Portugal left-back Mario Rui hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as the best player in the world.
Portugal boss Fernando Santos had "no doubt" Cristiano Ronaldo would play a starring role against Lithuania, despite his Juventus struggles.
Portugal returned to winning ways with a 6-0 victory over Lithuania on Thursday, Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a hat-trick.
Fernando Santos heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored his eighth international hat-trick on Tuesday.
Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo dismissed talk about winning the Ballon d'Or after his memorable display against Lithuania.
Cristiano Ronaldo's four goals for Portugal against Lithuania move him ahead of Robbie Keane as the highest ever scorer in Euro qualifiers.
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo revelled in his four-goal haul in a thrashing of Lithuania.
Lithuania goalkeeper Ernestas Setkus was guilty of a goalkeeping howler as four-goal Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Portugal to victory.
A series of incidents during a 0-0 draw in Serbia have resulted in Romania being forced to shut their stadium for their next UEFA match.