Ricardo Quaresma has spent his career in the shadow of Cristiano Ronaldo… but has inspired Portugal to the brink of the Euro 2016 final

Portugal have been leading in matches at Euro 2016 for a combined 22 minutes, and yet it has been enough to see them reach the semi-final stage.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Co were the only team to reach the knockout rounds without winning a single game, and they took the lead only once in the group stage – against Iceland.

Fernando Santos’ side would not have reached their second successive semi-final in the European Championship without a dramatic late win over the highly fancied Croatia, during a drab affair in Lens.

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