English football club Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to leave the team with immediate effect. The club gave this information in a statement on Tuesday (22 November). Meanwhile, the American owners of Manchester United say they are open to selling the club.
Ronaldo faced severe criticism for his recent interview with British journalist Piers Morgan. It was only after the interview that it was said that he would not play for the club from now on.
Manchester United said in its statement, ‘Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Manchester United by mutual agreement with immediate effect.’ The club thanked him for his immense contribution during his two spells at Old Trafford. Ronaldo scored 145 goals in 346 matches for the team. Best wishes to him and his family for the future.
Ronaldo did not get a chance to play in many matches of the club this season. Interview given to famous journalist Piers Morgan, Ronaldo revealed many things and vented his anger. Ronaldo joined the club in 2021 after 12 years. He left Manchester United in 2009. After this he moved to Spain’s famous club Real Madrid. From there he again played for Italian club Juventus.