Sour Ronaldo slams jubilant Iceland
"Iceland only tried to defend... they had two chances and then did not try to score," Ronaldo said, courtesy of the Mirror's Ed Malyon.
Perhaps the recently-crowned Champions League winner listened to Belgium boss Marc Wilmots spew a salty soliloquy on Monday and thought it would be smart to replicate the defeated manager's piquant points.
"It was a little bit frustrating, we tried hard to win the game, Iceland didn't try anything.
"They scored a goal, they created two chances in the 90 minutes and otherwise they got every player behind the ball, they put the bus in the net so it's difficult when one team don't try but Portugal try and play football and try to win the game."
Ronaldo continued, expressing his certainty that Portugal's next result will be better, saying, "If you see Spain, France, they are the strongest teams in the tournament and had a difficult time to win their games so for us it was tough but we are confident. We're 100 percent confident we'll win our next game."
Understandably elated after marking its first-ever Euro fixture with a dazzling leveler from Birkir Bjarnason, joyous Icelandic players flocked to the supporters to share in the merriness.
Apparently a visibly annoyed Ronaldo thinks that display was uncouth.
"I thought they'd won the Euros the way they celebrated at the end, it was unbelievable.
"When they don't try to play and just defend, defend, defend this in my opinion shows a small mentality and are not going to do anything in the competition."
Sing when you're winning, and sob when you're not.