Keane is teased as the 'mayor of Manchester' by Sky Sports colleagues

‘It’s been like a special homecoming for you, Roy!’ ‘Mayor of Manchester’ Keane is mocked by his Sky Sports colleagues after he greets Cristiano Ronaldo, Casemiro AND rapper Stormzy while pitchside at the United-Liverpool match

  • Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1 for their first league win of the season 
  • But it was former midfielder Roy Keane who caught the attention while pitchside 
  • Keane was greeted by Casemiro, Cristiano Ronaldo and rapper Stormzy
  • His Sky colleagues teased him as they called him the ‘mayor of Manchester’ 

Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane appeared to be one of the biggest stars on show at Old Trafford for the Red Devils’ clash with Liverpool. 

Erik ten Hag’s side got their season underway with a 2-1 win thanks to goals by Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford. 

But it was Keane who seemed to get a lot of the attention as he was greeted by a number of stars while on pundit duties for Sky Sports.  

Roy Keane was pitchside on pundit duties for Manchester United’s clash with rivals Liverpool 

The 51-year-old was seen having chats with new United signing Casemiro, wantaway star Cristiano Ronaldo, members of England Women’s team and even rapper Stormzy. 

The Sky Sports team took notice of it all as they played back a short clip showing Keane’s encounters throughout the night. 

Host Dave Jones said: ‘It’s been a really good night for Manchester United, it’s been like a special homecoming for you, Roy!

The former midfielder was greeted by new signing Casemiro, who was unveiled at Old Trafford

Wantaway star Cristiano Ronaldo also embraced Keane before returning for his warm up 

Rapper Stormzy also came over to greet Keane and the Sky Sports team after the match 

‘Let’s remind everyone: starting with [Cristiano] Ronaldo, who gave Jamie the cold shoulder, Casemiro the new signing has been in and had a hug, he met Manchester United’s Lionesses, and we signed off with Stormzy!’ 

Jamie Carragher laughed and joked: ‘He’s like the mayor of Manchester, shaking everyone’s hand!’, before Jones added: ‘Roy Keane… this is your life!’

The Irishman then shook hands with Carragher and Gary Neville as coverage of the match came to an end. 




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