Why Cristiano Ronaldo snubbed Jamie Carragher live on Sky Sports
- Ronaldo walked over to embrace Gary Neville and Roy Keane his former teammates but snubbed former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher.
- Carragher has been a regular critic of Ronaldo of late, citing the Portuguese as one of the problems Erik ten Hag needs to sort.
- The former Liverpool man was left shocked and jokingly said: “he blanked me!”
Erik Ten Hag benched Portuguese forward Ronaldo on home turf against Liverpool. But Ronaldo during warm-up, was an invited guest to sky sports live broadcast where he embraced former teammates, Gary Neville and Roy Keane.
The two Man United legends who were on their regular pundit’s duty were also with Jamie Carragher a regular critic of Ronaldo.
The new Man United manager – Erik Ten Hag started his final third lineup with Elanga, Marcus Rashford, and Jadon Sancho, Sancho, and Rashford saw the net while Elanga hit the post. Ronaldo was introduced in the 85th minute of the game.
In what was live on sky sports Ronaldo was seen going to the touchline to embrace his former teammates but blanked Carragher who was with his teammates as seen in the picture below.
He embraced Neville and Keane, but Carragher, who was standing in between them, was barely acknowledged.
“Knowing Cristiano Ronaldo, Jamie Carragher’s been very vocal about Ronaldo being the problem and stuff like that,” explained another former United teammate Rio Ferdinand on Vibe with Five.
Ferdinand says that it is out of the comments that Ronaldo has been seeing from the Liverpool legend that could have necessitated his move.
The Man United legend says that Ronaldo’s action is not regrettable as he’s been a victim of Caragher’s displeasure in his Man United return.
“Cristiano would’ve seen those comments and would’ve been thinking walking over there I’ll just let this guy know with a little… he needs to kind of calm him down, humiliate him and show him up, whatever way you want to dress it up live on TV.
“Cristiano is very calculated, he’s very aware of what’s going on, he’s not somebody who sits at home and switches off.”
“I’ve always said this, he uses social media and people’s comments as fuel to drive him on to be the best he’s done that since he was a young kid.” the former Man United defender said.
Jamie Carragher has been vocal and negative about the return of Ronaldo to Man United at some point alleging that Ronaldo was part of the problem at Man United.
The Portuguese international was a key figure in Man United’s seventh spot finish in the league and was the club’s top scorer.
In three hundred and thirty-three appearances for Man United, Ronaldo has scored a significant 142 goals in his two spells at the club and managed to win nine honors.
Ronaldo has scored 142 goals in 333 games across two spells with Man United, winning nine major honors on the way.