Despite winning the Ballon d’Or and Champions League this year, Cristiano Ronaldo who plays in the forward position for Real Madrid is optimistic that he will also win the international tournament that awaits him.
The superstar who is aged 29 is among the final 23 man squad of Portugal for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. As he travels to Brazil, Ronaldo is still in doubt when it comes to his physical and psychological fitness. There next week.
There are also unanswered questions when it comes his influence in the 2014 FIFA World Cup that commences. Ronaldo who is also the captain of Portugal is in agreement that his team is not among the favorite ones at the summer tournament.
Portugal are in the same world cup group as Ghana, Germany and United States. Ronaldo when being interviewed by sportlobster.com said that his dream is to ever win a title one day while still playing for his national team.
Ronaldo said that the group they were drawn in is very competitive however they will try their best despite the fact that they are not the favorite team. Ronaldo believes that the group is the strongest among the other groups of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
He however is hopeful that when they do take one step at a time, they will be able to scale to latter stages. He further said that their opening match against Germany is a very important match that should not just be taken lightly.
They will later have to face Ghana and United States to close the group matches. Ronaldo says that as a team, their main goal is to qualify for round 16 then other steps will follow. When they don’t pass the group level, their hops for reaching later stages will have been doomed.
The Portugal squad is already in Brazil and are much determined to pull surprises at this home of football. He says that the team as a whole has ambitions which when set on game basis will be a benefit to them.