FIFA World Cup: Heartbroken Ronaldo decreased to tears after Morocco knock out Portugal in quarter-finals2 min read
FIFA World Cup 2022: Cristiano Ronaldo was decreased to tears after Portugal misplaced their quarter-final to Morocco to crash out of the Qatar event.
Doha,UPDATED: Dec 10, 2022 22:52 IST
Cristiano Ronaldo in tears as Portugal crash out of World Cup (Reuters)
By India Today Web Desk: Cristiano Ronaldo was decreased to tears after Portugal received knocked out and his goals of profitable the large trophy in his fifth World Cup look had been shattered to items. Ronaldo left the pitch and marched off down the tunnel in tears moments after the ultimate whistle. The five-time World Player of the Year is ready to complete his profession with out capturing the World Cup or ever attending to the ultimate.
Cristiano Ronaldo got here off the bench six minutes after the break however was unable to assist his staff keep away from defeat, with Morocco popping out because the winner to seal a semi-final showdown with both England or France, who play in a while Saturday. Morocco prolonged their dream run on the World Cup on Saturday as they out-thought and out-fought Portugal in a 1-0 win to change into the first-ever African nation to achieve the semi-finals because of a towering headed objective from Youssef En-Nesyri.
In the forty second minute, En-Nesyri leapt above the Portugal defenders to satisfy a Yahya Attiat-Allah cross, getting simply sufficient of his head to the ball to tip it previous goalkeeper Diogo Costa, who misinterpret its flight and crashed into his personal defender.
Ronaldo’s introduction within the 51st minute was met with a refrain of jeers, however he did inject new vitality into the Portugal facet, for whom Goncalo Ramos, the hat-trick hero within the earlier spherical’s 6-1 win over Switzerland, missed with a close-in header within the 58th minute.
Five minutes later, Bruno Fernandes hit the highest of the crossbar as Portugal pushed ahead and Morocco sat deeper. With seven minutes remaining, Bounou saved once more from Joao Felix.
Morocco will play both France or England for a spot within the remaining.
Dec 10, 2022