RIO FERDINAND believes Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo ignored Jamie Carragher to humiliate the pundit on reside TV.
Ronaldo, 37, gatecrashed Sky Sports activities’ pitchside protection of United vs Liverpool forward of kick-off.
He embraced former team-mate Gary Neville earlier than intentionally avoiding Carragher to hug and converse with Roy Keane, whom he additionally performed with at Previous Trafford.
Carragher was left smirking however Ferdinand believes Ronaldo tried to indicate up the Liverpool icon after he known as on Erik ten Hag to axe CR7 from the United squad.
Ferdinand stated on Vibe with 5: “Figuring out Cristiano Ronaldo, Jamie Carragher’s been very vocal about Ronaldo being the issue and stuff like that.
“Belief me, Cristiano would’ve seen these feedback and would’ve been considering strolling over there I am going to simply let this man know with a little bit… he must form of calm him down, humiliate him and present him up, no matter means you wish to gown it up reside on TV.
“Cristiano could be very calculated, he is very conscious of what is going on on, he isn’t someone who sits at house and switches off.
“I’ve all the time stated this, he makes use of social media and other people’s feedback as gasoline to drive him on to be the very best he is finished that since he was a younger child.”
Carragher has been a frequent critic of Ronaldo since he returned to the Premier League.
However he believes Ten Hag agrees along with his stance on the Portuguese, which is why Ronaldo was dropped for the win over Liverpool on Monday.
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Ronaldo holds a grudge towards the pundit because of this – and Ferdinand admitted he finds the state of affairs amusing.
The pundit added: “Anybody who spoke unhealthy about him within the media he knew about it. He talked about Gary Lineker to me as soon as about stuff as a result of Gary Lineker is a large Messi fan.
“I used to be considering bro you are not even on this nation how are you seeing the footage. He is aware of all the pieces.
“For Jamie Carragher to repeatedly name him out, he is obtained a proper to his personal opinion Jamie, however Cristiano will take that personally.
“He is an emotional man and he’ll present that his actions had been no shock to me. I discover it humorous, I discover it hilarious to be sincere.”