Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that he ‘does not know’ whether he will remain with Manchester United after the 2022 World Cup.
The second part of the 37-year-old’s explosive interview with Piers Morgan on TalkTV aired on Thursday evening, with the forward extremely critical of the club’s head coach Erik ten Hag.
Man United are believed to be considering terminating the Portugal international’s contract in light of the interview, which has caused shockwaves around the world of football.
Ronaldo has said that he is unsure what will happen in terms of his future at club level, as he is only currently focusing on representing his country at the upcoming competition in Qatar.
“It’s difficult to tell right now, because my mood is, right now, [focused on] the World Cup. It’s probably my last World Cup, of course, my fifth World Cup,” Ronaldo told Morgan.
“I don’t know what’s going to happen after the World Cup, but as I told you before, and I will say again, the fans will always be in my heart. And I hope they will be by my side, even if I [come] back, or if I’m not back, or if I stay or whatever.
“Nobody’s perfect. Episodes in the life we all have is part of being human beings, is part of me being a human being and [being a] father as well. I always will commit mistakes.
“But I don’t know, it’s hard to tell right now what’s going to happen after the World Cup because my focus is for the World Cup, for the Portugal national team.