FIFA World Cup 2022: European team Portugal is still looking for its first World Cup trophy. He hopes to end this quest in the FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar. This hope of Portugal is related to its captain and star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. 37-year-old Ronaldo will probably play the last World Cup of his career in Qatar, so this time Portugal is participating in this global tournament in the hope of a big miracle. But three days before the start of the World Cup, disappointing news has emerged for him from Lisbon.
Ronaldo forced to stay away from the team
Portugal captain and star player Cristiano Ronaldo was forced to distance himself from his team. His tussle with Manchester United in the English Premier League was not yet over when a new trouble began in Ronaldo’s life. This problem was so big that he had to keep himself away from the important training session of the Portugal team.
Absence of star footballer rang alarm bells
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or title 5 times. That is, he has been elected the best footballer of the year 5 times so far in his career. He has played 4 World Cups (2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018) in his career. In such a situation, this experienced player’s stay away from his team’s very important training session just before the World Cup is nothing less than a danger bell for Portugal.
Ronaldo did not participate in the training session
Legendary footballer Ronaldo will also not take part in the World Cup practice match against Nigeria. In fact, he could not participate in the training session with Portugal due to a stomach problem. This information was given by his team himself. Portugal are scheduled to play a warm-up match against Nigeria in Lisbon on Thursday before flying to Qatar for the World Cup and coach Fernando Santos said Ronaldo would miss the game.
Portugal’s schedule in the World Cup
Portugal is part of Group H in the FIFA World Cup 2022. His first match against Ghana will start on November 24 at 9.30 pm Indian time. Portugal’s team will play its second match against Uruguay on November 29 at 12:30 pm Indian time and its third match against South Korea will start at 8:30 pm on December 2.
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