Manchester United Striker Bruno Fernandes has shared his thoughts on Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Old Trafford ahead of Portugal’s opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Manchester United announced on Tuesday (November 22) that they have parted ways with cristiano ronaldo by consent. Decisions are made behind the player’s back Controversial interview with Piers Morgan.
Ronaldo will now wear the Portugal shirt World Cup 2022 opening match against Ghana on Thursday (November 24) as a free agent. He will definitely enter the tournament with a point to prove.
Meanwhile, Manchester United attacker Fernandes was asked about the striker’s departure during Portugal’s press conference ahead of the game against Ghana. He handles questions about his national team captain quite diplomatically.
Fernandes insists he doesn’t feel the need to pick a side after Ronaldo fell out with Manchester United. He explained that sharing the dressing room with the 37-year-old at Old Trafford was a dream come true for him, having grown up and idolized the veteran.
Fernandes he said [via Record]:
“I don’t feel uncomfortable and don’t have to pick a side. It’s an honor for me to represent the national team alongside Cristiano, and play for the same club.” [with him] is a dream.
“I have never hidden that Cristiano is one of the people I always follow, he has always been one of my idols. We all know that nothing lasts forever. For me, that’s great, it’s good that it lasts.”
The attacker went on to emphasize that everyone needs to respect Ronaldo’s decision to leave the Red Devils:
“Unfortunately, Cristiano has now made another decision for his life and career and that has to be respected. It’s just us, as players and fathers, husbands, people. brothers or even children, know what decisions we need to make for the sake of ourselves and the family.” Our family.”
Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes of Portugal combine to score three goals against Manchester United
Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes played 51 games together for the Red Devils. They worked together to score three goals in the net, with the latter assisting the former on each of those occasions.
Bruno Fernandes has assisted Cristiano Ronaldo once in 36 games for the national team. On the other hand, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has set up two goals for the Manchester United striker.
Although they are no longer teammates at the club level, they will be determined to lead Portugal to glory at the FIFA World Cup 2022. In addition to Ghana, they will also face Uruguay and South Korea in the group stage on 28/28 respectively. 11 and 2/12.