Rumors evoking Cristiano Ronaldo’s desire to leave the selection in the middle of the 2022 World Cup forced the five-time Ballon d’Or winner to come out of silence on Thursday.
After starring in a twists and turns soap opera for Manchester United in recent months, Cristiano Ronaldo was hoping to refocus on his football at the 2022 World Cup. to repeat itself. Holder at the start of the competition, CR7 ended up on the bench at the start of the round of 16 won by his country against Switzerland (6-1), his coach reproaching him for his inappropriate remarks when he was replaced a few days earlier against South Korea. Rumors of a departure threat added to the mixforcing Ronaldo out of the silence.
These famous rumors launched by Record were first denied by the Portuguese Football Federation. A few hours later, it was therefore the main interested party himself who took care to bring his version of the situation. On social networks, CR7 posted a message with a clear text. ” A group too close to be broken apart by outside forces. A nation too brave to be frightened by any adversary. A team in the truest sense of the term, which will fight for the dream until the end! Believe with us! Strength, Portugal! »
A group too tight-knit to be broken by outside forces. A nation too brave to let itself be frightened by any adversary. A team in the truest sense of the word, which will fight for the dream until the end! Believe with us! Strength Portugal! ???? pic.twitter.com/gUeENXSB5F
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) December 8, 2022
Holder against Morocco?
A way for the Portuguese veteran to show that he remains fully involved and that he remains more than ever united with the rest of the Portuguese group to try to lift the world trophy. It remains to be seen whether or not Cristiano Ronaldo will start the meeting scheduled for Saturday against Morocco, as part of the quarter-finals of the World Cup.