After their mauling against Germany, Portugal will need Cristiano Ronaldo at his talismanic best to see off Jurgen Klinsmann's disciplined USA side
Portugal striker Helder Postiga is not fretting over the fitness of captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of their Group F clash with the United States in Manaus on Sunday.
There are rumours that Cristiano Ronaldo will not play again in the tournament because of his ongoing knee injury. He had an ice-pack on his knee during training, and the Portugal team doctor has been quoted as saying Ronaldo will risk his career if he plays again at this World Cup.
Portugal defender Fabio Coentrao has been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup with a thigh injury.
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Thomas Muller's hat-trick thrust Germany into centre stage in this thrilling World Cup as Joachim Low's side demolished Portugal, their strongest Group G opponents, in Salvador.
It's been a stunning start to the World Cup and we haven't even seen Germany or Portugal yet! All that will change at 5pm.
Some of the contest's principal actors can't wait: