Piers Morgan has criticized the media for his or her totally different remedy of Lionel Messi’s retirement from European soccer in comparison with that of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Messi introduced his choice to hitch MLS aspect Inter Miami on Wednesday. The switch comes after months of hypothesis over the 35-year-old’s future, with Barcelona additionally within the race to re-sign him.
The information of Messi’s retirement from European soccer has dominated the headlines prior to now two days. However the media, for probably the most half, has prevented criticizing the previous Barca star for leaving elite-level soccer too early.
Reacting to Messi’s transfer to MLS, Morgan wrote on Twitter: “So, Messi quits elite soccer at 35, three years sooner than Ronaldo,” he tweeted. “Presumably, we’ll now learn/hear all the identical scathing, mocking items by sportswriters/pundits that they wrote/mentioned about Cristiano – proper? (Spoiler alert: we gained’t.)”
Ronaldo selected a special path for his post-30 profession after leaving Actual Madrid in 2019. CR7 joined Juventus, the place he claimed back-to-back league titles. At 35 years outdated, the Portuguese famous person registered 44 objectives and 7 assists in his 45 matches for Juve.
Nevertheless, the five-time Balon d’Or winner got here below criticism for leaving Man Utd for Al Nassr final season. An explosive interview with Morgan ended the 38-year-old’s second spell at Outdated Trafford as he started a brand new chapter in his profession.