The five-time Ballon d’Or winner will go away Previous Trafford as a free agent after the World Cup.
Bruno Fernandes says taking part in with Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United was a “dream come true”, insisting he respects his Portugal teammate’s resolution to depart the membership.
On Tuesday, Man Utd introduced Ronaldo has agreed to terminate his contract at Previous Trafford.
The choice comes after the 37-year-old closely criticized the membership’s hierarchy and Erik ten Hag in a controversial interview.
Ronaldo has arrived on the World Cup with hopes of salvaging his disappointing first half of the season. He’ll play alongside Bruno Fernandes, with whom he fashioned a stable duo at United final season.
“I don’t really feel uncomfortable,” Fernandes instructed reporters. “I don’t have to select a facet. It was a privilege to play within the nationwide crew with Ronaldo and on the membership it was a dream come true and I’ve at all times stated that.
“Cristiano has at all times been an inspiration for me. It was a dream however we all know nothing lasts without end. And now Cristiano took a call for his life and his profession and we have now to respect each resolution.”
Portugal will kick off their World Cup marketing campaign with a match towards Ghana on Thursday. Ronaldo and co will then tackle Uruguay of their subsequent group-stage match 4 days later.