|Cristiano Ronaldo hits again at ‘exterior forces’ after World Cup walkout risk studies | Football News|
Taking to Twitter Ronaldo stated, “A bunch too near be damaged by exterior forces. A nation too courageous to let itself be frightened by any adversary. A group within the truest sense of the phrase, which can struggle for the dream till the tip! Believe with us! Strength, Portugal!”
Um grupo demasiado unido para ser quebrado por forças externas. Uma nação demasiado corajosa para se deixar atemori… https://t.co/j3PM4dz9jJ
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) 1670504952000
The 37-year-old striker was surprisingly dropped for the final 16 conflict on Tuesday, together with his alternative Goncalo Ramos netting a hat-trick within the 6-1 victory over the Swiss.
Ronaldo got here on in its place, however a report from a Portuguese publication stated the striker had beforehand threatened to go away in a tense dialog with coach Santos.
“The FPF clarifies that at no time did the captain of the Selecao, Cristiano Ronaldo, threaten to go away the nationwide group in the course of the keep in Qatar,” stated the federation.
“Every day Ronaldo is build up a singular observe report on the service of the nationwide group and the nation, which have to be revered.”
The FPF stated Ronaldo’s look in opposition to Switzerland was an extra demonstration of his dedication to the trigger.
Ronaldo is the most-capped Portuguese participant and the highest males’s worldwide goalscorer of all time.
Portugal face Morocco on Saturday within the quarter-finals, the place Ramos might once more get the nod over Ronaldo.
(With inputs from Agencies)