The Portugal national team resumed training this Wednesday, just twelve hours after their resounding victory against Switzerland in the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup (6-1), with the headlines of that match in the gym, as well as Cristiano Ronaldo, who was a substitute, and with the rest of the footballers on the field, except the injured Danilo Pereira and Nuno Mendesin treatment of their respective injuries.
With their eyes already on Morocco, their opponent in the quarterfinals of the competition, next Saturday at the Al Thumama stadium, the Portuguese team had the usual session after each match, divided into two groups, with the exception of Cristiano, who stayed in the gym, although he will be available to the coach, Fernando Santosfor the duel against the African team, which on Tuesday eliminated the Spanish team.
The casualties are Danilo Pereira, with the fracture of three costal arches that he suffered a week and a half ago, pending his evolution to see if he can return to competition still in the tournament, and Nuno Mendes, who suffered a muscle injury in the second day against Uruguay has definitively separated him from the 2022 World Cup, although he remains within the concentration of the Portuguese team in Qatar.
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After learning of this situation, the famous newspaper Marca announced that its act of rebellion was because he refused to train alongside the substitutes, In addition to that he would be doing all that to ask for his ownership of anything, a fact that will surely have the entire team under a lot of tension.
Finally, it is important to highlight that the Portuguese press affirms that in the compromise this Tuesday where CR7 was not a starter, the team felt much calmer to play, so the presence of the ‘crack’ would also be conditioning his teammates on the pitch