Cristiano Ronaldo seemingly thought he had discovered the again of the web as soon as once more on the FIFA World Cup 2022 match when Portugal confronted Uruguay on Monday. Nevertheless, his second of elation turned to shock when teammate Bruno Fernandes was ultimately credited with the purpose thereby serving to Portugal register a 2-0 win.
It was Fernandes who curled in a cross from the left and the ball barely went over the top of the leaping Ronaldo and went into the web within the 54th minute to offer Portugal a 1-0 lead.
A grinning Ronaldo threw his arms within the air, suggesting he received the ultimate contact and was embracing Fernandes as a number of close-up replays have been being proven on the large screens in Lusail Stadium.
However when Fernandes’ identify flashed because the goalscorer, 37-year-old Ronaldo jokingly threw his arms up within the air and smiled.
Humorous sequence 😂😂
The referee confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo that he scored the purpose and he celebrates 🎉
Then the display screen exhibits Bruno Fernandes 🖥
— Argies Soccer 🇦🇷 (@ArgiesFootball) November 28, 2022
When Fernandes was requested in regards to the purpose, he mentioned, “I don’t actually suppose it issues who scored,” Fernandes mentioned in regards to the first purpose.
“The sensation on the time was that he (Ronaldo) touched the ball — I used to be crossing it to him — however what’s necessary was we moved into the following spherical and beat a really huge opponent.”
In the end, Adidas supplied proof that said that it was Fernandes who scored the purpose.
“Within the match between Portugal and Uruguay, utilizing the Related Ball Know-how housed in Adidas’s Al Rihla Official Match Ball, we’re capable of definitively present no contact on the ball from Cristiano Ronaldo for the opening purpose within the recreation,” it mentioned in an announcement launched.
“No exterior drive on the ball might be measured as proven by the shortage of ‘heartbeat’ in our measurements and within the connected graphic. The 500Hz IMU sensor contained in the ball permits us to be extremely correct in our evaluation,” the assertion added.
For the uninitiated, there’s a sensor put in contained in the match ball which claims to supply correct outcomes after being rigorously examined earlier than the World Cup.