Cristiano Ronaldo‘s pursuit of the all-time goalscoring document in worldwide soccer is not going to affect Portugal‘s play, says nationwide crew coach Fernando Santos.
Portugal tackle Croatia in Tuesday’s Nations League recreation in Cut up with their hopes of defending the title over after their 1-0 residence loss to France on the weekend,
That final result noticed Les Bleus qualify for the Remaining 4.
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Ronaldo is seven targets away from equalling Ali Dael’s all-time document of 109 worldwide targets with Iran.
Requested if his crew will play to assist Ronaldo in his feat, Santos mentioned: “No, actually not, no person can be eager about Cristiano. They [other players] is not going to be eager about not scoring in an effort to give the prospect to another person. Even Cristiano would not need that to occur. Cristiano will rating when he has to attain. They [other players] is not going to be eager about that.”
Ronaldo, 35, missed Portugal’s 3-0 win over Sweden final month after testing optimistic for COVID-19, however returned to play and scored in his nationwide crew’s 7-0 overcome Andorra on Nov. 11.
The five-time Golden Ball winner celebrated towards Andorra after his a centesimal worldwide victory.