Or do you think he has forced manutd into thinking "Feck it we're as well just taking the money. He will be too disruptive to the English lads in our squad. To say nowt of the reaction he will get wherever he plays. Which must effect everyone else."
Would he have contrived this in order to get the move to AC Madrid?
Dive every time you are touched, squeel like a lassie where possible.
Get a (club) team mate sent off, by your complaints.
Nut him in the back of the head.
Wink to the bench after you've managed to get him sent off. Like it was planned.
Kiss the ball before the penalty. Make a big dramatic show of knocking England out on penalties.
Doing everything you can think of to wind up the people in the Country which you play in, particularly the ones who support your own team.
Knowing all of that will be televised, there's hundreds of cameras there ffs.
I just can't think it was only about cheating to win a game. His own personal agenda was also involved.