Magical Messi, Ronaldo’s Antics, and The Manchester Derby

It is no secret that Cristiano Ronaldo has been a massive talking point in recent weeks, especially since his outrageous interview with British journalist Piers Morgan. CR7's European downfall was due to him not getting game time under United boss Eric ten Hag, as the dutchman stood up to CR7. Ronaldo's off-field antics were frowned upon and the tantrums that he threw were unacceptable. Since both Manchester United and CR7 mutually agreed to terminate his contract, the 37-year-old has put pen to paper and signed for Saudi Arabian outfit, Al Nassr. Ronaldo's contract sees him pull in close to £170 million a season, making him the highest-paid footballer in history.

In December, Lionel Messi helped Argentina win its first world cup since 1986. The little Magician was instrumental in La Albiceleste's win. With the help of a fantastic team and goalkeeping heroics by Emiliano Martínez, Messi was able to finally secure a trophy he has been dreaming of for years.

On the latest episode of the International News Desk, former Mamelodi Sundowns and Ajax Cape Town goalie Sean Roberts discusses CR7's move to Al Nassr, Magical Messi, during the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and previews the Manchester Derby!
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