- Cristiano Ronaldo is getting the heat from fans after squandering a scoring opportunity in the last minute of the Portugal vs Serbia game
- Fans went on social media to vent their frustrations claiming the five-time Ballon d'Or winner was trying to be a hero with his audacious attempt at goal
- Portugal lost to Serbia and will have to wait until next year to see if they would qualify for the World Cup in Qatar
The Selecao got themselves trailing after going ahead in the first half through Renato Sanches but Dusan Tadic equalized later on.
Before Aleksandr Mitrovic headed home in the winner in the 90th minute to give the Eastern European the automatic ticket to next year's World Cup.
On the other hand, Ronaldo and his teammates would have to wait until March 2022, to pass through the playoffs stages.
What fans believe Ronaldo would have done
However, fans believe the Manchester United striker would have done better in the 92nd minute of the game instead of going directly on goal.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner got a cross from Joao Cancelo as he chested the ball and hit it way off target with a volley.
What fans said on social media
Supporters on social media were not happy with the outcome of the build-up as they believe Ronaldo should have passed the ball.
On fan on social media said:
“He literally ruined the entire play before it started just for a chance to take off his shirt.”
A second commented:
“I have no idea what he did that, he literally ruined the chance of equalising.”
While the third added:
“This decision is probably the worst one he could’ve made. He wants to be the hero so bad.”
Serbian team offered 1m to beat Portugal in their backyard
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Serbia national team have been offered €1million to beat Portugal in their last 2022 World Cup qualifier at the Estadio Jose Alvalade, Mirror.
The Portuguese side are top of the group with a superior goal-difference and a draw for Cristiano Ronaldo and co will seal their passage to Qatar next year.
The Eastern European side have now been offered a huge incentive to beat their rivals on their home soil on Sunday, November 14.
Source: Sports Brief News