Cristiano Ronaldo Accuses Manchester United of Lack of Empathy During Illness of His Daughter

Cristiano Ronaldo Accuses Manchester United of Lack of Empathy During Illness of His Daughter

Martin Moses
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:16 PM
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo has accused Manchester United bosses of not showing empathy when his daughter was taken ill in July
  • Ronaldo was forced to skip preseason training after his young baby girl fell sick
  • At that time, it was rumoured that it was a ploy by the striker to force the club into selling him that summer

Remember when Cristiano Ronaldo skipped Manchester United's first pre-season training under Erik ten Hag and rumours were awash on social media that he wanted to quit the club?

Well turns out that his then three-month-old baby girl was ill and he was therefore forced to skip the Thailand and Australia tours.

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Cristiano Ronaldo with his daughter and partner Georgina Rodriguez. Credit, @Cristiano
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This is according to the celebrated striker, who has given his side of the story in a series of explosive attacks on the club.

Ronaldo sat down for an interview with Piers Morgan to lift a lid on various issues, key among them his relationship with ten Hag. And boy, he did not hold back.

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Family issue

He has explained that he was being forced out of the club and he had no intention of leaving. He only skipped training to be closer to his family. Credit to Manchester United, though, at that time, they had mentioned that it was a family issue that had kept Ronaldo away.

As Daily Mail reports, Ronaldo now says that the club showed no empathy at all. Ronaldo had revealed that he and his partner Georgina Rodriguez had gotten twins, but their son died during birth on April 18th.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has also revealed that the Royal Family sent him a note after the passing of his son.

Ronaldo vs ten Hag

Sports Brief has also reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has finally revealed his issues with Manchester United and, more specifically, Head Coach Erik ten Hag.

During the transfer window, it was rumoured that Ronaldo wanted to quit the club, but he has now denied the allegations and blamed ten Hag and top club officials for trying to force him out of the club.

In what is now expected to be a clear and complete severance of ties between the two parties, Ronaldo has said that he doesn't respect ten Hag.

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