It wasn't one of his better games and even though the match was already won, his celebration following the penalty will be shown for years to come.
As with many of today's elite performers, his form for his national side hasn't always coincided with those who pay his wages.
Perhaps, too much is expected of players to be able to recreate their brilliance in a different system that often lacks familiarity.
The Portuguese forward has still produced some incredible displays.
Here is his top-six Seleccao moments: