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Ruben Neves: We have the best player in the world

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National team midfielder Ruben Neves believes his team were the better side as Egypt didn’t create many chances on the Portuguese goal.

Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Neves believes his team deserved the win as they were the better side and because they have in the team after the five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored twice in injury-time to give the Selecao a win against the Pharaohs.

“Egypt didn’t create many chances on our goal because we played a good game and their only goal came through a counter attack,” he told A Bola.

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After being asked about the late winner he said, “This is what happens when you have the best player in the world [Cristiano Ronalo], and that could always happen when you have a player like him.”

Egypt’s encounter with the Portuguese side is in preparation for the World Cup in Russia and the Pharaohs are set to face Greece next on the 27th of March.

Youssef Wael is a massive Al Ahly and Manchester United supporter from Cairo, Egypt. One of the few Egyptians who never really wanted to have a career in football, just played it as a hobby. Wael also played squash for 7 years.

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