Bernardo Silva stated on Thursday he believes Cristiano Ronaldo can nonetheless play for a top-level membership if he chooses to after the World Cup. The Portuguese ahead scored a penalty in his nation’s 3-2 win over Ghana of their first group sport in Qatar, two days after leaving Manchester United by mutual consent. Requested if Ronaldo was nonetheless able to enjoying for an elite workforce, Silva stated that the 37-year-old may, however must make the choice along with his household.
“I feel so, I feel so, (however) it depends upon what he desires in his life, he has to talk along with his household and resolve for himself,” Silva advised reporters after the sport.
“It is his resolution, the choice of (whichever) membership that should supply him a contract as a result of now he is free. We’ll see what occurs, it is his enterprise, not mine.
“I assist his resolution in that it is his resolution, he is my Portugal team-mate, if he is blissful, I am blissful.”
Portugal ahead Joao Felix stated it was a dream to play with the previous Actual Madrid and Sporting Lisbon striker.
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“It is a dream, since I used to be a child, we used to observe him play,” stated Felix, who additionally scored within the win over Ghana.
“We all the time dreamed of enjoying with him, (so to) characterize the nationwide workforce with him, it is a dream.”
Manchester United Bruno Fernandes echoed Felix’s sentiments and stated that he was glad he may nonetheless play with Ronaldo for Portugal.
“He was one of many gamers I checked out once I was a child, it was a dream come true to play with him within the nationwide workforce,” Fernandes advised reporters.
“I did it within the (identical) membership additionally, that was one thing superb. I nonetheless share this house with him within the nationwide workforce and the primary factor for me is that Portugal do the perfect we will on the World Cup.
“If we do it, Cristiano can be blissful, I can be blissful, everybody in Portugal can be blissful for us.”
Ronaldo’s strike noticed him change into the primary participant to attain at 5 separate World Cups and put Portugal high of Group H after South Korea and Uruguay drew 0-0.
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