Cristiano Ronaldo, the captain of Portugal, referred to their opening World Cup group match against Ghana as the “most difficult” of the entire tournament.
On Thursday, November 24, 2022, at Stadium 974 in Doha, the opening match of Group H will feature Portugal and Ghana.
The 37-year-old said while discussing Portugal’s prospects of winning the World Cup that the squad must concentrate on winning their first match against Ghana, which he regarded as the “most difficult.”
“I believe our national team has tremendous potential to win the World Cup. We will see. I believe we can. I have that hope, that belief, ” he stated.
“But like these competitions always teach us; we must think calmly. We must think and focus on the first group game. We must think about the Ghana game which is the most difficult one.
He stated “We must start well, gain some confidence and we will go from there”.