Report: Ronaldo threatens to leave, and the Portuguese Federation responds

Press reports revealed that Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo entered into a heated discussion with his coach, Fernando Santos, before the Portugal-Switzerland match in the round of 16, which ended with Portugal winning 6/1

According to the Portuguese newspaper “Record” today, Thursday, that Ronaldo did not like his sitting on the bench, and he entered into a discussion with coach Fernando Santos, so he would “lose his mind” and would threaten to leave the Portuguese camp, but the Portuguese star gathered his mind and the 37-year-old ended up returning with The rest of the group, he even followed the match against the Swiss national team from the bench and he also participated in the match in the 73rd minute of the match, but he did not score any goals

And the newspaper confirmed that the Portuguese national team is doing everything in its power to keep the problems aside, in order to ensure that they do not affect the positive atmosphere prevailing in the dressing room, and this is not the first time that a player who disagrees with his coach has left, as a few days ago he abandoned “Andre Onana,” Inter Milan goalkeeper for Cameroon in Qatar, after an argument with his coach, Rigobert Song

On the other hand, the Portuguese Football Association issued an official statement explaining the fact that Cristiano Ronaldo” left the camp before the end of the 2022 World Cup

And the Portuguese Federation said in its statement: “Cristiano Ronaldo sets a unique record every day in the service of his country, and he must be respected for the unquestionable commitment to the Portugal national team. Portugal when he participated in the last match Switzerland

The statement added: “All coaches and players are fully committed, as is the case since the first day when they traveled to Qatar in order to participate in the current World Cup, and the news circulating about the threat of Cristiano Ronaldo, the star of the national team, to leave the Portugal camp is unfounded, and the player continues with the national team until leaving.” Diameter

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