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'The Referee Asked For Ronaldo's Shirt!'

'The Referee Asked For Cristiano Ronaldo's Shirt!'

By Kurt Buckerfield - Jun 21, 2018 07:26 AM @KurtLaduma

Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been sensational so far at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and it now been claimed that the referee in Portugal's win on Wednesday asked if he can have the Real Madrid talisman's match shirt.

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The 33-year-old scored his fourth goal of the tournament in Portugal's Group B win over Morocco, latching on to a superb cross in the box four minutes into the match to score with his head.

Nordin Amrabat, who was one of the African side's better performers in the game, did not seem too pleased with referee Mark Geiger after he made a few dubious calls, and even claimed that the FIFA official asked Portugal defender Pepe if he can have Ronaldo's shirt.

"He was very impressed with Cristiano Ronaldo, I heard him ask Pepe at half-time if he could have Ronaldo's shirt," he said, according to Marca.

"I don't know what he normally does, but what are we talking about here? This is the World Cup, this isn't a circus."

Morocco goalkeeper Munir was also unhappy with the referee, whom he feels should not have awarded Ronaldo's goal.

"I am convinced that if things happened in the other area, another decision would have been made," he admitted.

"Especially with the goal, we think that Ronaldo fouls (Khalid) Boutaib who was closest to him, and this cost us.

"I haven't seen it but Boutaib said that he pushed him so hard that he was unable to clear the ball."

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Herve Renard's Morocco are the first team to be knocked out of the 2018 World Cup, following two losses in two games.

Do you think Morocco deserved to get something from their game against Portugal? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Jun 21, 2018 04:48 PM
Wow even referees wow, that's so sweet!
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Pirates_999 Joined: 08 Nov 2017
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Pirates_999 Jun 21, 2018 02:49 PM
Shame they just wanna say something about the King
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BIG-MIKE14_VERSUS EDITOR ROUND3 Jun 21, 2018 02:00 PM
Lol & it's normal for referees to ask for players' jerseys but they're not allowed to take it on the pitch & can only do so behind the scenes in the change rooms.
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MfanoYellow Jun 21, 2018 12:49 PM
I don't see a foul during that goal. Wake up baba, you are in Russia!!!
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MfanoYellow Joined: 16 Apr 2018
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MfanoYellow Jun 21, 2018 12:48 PM
This mampara is lying cold. The goal was legitimate, period. What is this mampara talking about. I guess he in dreamland hence they lost.
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Babewami Jun 21, 2018 12:44 PM
I am so happy the racist club is out of World Cup. In the 80's the applied for EU membership They voted against SA in hosting WC 2010 in 201 4 withdrew to host AFCON claiming there will be Ebola from African Animals. Let them go
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vijjox Jun 21, 2018 11:46 AM
The guy is fantastic even referee asked for a shirt! Thats another record
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chiefs is useless Joined: 11 Jul 2016
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chiefs is useless Jun 21, 2018 11:32 AM
The goal was perfect no doubt but if indeed the ref asked for CR7 jersey then he was out of line , must be called to book, this is world cup not some pls circus where the referees awarded illegal penalties to Fau And nothing gets done about it
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Thagalekgwara Jun 21, 2018 09:41 AM
Only referees wil make dis team go futher..Crynaldo & Refrees??same watsup group!!!9
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Soni_JX Jun 21, 2018 09:20 AM
This Nordien COW is a nyaope addict strus-god
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Mfanakamdala Jun 21, 2018 09:19 AM
Just put your tail in between your legs and GO HOME!
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Khosism Jun 21, 2018 09:11 AM
@LAPO_MOLEBATSI Egypt's exit was only confirmed in the game after this one, the one between Uruguay and Saudi. If Saudi won the game Egypt would have still had a chance to make it by goal difference. Unfortunately Saudi didn't win. Morocco was knocked out at the 2pm game and Egypt was knocked off at the 5pm game, thus Morocco was knocked out first
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leendomint Jun 21, 2018 09:05 AM
Goal keeper there's VAR, so if CR7 pushed your lying defender could have been picked up... This are the consequences of voting against South Africa to host the 2010 WC, This are the consequences of refusing to host the January 2015 AFCON and opted to host Club World Cup..
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KhothaKhosi Jun 21, 2018 08:57 AM
Nothing wrong in asking for a jersey, a Ref is also human and has kids who support CR7. So, he must get it for the kids back home. That is okay. The goal was clean, there is VAR also. Nothing goes below the radar at this world cup. Morocco must chill. Tough luck to them, they are out now.
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Sanchez Alexis Jun 21, 2018 08:51 AM
Nothing new here, a moving car is always barked at so keep moving CR7, the world is watching. This whining player is jealous that Ronaldo gets recognition globally.
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alizebucs1986 Jun 21, 2018 08:27 AM
Hbn Moroccans are loosing their Minds,i thought nyaope was only available here in Mzansi..which was are they talking about,and is it a problem for the Ref to ask for the Greatest player's jersey?
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vijjox Jun 21, 2018 08:10 AM
Jesus!!! Was there any foul?huh the goal was spectacular and Cr7 was kicked on his head actually he was the one fouled
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LAPO_MOLEBATSI Jun 21, 2018 07:48 AM
"Herve Renard’s team side is the first to be knocked out of the World Cup, following two losses in two games.." They are not the first team to be knocked out, come on man or maybe Egypt can still get to 6 points with 1 game left huh?

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