England ahead Wayne Rooney, in an pre-tournament interplay has stated that given a selection between beginning, benching and dropping Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane, he would ‘begin Messi, bench Kane and drop Ronaldo’.
That is the primary time Rooney spoke on tv after Ronaldo’s explosive interview to Piers Morgan, the place he had castigated his former Manchester United teammates Gary Neville and Wayne Rooney.
Whereas Rooney had criticised Ronaldo’s angle after Man United’s sport towards Tottenham Hotspur the place he left the dugout earlier than full-time, which obtained a fiery response from the Portuguese, in his interview.
“I don’t know why he criticises me so badly… most likely as a result of he completed his profession and I’m nonetheless taking part in at excessive stage,” Ronaldo stated in an interview with The Solar.
Rooney is England’s highest worldwide goalscorer up to now, with 53 targets. For the FIFA World Cup 2022, the previous Manchester United ahead is likely one of the three pundits on Sports18, alongside Robert Pires and Sol Campbell.
On the opening day of the pre-match present, Rooney was requested the unnerving query to select and select between Messi, Kane and Ronaldo.
After a smile, the 37-year-old replied that he would begin the Argentine, bench the Tottenham Hotspur striker and drop his former teammate on the Previous Trafford stadium, Cristiano Ronaldo.