Ghana’s manager says he “doesn’t care” about Cristiano Ronaldo when asked about the Portuguese ahead of their World Cup clash against Portugal.
Ghana Coach Otto Ado and Captain Andre Ayew are looking forward to their opening game against Portugal tomorrow.
Addo: I don’t care (about the Cristiano Ronaldo distraction) pic.twitter.com/1ssLuHN53a
— Lolade Adewuyi (@Jololade) November 23, 2022
In their opening Group H match on Thursday in Qatar, Otto Addo’s team will take on the superstar’s Portugal team, and the former Borussia Dortmund player has claimed the controversy surrounding Ronaldo hasn’t been a hindrance.
Ronaldo has dominated headlines at the World Cup after a bombshell interview in which he made a series of astonishing statements about Manchester United, leading to his contract being terminated by mutual consent.
There will be much interest in how the Portugal star will play in Qatar.
Many have also suggested his antics may have been a distraction for his Portugal teammates.
📰 Cristiano Ronaldo has been in the headlines a lot in the past few weeks
— WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) November 24, 2022
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However, the Ghana boss made it clear that his side haven’t even given their opponent’s drama a second thought.
“I don’t know and to be honest I don’t care,” he laughed in response to the reporters question on the Portugal star.
“It is not our problem and I don’t think it is a big problem. Everybody wants to win.
“No matter what happens, it’s a big stage, a big game at World Cup level so I don’t think normally this can distract anybody.”