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Cristiano Ronaldo He will never forget this year 2022, the year he scored the least number of times in his entire career. A season in which he spent most of his time on the substitute bench. A time when the hero was less. After that the second earthling has a lot of it Messi It has generated a lot of covers and searches over the past fifteen years.
Every now and then someone says that Ronaldo He is the best striker in history, a South American always asks: Which Ronaldo? ‘Freak’ or ‘Pug’? Very few question the suspicion behind the withdrawal from the Portuguese and his more than eight hundred targets. Reasons? They are never just football. Not that the Brazilian Ronaldo’s imagination is unique. And Portugal lost the magic as Ronaldo became a scorer. OK out. In balance they always enter to carve their approaches. Against Messi, he was an unstoppable character, but the press created him for him.
After 50 minutes, at the dawn of the second half, Fernando Suarez, the second coach he engaged for not accepting that the years had passed, rushed him off the pitch. Georgina Rodríguez smiled from the rostrum: her subtle statement had come true. His beloved Cristiano made his entrance, and all the photographers who never pictured his replacement.
But there was one memorable team ahead: Morocco and its hordes of warriors. from DeedThat wall, with the face of a soap opera hero, is a tribute to Ziech and his tricks on the ball, via Amrabat, a midfielder in the lineage of Gattuso and Conte, and Hakimi, that bolt from the right lane. But it allowed N-Neziri and an NBA dunk-worthy leap Morocco Put your hands on the game’s walk of fame. A leap that reminded me of Cristiano a few years ago. That’s how time flies.
Portugal He was the master and lord of the second half. He camped in the Moroccan area, but none of his flyers were able to locate the lamp and turn it on. Bruno Fernandez, or Joao Felix or Vitinha. Rather than attending, they tried from a distance. But Bono and his hands thwarted his will. Pepe, the other to leave, eventually had a title, but it went wide; Y Cristiano RonaldoA ball into the gully that he couldn’t give enough force to, perhaps a clear sign that he wasn’t who he used to be.
Leaves Christian, holding their faces without exchanging shirts with anyone, receiving hugs from their rivals or teammates who couldn’t cope with their tragedies. He goes to the locker room to cry quietly. Let’s give him that truce. A little peace in the worst year of his life.