World Cup 2022: Piers Morgan Reveals What Ronaldo Told Him About Portugal's Chances

World Cup 2022: Piers Morgan Reveals What Ronaldo Told Him About Portugal's Chances

  • Piers Morgan continued to reveal statements allegedly made to him by Cristiano Ronaldo
  • The Portugal superstar made headlines on Tuesday after sitting out the Switzerland clash
  • The tweak worked wonders for the Seleção who set up a quarter-final clash with Morocco

Piers Morgan has once again come out with some interesting claims, typically involving Cristiano Ronaldo.

The controversial TV personality’s ratings have shot through the roof ever since he did the explosive interview with the Portugal superstar.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal, Piers Morgan, World Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo looks on during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between Portugal and Switzerland at the Lusail Stadium. Photo by Francois Nel.
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What followed after the interview was a series of interesting events, including the termination of Ronaldo’s contract at Manchester United.

CR7, now a free agent, is focused on his national side as he continues to weigh up his club options for January.

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What Ronaldo told Piers

On Tuesday, Portugal came up against Switzerland in a Round of 16 game, which Ronaldo - quite surprisingly - started on the bench.

The move led to lots of debate online but ended up working seamlessly for the former Real Madrid man’s team, who ran out comfortable 6-1 winners.

Ronaldo’s replacement, Goncalo Ramos netted a hat-trick as a quarter-final showdown with Morocco was set.

Moments after the win, Piers Morgan took to Twitter with interesting claims on what the superstar allegedly told him about Portugal’s chances.

“Portugal were sensational tonight. Ronaldo told me he thought they could win the World Cup, and they might.” Morgan tweeted.

As expected, fans were quick to poke fun at the controversial media personality, while others slammed him for using Ronaldo’s name to build his social media presence.

“Did he tell you he would be benched too?” one fan asked.

“He also told you he’s the greatest ever. He’s not. He’s 4th behind Maradona, pele and Messi,” another added.
“I think Ronaldo should stop communication with Piers, because he is now using him to build his socials and media interviews. While giving a bad impression about him to the world,” added another.

Piers praises Hakimi

Sports Brief also reported on Piers Morgan directing his compliments towards Morocco's Achraf Hakimi, after the PSG man’s ice-cold penalty against Spain on Tuesday.

Hakimi confidently delivered the Panenka penalty kick to send the Europeans crashing out of the World Cup in Qatar, with the Atlas Lions progressing to the quarter-final.

After La Roja missed their first three spot kicks, the hopes of a whole continent were on the PSG right-back, but Hakimi opted for style over safety.

Source: Sports Brief News