Education City, Qatar — Cristiano Ronaldo was “humiliated” by South Korea player cho gue-sung as he left the pitch according to Fernando santosIn form of portugal The coach sought to defend the striker’s frustrated reaction when he was substituted.
Ronaldo seemed to have a chat with Cho on his way to the bench and then put a finger on his month.
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The 37-year-old looked unhappy at the decision to bring him off in the 65th minute, but later 2-1 After the loss to South Korea reached the last-16, Santos insisted that it was his conversation with Cho that made the former manchester united Further “angry”.
Santos said, “The player from Korea was insulting him and telling him to leave, so he was angry, everyone saw it.”
“I saw the conversation with the player from Korea and I have no doubt about that and if you look at the picture you pepe Korea went towards the player.
“He was not aggressive, he was only verbally aggressive, he was speaking to Cristiano in English, and Cristiano said ‘maybe he had a bad day’.”
Portugal still topped Group H despite conceding a 91st-minute winner hwang hee-chan that gave South Korea the lead Uruguay to make it to the knockout rounds.
Santos’ team ready to face the second place team from Group H – maybe Switzerland, Serbia either cameroon – but he insisted that the loss to South Korea should serve as a “warning” for his team.
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“We are somewhat upset,” Santos said.
“We are first in the group. But we wanted to win and have a better game to boost the morale of the players. But this result serves as a warning for our team.”
Meanwhile, prepare to face South Korea Brazil After qualifying for the second round for the first time since 2010.
They went out until Hwang’s dramatic winner, which saw them qualify on goals scored ahead of Uruguay, who went out despite missing the World Cup. Ghana 2-0,
before the match Son Hyung-min Told me I was going to make something today,” Hwang said.
“They said we trust you. When I went on as a substitute several teammates also said they trusted me. When Son got the ball I was sure he would go to me and It was an excellent pass. It made my job easier.” ,
“It was difficult to wait for the second result but we proved that we can reach the knockout stage and we kept that belief. It is something we wanted and expected. I want to share these great feelings back home.” want to share with the Korean people.”