Roma boss Mourinho sends big message Ronaldo ahead of next season in Serie A

Roma boss Mourinho sends big message Ronaldo ahead of next season in Serie A

Akan Anwankwo
June 12, 2021 at 2:28 AM
  • Jose Mourinho has jokingly told Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo to leave him alone in peace
  • The Portuguese manager will be working with Roma in the Serie A next season and his team is bound to play against Ronaldo
  • The Special One and the five-time Ballon d'Or winner were manager and player between the 2010 and 2013 term at Real Madrid

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Jose Mourinho will be facing one of his oldest enemies Cristiano Ronaldo when the Serie A resumes next season, AS.

And the Special One has jokingly made a plea to the Juventus striker to leave him in peace when the new season kicks off.

The pair worked together at Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013 and won La Liga and Cop del Rey.

Roma boss Mourinho sends big message Ronaldo ahead of next season in Serie A
Jose Mourinho will worry a lot about Ronaldo when Roma play Juventus next season. Photo by Peter Powell and Gualter Fatia
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Mourinho and Cristiano were opposing figures when the Portuguese manager returned to Chelsea and his brief spell with Man United.

And the five-time Ballon d'Or winner did damage to the teams of his former boss. While speaking to talkSPORT Mourinho joked:

“He should leave Italy now and leave me in peace.!"

The Roma manager also praised the 36-year-old's goalscoring form at the top level of the game despite his age.

Mourinho added:

“Everybody says, and I say the same, he’s not 25 any more. He’s 36. He doesn’t score 50 goals, but how many did he score? 35.
“The record is incredible, the numbers speak by itself.”

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Jose Mourinho's mural has been vandalized by suspected fans in Rome as the rivalry between new Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri and the Portuguese could begin the new season, Daily Star, Daily Mail.

The Special One who was newly appointed as Roma boss was immediately honoured with a mural of himself riding a Vespa in Roma colours.

And the mural was painted by Roman street artist Harry Greb in the style of Gregory Peck from A Roman Holiday. had earlier reported that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have always been at loggerheads in terms of setting and breaking each other's records, Sports Keeda.

The Portuguese and Argentine have brought the world of football under their feet without any close challenger in the last dozen of years.

The debate about who is the better between the pair has gone endless among the fans and its hard to pin-point who to hand the G.O.A.T status.

However, Messi has an unbeatable record his fiercest record Ronaldo will not be able to surpass as he gets closer to his retirement age.

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