Rui Rio argued that “the Portuguese Government should have a very firm position with the United Kingdom”.

“I don't know if it's enough to change their position, now the UK has behaved and is behaving in a very unfair way towards Portugal”, he said.

For Rio, opening borders “just to play a football game they didn't want there”, the Champions League final, “is unfair, it's not correct and it's not a way to treat Portugal”.

For the president of the PSD, "the Government must take a very tough position, regardless of the mistake of having accepted the Champions League with the public" in Porto.

“We have almost half a million Portuguese in England who, during the holidays, usually come to their lands (…)”, he said.

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