CHRISTIANO Ronaldo should don the Real Madrid jersey as soon as possible and entertain the crowd and worshippers at the Barnebeu in the new football season. Alex Ferguson should enjoy his summer break and look for replacements in between the French wines and whatever else.
No doubt Ferguson and the worshippers at the Old Trafford Theatre of dreams would go through a period of scary nightmares and subject themselves to all sorts of withdrawal symptoms. But that's life isn't it?
Man U have gone through this before, and survived. Keano, Beckham, Schmeichel, Cantona - talismen all of them - have gone and pursued separate lifes. They all found that there's life after Ferguson and the numerous trophies and championships.
Man U found new sparks and remain arguably the best supported club in the world. Liverpool (RY), Arse-nal (SAA) and Chelsea (SN) may beg to differ but that's okay by me.
These teams have a tradition and history of their own and worthy of support too. Stoke City is trying to recapture some of the glitter in the heyday of Gordon Banks and George Eastham but it'll take a while (sorry Rocky Bru).
The message is quite simple - if the one you love is no longer sharing the same passion as you, let go. In Ronaldo's case, if his heart is no longer with Man U, let him go. Be practical. The passion may die, but traces of some affection will always be there. That's life.
Tan Sri Sanusi Junid? As everyone knows by now, he's been told to go. He's been axed. Dismissed. Sacked. Say what you like, Sanusi is no longer President of the University Islam Antarabangsa.
Is that life too, you may ask? That's politics. And politics, some may argue, is larger than life, truer than blood and possibly blackier than darkness itself. I really don't know. You tell me.
And almost at the same time, Yang Arif Ian Chin came out from the shadows with his own revelations. There could be variations and versions too. While we battle the traffic jams and keeping an eye on the fuel meter, let's look for little mercies and try to smell the roses if we can.
And maybe Ronaldo can do battle with van der Sar if Portugal and Holland reach the final of Euro 2008. But not if Fabregas and Torres can help it, or even Ballack and Lehman...