Though Ronaldo shined at Euro 2020 with 5 targets for Portugal. Nevertheless, “European Brazil” nonetheless needed to cease from the 1/8 spherical after a 0-1 loss to Belgium.
Lower than 24 hours after Portugal was eradicated, the Juventus star made his first assertion with a letter on his private web page: “We did not get the outcomes we wished and have been out of the sport. However we’re pleased with our journey, we did every thing to defend the championship. We introduced quite a lot of pleasure to the Portuguese within the group stage.
Our followers tirelessly cheered on the house group from begin to end. We ran and fought to repay the belief they positioned in us. It is inconceivable to get in every single place all of us need. Congratulations to Belgium and good luck to all of the groups that made it by way of. As for us, we’ll come again stronger.”
Instantly after posting, Ronaldo’s letter obtained greater than 1 million likes on Fb, greater than 5 million likes on Instagram and 1000’s of feedback from followers. Most individuals ship their phrases of encouragement and hope that he and his teammates will come again robust.
Within the speedy future, Portugal would be the goal of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Europe. Though ‘Selecao’ couldn’t efficiently defend the championship, Ronaldo nonetheless skilled a particularly profitable EURO 2020 personally.
With 5 targets scored, CR7 has equaled the file of 109 targets on the nationwide group stage set by the Iranian legend Ali Daei. This yr’s match additionally noticed Ronaldo formally grow to be the best striker in EURO historical past with 14 targets.