Brazilian striker Ronaldo has called Hector Cuper, his former boss at Inter, a liar, after the Argentinian coach claimed the pair had enjoyed a goood working relationship.

“Cuper is a liar when he says that he had a normal relationship with me,” Ronaldo told Italian TV programme TG1.

“Since he arrived at Inter the side has never entertained the public’ Ronaldo added. ‘This is one of the reasons why I decided to leave Italy.”

Ronaldo, who joined Real Madrid in a deal worth£30 million, also stated that he had decided to leave the club before the World Cup becauuse of the breakdown in relations with Cuper.