Mexican journalist David Faitelson has criticized Cristiano Ronaldo for his performances on the 2022 FIFA World Cup and his companion Georgina Rodriguez for airing her opinion on Instagram. The journalist’s feedback got here after Portugal had been knocked out of the 2022 FIFA World Cup following a 1-0 defeat to Morocco within the quarter-finals.
Cristiano Ronaldo endured a lackluster match in Qatar, scoring solely as soon as in 5 appearances. Portugal coach Fernando Santos dropped the 37-year-old in knockout clashes in opposition to Switzerland and Morocco, solely bringing him on within the second half.
Ronaldo’s household, together with his two sisters Elma Aveiro and Katia Aveiro, in addition to companion Georgina Rodriguez, questioned Santos’ choice to bench the famous person. They claimed that Ronaldo was harshly handled and deserved extra respect.
Faitelson, nevertheless, didn’t agree and claimed that the previous Manchester United star did not stay as much as his billing. He mentioned (h/t Marca):
“However who has handled [Ronaldo] badly?”
“Oh God. He could not play soccer, he made a face each time he was taken off the sphere.”
Faitelson then judged Georgina Rodriguez for utilizing her Instagram deal with to query managerial calls.
“The girl [Georgina Rodriguez] was devoted to sending bulletins by means of Instagram,” he added.
Lastly, the Mexican journalist claimed that Portugal performed higher with out Ronaldo and added that they reached the quarter-finals with out his assist.
“Let’s be critical, Mr. Fernando Santos decided and reached the quarter-finals with out Cristiano Ronaldo,” he opined.
“If you’d like the World Cup to be for tributes, go to Mexico. There they pay tribute to the gamers in each World Cup.”
Dietmar Hamann blasts Cristiano Ronaldo for not congratulating Morocco after historic win
Former Liverpool man Dietmar “Didi” Hamann has criticized Ronaldo for his unsportsmanlike conduct following Portugal’s quarter-final defeat to Morocco. Hamann claimed that Ronaldo ought to have congratulated Morocco after they grew to become the primary African staff to qualify for the FIFA World Cup semi-finals as a substitute of dashing down the tunnel.
Impressed with Morocco’s sportsmanship after they had been overwhelmed 2-0 by France within the semi-finals, Hamann mentioned (by way of JOE):
“You speak about these superstars, prime earners, prime gamers, and one of many best gamers, who left the scene a few week in the past, in Ronaldo. He could not even congratulate them, after the sport.
“Morocco gained that recreation, they did one thing historic, and he did not even have the dignity to congratulate them for what they’d achieved. And now you watch them, and the way they shake arms with the French, and the dignity and graciousness they present in defeat. Good.”
Having mutually terminated his contract with Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo at present finds himself in limbo. He was closely linked with a big-money transfer to Saudi Arabian membership Al-Nassr however not too long ago shot such stories down.
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