October 10, 2021 || 4:13 pm

Cristiano Ronaldo in Ballon d’Or snub as international record broken

Your Manchester United mo’rning headlines on October 10 incl’uding updates on Cri”stiano Ro’naldo’s Ballon d’Or snub from Lionel Messi and S”cott McTo’minay’s ro”le for Scotland.



Speaking to Fra’nce Foot’ball, the Barcelona leg’end – who traded Spain for Paris Saint-Ger’main this summer, s’aid: “In my team, there are two for wh’om I wi’ll easily vote; Neym’ar and Kyl’ian M’bappe.

“And then Rob’ert Le’wandowski, who has just had a gre’at year and Karim Benze’ma who was excellent.”


Scotland and Israel lock’ed horns once again in qualif’ication, this time as both natio’ns battled for the upper hand i’n Qatar 2022 World Cup qualific’ation, with Manchester Unit”ed’s Scott McTominay¬†featuring for Steve Clarke’s side.

It was the 24-year-old’s first appearance sinc’e the Eur’opean Championships after missing the last round of internati’onals with a gro’in inju’ry th’at sa’w him sit out of the wins over Mold’ova and Aus’tria as well as the de’feat to Denmark.

Fans noticed a biza’rre tactic implem’ented by the Scotland mana’ger, putting’ the Reds midfielder on cor’ner-kicks.


Manch’ester Unit’ed forward Cristiano Ronaldo made his 181st appearance for Por’tugal, bettering the European reco’rd previously held by Spa’in’s Ser’gio Ramos on Saturday night.

Ronaldo ‘s latest rec’ords adds to the all-time intern’ational goals scored feat last m’onth, which was previously held by I’ran forward Ali Daei.


Shortly after his ret’urn to Old Trafford earlier this year, Ronaldo equali’sed in the 89’th minute against Ireland to sco’__re his 110th goal for Portugal, bettering Daei’s record by one.

Ronaldo then sco’red aga’in deep into stoppage time to complete a sensat’ional com’eba’ck f’or his nation and ext’end his record to 111 intern’ational goals.

He’s now added yet a’nother record to h’is impres’sive collection after surpas’sing Real Ma’drid legend Ser’gio Ramos.

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