Highlights: Portugal stomps Ireland 5-1 at Metlife Stadium


The U.S. Men’s National Team enjoyed a solid send-off on their way to Brazil with a 2-1 win over Nigeria.

Group of Death opponent Portugal can certainly claim the same thing.

A Selecção picked apart Ireland 5-1 Tuesday at Metlife Stadium. While the 46,063 fans in attendance caught a glimpse of the returning Cristiano Ronaldo from injury, he did not score in the encounter — and it didn’t matter.

Portugal now head to Brazil where they await Germany on June 16 before turning their attention to the U.S. (June 22) and Ghana (June 26).

Here are the match highlights: