In the aftermath of Saturday’s goal-line World Cup qualifier fiasco, Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister Katia Aveiro has criticized Portugal’s media. The Juventus star believed he had scored a late goal against Serbia, but it was denied. With replay videos showing the ball was a decent way in the back of the net, the incident has been a nationwide sensation, with supporters and commentators blasting the absence of goal-line technology and VAR.
Katia Aveiro, as she often does in scandals surrounding her brother, leaped to CR7’s defense after several critics commented on his temperament.
Disgusted by the officials’ bad judgment, he walked off, tossing the captain’s armband to the ground – which Aveiro tackled in a lengthy Instagram rant on Sunday.
After reminding her supporters that Ronaldo has always fought “tooth and nail” for their country, she went on to ridicule TV “analysts” who “dare to critique Cristiano’s attitude.”
She described Portugal as a “sad world” with “manipulative and blind media where some will be allowed [to do what they want] and others… [for them] nothing is allowed!”
Aveiro concluded by going off on a tangent about Portuguese history “Congratulations, Cristiano, on your outrage in Portugal’s defense yesterday! Continue, [those who want to make comments].”