But, then again, it's hard to stay disappointed for too long with a player who, when he is not guarding Manchester United's back, says he can eat a dozen lamb chops, plus macaroni and cheese, broccoli and seven roast potatoes all in one sitting.
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"We have suffered," Portugal forward Nani said. "But we always wanted to win, and that's what we showed. We were superior, then we scored and we really deserved this result."
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