The team qualified for the World Cup in a 2-1 victory against the United States last November, and will make its Confederations Cup debut on Sunday.
Cedric Soares restored Portugal's lead on 86 minutes, but HectorMoreno's stoppage-time header salvaged a point for Mexico in their Group A opener.
The attacker had created the opening goal for Ricardo Quaresma and, after being named man of the match, Federation Internationale de Football Association asked for Twitter users to send in their questions for Ronaldo.
"He is an example for us, the way he works, the way he plays", Patricio said. However, this hasn't deterred the hope of Mexican fans, and many are looking to just enjoy a good game between two star-studded teams alongside their family and friends. Now we need to think of the next game, which we have to win.
The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was dusted off for the first time in the Confederations Cup to rule out a Pepe goal during the first half of Portugal v Mexico. After that, Portugal and Mexico will square off at the Kazan Arena at 11 a.m. ET.
"As far as I can see, he is motivated about the national team - he is focused and very serious", he told reporters.
As champions of the Euro 2016, Portugal are participating in their first-ever Confederations Cup. With a team well balanced by coach Fernando Santos, Portugal outscored opponents 28-4 during that streak, with five clean sheets. "Mexico was better, more aggressive. In the end the result was fair as Mexico also played well".
KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is in the spotlight again, but this time not for his skills as a player.
Prosecutors in Madrid had filed a complaint to a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon that accused the four-time Ballon d'Or victor of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations.
The Portuguese sports daily A Bola published a front-page story Friday saying that Ronaldo was upset with the accusations made against him and that his decision was "irreversible".
He skipped the post-match press conference which he was supposed to attend as the man of the match.
Quaresma had an opportunity to get his second of the game and win it for his team with 10 minutes to go, set up for an acrobatic effort by Ronaldo only to shoot straight at the 'keeper.
Moreno made it 2-2 in the 90th minute off a corner for Mexico with a ideal header when the Portuguese thought they had won.
Ochoa made a great diving save in the 85th to keep young Portugal forward Andre Silva from scoring with a header.
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