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Ronaldo's ego is his biggest motivator - Valdano

The Portugal superstar is not driven by his rivalry with the Barcelona forward, instead by his desire for self-improvement

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- Vitoria de Setubal´s Cesar (L) in action against Hector Herrera (R) of FC Porto during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Setubal, Portugal, 10 December 2017. EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- Vitoria de Setubal´s Edinho (L) in action against Ivan Marcano (R) of FC Porto during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Lisbon, Portugal, 10 December 2017. (Lisboa) EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- FC Porto's Vincent Aboubakar (L) celebrates with Marega after scoring a goal against Vitoria de Setubal during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Lisbon, Portugal, 10 December 2017. (Lisboa) EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- FC Porto's Vincent Aboubakar (L) celebrates with Marega after scoring a goal against Vitoria de Setubal during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Lisbon, Portugal, 10 December 2017. (Lisboa) EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- FC Porto's Marega celebrates after scoring a goal against Vitoria de Setubal during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Lisbon, Portugal, 10 December 2017. (Lisboa) EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- FC Porto's Vincent Aboubakar celebrates with Marega after scoring a goal against Vitoria de Setubal during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Setubal, Portugal, 10 December 2017. EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- Vitoria de Setubal´s Cesar (L) in action against Brahimi (R) of FC Porto during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Setubal, Portugal, 10 December 2017. EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- Vitoria de Setubal´s Nene Bonilha (L) in action against Brahimi (R) of FC Porto during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Setubal, Portugal, 10 December 2017. EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- Vitoria de Setubal´s Nene Bonilha (L) in action against Brahimi (R) of FC Porto during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Setubal, Portugal, 10 December 2017. EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Setubal (Portugal), 10/12/2017.- Vitoria de Setubal´s Cesar in action against Marega (R) of FC Porto during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bonfim stadium, Setubal, Portugal, 10 December 2017. EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Manchester derby disrupted by flare thrown at City's Bernardo Silva

The Portugal midfielder saw the pyrotechnic fall just short of his position near the corner flag towards the end of Sunday's grudge match

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Carracai (L) in action against Sporting's Bas Dost during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sportings head coach Jorge Jesus reacts at the end of their Portuguese First League soccer match against Boavista held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Mateus (R) in action against Sporting's Bruno Fernandes during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Sparagna (L) in action against Sporting's Gelson Martins during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sportings head coach Jorge Jesus reacts at the end of their Portuguese First League soccer match against Boavista held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Carracai (L) in action against Sporting's Bas Dost during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sportings head coach Jorge Jesus reacts during their Portuguese First League soccer match against Boavista held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Rossi (L) in action against Sporting's Fabio Coentrao during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Jeremy Mathieu celebrates a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Idris (L) in action against Sporting's Bruno Fernandes during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sportings head coach Jorge Jesus reacts during their Portuguese First League soccer match against Boavista held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Bas Dost (R) and Fabio Coentrao celebrate a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sportings head coach Jorge Jesus (R) gives instructions to his player Fabio Coentrao during their Portuguese First League soccer match against Boavista held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sportings head coach Jorge Jesus reacts during their Portuguese First League soccer match against Boavista held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Idris (L) in action against Sporting's Bruno Fernandes during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sportings head coach Jorge Jesus reacts during their Portuguese First League soccer match against Boavista held at Bessa Sec XXI stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAÚJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Mateus (2-R) reacts after scoring a goal against Sporting during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Bas Dost celebrates after scoring a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Rossi (R) in action against Sporting's Daniel Podence during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Vitor Bruno (R) in action against Sporting's Daniel Podence during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Fabio Coentrao (2-L) celebrates after scoring a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Fabio Coentrao celebrates after scoring a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Fabio Coentrao (R) celebrates with William Carvalho after scoring a goal against Boavista during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's head coach Jorge Simao reacts during their Portuguese First League soccer match against Sporting held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Sporting's Sebastian Coates in action against Boavista's Vitor Bruno (L) during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Porto (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- Boavista's Rochinha (L) in action against Sporting's Piccini during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Bessa Stadium, Porto, northern Portugal, 09 December 2017. EFE/EPA/MANUEL ARAUJO

Lisbon (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- SL Benfica´s Pizzi (L) in action against goalkeeper Jose Moreira of Estoril Praia during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Luz stadium, Lisbon, Portugal, 09 December 2017. (Lisboa) EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

Lisbon (Portugal), 09/12/2017.- SL Benfica´s Grimaldo (R) in action against Abner of Estoril Praia during their Portuguese First League soccer match held at Luz stadium, Lisbon, Portugal, 09 December 2017. (Lisboa) EFE/EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

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