January 29, 2023

Cristiano Ronaldo has denied claims he swore at Portugal coach Fernando Santos when being substituted within the World Cup conflict towards South Korea.

The 37-year-old regarded sad after being introduced off within the sixty fifth minute of their closing group sport.

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Ronaldo was taken off after 65 minutes towards South Korea

Ronaldo didn’t rating within the sport, which they went on to lose 2-1 however nonetheless certified high of Group H.

Portuguese media claimed the five-time Ballon d’Or winner had disagreed with Santos’ determination to take him off, utilizing vulgar language within the course of.

Nevertheless, these feedback have been in actual fact aimed toward one in all his opponents.

“What occurred was earlier than my substitution, the South Korea participant advised me to get off rapidly. I advised him to close up as he doesn’t have that authority. There was no disagreement (with the coach),” Ronaldo was quoted as saying by Portuguese media, reported by Reuters.

Santos was additionally requested in regards to the incident and stated: “I noticed the interplay with Korean participant and I’ve no doubts about what occurred.”

Ronaldo did not appear best impressed with the decision to take him off

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Ronaldo didn’t seem greatest impressed with the choice to take him off


South Korea’s shock later winner despatched them by way of to the last-16 on the expense of Uruguay, regardless that they’d crushed Ghana 2-0.

Ronaldo earlier this season refused to return on for Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag in a sport towards Tottenham.

He then walked down the tunnel and subsequently dropped from the primary workforce squad.

The ahead then gave a bombshell interview to Piers Morgan the place he hit out at Ten Hag and United’s house owners.

It was introduced final month that he had agreed to terminate his contract at Outdated Trafford and is at present a free agent.

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