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    导出博客文章LYON, France -- Cristiano Ronaldo may have guided Portugal into the final of the European Championship, but he needed a little help from an often forgotten forward. Cheap Chicago Bears Jerseys .Nani made another vital contribution to Portugals bid to win Euro 2016, scoring his teams second goal in the 2-0 victory over Wales on Wednesday.The tournament has rejuvenated the 29-year-old forward, who once stood out with Ronaldo at Manchester United -- before his star began to fade and Ronaldo went on to even greater glory at Real Madrid.In France, the two former club teammates are in perfect sync, with each scoring three goals to guide an imperfect Portugal side into Sundays final at the Stade de France against either Germany or the tournament hosts.Its an amazing moment. Its a historic moment for our country and we have to celebrate, Nani said.Just three minutes after Ronaldo opened the scoring against Wales with a powerful header, Nani provided another devastating blow to Welsh hopes in Lyon. Timing his slide near the penalty spot just right, he turned an off-target shot by Ronaldo past goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey and into the Wales net.It was a surprise goal, Nani said. It was instinct.His reward included a round of applause from the Portuguese fans when he was replaced by Ricardo Quaresma with three minutes to play.Euro 2016 is proving to be a high point in the career of Nani, who followed in Ronaldos footsteps by starting out at Sporting Lisbon and later moving to Old Trafford. The two helped United win the 2008 Champions League before Ronaldo left for Madrid a year later.Though he struggled to secure a first-team place, Nani won four Premier League titles with United before returning to Sporting Lisbon on loan for a season in 2014. He was then signed by Fenerbahce in the Turkish league, a step down in the career ladder.However, his earlier goals at Euro 2016 -- the equalizer in a 1-1 draw with Iceland and a goal in the 3-3 draw with Hungary that saw Portugal squeak into the knockout stages -- have not gone unnoticed.Spanish league club Valencia announced on Tuesday that it had signed Nani to a three-year deal.For the moment, though, his focus is on the national team, which is back in a European Championship final for the second time.Unlike Ronaldo, Nani wasnt there for Portugals previous final on home soil in 2004, when it surprisingly lost 1-0 to Greece in Lisbon.But now he will get the chance to help Portugal exorcise those demons from 12 years ago.We still have the final to go. I dont have an explanation for the feeling at this moment, Nani said. But its not over. Authentic Roquan Smith Jersey . The Islanders dealt Thomas Vanek to the Montreal Canadiens after less than a year on Long Island. Meanwhile, the Oilers dealt long-time sniper Ales hemsky to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and a third-rounder in 2015. Authentic Bilal Nichols Jersey . Argentina winger Ezequiel Lavezzi and France midfielder Blaise Matuidi scored, with star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic setting up both despite having a poor game by his high standards. Forward Eduardo gave Ajaccio the lead in the sixth minute after being set up by right winger Benjamin Andre, and the Corsican side looked comfortable in the first half, with the lively Johan Cavalli causing problems with his probing runs from midfield. . Booth picked up 65 caps after making her national team debut in 2002 at the age of 17. She most recently played for Sky Blue FC of the National Womens Soccer League. "It just felt like it was my time to move on," she said in a phone interview from her hometown of Burlington, Ont. BALTIMORE -- Matt Moore isnt only breaking records set by Cy Young winner David Price, hes performing at a level thats drawing comparisons to a pretty good southpaw named Babe Ruth. Moore pitched seven innings of five-hit ball to stay unbeaten, Luke Scott and Matt Joyce homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Moore (8-0) gave up one run, struck out three and walked one to become the first eight-game winner in the majors. The left-hander has won nine straight decisions, breaking the franchise record of eight set last year by Price. Not only that, but the 23-year-old is the youngest lefty to start the season 8-0 since Ruth did it in 1917 at age 22. "Historically speaking, its been wonderful," Rays manager Joe Maddon said of Moores season. Moore is delighted with the results, especially because Tampa Bay is 9-0 in his nine starts. "Its good for our team. Thats the biggest thing we can take away from my record," he said. "On my days to pitch, were winning all the games. Thats the most important part. " The Rays ninth victory in 11 games left them a season-high three games over .500 (23-20) and lifted Tampa Bay into a third-place tie with skidding Baltimore in the AL East. The Rays had been in fourth since April 20. "It puts us back in with a tie, standings-wise, which I think is important," Maddon said. "You got to get over each team that is in front of you before you can get back to the top. To come in here (and get a sweep) indicates how much better weve been playing." Adam Jones had two hits, stole two bases and drove in a run for the Orioles, who have dropped five straight -- all at home. Baltimore managed only five hits, none after the sixth inning. "Hes dealing right now," Jones said of Moore. Baltimore was outscored 22-16 in the first two games of the series. This time, poor pitching could not be blamed for the defeat. "Pitching wasnt the issue today," manager Buck Showalter said. "It was trying to solve Moore. He was the difference-maker." Chris Tillman (3-2) allowed three runs and five hits in six innings. Hes 1-5 lifetime against the Rays. Tampa Bay led 2-1 in the sixth inning when Joyce hit a drive that appeared to bounce off the wall near the right-field foul pole. Authentic Joel Iyiegbuniwe Jersey. First base umpire Dan Iassogna called it a fair ball but not a home run. Showalter argued that it was a foul ball and Maddon contended it was a home run. "Its kind of unusual for us both to be out there at the same time," Maddon said. "I had to argue the point that it could be a home run." After a lengthy meeting, the umpires adjourned to watch a replay and returned with their decision: home run. "Ive got a guy who lets me know if I have a good argument, so I knew once they went inside it was going to be a home run," Showalter said. Moore and the Tampa Bay bullpen made the 3-1 lead stand up. Joel Peralta worked a perfect eighth and Fernando Rodney got three straight outs for his eighth save. Neither team had a base runner until Yunel Escobar drew a two-out walk in the third. Desmond Jennings followed with an RBI double on a 3-2 pitch. In the bottom half, Danny Valencia hit a leadoff double in his first at-bat with Baltimore but was stranded. One inning later, Manny Machado was credited with a triple after Jennings and Joyce nearly collided on a line drive to right that ticked off Joyces glove and rolled to the wall. Jones followed with a run-scoring single, then stole two bases but was left at third. Scott, who played for Baltimore from 2008-11, connected in the fifth for a 2-1 lead. He has at least one RBI in nine of 13 starts this season. NOTES: Tampa Bays Evan Longoria extended his hitting streak to a career-high 13 games. ... Tampa Bay has held the lead in 30 of its past 31 games. ... The Rays recalled LHP Jeff Beliveau from Triple-A Durham and optioned LHP Alex Torres to the same club. Beliveau was sent back to Durham to make room for RHP Jake Odorizzi, who will be recalled Monday to start an afternoon game in Toronto. It will be his debut with the Rays. ... The Orioles recalled Valencia from Triple-A Norfolk after sending 2B Ryan Flaherty to Norfolk after Saturdays game. ... Baltimore opens a three-game series Monday night against the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Freddy Garcia will start for the Orioles. ... Jones has been successful on all seven stolen base attempts this season. Cheap NFL Autographed Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys 2020 Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Store Black China NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap China NFL Jerseys ' ' '
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