Ronaldo, the painful twilight of a legend

STORY – It was from the bench that CR7 experienced the Portuguese demonstration (6-1) on Tuesday against Switzerland. Like a bitter end to a career.

Faintness. This is the feeling that ran through the stands of the huge Lusail stadium on Tuesday, during the Portuguese card against Switzerland (6-1), when the public demanded Cristiano Ronaldo as a gift, as for a jubilee. “It’s normal for people to come to the stadium to see him, to cheer him on, he’s the most famous player in all of history or even in sport! I don’t see what’s surprising», is surprised Bruno Fernandes. We are talking about the effect of a living legend, a monument whose CV and records would be too long and tedious to list. Except that Ronaldo hasn’t been Ronaldo for a long time. Logic ? Yes. Even the almighty CR7 is no match for Mother Nature, unbeatable…

At 37, he no longer has the speed, the athletic potential that was his. He’s the last one not to have understood it… That’s what makes the situation awkward, sad. And this even if it takes nothing away from the player he was, in the past. Story of an evening in the form of…

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