jose Gimenez is set for a return for Uruguay after missing the victory over Russian Federation with a back injury. KEYS TO THE GAME Stopping Ronaldo.

Uruguay midfielder Matias Vecino said his team would need to be careful not to give Ronaldo too many free-kick chances.

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