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Ronaldo came back to the field as a substitute in 72nd minute of the match
A hat-trick by 21-year-old Goncalo Ramos and strikes from Pepe, Raphael Guerreiro and Rafael Leao helped Portugal advance to the quarterfinals of the ongoing FIFA World Cup as they thrashed Switzerland 6-1 at Lusail, Qatar on Wednesday
Little did Ramos know, that he would be the biggest talking point in the match instead of Cristiano Ronaldo, the man he replaced.
Starting off, Portugal had their star striker Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench. This comes after he was angry at being substituted during his side's previous match against South Korea.
The five-time champions are now in quarterfinals, one more step closer to their first title since 2002
Five-time champs look all set to book their final eight slot
Croatia advanced to the quarterfinal and Japan was denied their first-ever quarterfinal chance.