Portugal’s FIFA World Cup dream ended on Saturday when the aspect confronted a shock 0-1 loss to Morocco within the quarterfinal. Youssef En-Nesyri scored the only real aim of the match within the forty second minute with a towering header that ultimately remained the distinction between either side. Cristiano Ronaldo, the captain of Portugal, began from the bench for the second-successive sport and at the same time as he got here on six minutes into the second half, the legendary ahead didn’t make a distinction for his aspect.
Ronaldo left the sector alone and in tears after the aspect’s exit from the World Cup and a day later, broke silence on the identical on his official Instagram account. The 37-year-old star footballer had been the centre of a number of controversies with each, his former membership Manchester United in addition to the Portuguese nationwide workforce, however Ronaldo insisted that his dedication to Portugal “has not changed for a moment.”
“Winning a World Cup for Portugal was the biggest and most ambitious dream of my career. Fortunately I won many titles of international dimension, including Portugal, but putting our country’s name on the highest foot in the World was my biggest dream. I fought for it. fought hard for this dream,” Ronaldo wrote on Instagram.
“In the 5 appearances scored in World Cups over 16 years, always by the side of great players and supported by millions of Portuguese, I gave my all. Leave it all out on the field. I never turned my face to the fight and never gave up on that dream. Sadly, yesterday, the dream ended.
“It’s not worth reacting to heat. I just want you all to know that much has been said, much has been written, much has been speculated, but my dedication to Portugal has not changed not for a moment. I was always one fighting for the objective of all and I would never turn my back on my colleagues and my country.”
Ronaldo additional thanked Portugal, including that the “dream was nice while it lasted.”
“Not much more to say for now. Thank you Portugal. Thank you Qatar The dream was nice while it lasted… Now, it’s hoping that the weather will be good advisor and allow each one to draw their own conclusions,” Ronaldo signed off.