Portugal’s press officer has refused to permit Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes to reply questions on Cristiano Ronaldo in English and has deactivated the FIFA translator.
The stunning incident occurred in the course of the Portuguese nationwide crew’s pre-match press convention forward of the World Cup opener in opposition to Ghana.
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A British journalist was given the ground and shortly apologized for asking in English.
However the Portuguese press secretary shook his head and insisted that Fernandes is not going to reply in English.
The journalist, nevertheless, continued to insist asking the playmaker if he’s fearful in regards to the state wherein Manchester United will discover on his return after Ronaldo’s exit and the membership’s sale.
The 28-year-old replied in Portuguese however the FIFA translator was surprisingly turned off.
Portugal’s World Cup preparations had been impacted by Ronaldo’s fallout with the Crimson Devils following his bombshell interview with TV persona Piers Morgan.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner tore the membership other than prime to backside in a revealing encounter.
Portugal supervisor Fernando Santos and several other of his gamers have been questioned over their captain’s controversial statements.
Fernandes has already snapped at an interviewer after being requested about his teammate.
The midfielder has been questioned about his seemingly icy and awkward encounter with Ronaldo after they met within the worldwide squad.
However the former Sporting Lisbon star has insisted there aren’t any issues between him and his former Previous Trafford team-mate as each are targeted on the World Cup.
This initially appeared in The Solar and has been reproduced with permission
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