Whether or not he’s on the group or not, Cristiano Ronaldo finds a technique to make headlines. After being benched by Portugal supervisor Fernando Santos for the Spherical of 16 match towards Switzerland, Ronaldo did come on within the second half however failed so as to add to his group’s tally. Whereas Portugal crushed Switzerland 6-1 to qualify for the quarter-finals, Ronaldo did not have any direct contribution to any of the objectives. A video has now emerged on social media the place Ronaldo’s response after the full-time whistle has left many followers bemused.
As Portugal secured their quarter-finals ticket, most of Portugal’s gamers joined their teammates on the pitch to rejoice the triumph in entrance of their followers. Ronaldo additionally appeared to have applauded his followers for a bit however as the remainder of the gamers continued to rejoice, their captain left. The 37-year-old was noticed heading again to the locker room not lengthy after the full-time whistle. Seeing him not being part of the on-pitch celebrations has left many followers scratching their heads.
Listed here are the movies of what occurred after the match:
Cristiano Ronaldo applauding the Portuguese followers after the sport.
However once more the ‘media’ make up lies. pic.twitter.com/vGkYWIuio3
— TC (@totalcristiano) December 6, 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo (left of image) walks straight off whereas his teammates rejoice with followers. #FIFAWorldCup pic.twitter.com/W7jB6iGQOO
— Adriano Del Monte (@adriandelmonte) December 6, 2022
Goncalo Ramos, the person who was trusted within the centre of Portugal’s assault rather than Ronaldo by the Portugal supervisor, scored a hat-trick within the match and was central to his group’s 6-1 triumph.
When Santos was requested if Ronaldo will likely be concerned towards Morocco within the quarter-final, he did not paint a rosy image.
“Ronaldo will definitely (be involved), all the players on the bench can be used, if they are not in the starting lineup, they can play later.
“It is important to look at the example of this player’s history, he is one of the best players in the world at playing professionally, being captain – all we have to do is think about this team collectively,” he mentioned.
Portugal play Morocco within the quarter-final of the FIFA World Cup on December 10.
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