Portugal gamers idolise Cristiano Ronaldo, with many saying it’s a “dream” to play with him, however younger ahead Goncalo Ramos joked on Saturday that he would not settle for a chunk of chewing gum from his compatriot. Ronaldo, who scored a penalty in Portugal’s 3-2 win over Ghana, was pictured chewing one he had pulled out of his shorts in the course of the sport. The 37-year-old striker, and not using a membership after an acrimonious cut up from Manchester United this week, grew to become the primary participant ever to attain at 5 World Cups.
“After all not,” laughed Ramos at a press convention, when he was requested if he would take a gum from Ronaldo if supplied.
“Not from him or anybody else, solely my brother.”
Ramos mentioned that Ronaldo, the highest males’s worldwide purpose scorer of all time, was somebody that different gamers regarded as much as within the Portugal dressing room.
“He is a reference level for everybody,” added Ramos.
“He is an idol and leads the staff however he isn’t the one one. We’ve others like Bruno Fernandes or Pepe, who also can lead and assist Cristiano.”
Benfica ahead Ramos, 21, appeared as an alternative in opposition to Ghana and is wanting ahead to dealing with his former team-mate Darwin Nunez when Portugal play Uruguay on Monday.
Nunez moved to Liverpool in the summertime for £85 million ($103 million).
“He is an incredible participant and in addition to being my former team-mate, he is my buddy, (however) we’re effectively ready to face him,” added Ramos.
Portugal skilled on Saturday with 24 of the 26-man squad concerned, whereas Otavio and Nuno Mendes, the latter of whom missed the primary sport with muscular fatigue, did restoration work within the health club.
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