Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Portugal squad after being called up for first time since World Cup disappointment
- Cristiano Ronaldo is back in the Portugal squad and trained on Tuesday morning
- Squad are in Oeiras, near Lisbon, for training ahead of two Euro 2020 qualifiers
- Ronaldo has not played for Portugal since the World Cup in Russia last summer
- Bernardo Silva and four Wolves stars make up Premier League representatives
Ronaldo was omitted from the squad for the last round of fixtures, but is back now and headed out to the training pitches in Oeiras, near Lisbon, for the first time since the World Cup.
Ronaldo and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez were in Madrid on Monday, before the Juventus star headed across the border into Portugal to join up with his countrymen.
Cristiano Ronaldo trains alongside his Portugal team-mates at Cidade do Futebol on Tuesday
The Juventus star is back in the Portugal squad for the first time since the World Cup in Russia
He was pictured taking part in a series of drills in the morning sun, while also chatting to coach Fernando Santos and doing some stretches.
Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva was also among the players pictured, as he took part in a game of head tennis with some team-mates.
Ronaldo was not included in the squad for the Nations League matches against Poland and Italy between September and November.
However, he was among the players named by Santos for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Ukraine and Serbia on Friday.
Ronaldo stretches out before the session, and he appeared to be in high spirits on Tuesday
Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva was spotted playing head tennis during the training session
The Juventus striker is his country’s all-time record appearance maker and goalscorer, with 154 caps and 85 goals.
He scored four goals in the group stage of the World Cup, including a hat-trick in a 3-3 draw with Spain, before Portugal exited against Uruguay in the last-16.
The squad will begin their campaign at home to Ukraine on March 22 before they host Serbia three days later on March 25.
Andre Silva heads the ball as Portugal get ready for matches against Ukraine and Serbia
Head coach Fernando Santos looks at Jose Fonte, who now plays for Lille after leaving China
Four of the five England-based players in the squad play for Wolves, with Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, keeper Rui Patricio and attacker Diogo Jota named.
The fifth is Manchester City playmaker Bernardo Silva, who was also part of the World Cup squad, and the whole squad trained on Tuesday morning.
Jota, who has six goals for his club this season, could earn his first cap for his country.