U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) legend Heather O’Reilly trolled Cristiano Ronaldo about not playing in the Champions League
The 37-year-old midfielder humorously compared herself with the Man Utd forward, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Heather O’Reilly announced on July 28 that she would come out of retirement to join Shelbourne Football Club in Ireland. This means that she will get to play in the Champions League. She used the opportunity and trolled Ronaldo, who will not feature in the competition this time.
Heather O’Reilly trolls Man Utd star Cristiano Ronaldo
Heading to go play Champions League at age 37 and Ronaldo isn’t 🤣 HAO-7 pic.twitter.com/t7a8ph9or4
— Heather O'Reilly (@HeatherOReilly) August 16, 2022
The Main factor for Cristiano Ronaldo’s wish to leave Manchester United is not to be overtaken by Messi in Champions League goals. as Ronaldo wants to cement his record.
Unrreal obsession! pic.twitter.com/dYeiTHxzLf
— SK10 𓃵 (@SK10Football) July 29, 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo will feature in the Europa League this season after Manchester United failed to qualify for the Champions League last season.
Heather O’Reilly comes out of retirement
O’Reilly stated in a podcast:
I had a long, successful, trophy-ridden career and I am very proud of that, but there was this one hole on my resume that I never played Champions League football. It was a disappointing end to my time over with Arsenal when I wrapped up with them in 2018, it irked me, it bothered me. It was always a thing in the back of my head.
After winning the FIFA Women’s World Cup and three Olympic gold medals with the USWNT in 231 appearances, Heather O’Reilly retired in 2019. However, she will now come out of retirement to join the Shelbourne Football Club in Ireland.
This gives her the opportunity to mark her debut in the Champions League this season. Taking advantage of the situation, O’Reilly posted the news about taking part in the tournament and trolled Ronaldo’s absence from the prestigious club event.
Manchester United failed to qualify for the Champions League last season, and Cristiano Ronaldo will unfortunately feature in the Europa League. This is a blow to the Portuguese forward as he has never missed the Champions League in decades.
Heather O’Reilly trolled Cristiano Ronaldo
Heather announced her participation in the Champions League this season on her official Twitter handle. While doing so, she couldn’t resist taking a crack at Cristiano Ronaldo and trolled the 37-year-old forward about not being able to participate in the Champions League.
Ronaldo currently plays for Manchester United, but his future has been in doubt for some time. This is due to the club’s failure to qualify for the Champions League last season. Cristiano Ronaldo’s name has become synonymous with the Champions League and his absence is a blow, especially since he is nearing the end of his career.
Hopefully, the Portuguese legend and sports icon will not take the troll too seriously.
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