Miguel Albuquerque, a Portuguese politician, has blasted former nationwide workforce supervisor Fernando Santos and claimed he tried to insult Cristiano Ronaldo. Albuquerque has additionally expressed his delight that the coach has been fired and is now with no job.
Ronaldo had a FIFA World Cup to overlook, as he scored simply as soon as in 5 matches. He began all three group-stage matches however was benched for the knockout video games.
Albuquerque, president of the regional authorities of Madeira, has now taken pictures at Santos. He was quoted as saying by the Document:
“Much more mediocre is a coach who has the very best participant on the earth and to humiliate him, he places him on the bench. I am glad that coach was placed on the road.”
Fernando Santos defends resolution to bench Cristiano Ronaldo
In the meantime, Fernando Santos is adamant that his resolution to bench Cristiano Ronaldo was the proper one. The previous Portugal boss emphasised that he had to consider the workforce and never about his relationship with the participant however admitted it was one of many hardest choices he had made.
He instructed a press convention through the World Cup in Qatar:
“I don’t remorse (leaving Ronaldo on the bench). It would not change something, when it comes to the workforce I am unable to be pondering with my coronary heart. I used the workforce that performed very well in opposition to Switzerland and there was no cause to vary it (in opposition to Morocco).
“The strategic resolution that I needed to make was one of many hardest, however I am unable to suppose with my coronary heart, I’ve to suppose with my head. It isn’t that Ronaldo is not an important participant, that has nothing to do with it.”
Talking about Cristiano Ronaldo, Santos added:
“I’ve a really shut relationship with him – I all the time have, I’ve recognized him since he was 19 years outdated. This relationship solely develops, Ronaldo and I by no means interpret the human facet of that of supervisor and participant (in relation to) what we’ve got to do through the match. I’ll all the time contemplate in my function that he’s an vital participant to have within the workforce.”
Cristiano Ronaldo has now joined Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia and has no plans to retire from the nationwide workforce.