“I have heard about him and I see that the boy is a good participant”

Portugal will face Morocco on Saturday, at 6 pm native time (3 pm in Lisbon), at the Al Thumama Stadium, in Doha, Qatar, in the third match of the quarterfinals of the 2022 version of the essential nationwide staff match, which was refereed by Facundo Tello of Argentina.

Gonçalo Ramos, who scored a hat-trick in Portugal’s 6-1 defeat of Switzerland in the spherical of 16 of the 2022 World Cup, “has a vibrant future”, mentioned former Portuguese-Moroccan footballer Hassan Nader, who performed in his father from the Farense entrance.

“His son [Manuel Ramos] he is very good and he is a prime scorer. I suppose will probably be troublesome for him to remain at Benfica this season, as a result of he is a child with a lot of expertise and a future. Scoring a hat-trick in a World Cup is not for everybody. Gonçalo Ramos is able to proceed making a nice profession. I cannot simply want him luck towards Morocco [risos]”, Lusa company introduced the finest African scorer in the Portuguese First League, with 94 targets in 219 video games divided between Farense (1992-1995 and 1997-2004) and “incarnados” (1995 -1997).

Hassan Nader shared a locker room with Manuel Ramos in the 1997/98 and 1998/99 seasons, in the center of the season of the Spaniard Paco Fortes in technical command of the Algarve, when Gonçalo Ramos, grandson of Matias, former athlete and supervisor of Olhanense, not but born.

The 21-year-old striker arrives at the 2022 Mundial with the standing of Benfica’s finest “scorer” in 2022/23, having scored 14 targets in 21 video games in varied competitions taking part in for the chief of the I Liga, competitors the place he leads the desk of the finest scorers, with 9 targets.

“I have heard about him and I see that the boy is a good participant. He is a part of a Benfica that is doing effectively. I suppose that this season is Benfica, which is very good in the Champions League. The boy scored targets and I like him a lot.

On Tuesday, Gonçalo Ramos scored the first hat-trick of the Mundial’2022 (17, 51 and 67 minutes), with Pepe (33), Raphael Guerreiro (55) and Rafael Leão (90 + 2) tied the relaxation targets for Portugal, whereas Manuel Akanji scored Switzerland’s solely objective (58).

The fourth Portuguese to attain at the least thrice in a sport for the nook staff at World Cups, after Eusébio (1966), Pauleta (2002) and Cristiano Ronaldo (2018), the Olhão-born striker has already been topped the his excellent debut with a objective of success towards Nigeria (4-0), on November 17, in Alvalade, in the solely match to arrange for the ultimate spherical.

Gonçalo Ramos turned the second youngest ever to attain a hat-trick in qualifying for the largest worldwide match, behind Pelé, who did the similar at the age of 17, when he contributed to Brazil’s victory over France.( 5-2) in 1958 half earlier than profitable the first of three world titles in a ultimate with hosts Sweden.

“I noticed the first sport towards Ghana and they had been fortunate to win 3-2. I do not like Portugal, they improved a little in different video games. Now, on this final sport I was shocked. How is it attainable that Switzerland misplaced 6-1 ?It’s a sophisticated opponent, however that doesn’t suggest something, as a result of we’re in the “quarters” and everybody is favourite”, emphasised Hassan Nader.

Gonçalo Ramos made his debut as a starter in the nook staff, changing the traditional place of Cristiano Ronaldo, who changed João Félix in the 74th minute, a day after coach Fernando Santos admitted that he didn’t need the “actual that no matter” in the captain’s character. when he was changed in the loss towards South Korea (1-2), in Group H.

“Cristiano Ronaldo is now 38 years previous. While it is not simple, as a result of he is a quick and explosive participant, he has to simply accept that and handle the finish of his profession. Age is not forgiving. Therefore, he has to suppose about extra about the group than about himself, himself, as a result of he’ll perpetually be in the historical past of world soccer and not solely Portuguese soccer. He has achieved a lot for Portugal, for the nationwide flag and for the island in Madeira. He is a galactic man from one other. planet and continues to interrupt all information, however he should end his final World Cup effectively”, he appealed.

A starter in the three earlier matches performed by Portugal in Qatar, the place he was at all times substituted in the second half, Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t miss a match that would “rely” in a main worldwide competitors in nationwide groups since Euro2004, when he was with out a membership, after the finish of his contract with Manchester United.

“It’s a disgrace as a result of I’m a fan and a lot of individuals in Morocco like him. Personally, I did not like him when he left Real Madrid [no verão de 2018], as a result of he wished him to remain there till the finish of his profession. In latest years, I suppose that Cristiano Ronaldo has struggled with the adjustments at the membership, greater than considering about soccer and taking part in”, lamented the prime scorer of the I Division in 1994/95, with 21 targets for Farense.

Hassan Nader, 57, says that the report holder for targets (118) and caps (195) for Portugal “should respect” the determination of Fernando Santos, regardless of remembering that “many instances” the Portuguese coach “did not have the braveness” to take him off the pitch “when he deserved to be substituted”, both “out of respect or just because he is Ronaldo”.

“The adjustments to the beginning eleven towards Morocco? It is dependent upon Fernando Santos. In any case, Portugal has a very wealthy squad and gamers with good high quality. With or with out Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal has no issues. Dreams of the 2022 World Cup? Take the choice and see the place the gamers will play. All, with out exception, symbolize the nice emblems of Europe. Therefore, Portugal is one in all the favorites to win”, he assured.

Portugal will face Morocco on Saturday, at 6 pm native time (3 pm in Lisbon), at the Al Thumama Stadium, in Doha, Qatar, in the third match of the quarterfinals of the 2022 version of the essential nationwide staff match, which was refereed by Facundo Tello of Argentina.

If the Portuguese beat Switzerland (6-1) in the “eighth”, guaranteeing at the least their third finest efficiency in eight participations, the Africans additionally left Spain on Tuesday (3-0 on penalties shoot-out) , after 0-0 in additional time).


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