Ronaldo And Portugal Give Bookies £2m Headache!

Cristiano Ronaldo fired Portugal into the semi finals of the Euros and William Hill now make them 5/1 third favourites to win the tournament behind Germany at 2/1 and Spain at 5/2. Hills paid out between £1.5 and £2 million on the match after taking on Ronaldo and Portugal, with a £700,000 payout on their industry top price of 2/1 on the talismanic winger scoring and Portugal winning.

“After England/Ukraine, this is our second worst result of the Euros and we’ll certainly be cheering on Greece tomorrow,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Ronaldo is the runaway favourite (at 5/2) to win player of the tournament with 2/1 offered that he ends the tournament as top scorer and 1/2 he wins the Ballon D’or.

Euro 2012:

Winner: 2/1 Germany; 5/2 Spain; 5/1 Portugal; 8/1 England; 8/1 Italy; 10/1 France; 50/1 Greece

Player of the tournament: 5/2 Cristiano Ronaldo; 6/1 Andres Iniesta; 9/1 Bastian Schweinsteiger; 12/1 Mario Gomez; 12/1 Mesut Ozil; 16/1 Franck Ribery; 16/1 David Silva; 16/1 Xavi; 16/1 Andrea Pirlo; 20/1 BAR

Top goalscorer: 6/4 Mario Gomez; 2/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 5/1 FernandoTorres; 20/1 Cesc Fabregas; 25/1 Wayne Rooney; 50/1 BAR

Ballon D’or: 1/2 Ronaldo; 6/4 Messi; 10/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164
E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

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