The Spanish media, El Mundo, revealed the reasons for the divorce of Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo and his historical agent, Jorge Mendes.
After his contract was terminated by mutual agreement with Manchester United on the sidelines of the 2022 World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo decided, contrary to all expectations, to continue his career in Saudi Arabia, at Al-Nasr club. A choice he made with the five-year Golden Ball without his historical agent, Jorge Mendes, who separated from him at the end of last year.
This Tuesday, daily El Mundo He reveals the reasons for this unexpected divorce. It must be said that the two men have progressed together for many years, with the Lusitan agent even being the godfather of one of CR7’s sons. According to Spanish media, the end of cooperation between them came after the former Real Madrid player issued an ultimatum to Jorge Mendes last summer. The Funchal native has reportedly ordered his former representative to take him to Chelsea or Bayern Munich.
The relationship between the Portuguese deteriorated after the interview that Cristiano Ronaldo had with Piers Morgan on November 16. A tackle that ended his adventure with Manchester United. El Mundo adds that “It’s not just a contract that’s expired.” Between CR7 and Mendes But much more: a parental, family and even business relationship. »