"Ronaldo is such an inspirational player, he's the player who lifts the team," said former England striker Chris Sutton on BBC Radio 5 Live.
"He missed that great chance but you cannot keep that man down. Genius.
"He keeps going, and you knew he would score the penalty. He always has a say in games, he is capable of anything, a creator of huge moments, a record breaker.
"To stay motivated at his age is so special. Ronaldo walks on water, doesn't he?"
"This was more that just a game, this was their biggest crowd for a football match for 35 years, it was about national pride," said Dennis.
"It was a cauldron of noise and helped the host nation. Hungary were declared as the whipping boys and were holding the champions. For so long Hungary were going toe-to-toe with Portugal."