Cristiano Ronaldo was criticised for his behavior after Man United’s 2-2 draw with Everton.
Following Manchester United’s 2-2 draw with Everton, Cristiano Ronaldo has been chastised once more for his behavior.
Former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn has blasted Cristiano Ronaldo for his demeanor following Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Everton before the international break. Following starting the afternoon on the bench, the Portuguese star stormed off the pitch after the game.
Since his return from Juventus this summer, Ronaldo has wowed Old Trafford with his early displays.
The 36-year-old has already scored five goals for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side, but despite the ex-Real Madrid star keeping United’s Champions League campaign alive by scoring a late winner against Villarreal just days before, the Norwegian benched him for the Premier League meeting with Everton.
At the end of the Everton game, Ronaldo was visibly unhappy, and his reaction has added to the pressure on Solskjaer.
After his post-match rant against the Toffees, Winterburn has become the latest former star to condemn Ronaldo’s mentality.
“I’m not sure why Cristiano Ronaldo refused to shake anyone’s hand after the Everton match, especially if they offered.” Winterburn said Paddy Power, “I think he should’ve shaken their hands.”
“You may become frustrated and dissatisfied with what has occurred at times. His dissatisfaction was most likely due to the outcome and the fact that he didn’t start the game.
“Because Manchester United was winning at home, the Everton outcome must be viewed as a loss of points.” This can’t happen all of the time if they want to be regarded a title-challenging team; otherwise, they’ll fall short.
“I believe they’ll come up short in the end.” When the other three best clubs are called upon, they will routinely scrape up results.” Away from Manchester, Ronaldo rediscovered his smile on Saturday night when he broke yet another international record for Portugal.
In Portugal’s 3-0 friendly triumph over 2014 World Cup hosts Qatar, Ronaldo scored his 112th international goal.
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Solskjaer’s decision to sit Ronaldo was brought back into the spotlight before of the game by Portugal manager Fernando Santos, who appeared to criticize United’s choice not to start him against Everton.
Despite repeated criticism and a bad run of form, United football director John Murtagh backed Solskjaer just a few weeks ago.
“Brinkwire Summary News” says, “[We] need to preserve control, don’t get carried away.”