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Why will Cristiano Ronaldo miss Portugal's friendly match?

Why will Cristiano Ronaldo miss Portugal's friendly match?

At the final stage of preparation for Euro CupIn Germany, Portuguese selection He entered the field on Tuesday (4), at the José Alvalade Stadium, in Lisbon, to play a friendly match against Finland that it Won 4 to 2. But the Portuguese could not rely on their main star: Cristiano Ronaldo.

The 39-year-old veteran has been called up by the coach Roberto Martinez For the euro, but was missing out to the Finns due to a dispute over The final of the Saudi King’s Cup, last Friday (31), where Al-Nassr finished second in front of its traditional rival, Al-Hilal..

The number 7 has had a week's rest and for this reason he should only take the field for the next friendly match, on Saturday (8), at 1:45 pm (Brasilia time), against Brazil. CroatiaIn Oeiras.

Cristiano Ronaldo is not the only Portuguese player suffering from this condition. Ruben Neveschampion with Crescent moon Last week, there was also an absence this Tuesday.

Already half Octaviowho was also called up for the Euros and is a teammate CR7 In the Victory, and ended up being cut due to injury. Martinez called his vacant position Matthews Nunesl Manchester city.

Portugal makes its first appearance in the European Cup that day June 18 before Czech Republicl Group F, in Leipzig. Before that, the Portuguese still have another friendly match against… Ireland.

In the friendly match against the Finns, Ruben Dias and Diogo Jota, from a penalty kick, led 2-0 at half-time. On the way back from the break, Bruno Fernandes entered and scored the third goal after a technical score. But in the final minutes, Pukki missed two goals in a row and Finland scored. In the end, Bruno scored another goal and closed the score at 4-2.

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