Ed Warner: Manchester United should have refused to tear up Cristiano Ronaldo contract

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By Frank Dalleres Watching Cristiano Ronaldo’s conversation with Piers Morgan I was instantly reminded of Princess Di’s (in)famous interview with Martin Bashir, so much in the news in recent months. No sense here though that the footballer was duped into his doe-eyed criticisms of Manchester United – certainly not if we accept Morgan’s subsequent justifications for the guest he describes as his “unlikely friend”. It worked. CR7 has now won his battle of the brands. Ronaldo has 497m Instagram followers. His account is topped only by Instagram’s own. The player’s employers rank 73rd with 61m. Fo…

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