Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahovic is one of the most prestigious strikers in Europe at the moment, but he had an unforgettable night at Luz Stadium for days, when Serbia beat Portugal in their last FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier and made direct access, beating Portugal. to the play-off.
In statements to the Serbian newspaper, telegraph, Vlahovic recounts the words he exchanged with Cristiano Ronaldo at the end of the match, when the captain of the national team was naturally upset. And the striker confirms the clarifications made by Fernando Santos, who made it clear at the time that Ronaldo was angry, yes, but for this goal months ago did not count in the match against Serbia.
“My dad always told me that after every game, whether I win or lose, I have to say hi to the opponent and the referee. I always do that. I went to him and was very nervous and angry. He just told me, you know, that the unscoreable goal in Belgrade should have been counted, Which could have changed everything. I wished him luck in the play-offs and told him they would pass, because they have one of the best players in the world,” he said.
About the victory, he said that he did not even know where to turn in the end. “It was a great night, to be able to have a great competition, to beat Portugal at home in a match that led to qualification. It was a great achievement, but we are still only at the beginning. We spend a little time playing together, with time it will be all Something in its place. We have a good group and are very united,” he explained, saying that coach Dragan Stojkovic made a joke in the dressing room before the match, which made everyone comfortable to approach the match.
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