Cristiano Ronaldo suffers from one “stomach upset”, announced on Wednesday afternoon that the Portuguese Federation (FPF) informed of his absence from the training session scheduled for the start of the evening. But at a press conference, Fernando Santos was clearer: “Ronaldo has gastroenteritis, it’s something that leaves players very weak, they lose a lot of fluid, it weakens themexplained the Portuguese coach. He is in his room to rest and recover. He won’t be ready for tomorrow (Thursday against Nigeria). »
Another setback for the captain of the Seleção, coming off a failed start to the season with Manchester United. And for the 50,000 spectators expected at the José-Alvalade stadium, Sporting Portugal’s stadium. Portugal attack the World Cup on November 24 against Ghana.