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Marcus Rashford Hails ‘Idol’ Cristiano Ronaldo And Thanks Him For ‘Things He’s Done For’ Man United’

Marcus Rashford hails ‘idol’ Cristiano Ronaldo and thanks him for ‘things he’s done for Man United after the legendary striker’s contract was terminated by both parties following a controversial interview with Piers Morgan.

Rashford’s unbelievable experience with his idol “Cristiano Ronaldo”

Marcus Rashford Hails 'Idol' Cristiano Ronaldo, cristiano ronaldo and marcus rashfordSource: mirror

Rashford has wished Cristiano Ronaldo all the best after he left Manchester United and described playing with his ‘idol’ as an ‘unbelievable experience’. The Portuguese’s second spell with Manchester United came to an abrupt end last week when the 37-year-old agreed to a termination of his contract with the club following comments made during the interview. controversy with Piers Morgan earlier this month.

Despite the comments made, his current former team-mate Marcus Rashford spoke about Ronaldo during a press conference in England where he described the Portugal captain as one of his idols. and thank him for what he did for Man Utd.

Rashford stated: ‘It has been an unbelievable experience to play with him. He is one of my idols and someone I always looked up to. It’s something I can keep with me forever, I wish him all the best and we want to thank him for the things he’s done for Man United’

Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract with Man Utd terminated last week and he is now a free agent

Marcus Rashford Hails 'Idol' Cristiano Ronaldo, cristiano ronaldo and marcus rashfordSource: unitedinfocus

The England star is ready for the Three Lions’ final game against Wales on Tuesday, but a comment on Ronaldo’s role at the club after he left Old Trafford was confirmed while he was in the running. international obligations in Qatar.

Ronaldo’s interview with TalkTV shows the former United No 7 revealing he has ‘no respect’ for boss Erik ten Hag and admits the club has made no progress since Sir Alex Ferguson left the Red Devils. He also confessed that he feels ‘betrayed’ by the club and believes some at Old Trafford don’t want him to stay at the club.

There was no way back for Ronaldo following the comments released in his interview with Piers Morgan

Marcus Rashford Hails 'Idol' Cristiano Ronaldo, cristiano ronaldo and marcus rashfordSource: cnn

The Portuguese star rejoined the club in 2021 to much fanfare and had 24 goals for Manchester United as he was named in the PFA Team of the Season. The Dutchman used Ronaldo heavily as a team player, often on the bench, with problems between the pair ongoing as Ronaldo walked out of the stadium in his win. United against Tottenham in October.

Ironically, Ten Hag has prioritized placing faith in United’s young stars, especially in the forward side, where Rashford and Anthony Martial are part of Ten Hag’s new approach to United’s frontline.

Rashford is considered to benefit from the change and has already netted eight goals so far this season. A far cry from last year, where he tried for form and only scored 5 times in all competitions.

Marcus Rashford scored two goals for England in the World Cup opener 6-2 win over Iran

Marcus Rashford Hails 'Idol' Cristiano Ronaldo, cristiano ronaldo and marcus rashfordSource: ctvnews

The form gained the 25-year-old a spot in Gareth Southgate’s World Cup squad and Rashford started the World Cup campaign with England’s fifth goal in a 6-2 win over Iran in the opening round.

The goal was Rashford’s first England goal at a major tournament, having featured in the squad for Euro 2016, World Cup 2018, and Euro 2020.