Cristiano Ronaldo couldn’t management his feelings and broke down into tears after Portugal crashed out of the FIFA World Cup following a 1-Zero loss towards Morocco within the quarters.
After a heartbreaking defeat by the hands of an unbelievable Moroccan crew within the quarter-final, Ronaldo and different gamers have been seen crying — on and off the sector.
A video went viral on social media wherein Ronaldo might be seen leaving the sector whereas having tears in his eyes.
The Portuguese star was most likely enjoying his final FIFA World Cup. The previous Actual Madrid’s ahead scored solely a purpose on this 12 months’s mega occasion. He was additionally not part of Portugal’s beginning XI within the knockout stage.
Ronaldo additionally equalled the boys’s worldwide world file of 196 picks when he got here on as an alternative choice to Portugal within the second half of the match.
Ronaldo, 37, who had began a second consecutive match on the bench, equalled the file set by Kuwait worldwide Bader Al-Mutawa.
First African and Arab nation to succeed in semisMorocco wrote World Cup historical past tonight as the primary African and Arab nation to succeed in the match’s semi-finals, persevering with their shock run in Qatar with a shock 1-Zero victory over the extremely fancied Portugal.
Youssef En-Nesyri leapt excessive within the air to move house the sport’s solely purpose simply earlier than half-time on the Al-Thumama Stadium to strike a big blow towards soccer’s established order and e-book a semi-final on Wednesday towards both England or France, who meet in a while Saturday.
The outcome will probably be extensively celebrated throughout Africa and the Arabic-speaking Center East, determined to see certainly one of their groups in competition for the most important prize in soccer.
Morocco had already taken the scalps of Belgium and Spain on this match however the win over Portugal is of a lot higher significance.
It was additionally certainly one of Morocco’s higher performances in Qatar, filled with decided defending and canny counters, preserving at bay a set of world stars regardless of shedding key defender Nayef Aguerd to damage earlier than the match and his again 4 associate and captain Romain Saiss early within the second half.