Cristiano Ronaldo storming off the bench before the full-time whistle in Manchester United’s win over Tottenham is just the latest incident to tarnish the attacker’s legacy.
The 37-year-old has so far been used sparingly in this campaign at United under new boss Erik ten Hag, much to the frustration of the Portuguese international.
His frustration was evident as he watched United seal a 2-0 win over Spurs at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.
These are just some of the things that have gone wrong for Ronaldo since he moved to the Red Devils last summer.
Sports post takes a look at what fared for the Portuguese superstar at Old Trafford.
Publicly criticized young players for not taking his advice. Later in the month, he responded to his 71st-minute departure vs Brentford by snatching a jacket from a backroom staffer and throwing it on the floor.
United stars were ‘astonished’ when Ronaldo flew to Portugal the day before the Manchester derby.
Ralf Rangnick said the star was absent with a hip injury and in his absence United fell to a 4-1 defeat at the Etihad.
A video of angry Ronaldo smashing a phone out of a 14-year-old supporter’s hand went viral
A video of an angry Ronaldo smashing a phone from a 14-year-old supporter’s hand has gone viral after a 1-0 defeat to Everton.
He later apologized to the child before accepting a charge from the FA for inappropriate conduct.
Ronaldo does not report for the preparation for the season and United’s tour of Thailand and Australia.
When he returned, he stormed out of a pre-season game against Rayo Vallecano at Old Trafford before turning full-time.
The forward missed the pre-season tour and then stormed out of a pre-season friendly early
The attacker has failed to secure a transfer at United after making a transfer request earlier this summer.
Ronaldo, who wanted to play in the Champions League, was linked with a move to Chelsea and to Saudi Arabia.
Having just made his second start of the season in United’s goalless draw against Newcastle, the Portuguese star left the field shaking his head and mumbling as he was replaced by manager Erik ten Hag.
On Wednesday night, after once again sitting on the bench, Ronaldo refused to be substituted in United’s 2-0 win over Spurs.
Then, with a few minutes to go, he stormed down the tunnel and left the ground before he was full-time.