All is not well between Cristiano Ronaldo and the football team Manchester United. On November 13, while conversing with Piers Morgan for the TalkTV tell-all, he made some shocking statements. During the interview Morgan asked if the team is trying to force him out, the athlete then responded,” Yes. Not only the coach (Erik ten Hag) but the other two or three guys there around the club…I felt betrayed.” This 35-minute clip has been storming the internet since then.
After that, the team also criticized his claim and released a statement “The club will consider its response after the full facts have been established. Our focus remains on preparing for the second half of the season and continuing the momentum, belief, and togetherness being built among the players, manager, staff, and fans.”- the MU said.
On November 22, the socar club released a statement where they revealed that he is no longer part of them. Ronaldo’s exit from the team amid the 2022 FIFA World CUP is really hard for the fans to digest.
Manchester United thanked Cristiano Ronaldo for his contribution to the team in the statement
On November 22, the team released a statement on their official website.
The statement follows, “Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect.
The club thanks him for his immense contribution across two spells at Old Trafford, scoring 145 goals in 346 appearances, and wishes him and his family well for the future.
Everyone at Manchester United remains focused on continuing the team’s progress under Erik ten Hag and working together to deliver success on the pitch.”
The 37-year-old athlete is currently representing Portugal in the ongoing Qatar 2022 World Cup. However, he hasn’t publicly talked about his departure yet. Also as per the speculations, this year’s world cup is going to be Cristiano’s final time.