Cristiano Ronaldo’s career at the highest level ended after two records at the World Cup in Qatar. And now?
- Santos: Cristiano and I were most disappointed with leaving
- Santos does not regret Ronaldo’s joker function
- Ronaldo works with international world record
Jörg Wolfram reports from Qatar
December 2022, 7:56 p.m. regional time, Al Thumama Stadium Doha: The moment will go down in football history forever.
Morocco moves into the semi-finals of a World Cup through the 1-0 over Portugal as the very first representative of Africa.
The moment will likewise go down in history as the departure of the Super Goalkeeper of modern-day times.
Cristiano Ronaldo most likely had his last effort on the greatest possible phase: the World Cup.
And he will end his stunning career without the crowning glory through the World Cup title.
It was for that reason a departure under tears.
The five-time world football gamer had actually stood in the Morocco charge area, speculated on the Fortunate Punch, even in the 8th minute the blockage done that saved from the viewpoint of the Portuguese, and a minimum of the extension stopped working to extend.
Santos: Cristiano and I were most disappointed with leaving
National coach Fernando Santos stated: Cristiano and I were most dissatisfied about leaving. That promotes how he recognized with the team here, despite his role.
The role as a substitute.
In the first minute of stoppage time, the 37-year-old professional had his only opportunity of the video game, after a steep pass from Bruno Fernandes he began and shot at the short corner.
Morocco’s keeper Bono had a few problems with the ball, but the scenario was adjusted in the follow-up.
There was nothing more for the former top star on this December night, however that was only limited to the guilt of the currently without a club.
The Select had been running vehemently, all offensive forces had substituted early, Ronaldo himself has been on the pitch given that the 51st minute.
But in the end the last pass was always too inaccurate or a leg of the sacrificing Moroccan.
Shortly after his substitution, Ronaldo even leapt the ball when trying a dribbling, the circumstance gone.
The result was Have by the primarily Moroccan fans in the arena.
After the final whistle, he went from the square without a view to the left or right, in the cabin aisle he then let his tears run wild.
Santos does not regret Ronaldo’s joker function
And with completion of and over in the quarter-finals, the career of the old star need to be at the highest level.
Sporty this season had actually currently suggested with the reservist function and the termination of the contract after the scandal interview at Manchester United on the planet Cup days.
And the captain had likewise lost his routine place in Select.
In the round of 16 at 6-1 over Switzerland, the five-time world football gamer had no longer stood in the starting eleven Portugal for the very first time in 14 years.
Simply because the then unimportant group video game at the European Champion 2008 in Austria and Switzerland versus Co-host Switzerland.
On Saturday in Al Thumama, as it was four days back, Ronaldo was just replaced once again after the break.
Coach Santos: I don’t be sorry for not having actually brought him from the start. He offered us something when he was available in. : I have nothing to regret.
Ronaldo works with international world record
For Ronaldo, the appearance versus Morocco was his 196th global match, with 118 goals he currently held the world record.
He is now doing this after the usage against Morocco at the number of looks.
Since CR7 pulled the Kuwaiti Baker Al Ottawa the same.
But not past this.
Another world record that was shared as a weak consolation for the as soon as tempting.
That is also why the tears, however above all due to the fact that of the departure.
The assaulter himself did not comment in this evening in Doha.
Mentioning world record: With his penalty objective at 3-2 at the start of the competition through Ghana, he had already set up a various record in Qatar.
He is now the only player who hit an overall of 5 World Cup finals.
Later on, Ronaldo, as a player of the video game awarded by FIFA, had remained in the spotlight, regardless of the truth that the penalty whistle was very controversial.
He knew: No one will reach or even beat this record.
The rumored offer in Saudi Arabia of Altar over 200 million euros per season programs from January: CR7 will stay present as a brand, but at the highest sporting level the career of the finest goal getter of contemporary times is anticipated to.