Cristiano Ronaldo Missed A Wide Open Goal Right Before An Insane Ending Between Portugal And Denmark

Portugal snatched a 3-2 victory over Denmark in the the best game of Euro 2012 so far.

Portugal was up 2-1 in the 77th minute when Cristiano Ronaldo found himself alone in front of goal with a chance to end the game. But he totally botched the shot and the game stayed 2-1.

Seconds later, Denmark raced down field and scored a near-post headed goal that tied the game at 2-2. And it looked like Portugal had choked the game away:

But minutes after that, a desperate Portugal team grabbed the win with a beautiful turn and shot from Varela. Wild stuff:

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