Former Italian footballer Antonio Cassano has criticized Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo for having a selfish personality after the player’s controversial interview with Piers Morgan.
What did Cassano say about Cristiano Ronaldo?
The Portugal captain has angered the storm with his comments in an interview that include scathing assessments of the current Red Devils squad and its Manager Erik ten Hag. Former Real Madrid and Italy player Antonio Cassano, who has been one of Cristiano’s main detractors in recent years, was the latest to share his opinion on the matter.
The ex-Italian international said that Cristiano does not have the courage to admit that for three years he is no longer himself. This year he had to go to Sporting Lisbon and then quit after the World Cup. According to Antonio Cassano Ronaldo a problem for coaches, he puts his teammates in trouble. Cassano says the Portuguese didn’t even call Karim Benzema to congratulate him on winning the Ballon d’Or.
Antonio Cassano added without sipping punches that Ronaldo had a blindfold on his eyes and thought he could play until he was 50. “Dear Cristiano, I’m telling you one thing: finish big with the World Cup,” said the Italian. According to Antonio, Cristiano can’t keep throwing tantrums and can’t think he can still play at a high level. He has such a disproportionate ego, but he does not look like Messi, who can also play sitting down. He can’t handle it physically anymore. Cassano believes that Cristiano Ronaldo confirms that he always puts his selfishness first.
A little about Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano’s interview has dominated the headlines this week, naturally putting Portugal’s camp ahead of the World Cup in the spotlight. Following the conclusion of the tournament in Qatar, the Portugal international is reportedly set to face the board of Man Utd and it has been speculated that the striker will be sold or released in the January transfer window.
Cristiano Ronaldo will be in line to start at the side of Fernando Santos in their World Cup opener against Ghana next Thursday.