He bagged a brace against Latvia on the road to Russian Federation 2018, before finding the target against Russian Federation and New Zealand at the Confederations Cup.
Portugal qualified as group leaders of group A and will face Chile who qualified as the runners-up in group B.
"We felt we let ourselves down in a couple of situations in a couple of halves where we didn't play to our potential but it's a learning curve for us".
The man himself did not go that far but did take consolation in the fact he had go through three games without any obvious errors and reflected on the team's all-round display in similarly lukewarm fashion. "We've had an excellent tournament and we want to continue our work". Now the four qualified teams move into the next round which is the semi-finals and even if they lose, they will still have a chance to play for 3 round.
The reigning European champions will be without veteran centre-back Pepe for the crunch clash after he picked up a one-match suspension for a second yellow card of the tournament, while Manchester City new boy Bernardo Silva could also miss out with injury.
It was and still is hard to picture Portugal and Chile on top of their all-powerful continents next to Italy, Spain and France or Brazil and Argentina, but here they are looking to make the most of their moments in the sun and progress to Confederations Cup big final.
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The Kiwi keeper was at close quarters with Cristiano Ronaldo for much of the contest in St Petersburg.
Chile, who won the Copa America in both 2015 and 2016, will present Portugal with their toughest test so far in Russian Federation, but the South Americans have yet to beat Portugal in three attempts, with two defeats and a draw.
When Ronaldo made a great run that attracted the entire Mexican defense toward him in the Confederations Cup opener, Quaresma found space and didn't waste the opportunity to give Portugal an important opening goal.