The Three Lions of England are not World Cup contenders ahead of the next edition in Qatar at the end of next year according to Brazil football legend Ronaldo de Lima. The 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar will hold as from November 21 through to December 18, 2022 and Ronaldo believes that England won’t win the tournament. Ronaldo made this known in his latest interview as he said that only the English press is pushing the national football team as a contender ahead of the World Cup tournament in Qatar next year. Ronaldo is a legend of Brazil football having won two FIFA World Cup tournaments in addition to being the co-owner of Spanish La Liga side Real Valladolid. Brazil football legend Ronaldo won his first FIFA World Cup tournament at the 1994 edition in the United States of America as a teenager. Unlike the 1994 FIFA World Cup tournament in the United States of America, Brazil football legend Ronaldo was the main man as Brazil won a fifth FIFA World Cup title at the 2002 edition in South Korea and Japan. Ronaldo scored twice in the final to lead Brazil to the trophy via a 2-0 win over Germany.

On his contenders for the FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar, Ronaldo called his native Brazil in addition to 2014 finalists Argentina, defending champions France, European champions Portugal, number one ranked team in the world Belgium, 2010 champions Spain and 2014 champions Germany. On the darkhorses, Ronaldo is hoping that African countries like Nigeria, Algeria and Senegal will finally show their qualities on the world stage. He also talked about Mexico breaking their last 16 jinx at the FIFA World Cup.