Hugo Almeida’s Highlight Reel Goal Is What You Would Expect From Portugal Against Luxembourg (Video)
The Portuguese men’s national soccer team is ranked seventh in the world according to FIFA’s world rankings. Luxembourg is ranked 128th. Portugal has played in five World Cups and five European Championships. Luxembourg has played in zero World Cups and one European Championship. In five EURO 2012 qualifying matches Portugal has accumulated a total of ten points. In seven matches Luxembourg has managed to record only one point.
It isn’t hard to see that Portugal is the better team by a wide margin, and as a result, it only makes sense for us to expect them to defeat Luxembourg by a score of 5-0, and score some terrific goals along the way. Portuguese striker Hugo Almeida made sure things played out exactly as expected, scoring two goals during yesterday’s friendly, including the following beauty.