“I had heard about him and I saw that the kid was a good participant”

Portugal will face Morocco on Saturday, at 6:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. in Lisbon), at the Al Thumama Stadium, in Doha, Qatar, in the third quarterfinal match of the 2022 World Cup, which will probably be held. offered 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 vivid future”, stated former Portuguese-Moroccan participant Hassan Nader, who performed along with his father from Portugal. ahead to Farense.

“His son [Manuel Ramos] he’s doing very nicely and is a nice scorer. I assume it is going to be troublesome for him to remain at Benfica this season, as he’s a proficient and future kid. Scoring a hat-trick at the World Cup is just not for everybody. Gonçalo Ramos is able to proceed making a good profession. I do not want him the greatest in opposition to Morocco [risos]”, he grew to become recognized to Lusa’s group as the greatest African winner in the Portuguese First League, with 94 targets in 219 video games shared between Farense (1992-1995 and 1997-2004) and “incarnados” (1995-1997).

Hassan Nader shared the locker room with Manuel Ramos in the 1997/98 and 1998/99 seasons, throughout the time of the Spaniard Paco Fortes in the Algarve’s technical administration, whereas Gonçalo Ramos, grandson of Matias, former athlete and supervisor. of Olhanense, was not but born.

The 21-year-old striker arrived at the 2022 Mundial with the title of the greatest “winner” at Benfica in 2022/23, having scored 14 targets in 21 matches in varied competitions for the chief of the I Liga, the competitors he performed in. leads the workforce in scoring, with 9 targets.

“I already heard about him and I saw that this kid was a good participant. He is a part of Benfica that is doing nicely. I assume that this season is Benfica, which has achieved very nicely in the Champions League. The kid has scored targets. Goals and I favored him a lot.

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

The fourth Portuguese to attain not less than three nook kicks in World Cups, after Eusébio (1966), Pauleta (2002) and Cristiano Ronaldo (2018), the Olhão-born striker had already scored his aim. in the victory in opposition to Nigeria (4-0), on November 17, in Alvalade, in the solely competitors to arrange for the remaining stage.

Gonçalo Ramos grew to become the second youngest participant to attain a hat-trick to qualify for a main worldwide match, behind Pelé, who did the similar at the age of 17, when he helped Brazil beat France. (5-2) 1958 half earlier than successful the first of three world titles in the remaining with hosts Sweden.

“I saw the first sport in opposition to Ghana and they had a probability to win 3-2. I did not like Portugal, they did a little higher in different video games. Now, in the final one I was shocked. How is it doable that Switzerland misplaced 6-1? They are a troublesome opponent, however this it does not imply something, as a result of we’re in the “quarter” and everybody likes”, emphasised Hassan Nader.

Gonçalo Ramos began as a starter in the nook, taking the common place of Cristiano Ronaldo, who got here on for João Félix in the 74th minute, a day after coach Fernando Santos admitted he did not like “something” about the administration model. once they had been changed and defeated by South Korea (1-2), in Group H.

“Cristiano Ronaldo is now 38 years previous. Although it’s not simple, since he was a quick and very quick participant, he should settle for this and handle the finish of his profession. Age doesn’t forgive. Therefore, he should deal with the workforce. himself, as a result of he’ll perpetually be in the historical past of soccer worldwide and not Portuguese soccer, he did a lot for Portugal, the nationwide flag and the island of Madeira. the world is breaking all information, however he has to complete his final World Cup nicely”, he lamented.

The starter in the earlier three video games was performed by Portugal in Qatar, when he was launched in the second spherical, Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t miss a sport to “rely” in the principal worldwide competitors of nationwide groups since Euro2004, at the time. he doesn’t have a membership, having terminated his contract with Manchester United.

“It’s a disgrace as a result of I’m a large fan and a lot of individuals in Morocco love him. Personally, I did not like him when he left Real Madrid. [no verão de 2018], as a result of he wished to remain there till his work was achieved. In current years, I assume that Cristiano Ronaldo has suffered from altering golf equipment, greater than pondering about soccer and taking part in”, complained the prime scorer in the Division I Division in 1994/95, with 21 targets for Farense.

Hassan Nader, 57, says that the holder of targets (118) and caps (195) in Portugal “should respect” the determination of Fernando Santos, though he remembers that “many instances” the Portuguese coach “did not have the braveness” to take him off the discipline “when he ought to” substituted”, maybe “out of respect or as a result of it was Ronaldo”.

“Changes in the beginning eleven in opposition to Morocco? It will depend on Fernando Santos. In any case, Portugal has a very wealthy workforce and fine quality gamers. With or with out Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal won’t have a drawback. Ambitions in the World Cup 2022? Take the choice and see the place the gamers are are taking part in. All, with out exception, characterize the principal European manufacturers. Therefore, Portugal is considered one of the favorites to win”, he confirmed.

Portugal will face Morocco on Saturday, at 6:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. in Lisbon), at the Al Thumama Stadium, in Doha, Qatar, in the third quarterfinal match of the 2022 World Cup, which will probably be held. offered by Facundo Tello of Argentina.

If the Portuguese defeated Switzerland (6-1) in the “eighth”, and confirmed that they’ve achieved the greatest thrice in eight occasions, the Africans left Spain on Tuesday (3-0 in the penalty shootout) , after 0-0. in additional time).


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