UEFA react after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi crash out again in the round of 16 of the UCL

 

The European football governing body popularly known as UEFA have reacted after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Andres Messi crashed out of the Champions League for the second consecutive seasons.

 

 

Portugal national team captain Cristiano Ronaldo’s hope of winning a silverware this season came to an end on Tuesday night, after Manchester United football club were defeated 1-0 by Spanish Laliga Santander champions Atletico Madrid football club at Old Trafford.

Ralf Rangnick led team have previously played out a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the competition at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, and all their efforts to progress to the next round of the competition were not successful, as they were defeated 1-0 at home.

 

 

Paris Saint Germain football club were also defeated 3-1 by Real Madrid football club last week, and that ended their hope of winning this season’s UEFA Champions League title.

Mauricio Pochettino’s men won the first leg by 1-0 at Parc Des Princes Stadium, but they eventually lost on 3-2 aggregate.

 

 

Lionel Messi and Barcelona football club were knockedout in the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League last season by Paris Saint Germain football club, while Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus football club were also knockedout in the round of 16 by Portuguese Primeira Liga giants FC Porto.

Lionel Messi left Barcelona FC to join Paris Saint Germain football club at the beginning of the season, while Cristiano Ronaldo also left Juventus FC to rejoin Manchester United football club of England, and they’ve now crashed out in the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League again.

 

 

Reacting after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Andres Messi crashed out in the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League for the second consecutive season, UEFA posted on their verified Twitter handle that;

No Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in Friday’s quarter-final draw. The duo miss out on the last-8 for the second season running.”

 

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