- Jose Mourinho has reportedly tipped Ronaldo to win Copa America if Portugal participates in the tournament, this is according to Sports Keeda
- The Portuguese gaffer suggested that top European countries should be invited as guest nations to make it more competitive
- Messi's Argentina finished in a disappointing third position at the just concluded tournament in Brazil
Jose Mourinho has reportedly tipped Cristiano Ronaldo to win Copa America if Portugal are given the chance to play in the CONMEBOL competition, Sports Keeda is reporting.
According to a post by Sportskeeda on the media official Facebook page, which was observed by Legit.ng, the 56-year-old suggested that the South American football body CONMEBOL should make Copa America competitive by adding top European teams instead of Asian sides.
Mourinho is currently without a job since he was sacked as Manchester United manager last December following a 3-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield.
"If CONMEBOL want to increase their audience and make #copaamerica competitive, they should invite European Teams, invite Spain, invite France, invite Portugal. If they invite Portugal, Cristiano might win a Copa America before Messi," Sportskeeda quoted.
But after a search, Legit.ng team could not find any quotes about it, so it may be fake and we are still waiting for the confirmation.
Messi is yet to win a silverware for his country Argentina as they finished in a disappointing third position at the just concluded tournament in Brazil.
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The Barcelona captain accused CONMEBOL of corruption, adding that the body designed the competition for the host nation after their 2-0 semi final defeat.
On the other hand, Ronaldo helped Portugal win the maiden edition of the UEFA Nations League following their 1-0 win over the Netherlands in the final.
The Juventus striker had also led his team to glory at the 2016 edition of the European Championships, breaking Portugal's jinx of winning a silverware in their rich footballing history.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly rejected an £88 million offer to become the next Guangzhou Evergrande's next manager.
The Portuguese tactician has been out of job since December 2018 after parting ways with the Red Devils over growing tension at Old Trafford.
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