Portugal soccer group are scheduled to tackle Morocco within the quarter-final of FIFA World Cup 2022 on Saturday. During their marketing campaign on the match, star-studded Portugal misplaced one match within the group stage to South Korea. But they secured the highest spot in Group H having received towards Uruguay and Ghana. In the spherical of 16, they received over Switzerland by 6-1 and stormed into the quarter-final.
Ahead of the necessary quarter-final match, star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo took to Twitter and hailed the immense assist of the followers that the group has obtained within the match. He appealed Portugal followers to maintain supporting the group and promised to repay them with victories.
“There is a World Cup that Portugal has already won: that of the fans! The support and affection we have felt from so many Portuguese people (and not only!) here in Qatar, so far from our homeland, is incredible. Continue to support us in good and bad times, we will do everything to repay you with victories! Strength,” posted Ronaldo.
The 37-year-old is at present embroiled in an argument after not being a part of Portugal’s beginning XI towards Switzerland within the spherical of 16. Reports had been printed within the media that Ronaldo had a rift with supervisor Fernando Santos on the problem and he had threatened to depart the Portugal nationwide group and head residence. Later, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) refuted the claims made in media and issued an announcement.
“News launched this Thursday experiences that Cristiano Ronaldo threatened to depart the nationwide group throughout a dialog with Fernando Santos, nationwide coach. The FPF clarifies that at no time did the captain of the National Team, Cristiano Ronaldo, threaten to depart the nationwide group in Qatar. Cristiano Ronaldo builds up a singular monitor document every single day on the service of the nationwide group and the nation, which should be revered and which attests to the unquestionable diploma of dedication to the nationwide group,” the assertion learn.