Portugal is my favourite team at FIFA World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo my favourite football player: Yuvraj Singh

Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh has revealed his favorite football team and player ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Yuvraj said Portugal is his favorite team and revealed that he is a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Nov 17, 2022 11:58 IST

Yuvraj has revealed that he is a big fan of Cristiano Ronaldo (Courtesy: Reuters)

By India Today Web Desk: Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh has revealed that Portugal is his favourite team at this year’s World Cup and said Cristiano Ronaldo is his favorite football player.

Yuvraj is known to be a fan of football and English giants Manchester United and recently commented on his favorites at this year’s tournament.

Speaking to Viacom18 Sports, which will be broadcasting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022â„¢ on Sports18 – 1 and JioCinema, former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh spoke about his favourite team and player.

Yuvraj said that Portugal was his favorite team at the tournament this year and Ronaldo is his favorite football player of all time. The former cricketer also opened up about the first World Cup he saw and it was in 2002 when Brazil defeated Germany to lift the trophy.

“Portugal is my favourite team at this World Cup and Cristiano Ronaldo is my favourite football player. The first FIFA World Cup I watched was when Brazil won the World Cup in 2002,” said Yuvraj.

Many view the FIFA World Cup 2022 as Ronaldo’s last chance to capture the prestigious trophy and Portugal has announced a strong team for the tournament.

The Superstar forward is expected to lead the attacking line and will have the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Bernardo Silva helping him out.

The full squad of Portugal for the tournament is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa (Porto), Jose SA (Wolves), Rui Patricio (Roma).

Defenders: Joao Cancelo (Manchester City), Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Pepe (Porto), Ruben Dias (Manchester City), Danilo Pereira (PSG), Antonio Silva (Benfica), Nuno Mendes (psg), R. Guerrerio (Dortmund)

Midfielders: Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Ruben Neves (Wolves), William (Real Betis), Palhinha (Fulham), Vitinha (PSG), Otavio (Porto), Matheus Nunes (Wovles), Joao Mario (Benfica).

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), Rafael Leao (AC Milan), Ricardo Horta (Braga), Andre Silva (RB Leipzig), Goncalo Ramos (Benfica).

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