, author: Ermakova M.

Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to train with Portugal substitutes

He ended up on the bench in the World Cup round of 16 match against Switzerland.

Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo refused to participate in a recovery training session with reservists.

On December 6, he came out in the 74th minute of the 1/8 finals of the World Cup in Qatar against Switzerland (6:1) and, in accordance with playing time and workload, had to deal with substitutes.

However, Ronaldo insisted on recuperating in the gym along with the starting XI, according to the Daily Mail.