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Cristiano Ronaldo was out of sight at the Planet Cup on Wednesday afternoon, but definitely not out of head.
Who are we kidding, when is Ronaldo at any time “out of thoughts?”
The Portugal superstar, just hrs immediately after it was declared he experienced sensationally left his club, Manchester United, by mutual consent, and that he has been suspended and fined by the Soccer Affiliation for two matches with regardless of what club he lands with next, skipped his media duties as countrywide group captain and was changed by teammate Bruno Fernandes at the squad’s formal FIFA information meeting forward of its Thursday clash with Ghana in Team H (11 a.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports application).
When Ronaldo talks, it is a large tale. When he doesn’t, it is arguably an even more substantial one particular.
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At any time due to the fact the six-time Planet Footballer of the 12 months fell out of favor at English Leading League club United, it has been a whirlwind. The form of whirlwind that only a dude who is one of the most well known folks on Earth, with an Instagram-report following of 502 million, can make.
Soon after his romance with club supervisor Erik ten Hag deteriorated, Ronaldo introduced into an explosively vital interview with Piers Morgan times ahead of the Globe Cup. Unsurprisingly, the encompassing ruckus has comprehensively overshadowed the guide-up to Portugal’s marketing campaign.
Consider as they might, Portugal head mentor Fernando Santos, Fernandes and even Ronaldo himself have been unable to shift the concentrate on to the team’s initiatives to contend for the title as just one