Manchester United on Sunday ended their 6-year trophy drought once they defeated Newcastle United 2-0 to win the Carabao Cup in Wembley. In a curious twist, their ex-player Cristiano Ronaldo who now plies his commerce in Saudi Arabia after an acrimonious exit from Old Trafford final November, should still be in line to get a medal for his former workforce’s EFL Cup victory.
However, there’s an enormous however to the scenario because it’s finally as much as Manchester United to resolve in the event that they wish to give a medal to the 5 time Ballon d’Or winner, who by the way didn’t take any half of their title profitable marketing campaign.
According to EFL rule 20.2 on the awarding of medals, “In addition to the Cup, the Management Committee shall present thirty souvenirs to the winning Club in the Final Tie; and thirty souvenirs to the losing Club in the Final Tie. Additional souvenirs may be presented with the consent of the Management Committee but shall be at the cost of the requesting Club.”
The aforementioned assertion mainly signifies that if United need, they will award a medal to Ronaldo which might make it his third, having gained the competitors twice in his earlier stint with the Old Trafford outfit.
On Sunday, Casemiro headed United in entrance within the thirty third minute of the ultimate at Wembley Stadium towards Newcastle and Sven Botman’s own-goal made it 2-0 within the thirty ninth.
It is United’s first trophy since profitable a League Cup and Europa League double beneath Jose Mourinho in 2017.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo was seen attending the Jake Paul’s boxing match vs Tommy Fury on the Diriyah Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Sunday evening. The Portugal ahead was on the space together with his eldest son.
On Saturday, he had netted an unbelievable first-half hat trick for his aspect Al Nassr towards Damac FC. After simply 18 minutes into the sport, Ronaldo gave his workforce the lead with a aim from the penalty spot after Ibrahim Al Nakhli had been penalised for a handball contained in the penalty space. With this aim, Ronaldo has now scored 153 targets together with his weak foot. In his final 4 video games, he has scored seven targets and registered two assists.