Cristiano Ronaldo exchanged a few words with the Belgium goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, at the end of the game between Portugal and the Belgian Football Team, which took place this Sunday, June 27, at La Cartuja Stadium, in Seville, Spain.
The quinas team said goodbye to the reconquest of the European title and the Union of European Football Associations (EUFA) shared on social media images of the conversation between the captain of the Portuguese national team and number one, the guardian of the Belgian goal.
“Lucky, huh? The ball didn’t want to go in today. Good luck”, shot the Portuguese international as he greeted his opponent with a hug.
The conversation, which could have gone unnoticed, was captured by the cameras and was eventually posted on the Internet. See the moment below:
“[The ball] didn’t want to go in today.”
— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) June 27, 2021
Portugal was removed from the round of 16 of the Euro2020 championship, losing to Belgium by 1-0, with a goal by Thorgan Hazard, in the 42nd minute.
Cristiano Ronaldo thanks support: “We are proud of our path”
The Portuguese athlete resorted to social media to make a special thanks to the fans and congratulated Belgium for the triumph.
“We didn’t get the result we wanted and we left the competition sooner than we wanted. But we are proud of our journey, we gave everything to renew the European Champions title and this group proved that it can still give much joy to the Portuguese. Our fans were tireless in the support the team from start to finish. It was for them that we ran and fought for, in order to live up to the trust they placed in us. It was not possible to get where we all wanted, but here is our sincere and profound thanks. Congratulations to Belgium and good. luck for all the teams that remain in the competition. As for us, we’ll come back stronger. Force Portugal!”, can be read on his personal Instagram page.
Text: Carolina Sousa; Photos: Instagram Play
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