Although after the victory (0:2) yesterday of the Portugal national team, Cristiano Ronaldo stated that the goal scored in the 54th minute against Uruguay should be registered to his name, but today (Tuesday) afternoon as part of another inspection - FIFA put an end to the claims and stated that The striker of the Portugal national team did not touch the ball at all during the move.
Remember, in the same move, Fernandes picked up a ball, which doubtless hit the head of the phenomenon on its way to the net.
Ronaldo who rushed to celebrate the goal claimed that the ball hit him, while at the same time a photo taken during the move showed that Ronaldo's hair did rub the ball a little.
Technology in the match ball used at the World Cup proved conclusively that Cristiano Ronaldo did not make any contact for Portugal's opener 👀 pic.twitter.com/52bDlF2ILO
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) November 29, 2022
The morning after, the delegation from Portugal demanded a re-examination and indeed with the help of a chip inside the ball, FIFA provided proof that there was no touch by Cristiano Ronaldo and the goal will finally be registered in Fernandez's name.
Did Cristiano Ronaldo get a touch?
— GOAL (@goal) November 28, 2022
FIFA's detailed announcement stated, among other things: "Using a special chip inside the Adidas ball, we can definitively see that there was no contact with the ball on the part of Cristiano Ronaldo.
No force was applied to the ball by him.
The IMU sensor allowed us to reach the required accuracy."
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