The UEFA European Championship defending champions Portugal were eliminated by Belgium in an entertaining match on Sunday night after a long-range strike by Thorgan Hazard in the 41st minute. Portugal almost got an equalizer in the second half but Ruben Dias saw his header saved while Raphael Guerreiro's shot hit the post.
After being eliminated, Portugal skipper Cristiano Ronaldo was pictured sharing a moment of respect with Belgium and Inter Milan star Romelu Lukaku as the two were spotted hugging each other. The two are rivals on the club level with Cristiano Ronaldo representing Juventus while Lukaku represents Inter Milan.
After their pictures went viral online, football fans have reacted to the photos of the two football stars.
A fan wrote: "Respect indeed that's how it should be"
Another Fan wrote: "Best picture. Portugal tried."
Here are some reactions from fans below.
After eliminating Portugal, the Red Devils now face a mouth-watering tie against Italy on Friday evening for a place in the semi-final.
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