Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Manchester United following controversial interview; Here’s what he said


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The Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo is confirmed to leave the club.

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The Portuguese footballer will leave the club with immediate effect.

On Tuesday, November 22, 2022, the club confirmed in a statement that Ronaldo will leave Manchester United by mutual agreement.

The 37-year-old Portuguese professional footballer, Ronaldo has faced intense criticism over his recent interview with British journalist Piers Morgan.

This will mark a bitter end to the Portugal captain’s second spell at Old Trafford after he opened up about how he felt betrayed by the club.

On Tuesday, November 22, 2022, Manchester United Club released a statement saying, “Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect.”

Thanking the player, the club continued, “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 club concluded.

The 37-year-old also issued his own statement on his official Twitter account which reads, “Following conversations with Manchester United we have mutually agreed to end our contract early.”

“I love Manchester United and I love the fans, that will never ever change. However, it feels like the right time for me to seek a new challenge,” he said, “I wish the team every success for the remainder of the season and for the future.”…

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