A group of Iranian fans tried to disrupt the Portuguese team break by making noise outside the hotel. Their action seems to provoke a reaction from Cristiano Ronaldo.
Portugal will face Iran in Group B match at Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Both teams are still together a chance to qualify for the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup.
Portugal now occupy second place standings with four points, thanks to a 3-3 draw with Spain and a 1-0 win over Morocco. Meanwhile, Iran sits third with three points after a 1-0 win over Morocco and losing 1-0 to Spain.
Iran must win over Portugal to qualify for the last 16. Meanwhile, Portugal just need a draw to escape.
Trying to disrupt the preparation of his team-mates candidates, at least 50 Iranian supporters came to the hotel where the Portuguese team stayed at Saransk on Sunday (24/06/2018) . They make noise outside the hotel with vuvuzelas, trumpets, and drums.
The sound created by the fans was so loud that the Portuguese players heard it and were disturbed. Ronaldo, Portugal captain and goal scorer, also acted.
Ronaldo headed to the window of the hotel room and gave the code addressed to Iranian supporters. The Real Madrid star is asking fans not to be noisy as he and his teammates are resting.
Ronaldo will be the mainstay of Portugal to break into Iran’s goalkeeper. The 33-year-old striker has already packed four goals in two World Cup matches in 2018.