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SAINT-DENIS, France -- Portugal is facing France in the European Championship final on Sunday. air max 1 schweiz . Here are five Portugal players to watch:---CRISTIANO RONALDOThe most compelling character on the Stade de France stage.Ronaldo had a difficult start to Euro 2016: He was uncomplimentary about crowd-favorite Iceland, missed a probable match-winning penalty against Austria, and was furious when Hungary took the lead for a third time in their 3-3 draw.But hes still here, after raising his game and his team at key moments as Portugal steadily improved through the knockout rounds.The way he leapt high in the air to head the opening goal against Wales in the semifinals suggested Ronaldo is energized again.Aware of where he stands in the Ballon dOr race, Ronaldo knows that victory on Sunday could bring him a fourth career award ahead of Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and Frances Antoine Griezmann.---PEPEThe love-him-or-hate-him Real Madrid defender had an excellent Euro 2016 until a thigh muscle injury kept him out of the semifinal.Pepe deserves a chance to play after being on his best behavior, and marshalling the defense through tightly-fought knockout games against Croatia and Poland.It would also reunite Pepe with referee Mark Clattenburg after their memorable meeting at the Champions League final in May. Pepes play-acting after minor clashes with two Atletico Madrid players prompted a disapproving, tongue-wagging gesture from Clattenburg and a repeated warning to Look out.---JOSE FONTEAt age 32, defender Fonte is reaching a late-blooming career peak.When Ronaldo and Pepe played at the 2010 World Cup, Fonte was preparing for another season in the third tier of English football with Southampton.Since then, Fonte was central to Southamptons rise to the Premier Leagues top half.Fonte stepped on the international stage when Fernando Santos became Portugal coach in 2014. His first call-up came in Santoss first match -- a 2-1 loss to France in a friendly at the Stade de France.Fonte had to wait for his chance at Euro 2016, replacing veteran Ricardo Carvalho after the draw with Hungary in the last group game.---RAPHAEL GUERREIROGuerreiro was born to Portuguese and French parents in the northeastern suburbs of Paris just 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the Stade de France.The 22-year-old left-back has impressed at Euro 2016 after playing just once in Portugals eight-match qualifying program. When he did not play here, Portugal trailed three times before salvaging a draw with Hungary.Guerreiro has been lively going forward and provided the cross for Ronaldos header against Wales.This should be no surprise to Borussia Dortmund, which acted early in the tournament to sign Guerreiro from French club Lorient.---ADRIEN SILVABetween the tough defense and the star attackers, Portugal has relied on a trio of Sporting Lisbon midfielders to link the play.Sporting captain Adrien Silva has been perhaps the standout alongside teammates William Carvalho and Joao Mario.Like Guerreiro and Fonte, Adrien Silva is a relatively late arrival in Santoss plans.Adrien Silva did not play in the group-stage games, and his neat passing has coincided with Portugal improving in each game since. air max 1 günstig . Miller reached right to deflect Mikhail Grabovskis attempt with just over 2 minutes remaining in regulation, and then made two more saves in the shootout Sunday to give the Sabres a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals. air max 1 schweiz online . -- Eastern Kentucky thrives off creating havoc for others. http://www.airmax1outlet.ch/ . On Tuesday, Ottawa placed forward Cory Conacher and defenceman Joe Corvo on waivers as trade rumours swirl around the Senators. There is never much need for any promotional buildup when the Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders FC square off on the pitch but when the two sides meet Sunday afternoon at Providence Park it will be more about pride that any real shift in the Western Conference table.One of North American soccers longest and most heated rivalries, the Pacific Northwest derby between the Timbers and Sounders dates back to the 1975 North American Soccer League (NASL) season, Portlands first year as a professional club. The Timbers have registered an overall record of 33-47-12 all-time against Seattle and a mark of 6-8-4 during the MLS era, in all competitions.Sundays match is the first of three regular-season meetings scheduled between the rivals this season.Portland has been the better team as of late and is unbeaten in its past eight league matches. Most recently, the Timbers (6-6-8, 26 points and in seventh in the Western Conference) battled the Montreal Impact to a 1-1 home draw as forward Jack McInerney scored his fifth regular-season goal of the MLS season.The draw was the Timbers fourth in five matches and snapped Portlands two-matchh shutout streak. nike air max 1 schweiz. he Portland Timbers signed Lithuanian left-back Vytautas Andriuskevicius on Thursday to bolster its defense.We have been looking to add a more natural left-back that fits our system on both sides of the ball during this window, and we feel Vytas is a good fit for our club and the league, Timbers general manager Gavin Wilkinson said.He has experience playing in strong European leagues and for his country at the international level and, at 25, is in the prime of his career.Seattle (6-10-2, 20 points and in ninth place) is coming off an impressive 5-0 home victory over conference-leading FC Dallas on Wednesday, the Sounders only victory in their past five matches.Seattle has a 1-5-2 record on the road this season and is led by rookie forward Jordan Morris, who ranks first on the team in goals scored (six).The Sounders will be without forward Clint Dempsey in Sundays match after the United States National Team stalwart received a red card in the victory against FC Dallas. 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