Cristiano Ronaldo might have been disregarded of the Manchester United beginning XI for the second straight time on Saturday however he didn’t let his frustrations present. In a lighthearted second, the United ahead was captured on digicam, pranking his former teammate Rio Ferdinand whereas warming up forward of the match.
Ferdinand was previewing the match on BT Sports together with presenter Lynsey Hipgrave and co-pundits Scholes and Peter Crouch when the digicam lower to a smiling Ronaldo slinking away. The Portuguese ahead had apparently taken his water bottle and sprayed on Ferdinand’s footwear.
Everybody round have been left in splits whereas Ferdinand tweeted out the video with the caption, “Not the suede bro, Cristiano!”
Within the match, Ronaldo, alongside along with his former Actual Madrid teammate Casemiro, got here off the bench within the second half as United accomplished a smash and seize win in opposition to the Saints, courtesy of a Bruno Fernandes objective.
😂😂 not the suede bro @Cristiano! pic.twitter.com/pW9a3Wrnkf
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) August 27, 2022
Carrying the captain’s armband rather than the still-benched Harry Maguire, Fernandes steered in a cross from Diogo Dalot within the fifty fifth minute as United adopted up Monday’s win over Liverpool with one other morale-boosting efficiency.
Having began the season with two straight losses — together with a 4-0 drubbing at Brentford — United has now gained consecutive league matches for the primary time since February.
It was additionally the workforce’s first clear sheet of the season, thanks partially to David de Gea’s reflex save to maintain out a header from Joe Aribo within the 66th.