Portugal to train at New York Jets' facility prior to World Cup

Photo: Armando Franca/AP

Cristiano Ronaldo (7), Fabio Coentrao and Portugal will train at the New York Jets training facility prior to the World Cup.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal will train for the World Cup at a different type of football facility.

The New York Jets said Wednesday that Portugal will be based at the NFL team's training center from June 3-9 and go through five workouts there.

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Portugal has exhibition games against Mexico on June 6 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., and June 10 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford. Portugal will play against Germany, the USA and Ghana in Group G action in Brazil.

The Jets hosted Tottenham before the 2010-11 Premier League season.

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