Stormzy Backs “GOAT” Cristiano Ronaldo Against Critics After Starting From The Bench Against Liverpool

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Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr, popularly known as Stormzy, has defended Cristiano Ronaldo against critics after being benched from the Liverpool game. Ronaldo started from the bench as Ten Hag grabbed a dramatic 2-1 victory against a vicious Liverpool side.

Ronaldo started from the bench vs Liverpool

Erik Ten Hag grabbed a crucial 2-1 win over Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in a game most pundits saw as a make-or-break encounter. Erik Ten Hag’s shock victory over Liverpool has been a talking point making the bulletins and headlines of top pundits.

A stunning solo strike for Jadon Sancho in the first half gave the Red Devils the lead. Marcus Rashford did pull a perfect strike to make it 2-0 for the hosts after utilizing a one-on-one opportunity. It was Salah’s 82nd-minute header from a rebound that gave the visitors a consolation.

Save Manchester United’s dramatic victory, Erik Ten Hag’s starting lineup against Liverpool also generated headlines. Team Captain Harry Maguire was left on the bench in the match. Also, five times ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo started from the bench.

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The beleaguered Manchester United legend was reduced to a 9 minutes cameo appearance in the match. Some Man United fans have attributed the Red Devils’ victory to a good and decisive squad selection by Ten Hag. Others called out on the Portuguese to hit the exit door as Ten Hag finally spoke with action rather than words.

Jason Sancho strikes against Liverpool

One of the top celebrity Man United fans and British rapper Stormzy, who joined the spectators at Old Trafford, has chosen to refute popular sentiments which call for Ronaldo to take a bow.

Stormzy, who was live at Old Trafford when Man United beat Liverpool 2-1, has defended Cristiano Ronaldo amidst criticism from other fans. After the match, a visibly excited Stormzy gave an upbeat assessment of Cristiano Ronaldo despite starting from the bench in the game. When asked what he thought about the player, the renowned British rapper responded, “let the man (Ronaldo) be great. As much as there’s been a bit of a fuss, that’s a GOAT. You’ve got to let the GOATs be the GOATs.”

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Man United future has been enshrouded in uncertainties. Ronaldo has asked to leave Old Trafford after the end of last season. The Portuguese want to play Champions League football which Manchester United cannot offer him. Manchester United have insisted on retaining the player.

With no bid for the Portuguese yet, Ronaldo dismissed speculations as reported by the media. He opened up his decision to officially address his Manchester United future under Erik Ten Hag. Stormzy poured cold water on all criticisms and called for the player’s critics to let him be.

Who Is Stormzy?

Stormzy on stage

Michael Ebeneze Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr, popularly known as Stormzy, is a British songwriter, rapper, and singer. Stormzy is 29 years old and was born to a Ghanaian mother and a British father. Stormy is known for his popular stage names such as ‘Stiff Chocolate,’ ‘Wicked Skengman, and ‘The Problem.’

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Stormy emerged into the British music scene in 2014 with his hit series ‘Wicked Skengman’, consisting of freestyle rap beats.

Stormzy smashed huge fellowship and shot himself to fame in 2015 when he took a video of himself and his friends rapping in the park. His composure and cadence, and graceful roll with the words while rapping won the hearts of many.

Stormy, as of 2022, pulls a net worth of £25m and has been involved in a long-term relationship with presenter Maya Jama.

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