The moment is historic and the photographers wanted to capture it. Cristiano Ronaldo came on as a substitute in the round of 16 between Portugal, which he captains, and Switzerland in Lusail this Tuesday. Dozens of photographers present around the lawns wanted to capture the moment, giving way to… their photos, which were impressive, to say the least, below.
During the national anthem, and especially Portugal’s, which was played first, photographers huddled together, snapping at the security chain that separated them from the players. The coach of the Seleção, Fernando Santos, even had to calm down the enthusiasm of the photographers, dressed in a green shirt.
To spot Ronaldo in some photos, note that he is to the left of Joao Mario and to the right of the tall (1.89m) Rui Patricio. The five-time “Ballon d’Or” received in the 74th minute of the game, when Portugal was initially on the bench, held an attacking festival against the Swiss (6-1) and will meet Morocco in the FIFA quarter-finals. cup, world.
Source: Le Figaro
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