The war of words between Ronaldo and Mourinho hasn’t ended yet, as the Chelsea manager accused the Manchester United winger of “not showing maturity and respect” and attributed that to a “difficult childhood” with “no education.”

It started when Mourinho claimed on Sunday (Apr 22) that there was a new rule in English football, where United could not concede a penalty and Chelsea could not win one.

Ronaldo later was reported to have told Portuguese television that Jose Mourinho doesn’t know how to admit his own failures; and Mourinho retaliated by calling Ronaldo a liar.

Alex Ferguson on Friday commented that Mourinho has no respect for others and should be punished by FA for the penalty comment.

Then, in the aftermath of Chelsea’s 2-2 draw at home to Bolton on Saturday which saw them slip five points behind Premiership leaders United, Mourinho was asked about comments Sir Alex Ferguson had made in response to the row.

Mourinho said: “It’s a game where a kid had some statements not very… not showing maturity and respect, maybe difficult childhood, no education, maybe the consequence of that. Sir Alex felt he had to protect his boy. But normal things… I have no problems with him (Ferguson). I have no problem with the boy.”

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Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is in war of words.

It started when Mourinho claimed on Sunday (Apr 22) that there was a new rule in English football, where United could not concede a penalty and Chelsea could not win one. Mourinho was referring to spot-kicks both Sheffield United and Middlesbrough felt they should have been given at Old Trafford and a penalty he thought Chelsea should have had at Newcastle.

“The whole world knows how he is,” Ronaldo later was reported to have told Portuguese television.

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has told Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo to cut out the diving ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup final.

Double footballer of the year Ronaldo has been in sparkling form this season but has been criticised by some for going to ground too easily.

And Mourinho said: ‘Ronaldo is a big player. But if he wants to be a bigger one, he must be fair with his opponents.

‘The final should be played with happiness. I’ll be disappointed if some players are diving and trying to get the opposition red cards on Saturday.

‘I don’t want to see any provocation.

‘It will be sad if it is not a good and fair event – with good winners and proud losers.’

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