Jun 14 2018
Spain vs Portugal: Read What Iniesta Told Teammates About Ronaldo
Spain will start their World Cup campaign against Portugal on June 15 in Sochi and Iniesta is wary of facing the Euro 2016 champions.
The midfielder has faced Ronaldo many times in El Clasico, knowing exactly what the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has to offer for club and country.
“Portugal is a team that takes a lot to defeat and we will have to perform at the highest level. In a World Cup, any small thing can knock you out,” Iniesta told Cadena Cope.
“Cristiano is a fundamental player for any team he is in and for Portugal as well.”
“I will never close one hundred percent the door of the national team after the World Cup, but everything indicates that this will be the case,” he admitted.