Top German Defender Recalls Moment Cristiano Ronaldo Left Him Embarrassed After a Brutal Shirt Swap Rejection

Top German Defender Recalls Moment Cristiano Ronaldo Left Him Embarrassed After a Brutal Shirt Swap Rejection

  • Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly made Robin Gosens totally embarrassed by refusing a shirt swap during his time with Juventus in Serie A
  • The German defender who featured for Atalanta back then played against Ronaldo in the Serie A and has revealed the scenario in his latest autobiography
  • Ronaldo has since joined Manchester United and emerged as the club’s top scorer in the 2021/22 season

Inter Milan defender, Robin Gosens has revealed Manchester United striker, Cristiano Ronaldo made him feel small after refusing to swap shirts with him after a Serie A game.

The German defender who played for Atalanta back then detailed the awkward exchange in his autobiography Dreams Are Worthwhile.

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Robin Gosens revealed he was completely ashamed and went away feeling small after Cristiano Ronaldo rejected his plea to swap shirts with him. Photo by Mattia Ozbot
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Gosens according to a report via Daily Star explained he had approached Ronaldo for an innocent shirt swap after a game but the 5-time Ballon d’Or winner abruptly rejected his request without even looking at him.

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“After the final whistle I went to him… but Ronaldo did not accept. I asked: ‘Cristiano, can I have your shirt?’. He didn’t even look at me, he just said: ‘No!’.
“I was completely ashamed. I went away and felt small. You know that moment when something embarrassing happens and you look around to see if anyone noticed it? That’s what I felt and tried to hide it.”

Gosens and Ronaldo clashed for three seasons in the Italian Serie A when the Portuguese played for Juventus before sealing a move to Manchester United last summer.

David de Gea pokes fun at Ronaldo following his Instagram workout post

Meanwhile, Manchester United goalkeeper, David de Gea has taunted Cristiano Ronaldo over his latest post on social media which has gone viral Daily Mirror reports.

The Portugal captain shared a photo of himself in the gym working out and De Gea was quick to reply, sarcastically writing: "Missing a little gym!

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Cristiano Ronaldo keen to leave Manchester United

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Cristiano Ronaldo is keen on leaving Manchester United following their turbulent season, even though he was the club’s top scorer.

It was gathered that the former Real Madrid striker wants to leave the Old Trafford outfit and possibly link up with his former boss Jose Mourinho at AS Roma.

Mourinho led the Italian side to win the maiden edition of the European Conference league last season and the tactician is one man who knows how to utilize CR7.

Source: Sports Brief News