Cristiano Ronaldo has snubbed another football legend as he shares his feelings about media criticism with Gary Neville, the latest addition.
The Manchester United striker has endured a difficult season so far in which his high-profile fallout with head coach Erik ten Hag has made headlines around the world.
After being left out of the matchday squad against Chelsea last week, ex-United star Neville has been embroiled in a heated argument with Roy Keane for Sky Sports.
He criticized Ronaldo’s conduct after storming through the tunnel against Tottenham the previous week.
Apparently having heard Neville’s criticism, the 37-year-old made his own statement as he came to say hello to the Sky Sports squad ahead of the clash with West Ham.
He shook hands and hugs ex-Red Devil Louis Saha and ex-Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp before masking Neville as he headed into the warm-up.
Neville saw the fun side though and joked, “We’re off the Christmas card list anymore.”
Neville isn’t alone after being shunned by Ronaldo, however, with Jamie Carragher suffering a similar fate earlier this season.
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After watching history repeat itself, Carragher took to Twitter to poke fun at his Sky Sports colleague, saying, “Welcome to the ‘Ronaldo laundered’ club, @GNev2”, followed by two laughing emojis.
And Neville responded with two more laughing emojis and a handshake.
Given that Ronaldo rarely makes the headlines at the moment, it’s only a matter of time before another pundit is added to the striker’s list of villains.
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