CR7 has not always had an exemplary attitude with Portugal but it would seem that it improves with age. It’s about time!
Is Cristiano Ronaldo a good captain with the Portuguese selection? In any case, he is the only one to be able to wear the armband in a training that can count on the talent of one of the best players in the world (the debate with Lionel Messi is endless). But CR7, who tackled the critics of Portugal, has not always had the attitude of a good leader of men with the Seleccao. Often too individualistic, the triple Ballon d’or is less well surrounded in its national team than in Real Madrid. Which often led him to want to force the decision on his own. Result? Portugal has still not won a trophy when it has the best player of its history (we see you coming the nostalgics of Eusebio, but seriously guys?!) This Wednesday, July 6, he has the opportunity to take his country to the final of the Euro 2016 if he passes the Welsh obstacle. and Ronaldo, author “Only” of two goals against Hungary in this European Championship, will have to be up to pa
It is recalled, for example, that CR7 had, at a younger age, largely influenced the arbitral decision to expel Wayne Rooney, his compatriot in a club at Manchester United at the time, at a quarter-final of the World Cup in 2006. Logical red card but Cristiano had to explain himself to his return to England … Ten years later, Portuguese is a more mature player and man and his attitude shows him well. During the shooting session against Poland in the quarterfinals of this Euro 2016, he was the one who went to get Moutinho to order him to be part of the first five shooters. In short, to carry its … What we expect from a good captain! And then, with eight goals in four editions, he does not forget that he can reach (or even surpass) the record in the European Championship of Michel Platini (9 goals during the only Euro 1984). History of thinking anyway a little to him … You think that Cricri is a good captain?