After Cristiano Ronaldo’s surprise interview broadcast this week, the Portuguese is supported by former teammate Iker Casillas, who reminds everyone of his five Ballon d’Or pasts.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s confessions to journalist Piers Morgan caused a lot of ink to flow. So much so that Manchester United is considering imposing a penalty on their player who is currently in Qatar to play in the World Cup for the fifth time. If the Portuguese scratches a lot of people (Ten Hag, the club, the youth …), he still finds support, in particular that of his former Real Madrid teammate, Iker Casillas.
in columns BrandThe former Spain international noted that the five-time Ballon d’Or is still an exceptional striker at the age of 37. “It seems that Cristiano came to the World Cup as a guest and people don’t count on him for everything he does at Manchester United, but when people talk about Chris they forget about him. What He did, the former Real Madrid goalkeeper recalls. Come on, don’t forget, because he knows what he did. But I still want him in my team. Cristiano still has enough energy to play at the highest level.”
Elanga on his teammate’s bed
The former La Roja captain isn’t the only one backing the Portuguese star. Earlier this week, the Swedish winger for Manchester United Anthony Elanga (20) A response to Cristiano Ronaldo’s criticism of the new generation. Although he is in the age group targeted by CR7, the Scandinavian international says he understands Portuguese.
Anthony Elanga told Swedish media: “Cristiano talks about youth in general Aftonbladet. We are the new generation. I’m still 100% focused on what I’m doing but I can understand what he’s saying. There are cell phones, and a lot of new technology. It is easy for young players to get distracted and lose focus. The United guys are listening but I see what he means. For the Swedish international (eight matches – one goal), this clash changes nothing with the Ballon d’Or five times: “It hasn’t changed. For me, it’s still Cristiano Ronaldo. It helped me a lot, ”concludes the young red devil.
What are CR7 penalties?
According to several English-language media including the athlete, Manchester United intends to terminate the player’s contract, without paying him a single euro in return, and is working in this direction with his advisors. The guardian, which also raises this possible expulsion, goes further. According to the newspaper, United have hired lawyers to take CR7 to court after his sensational remarks.