Cristiano Ronaldo got injured in the match with Serbia
Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo talked about the injury, which he received in the qualifying match of Euro 2020 with Serbia (1:1).
Ronaldo assured that the injury is not serious.
“I don’t think about it now, because I know my body. It happens, that’s football. These risks, anyone who comes on to the pitch. I am calm because I know that no problems will be back in a couple of weeks” – the words of Ronaldo Goal.com.
Recall that Cristiano Ronaldo due to injury was forced to leave the field on the 29-th minute of the match Portugal – Serbia. Ronaldo got injured hamstring and asked for a replacement. Instead Ronaldo came on the pitch Pizzi.
Portugal – Serbia 1:1
Goals: Danilo 42 – 7 Tadic (pen.)
Portugal: Rui Patrício, Cancela, Pepe, Ruben Dias Guerreiro, Carvalho, Danilo, Bernardo Silva, Rafa Silva (Hades 85), Diego Souza (André Silva 58), Cristiano Ronaldo (Pizzi 31)
We will remind, the national team may receive a technical defeat in the matches against Portugal (0:0) and Luxembourg (2:1) for Junior Moraes, said the Portuguese newspaper Mais Futebol.
According to the source, naturalization Moraes may be illegal, and in this case may be a violation of article 7 of the FIFA statutes, which will lead to a fine or two technical defeats.
The Statute of the FIFA “Rules concerning the application of the Statute” in article 7 specifies that a naturalized player must perform at least one of the requirements before the debut for new national team: he was born in this country; his biological mother or father were born on the territory of this country; his grandmother or grandfather was born on the territory of this country; he has lived continuously for at least 5 years after reaching 18 years of age at this country.
The fact that Moraes received Ukrainian citizenship right before gathering the national team of Ukraine, and was summoned to its composition.
Moraes, despite the fact that had moved to Ukraine in 2012, never lived five years of continuous service: a maximum of four years and eight months. In February 2017, he left Ukraine, going to rent in China Tianjin Coinstar. Four months later, in June, the footballer returned to Ukraine and since then about twenty months of living in our country.
Thus, if there was a violation of article 7, Moraes had no right to play for the national team of Ukraine.
As previously reported Znayu Spain and Italy won their first matches of UEFA Euro 2020.