Despite this, there was only praise for the Frenchman from Aveiro as she opted to neglect the achievement for Ronaldo’s long-term rival, Messi, for winning the competition.
The hosts were not adventurous enough, and maglie calcio squadre too predictable, to trouble a well-organised but hardly vintage Italian side as LorraineW manchester united trøjer KristenMc much as they would have liked, with Roberto Mancini’s outfit also barely recognisable from their Euros victory last summer.
Draws with Paraguay and New Zealand were followed by a 3-2 defeat by Slovakia, leaving the Italians bottom of their group.
Van de Beek illustrated his creative abilities at his former club and was involved in 75 goals in his 175 appearances for them.
Van Gaal told Dutch television before kick-off he was ‘intrigued’ to see what Pasveer might add to the team after a good start to the season with Ajax Amsterdam, but there was not much for the goalkeeper to do.
According to ESPN sources, the player’s release clause is €60 million and Haaland is set to sign a five-year deal at the Etihad Stadium.