The Chelsea defender added that he isn't bothered who they meet next.....Portugal qualified for the second round of the World Cup by drawing 0-0 with Brazil in their final game in Group G. In what was a dull encounter, the Portuguese did enough to pick up a point and qualified for the second round as group runners up.
Goal.com's Ewan Macdonald was present at the game in Durban and after the match he spoke to Portugal defender Ricardo Carvalho along with the other reporters. The Chelsea centre-back expressed his delight at having qualified for the knockout stages and hinted that he wouldn't lose sleep on who they will face next.
"Yes, of course [I am delighted with second round qualification]. A draw would have been enough for us, we knew that. Brazil are very strong but they had one or two results, like us, so I think a draw is a fair result.
"I can't control that [who we face in the second round], so we need to wait for tonight to decide what we can't control. Of course it would be better to be first, but you never know. We just have to wait."
Speaking on the England-Germany clash in the last 16, Carvalho stated that England have a real chance to beat their old adversaries and progress in the tournament.
"Of course, they can beat the Germans, but you never know in football," the Chelsea defender said before adding that he has not spoken to his club-mate John Terry and that he doesn't "even have his number."