The Real Madrid star headed in the only goal in Moscow after just eight minutes to send the Euro 2016 champions above Russia at the top of Group A. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
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Cristiano Ronaldo said that Portugal were worthy winners after scoring his first goal of the Confederations Cup to steer his country to a 1-0 victory over hosts Russia Wednesday. The Real Madrid star brushed off the tax storm clouding his club future by heading in the only goal in Moscow after just eight minutes to send the Euro 2016 champions above Russia at the top of Group A.Despite the off-field disruption, Ronaldo picked up the man-of-the-match award in Portugal's opening 2-2 draw with Mexico Sunday.Soon after the break, Akinfeev kept Russia in the game with a one-handed reflex save from 4 meters out to deny Andre Silva's bullet header.
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