Portugal football team coach Fernando Santos explained the reason for not feeding captain Cristiano Ronaldo in the match against Switzerland. According to foreign media, Fernando Santos has said that the decision not to feed Cristiano Ronaldo was a strategy and nothing else. Fernando Santos says that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best players in the world, we have to think collectively for the team.
Asked if the decision not to feed the star footballer in an important match was the most difficult, the Portugal coach said that I have a very close relationship with Ronaldo, knowing him since he was 19 years old. Fernando Santos said: Ronaldo and I never confuse the relationship of coach and player, he is the main player of the team. It should be clear that in the important match of the FIFA World Cup 2022, the Portugal team, which entered the field without the captain Ronaldo, beat Switzerland one on one. They made a place in the quarter finals by defeating with 6 goals.