FIFA World Cup 2022: Cristiano Ronaldo breaks silence over claims he threatened to quit Portugal’s campaign after being benched

Cristiano Ronaldo has broken his silence with an Instagram diatribe after shocking claims he wanted to leave Portugal’s World Cup squad, The Sun reports. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner, 37, started his country’s first three matches in Qatar. But he was then omitted from Fernando Santos’ XI for the match against Switzerland before his replacement … Read more

Ronaldo’s World Cup: sidelined then overshadowed by stand-in Ramos | World Cup

The football pundits’ world was ablaze with speculation and opinion after Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo – wearing a substitute jersey – sat out most of the match between Portugal and Switzerland as the Portuguese side went on to win 6-1 in the quarter-finals. Portugal manager Fernando Santos added fuel to the fire on Tuesday, saying … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo drama after Portugal’s victory, more heroic penalties at the World Cup in Qatar

He was only briefly on the pitch for Portugal’s 6-1 thrashing against Switzerland, but all eyes were on Cristiano Ronaldo after being benched for the first time in his World Cup career. All that drama and more in today’s five talk points from Qatar. Qatar’s quarter-finalists decided We have our last eight in Qatar. Morocco … Read more

World Cup 2022: Ronaldo storms away after Portugal defeat, Morocco beats ‘pathetic’ Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo played the smiling, happy teammate for 90 minutes, but every man has his limits. And when the final whistle blew in Portugal’s 6-1 defeat to Switzerland on Wednesday morning, the world’s greatest star appeared to shatter as he left his celebrating teammates and charged off the pitch. It was the highlight of the … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo’s replacement scores a hat-trick as Portugal beat Switzerland 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals, as it happened

With Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench, his replacement has scored Qatar’s first World Cup hat-trick as Portugal secured the final quarter-final by beating Switzerland 6-1. Gonçalo Ramos started his first match for Portugal, replacing Ronaldo after being suspended from the starting line-up by manager Fernando Santos, and the 21-year-old scored a double in the first … Read more

World Cup 2022: Ronaldo storms away after Portugal defeat, Morocco beats ‘pathetic’ Spain

Portugal caused a World Cup shock when legendary goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo was suspended, but it was nowhere near as stunning as the team’s performance. Portugal stormed through to a quarter-final against Morocco on a dramatic day at the World Cup in Qatar. The African country previously caused another monster upset by knocking out Spain and … Read more

Portugal 6-1 Switzerland LIVE! Leao goal – World Cup 2022 match stream, latest score and updates today

Portugal are on course to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup, leading 2-0 over Switzerland at half-time. Goncalo Ramos, making his first international start, hammered a stunning opener past Yann Sommer at the near post, before Pepe doubled the lead with a powerful header from a corner kick. Portugal have not reached the last … Read more

World Cup 2022 live: Morocco beat Spain; Ronaldo sat on the bench in front of Gonçalo Ramos’ goal

Moroccan goalkeeper Yassine Bounou bows. For a tense 120 minutes, Bounou stood firm against a steady attack from Spain. And when the match went to penalties, he still refused to concede once. That’s right, Spain missed all three penalties in a disastrous shootout as Morocco progressed to the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Spain become … Read more

Insane photo of Cristiano Ronaldo during World Cup songs says it all

If you want one photo to sum up Cristiano Ronaldo’s place in the world of football, this is it. Ronaldo was left out of Portugal’s starting line-up for their World Cup last-16 match against Switzerland on Wednesday, with Goncalo Ramos selected up front at his expense. Ronaldo, 37, is the only man to score in … Read more

2022 FIFA World Cup Results: Penalties Spain v Morocco, Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench Portugal v Switzerland

FIFA World Cup results/scores Live: Portugal 4-1 Switzerland Morocco 0(3) v Spain 0(0) Morocco win on penalties Read Next Sergio Busquets said Spain’s 3-0 defeat on penalties by Morocco was a “cruel” way to decide the 16 World Cup final after the teams drew 0-0. The midfielder’s penalty was saved by goalkeeper Yassine Bounou as … Read more