Real Madrid president, Ramon Calderon, doesn’t have the best relationship with Manchester United following his tireless pursuit of Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer.
A couple of weeks ago, Calderon attempted to build bridges, banging on about what a ‘nice and friendly’ club we were.
Things have turned sour since then though, with Calderon calling Sir Alex Ferguson ‘senile’, and now he has pushed on with his insults on Spanish television.
“Ferguson does not have much affection for us, and is a little envious for not having won as many European Cups,” said Calderon. “He does not know what he is talking about and he does not know that when Franco was alive, we went 17 years without a league win. We were the team of the establishment … but we didn’t have a single thing to eat!”
In regards to Ronaldo, he stirred things up once more. “I didn’t tell anyone that I was signing Cristiano Ronaldo,” he added. “He said that he wanted to come – I didn’t say it – but he had a commitment that obliged him to stay where he is.”
I’m sure Ferguson is already working on a plan to ship Ronaldo off to Barcelona next summer!