Ronaldo's World Cup Dream is Over: Will Ronaldo Play the 2026 World Cup

by MKhanal Sun Dec,2022
Ronaldo's World Cup Dream is Over: Will Ronaldo Play the 2026 World Cup

With the exit of the Portugal team from the 2022 FIFA World Cup, The dream of Cristiano Ronaldo to win the World Cup title for his national team and his most significant achievement has faded away. The quarterfinal match against Morocco lost the game 1:0 at the final whistle. 

Although Portugal was the favorite to reach the semis, Morocco displayed and stunned Portugal with their performance and won the game. Ronaldo helped the team reach the 2016 EURO Final but was heartbroken and had to leave the ground in the final against France. Portuguese player showed their class and won the game and won the EURO Championship title. 

Ronaldo was crying on the ground after the final whistle of the Quarter-final. He could not hold back his nerves and broke down while moving toward his dressing room. The staff was seen consoling him after the game. 

It's very unlikely that Ronaldo will play in the 2026 World Cup. Although He might maintain his fitness and body strength, the chance is significantly less. According to the sources, Cristiano will play in the 2024 EURO Cup and will likely announce his retirement from International football. He holds the record of the highest international goal scorer. 

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