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Euro 2012: Ronaldo guides Portugal into semi-finals

Cristiano Ronaldo was the star of the show as Portugal dominated the Czech Republic to go through to the Euro 2012 semi-finals.
The former Man United star, who's now at Real Madrid, scored the game's only goal but played brilliantly throughout.
Ronaldo came close to scoring two other goals, hitting the post once in each half, before a superb header 12 minutes before time clinched the win.
After the match, he said: "Our great aim is to get to the final."
To reach the final, Portugal will need to beat either Spain or France in the semi-final. Those two teams play each other on Saturday.
In the other quarter-finals, Germany play Greece on Friday and England face Italy on Sunday night.
The Czechs played bravely and held off Portugal's attacks for most of the game. Their strategy seemed to be to try to contain the talents of Ronaldo and Nani, and rely on counter-attacks.
But Portugal kept pressing hard, and the stats don't lie: they had 19 shots on goal compared to just two from the Czech Republic.
There was great support from his former Man United team-mate Nani, but Ronaldo was the player to watch.
BBC Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer said: ""Ronaldo was exceptional. The desire, the hunger to get in the right place.
"He got on the end of the cross and deservedly got his team into the semi-finals. He was the stand-out player."

by bbc


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Peter Mbah was born on the 17th, March 1972
He started his primary education in 1978. He attended the Army Children School, Bori Camp, Port Harcourt where he obtained his 1st School Leaving Certificate in 1984. In the same year, he proceeded to Owode High School, Owode Egba, Ogun State and in 1990, he graduated with a Senior Secondary Certificate in Education (SSCE) (O’Levels).
An adventurous Mbah obtained a Certificate in German as Foreign Language from the VolkHoch Schule, Recklinghausen, Germany in 1992. Between 1997 and year 2000, he attended the University of East London, United Kingdom where he graduated as a lawyer (.L.L.B (Hons)) with a Second Class Upper Division. While at the School, Mbah was an outstanding President of the Student Law Society (1998-1999). During his tenure, the association won the Students Union’s prize and certificate of achievement for the “Most Productive Society of the Year”.