Buck up your ideas, Cristiano! United star must do better, insists Queiroz

04 March 2009 03:27
Carlos Queiroz has told Cristiano Ronaldo to pull his socks up when he plays for Portugal.[LNB]Ronaldo has failed to transfer his superb Manchester United[LNB]form on to the international stage as his country struggles to qualify for the next year's World Cup.[LNB]Despite hitting 15 goals for United this season, the World Player of the Year has yet to score for his country in their qualifying campaign and Queiroz is not impressed.[LNB] Struggles: Cristiano Ronaldo has under-performed for Portugal[LNB] Ronaldo determined to land the famous five after United's Wembley win over Spurs[LNB]Cup Final referee Foy was wrong to book me for diving, says Ronaldo[LNB]MANCHESTER UNITED FC NEWS FROM ACROSS THE NET[LNB] 'I want to see Cristiano working harder and producing more for the team," the former United No2 said. 'That should be his objective when he plays for us next.'[LNB] Portugal have won just once on the road to South Africa and, ahead of a crunch clash with Sweden at the end of the month, Queiroz has urged Ronaldo and United team-mate Nani to put the team back on track.[LNB]'There is no reason why Ronaldo, Nani, Simao or Maniche should not play well for Portugal because they seem to perform for their clubs and it is unexplainable,' he added.[LNB] [LNB]  

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