Manchester United has terminated Cristiano Ronaldo's contract by mutual consent. The Portuguese forward has left United with immediate effect.
Cristiano Ronaldo's contract terminated by Manchester United
Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Manchester United having played 346 matches and scoring 145 goals
The forward is in Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and he won't rejoin his teammates once the tournament is over.
"Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect.
"The club thanks him for his immense contribution across two spells at Old Trafford, scoring 145 goals in 346 appearances, and wishes him and his family well for the future.
"Everyone at Manchester United remains focused on continuing the team's progress under Erik ten Hag and working together to deliver success on the pitch." Read United's statement.
Ronaldo has also confirmed that he has left United and that he still loves the club and its fans.
"Following conversations with Manchester United we have mutually agreed to end our contract early.
"I love Manchester United and I love the fans, that will never ever change. However, it feels like the right time for me to seek a new challenge.
"I wish the team every success for the remainder of the season and for the future." Said Ronaldo.
Ronaldo conducted an interview with Piers Morgan where he opened up about his tough life after coming back for a second stint at the club.
He said that United wanted to get rid of him from long ago and that he has no respect for Erik ten Hag since the United manager doesn't respect him also.