CR7 refuses the handshake on the sidelines

Controversial curtain just before Manchester United-Liverpool: the Portuguese “avoids” the Liverpool flag during the warm-up

Cristiano Ronaldo wanted to get the bill to pay Jamie Carragher live on national TV: in the pre-match of Manchester United-Liverpool in fact, the Portuguese stopped on the sidelines to greet some correspondents (and ex-teammates) of the English TV. CR7 shook hands with all but one, namely the former Liverpool captain. The tension between the two is palpable and stems from Carragher’s critical statements against Ronaldo: “No club wants Ronaldo and maybe not even Manchester“, had commented the former defender during the summer.

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Comments that will certainly have reached the ears of CR7, which has repeatedly reacted controversially – mainly with Instagram comments – to some insinuations from the British media during a rather troubled summer. The Portuguese would like to leave Carrington as soon as possible, prompted by the exclusion of the Red Devils from this year’s Champions League. The problem, however, remains finding an accommodation that can align with his pedigree. In Manchester United-Liverpool, the match culminated with the shock victory of the Red Devils 2-1, CR7 assisted from the bench until the 85th minute. “For me, his age is not a problem. If you are young or old, if you continue to play well you are still good enough”, said the coach. Erik Ten Hag. The Dutchman reiterated the centrality of Ronaldo despite yesterday’s exclusion, stating that the Portuguese can easily adapt to his game: “Throughout his career, under different managers, he has played in different styles and systems. He has always done well. , so why can’t he do it? “.

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