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Cristiano Leaves Manchester United with Immediate Effect


The English Premier League team Manchester United announced on Tuesday that Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving with immediate effect. The decision, which comes a week after Ronaldo gave an explosive TV interview about his frustrations at the club, was made by mutual agreement, according to a brief statement from United. 

 The club expressed gratitude for his enormous contribution during his two stints at Old Trafford, where he scored 145 goals in 346 games, and best wishes for the future to him and his family. Everyone at Manchester United is still committed to advancing the group's success under Erik ten Hag and collaborating to produce results on the field. Ronaldo stated on Monday that the timing of his most recent remarks about United wouldn't interfere with his Portuguese teammates' focus while they were competing for Portugal at the World Cup in Qatar. 

Prior to the start of the World Cup, TalkTV released an interview with Piers Morgan in which Ronaldo discussed how he felt betrayed by United and how he has no respect for manager ten Hag. With Ronaldo's departure from United, the 37-year-second old's stint at the club comes to a bitter and depressing end. He scored just once in this season's 10 Premier League appearances. 

 He has primarily been used as a replacement by Ten Hag, and last month, with minutes left in the game against Tottenham Hotspur, he declined to enter the field and chose to proceed down the tunnel instead. Ronaldo's participation in this World Cup is probably his last; after that, it's uncertain which team will sign him for the remainder of the season. Ronaldo changed from a cunning, skilled winger to one of the best players in the world when he first joined United in 2003. 

 Before joining Real Madrid in 2009, he won the first of his five Ballon d'Or awards, the Champions League, the FA Cup, two League Cups, and three Premier League championships. 

The United fans welcomed Ronaldo back from Juventus last year with great enthusiasm, but his second stint at Old Trafford did not prove to be as successful as his first as United finished the previous campaign without winning any trophies. In a statement, Ronaldo said, "Following discussions with Manchester United, we have mutually agreed to end our contract early. "I adore Manchester United and the supporters, and that won't ever change. But now seems like the perfect time for me to look for a fresh challenge. "I wish the team nothing but success for the rest of the year and beyond,"