Soccer isn’t only a humorous previous recreation on the pitch it appears.
Regardless of not being a sports activities journalist by commerce, the polarising Piers Morgan has received the Sports activities Journalists’ Affiliation award for Scoop of the Yr.
It follows Morgan’s explosive interview with Cristiano Ronaldo, the place the Portuguese defined that, amongst different issues, he thought that Manchester United had disrespected him – per The Solar.
There was clearly no future at Outdated Trafford for the participant after such a brutal outburst, and one which dominated the soccer panorama within the media for days afterwards.
Morgan deserves credit score in fact, although not essentially on this specific discussion board. As Miguel Delaney tweeted, there have been numerous boos as he accepted his award.
Piers Morgan wins scoop of the yr on the SJA awards for the Ronaldo interview – a whole lot of boos. He handles it effectively pic.twitter.com/pNZVeeG4sX
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) March 6, 2023
One other sports activities journalist, Chris Williams, was none too impressed both.
Disillusioned he’s been nominated for this not to mention received, the 5 different nominees are business professionals for a begin.
— Chris Williams (@Chris78Williams) March 6, 2023