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Manchester United agrees Cristiano Ronaldo exit with immediate effect

Manchester United have reached an agreement with Cristiano Ronaldo to mutually terminate his contract. The Athletic reported last week that United had started a legal process against Ronaldo for breach of contract after his interview with Piers Morgan. That work has developed rapidly and the 37-year-old’s exit has been finalised. A statement from United read: …

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Manchester United agrees Cristiano Ronaldo exit with immediate effect

Manchester United have reached an agreement with Cristiano Ronaldo to mutually terminate his contract. The Athletic reported last week that United had started a legal process against Ronaldo for breach of contract after his interview with Piers Morgan. That work has developed rapidly and the 37-year-old’s exit has been finalised. A statement from United read: …

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Manchester United exploring canceling Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract

Manchester United are exploring the possibility of ending Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract after his interview with Piers Morgan. United have started a legal process against Ronaldo for breach of contract, though the club must go through a set of procedures before potentially sacking the Portugal international. Ronaldo, 37, conducted a highly-critical interview where he accused his …

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Has Portuguese star ruined his legacy after TV interview slamming Manchester United?

Cristiano Ronaldo: Has Portuguese star ruined his legacy after TV interview slamming Manchester United?

CNN — “You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain,” Harvey Dent says in Batman’s “The Dark Knight,” foreshadowing his descent from a hero to a villain. Could the same be said about Cristiano Ronaldo? It is no secret that the Portuguese superstar has not enjoyed a …

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Cristiano Ronaldo, the legal position and whether Manchester United could terminate his contract

As the dust settles at Old Trafford following the first shockwaves of Cristiano Ronaldo’s highly-critical interview, club executives have been busy examining their options for the next step in resolving an increasingly toxic situation. On the day the first installment of the Talk TV interview with presenter Piers Morgan is broadcast, Manchester United’s owners the …

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Qatar's World Cup denounced for 'washing' country's image

Qatar’s World Cup denounced for ‘washing’ country’s image

Qatar’s decision to launch itself into hosting the 2022 World Cup was a head-scratcher from the start. Why, some wondered, would a Middle Eastern kingdom with fewer than 3 million people and little soccer tradition want to host the sport’s biggest event? Skeptics say the country wanted to use the prestige of the World Cup, …

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