A Bola: Ronaldo missed a training session in the general group before the World Cup match with the team of South Korea
MOSCOW, 1 Dec – Striker Cristiano Ronaldo did not participate in training in the general group of the Portuguese national team on Wednesday before the match of the third round of the group stage of the World Cup with the team of South Korea, according to Globo Esporte, citing A Bola.
According to the source, Ronaldo has no physical problems or injuries, he worked out in the gym. The meeting between the national teams of Portugal and South Korea will be held on Friday. Portugal top Group H with 6 points. Following are the teams of Ghana (3 points), South Korea (1) and Uruguay (1).
On Wednesday, the media reported that the Portuguese striker is close to signing a contract with the Al-Nasr club from Saudi Arabia, which will receive more than 200 million euros a year.
Earlier, Manchester United announced the termination of the contract with Ronaldo by mutual agreement of the parties. Before that, Ronaldo gave an interview to British journalist Piers Morgan, in which he said that Manchester United had betrayed him. He criticized the club’s management and coaching staff, noting that he did not respect the team’s head coach Erik ten Hag.
Ronaldo played for Manchester United from 2003 to 2009 before returning to the Mancunian club in the summer of 2021. In total, the Portuguese played 346 official matches for Manchester United, in which he scored 145 goals. He is a five-time Ballon d’Or winner.