Cristiano Ronaldo and Thierry Henry joined up at Old Trafford during Manchester United’s match against Tottenham Hotspur.
Ronaldo and Henry, who are largely considered two of the Premier League’s greatest international players, were seen enjoying a lively talk before hugging. Ronaldo, on the other hand, had a night to forget as irate supporters lambasted him for rudeness after storming out of Old Trafford.
What was Thiery Henry doing at Old Trafford?
Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Arsenal icon Thierry Henry shared a touching moment before the Red Devils’ Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur. Henry was at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, October 19, to cover the Premier League match for Amazon.
And before they embraced, the two football superstars had a brief conversation. Ronaldo and Henry were all smiles as they shook hands before hugging in photos from the fantastic event.
What did Cristiano Ronaldo do during the game?
Ronaldo storms off the field Meanwhile, despite being in high spirits before the game, Ronaldo had a night to forget when he got into problems with Manchester United supporters. This comes after the veteran attacker stormed out of Old Trafford as Erik ten Hag refused to play him.
The 37-year-old was selected for the replacements bench but did not take the field. United went on to earn a 2-0 victory, with Bruno Fernandes and Fred scoring in the second half.
What is Erik Ten Hag planning to do?
Ten Hag will have to cope with Ronaldo. Previously, Sports Brief claimed that Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has disclosed his plans for dealing with the new Cristiano Ronaldo crisis. Before the final whistle in the match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford, Ronaldo was seen heading down the tunnel. Ten Hag confirmed that Ronaldo did not communicate with him before leaving the field.
Ronaldo has only started one Premier League game this season, a 4-0 loss to Brentford for Manchester United, but Ten Hag has used him sparingly off the bench.
He just scored his first league goal of the season against Everton but was omitted from United’s match against Tottenham on Wednesday, igniting a controversy on Amazon Video.
Henry emphasised his support for Ten Hag’s choice, saying:
“It is not an easy one, but for the boss, he is here for the team, not Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano is part of the team and you need to find that solution.