Portugal coach Fernando Santos said he would go to "the end of the world" with his players as he underlined his confidence ahead of their Confederations Cup semi-final.
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"Ronaldo is part of the team and of course we'll have to watch him and try to counter his strengths".
Some talented youngsters have also been important for Portugal recently, giving hope that the team can continue to succeed even after the most experienced players begin being replaced in the not-so-distant future. Just one friendly (26 March 2011) happened since their first official meeting in 1928 Olympics, which was won by Portugal on a 4-2 margin, and it ended a in a 1-1 stalemate. "I've said both teams are excellent and both want to get to the final and both have enough assets to get a good result", he said.
But Vidal certainly isn't concerned about taking on the Real Madrid superstar and anticipates that Chile will meet Germany in the final.