|Cristiano Ronaldo equals world document for many worldwide caps | Football News|
The 37-year-old Ronaldo changed midfielder Rúben Neves within the 51st minute for his 196th worldwide males’s look, equalling the document set by Kuwait worldwide Bader Al-Mutawa.
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Ronaldo, enjoying in his fifth and sure closing World Cup, had additionally began on the bench after which got here on as an alternative choice to the round-of-16 match towards Switzerland.
Gonçalo Ramos, who scored a hat trick on Tuesday in Portugal’s 6-1 win over Switzerland on his first begin for Portugal, was once more chosen forward of Ronaldo.
He was unnoticed of the lineup towards the Swiss after coach Fernando Santos expressed frustration about his crew captain’s angle within the earlier recreation.
Santos later mentioned Ronaldo was “not blissful” to be informed he was being benched, however by no means threatened to go away the World Cup due to the choice.
(With Agency Inputs)