CRISTIANO RONALDO has precipitated uproar by showing to recommend his Juventus team-mates “s*** themselves” once they misplaced to Ajax within the Champions League.
After a 1-1 attract Amsterdam, the Italian champions regarded favourites to progress to the semi-finals, and it was all going to plan when Ronaldo opened the scoring within the first half to place Juve within the driving seat.
However Ajax hit again with objectives from Donny van de Beek and Matthijs de Ligt to Three-2 up on mixture in Turin and maintain on to face Tottenham within the final 4.
However Ronaldo, 34, was unimpressed together with his group’s response to the Dutch giants taking management of proceedings in Turin.
And in accordance with Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri he made a sequence of gestures after the ultimate whistle as he walked off saying his team-mates “S*** on yourselves”.
Annoyed or not, the Portuguese ahead’s feedback won’t have gone down effectively within the dressing room.
There may be already discuss of Ronaldo quitting after only a yr in Serie A following his £89million transfer from Actual Madrid, in accordance with La Repubblica.
Gazzetta dello Sport described the ambiance in Juve’s camp as “deafening silence” following the outcome, which has deteriorated Ronaldo’s relationship with the membership.
The Portuguese star’s contract expires in 2022.
Nonetheless, if Juve don’t overhaul the squad in the summertime and seem like a facet who can change into European champions, they might lose their high scorer and talisman sooner than anticipated.