Spanish newspaper jokes that Cristiano Ronaldo has ‘offered himself to Barcelona and contacted Xavi’

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A Spanish newspaper has joked that Cristiano Ronaldo has introduced himself to Barcelona because he is unhappy with Manchester United.

He claimed that the Portuguese superstar approached Barca centre-back Gerard Pique and asked him to speak to Nou Camp boss Xavi about a move.

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly introduced himself to Barcelona as he is unhappy with Man Utd

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Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly introduced himself to Barcelona as he is unhappy with Man Utdcredit: Reuters

But not everything is as it seems.

Spain celebrates December 28 as the equivalent of April Fool’s Day and mundo deportivo Dreamed up the incredible story as a prank.

Reports suggested that his agent Jorge Mendes was already negotiating terms with Barca president Joan Laporta.

It said Ronnie knew the cash-strapped Catalans were looking for a goalscorer.

And so he approached Xavi ‘a few days ago’ after being introduced by his former United teammate Pique.

Many high-profile Barca officials are said to have thought the Real Madrid legend’s transfer was a joke when they first heard it.

Hilariously added to the story, Pique even asked Lionel Messi if his arch nemesis could rent his house from him if Ronaldo joined.


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The joke was totally accurate with Ronaldo biting a sad man at Manchester United.

When his side was only able to draw 1–1 with Newcastle, he went straight down the tunnel without acknowledging the traveling fans.

Red Devils legend Gary Neville was furious over a swindle with an old friend.

read our Manchester United Live Blog For the latest news and transfer gossip from Old Trafford

Ronaldo most recently played with Juventus at the No Camp last year.

He scored two penalties against Barcelona, ​​taking his career total to a staggering 34.

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