After Santos’ departure from selection, Ronaldo’s reaction is expected

Mary Mahy, Media 365: Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 3:35 pm.

After being sacked as coach of Portugal, Fernando Santos has seen many players pay tribute to him. But not Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Cristiano Ronaldo series continues. The Portuguese striker, who obviously dreamed of being a world champion, was last seen in tears, after losing in the quarter-finals of his choice to Morocco (1-0), last December 10, along with the national team. Al Thumama Stadium on the occasion of the 2022 World Cup. As this campaign is very complex and even more than disappointing, the The Portuguese coach was sacked, earlier than expected. Actually, the contract Fernando Santos It will continue until the end of the 2024 edition of the Euro. This departure was confirmed by the Portuguese Football Association itself, less than a week after the Portuguese was eliminated in the most prestigious competitions. After the dismissal of the Portuguese coach, many players paid tribute to the technician, who has been in his position since 2014 and thanks to him Portugal won the European Championship 2016 but also the Nations League 2019.

Six years ago, Ronaldo and Santos lifted the European Cup together

However, reaction to this departure is still pending. Which, of course, is Cristiano Ronaldo. The lack of response highlights once again the clearly strained relationship between the men. And the former resident of Manchester United had started, in fact, two meetings from the final stage, namely against Switzerland (6-1) in the round of 16, and then against Morocco, on the bench. The relationship was already strained when Santos publicly disapproved of Ronaldo’s reaction to his substitution against South Korea in a recent pool match. So what necessarily prompts people to talk. However, the two men were actually close in the past. And just like six years ago, when they left the plane, for their return to Portugal, Fernando Santos and Cristiano Ronaldo together carried the title of European champion. another era.

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