Portugal’s team has reached the quarter-finals in the ongoing Football World Cup in Qatar. He will face Morocco there. Morocco upset Spain by defeating them. At the same time, Portugal won a big 6-1 against Switzerland. Amidst the stupendous performance of the team, such news is coming which has surprised the football fans. It is doing the rounds in the media that Portugal captain and star player Cristiano Ronaldo is planning to leave the team in the middle of the World Cup.
Ronaldo was not fielded in the starting XI in the last match. Coach Fernando Santos kept him on the bench. Ronaldo was sent on as a substitute shortly before the end of the match. He was replaced by youngster Gonzalo Ramos. Remos scored a hat-trick. After the match, a Portuguese newspaper published that Ronaldo had threatened to quit the team.
The statement of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has come to the fore in this matter. He denied on Thursday that Ronaldo had threatened to leave the World Cup squad after being benched against Switzerland.
The federation said, “The FPF clarifies that team captain Cristiano Ronaldo at no point threatened to quit the national team during his stay in Qatar. Every day Ronaldo is creating records for the national team. He must be respected.” ”