"Everybody knows that any team in the world depends on its players, and of course we have one of the best in the world, but you can ask the Uruguay coach the same question about [Luis] Suarez, [Edinson] Cavani - you have great players in every team".
Fernando Santos' team were once again poor against Iran, but looked set to top Group B thanks to a sublime finish from Ricardo Quaresma.
With 27 meetings against Ronaldo in the fiery Madrid derby, Godin knows how to shackle the evergreen forward.
This will be the third encounter between Uruguay and Portugal and their first at the World Cup.
Ronaldo, though, has already scored four times at this World Cup, including a hat-trick on his last visit here when Portugal drew 3-3 with Spain. They have not faced each other since July 1972, when they drew 1-1 at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium.
Uruguay will be looking to win their opening four games at a World Cup tournament for only the second time after 1930 when they won the first ever World Cup.
Luis Suarez has scored seven World Cup goals for Uruguay, second only to Oscar Miguez (8) - Suarez scored a brace against South Korea in his only previous World Cup appearance in the round of 16 back in 2010.
Cristiano Ronaldo has so far failed to score a single goal for Portugal in the knockout stages of the World Cup: 424 minutes, no goals. "We wanted to keep growing throughout the World Cup and after winning two matches 1-0, we wanted to do better today".
Oscar Tabarez said there is not one player who can contain Cristiano Ronaldo as the Uruguay boss highlighted the need for a team effort to stop the Portugal captain in the World Cup last 16.
Fernando Santos does not have any fresh injury concerns to contend with. Portugal sneaked into the knockout stage after almost losing to Iran in its third group stage match.
Uruguay, by contrast seems to be easing its way through the gears after an unblemished group stage that suggests the best is yet to come.
In his monologue Monday, he added, "When Trump heard, he was like, 'I love RAICES - they're my favorite peanut butter cup". Jimmy Fallon has never been a fan of talking about politics. "That's all I'm here to do, is make you happy".
President Donald Trump is expected to nominate a more conservative replacement, giving the right a five-four majority. A traditional conservative, he advanced gay rights, reinforced abortion rights and erased political spending limits.
Lilly is not the first female star to suggest donning superhero suits isn't the torturous experience their male co-stars claim. This sucks!' Why?' Why do we have to go through this?!' Whereas a woman is like, 'I don't know.
The interview comes alongside the debut of a new Sports Illustrated documentary about the family's search for answers. Was that the only thing that attributed to his death? "I don't know", Kym Hilinski said in the documentary .
They would have preferred to see that opinion remain on the books to influence other lower court judges considering similar cases. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has said there is no evidence of hostility against religion in Stutzman's case.
However, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne previously reported the Lakers felt rebuffed after their initial conversation with the Spurs. Ingram posted the same scoring average as a 20-year-old, and he might have more upside than anyone on the Lakers' roster.
What's the likelihood? Argentina are 48 per cent, Nigeria 45 per cent and Iceland 7 per cent to make the next stage. Both on six points, they have identical goal totals so a draw would mean top spot going to the best-behaved team .
Tomorrow's match will decide on the victor of their Group A, which also enrolls the teams from Saudi Arabia and Egypt . Because Russia has the advantage in goal differential, it would win the group with a draw.
According to Mission Lifeline , who rescued 224 migrants at sea, they are still seeking a port of destination. The decline is even starker compared with 2016: It equals just 19 per cent of the same period in 2016.
LeBron declines option, becomes free agent
One implication of James opting out is that it likely removes Houston as a possible destination. James has been much more proactive in past summers working with the Cavs than he has.
Colombia wins, Senegal out on yellow cards
Japan and Senegal finished tied on almost every tiebreaker, so things had to be decided based on FIFA Fair Play points. Sanchez thwarted Senegal's star man again on 26 minutes after Mane had skilfully turned away from Mina.
Joe Jackson, patriarch of Jackson music family, dies
A verified Twitter account for Joe Jackson tweeted this past weekend that he had "seen more sunsets than I have left to see". Tito Jackson also applauded his father as "one of the greatest men that ever lived" in a 2011 interview with The Guardian .