Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, did not train with the reserves this Wednesday (7), after the 6-1 thrashing of Switzerland and classification of the Portuguese selection to the quarterfinals of the 2022 World Cup.
At the time, the star was on the bench and entered the 28th minute of the second half, but even so, according to the Spanish newspaper Marca, he trained with the starters at the gym the next day, instead of participating in the collective on the field with the reserves —the which would be ideal.
According to the Portuguese delegation, he does not have any physical problems that would justify the lighter work at the academy, for recovery.
Training is another episode among the controversies of the Portuguese star in the tournament. Cristiano stayed on the bench during the decisive match precisely because of an act of indiscipline: he complained about his substitution in the last game of the group stage, against South Korea.
He was caught on official FIFA footage saying something along the lines of “what a fucking rush to get me out”.
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