Let’s hope the time will be a good counselor and let everyone come to their conclusions.Ronaldo wrote on his Instagram account.
Winning the World Cup with Portugal was the biggest and most ambitious dream of my career. […] I fought so much for this dreambut
Unfortunately, the dream ended yesterdayadded the star attacker.
Portugal lost 1-0 on Saturday to Morocco. The CR& player left the field devastated and shivering with tears.
The 37-year-old, who was at his fifth World Cup final, has not spoken of retiring from international football, but the last two matches Portugal have played in Qatar, starting on the bench, showed that a generational shift is under way.
The star player’s failure to stage the round of 16 against Switzerland sparked controversy. According to the Portuguese press, Ronaldo threatened to leave the group, but coach Fernando Santos denied the rumor.
It is not necessary to react harshly. I want everyone to know that despite all that has been said, all that has been written, all the speculation, my dedication has never wavered. […] I will never turn my back on my colleagues or my countryHe won the Ballon d’Or five times on Sunday.
For now, there’s not much to say… The dream was sweet while it lasted…he added.
The plane, with some Portuguese players, landed at the end of the afternoon in Lisbon where dozens of people had come to welcome the Selecao.
Very beautiful. It is a recognition from the Portuguesesaid coach Fernando Santos, who is due to speak with the Portuguese Football Federation soon about his future.
When asked about Ronaldo, who is still in Qatar, Pepe injured his left arm during Saturday’s match, stressing that the star will testify.
I would like to thank him, as well as all my colleagues who gave everything they couldThe 39-year-old replied as he left the airport.