Manchester United announced on Tuesday that they have come to an agreement with Cristiano Ronaldo to terminate their contract midway through the season. The move comes after Ronaldo's controversial interview with Piers Morgan ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Ronaldo in the interview had taken several digs at the club. Ronaldo had said that the club owners - the Glazers' family did not care about the team and insinuated that they only wanted the money that Manchester United generated.

    

Manchester United terminate Cristiano Ronaldo's contract in mutual agreement after controversial interview

WHAT?

Manchester United announced in the late hours of Tuesday that they have come to an agreement with their star forward Cristiano Ronaldo to terminate their contract midway through the season.

WHY?

United's move comes after they conducted an inquiry into the Portugal star's explosive interview with Piers Morgan ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022.

WHO?

Ronaldo in the interview had taken several digs at the club, calling out the senior executives as well as the coach Erik ten Hag. Ronaldo had said that the club owners - the Glazers' family did not care about the team and insinuated that they only wanted the money that Manchester United generated.

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Ronaldo is currently with Portugal at the FIFA World Cup and has not given any comments on the matter.