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Cristiano Ronaldo lifts UEFA Nations League trophy after Portugal beats Holland 1-0 in final

Portugal were crowned champions of the inaugural UEFA Nations League after beating Holland in the Porto final.

Goncalo Guedes scored the only goal of the game as host nation Portugal recorded a 1-0 win in front of their home fans.

It was another momentous day in Portuguese football history (Image: Getty Images)

The Valencia winger smashed in from the edge of the area following Bernardo Silva’s clever cutback, though Dutch goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen will be disappointed he did not keep the effort out.

After only featuring as a substitute in the semi-final victory, Guedes returned to the starting line-up in place of Joao Felix and provided the decisive moment in the second half.

The Dutch looked to get back into the game but Memphis Depay’s powerful header was well saved by Wolves number one Rui Patricio and ex-Middlesbrough midfielder Marten de Roon lashed over.

England trumped over Switzerland in Guimaraes via penalties shoot outs to finish third in the tournament.

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