World Cup 2022 Playoff Draw: A tough situation for Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal

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Europe’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers have resulted in Portugal and Italy being placed in Path C, meaning one of them will not qualify for the Qatar World cup.

Manchester United and Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo will have to beat Turkey in their first match to face Italy vs North Macedonia if they are to qualify for the World Cup this year.

Ronaldo, 36, is hoping his country will not be able to qualify for the final World Cup.

Portugal failed to climb to the top of their qualifiers after losing 2-1 to Serbia in Lisbon on November 14, conceding a goal by Aleksandar Mitrovic’s long-running goal, which saw the Serb’s book a place in Qatar.

Now with a tough qualifying bracket comprising Italy Euro 2020 winners Italy, Portugal faces a chance of missing out on the Finals of the World Cup after qualifying for the last five consecutive tournaments.

Since 2006, Cristiano Ronaldo has been at the heart of Portuguese international football and will need teammates in good form if they are to win two games between them and Qatar.

The World Cup without the participation of Portugal and Italy has been confirmed, now football fans will see which nation gets the right to play in Qatar next year.

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