On December 6, 2022, Portuguese national team manager Fernando Santos gives an interview before the 2022 World Cup round of 16 meeting with the Swiss national team tonight at 2:00 Thailand time and talks about Cristiano Ronaldo, the striker, and team captain, who expressed his anger. After being substituted in the 65th minute of their final group match, Group H, they lost 1-2 to South Korea on 2 December.
Ronaldo has acted similarly to Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag after not getting as many starts as he should have this season. He refused to come on as a late substitute in a 2-0 Premier League win against Tottenham Hotspur and went off before time expired on 19 October, a trial which led to an agreement to terminate his contract. United before the match starts. The 2022 World Cup is finally here
Santos was questioned about it. Along with the possibility of Ronaldo being removed from the list of 11 real-life figures to meet Switzerland after a poll of local media football fans cheered the 37-year-old forward’s downfall, to which the Portugal manager replied: ” I am I don’t care if the information is true or false. .Because I have never read such information. I focus only on my team. We focus on training, not polls”.
“Yes, I didn’t like it (Ronaldo’s outburst), I admit I didn’t like it very much. But after the accident, it’s over.”
Santos also answered a question about Ronaldo, who would accept a winning bid. Saudi Arabia, on a 2.5-year contract, commands the world’s most expensive salaries at 200 million euros a year (7,400 million baht) from January onwards. After parting with Manchester United “I haven’t talked to him yet. And I still don’t know. It was his decision. And I only heard about it when I got here. But we’re focused on the World Cup. So I don’t know anything about the other issues”.