Diogo Costa’s three penalty saves keep Ronaldo’s dream alive at Euro 24


Toluwani Lasisi

Portugal goalkeeper Diogo Costa sparked wonder on Monday night when he saved three consecutive penalty kicks in the shootout that sent Slovenia out of EURO ‘24.

With the victory he dramatically gave his country, he not only helped keep alive Cristiano Ronaldo’s adventures at the competition alive, he also saved him from an embarrassment capable of denting his glorious career.

The 24 years old keeper, who mans the post for Porto In Portugal, showed the world how good he is as he pratically turned to prime Oliver Khan in the goalpost

The penalty saves gave Portugal a spotlight in the quarter final in which they face France.

The match ended with no goals at full and extra time – and then the shootout in which many expected Slovenia’s penalty-loving keeper Jan Oblak  to shine.

Ronaldo eventually atoned for his penalty miss, netting the first kick while his three other compatriots that kicked after him did same as against the Slovenians who lost  all the three they played.

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