Chris Sutton has hit out at Cristiano Ronaldo for diving to get a penalty in Portugal‘s 3-2 victory over Ghana on Thursday. The Portuguese star was awarded a spot-kick within the second half and transformed it to provide Fernando Santos‘ workforce the lead.
Sutton labelled Ronaldo a cheat, stressing that this isn’t the instance the children should be proven. The previous Celtic striker additionally slammed the VAR officers for the choice.
“Look it’s not the primary time is it,” Sutton stated to the Day by day Mail.
“I’ve to say the VAR officers are absolute bottle jobs.
“It is not good play by Ronaldo. It’s a horrible instance to younger youngsters in every single place world wide. Everybody might be tumbling over.
“He is a superb participant. But it surely was dishonest. I believed the officers needed to be stronger.
“It was embarrassing actually how they missed it. I used to be on the Brazil recreation and I noticed the footage. Blimey – you do not have to look at it many occasions to see that he went over.
“Completely manufactured. Out of order. The VAR officers should not miss that.
“I used to be studying feedback saying it was a penalty. It’s ridiculous and dishonest.
“I do know he has his followers inside the media and world wide however come on. That was terrible.”