The player did not participate in training with the other castmates and became a doubt for his World Cup debut
The World Cup knocked on the door and invaded the home of football lovers, several teams and their respective stars have already entered the field, some are still waiting for the day and time to play in the World Cup. However, despite the eminent joy that the sport brings, there is no denying that this is also being the ‘witch is loose’ Cup, with the diversity of injuries that cut some important names from the tournament, the concern is such that anything felt by an athlete causes an alarm.
That’s what happened in training this morning (22), of the Portuguese national team. Coach Fernando Santos led the activity of his team, which is in Group H of the tournament, alongside Uruguay, Ghana and South Korea. The Portuguese will make their debut next Thursday (24th), at 1pm, against Ghana and, in training this morning, an unusual absence was noted.
This is Nuno Mendes, the PSG athlete was not present among his teammates for another day of preparation for the debut. According to information, Nuno was spared due to muscle pain, pain that was caused due to efforts during the last few days, something that ended up making Santos take this attitude with his athlete.
The defender even did some training, but it was different and lighter than the others, he was only in the gym strengthening his muscles. The other athletes, including Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, continued to work with the ball normally aiming for the game, the information was given by the Portuguese Football Federation. Who will lift the cup? Make your predictions with this Qatar 2022 World Cup simulator
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