Ronaldo Shouts At Santos After Portugal Failed To Qualify For Wolrd Cup
Footage has emerged showing Cristiano Ronaldo fuming at Portugal boss, Fernando Santos after their damaging defeat by Serbia in Lisbon which puts Portugal’s qualification to the 2022 world cup in jeopardy, Newspremises reports.
Portugal will have to qualify for the next year’s World Cup in Qatar through the play-offs after a stoppage-time header from Aleksandar Mitrovic secured a dramatic 2-1 victory for the Serbians at the Estadio da Luz on Sunday night, November 14.
Renato Sanches opened the scoring inside two minutes for Portugal, but Ajax star Dusan Tadic equalised 31 minutes later before Mitrovic scored.
The result saw Serbia go top of Group A, and Ronaldo was seen breaking down in tears after the final whistle.
As players and staff from both sides shook hands following the final whistle.
Manchester United star, Ronaldo then saw Santos, 67, approaching and began shouting and gesticulating furiously with his arms towards him.
The Portugal boss quickly walked off after a brief handshake with the 36-year-old.