Cristiano Ronaldo gets top Portuguese honour from President

Portugal President Anibal Cavaco Silva says Cristiano Ronaldo deserves the recognition because he "brings prestige for Portugal around the world."

updated: January 20, 2014 23:22 IST
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Lisbon: Cristiano Ronaldo has received one of Portugal's highest honours from the country's President Anibal Cavaco Silva.

The Portugal captain was awarded a medal and ribbon making him an official of the Order of Prince Henry at a ceremony Monday in Lisbon's presidential palace.

Ronaldo says it is "a moment of great pride" that gives him "the motivation to keep working, and even harder in the future."

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