- Cristiano Ronaldo took his Portugal teammates out to a bonding dinner in Qatar
- There were some notable absentees however, including three Premier League stars
- Portugal kicked off their World Cup campaign with an emphatic 3-2 win over Ghana
Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo put his Manchester United woes to the side as he took his international teammates to a fancy dinner recently.
The superstar was on target in his first game as a free agent, as the Selecao fought to a 3-2 win over Ghana in their Group H opener.
Despite his club news threatening to derail what is arguably his last World Cup, Ronaldo has shown elite mentality by retaining his focus and leading his side to a crucial win.
The Portugal squad have particularly shown they are united in one cause, which was once again exhibited after they were spotted dining together as a team.
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As reported by Daily Mail, the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Diogo Dalot, both Manchester United players, were spotted at the dinner which CR7 reportedly paid for.
Notably absent were Jose Sa, Joao Cancelo and Bernardo Silva, who were said to have chosen to spend time with their families.
El Espanol further reports that the meal was had at the Tatel Doha restaurant on Al Maha Island, which is a newly-opened establishment.
The restaurant belongs to Mabel Hospitality, a company in which Ronaldo and tennis legend Rafael Nadal are partners.
Further reports indicate the players were out until very late and were picked up by their team bus.
Portugal’s next fixture
Portugal now turn their attention to the game against Uruguay on Monday, November 28.
Uruguay played out to a goalless draw against South Korea, and will be hoping to get something out of the clash against the Selecao.
Uruguay and Portugal are considered favourites to get out of the group stage.
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