Cristiano Ronaldo reveals how Alex Ferguson signed him

- 11/09/2016
Great things often begin lightly, without even a hint of the greatness that is to come. Just like the Man United story of CR7.

Recently, Cristiano Ronaldo revealed how Sir Alex Ferguson signed him. He admits he was introduced to the Manchester United players by Scot immediately after the impressive performance which secured his transfer from Sporting.
Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo and Alex Ferguson
He never knew it would happen the way it did.

A Stunning performance.United signed Ronaldo as an 18-year-old for £12.2 million in August 2003 after United’s players were left in awe of the Portuguese forward’s display against them in a pre-season friendly.

The legendary manager Fergie knew exactly what he wanted when he saw it. And Ronaldo has revealed that Ferguson made no secret of his wish to sign him straight after the match had ended.
How Alex Ferguson signed C Ronaldo to Man United
In the words of the Portuguese talisman:

‘The first game that I played against Manchester United was an unbelievable game. It was the perfect night, the perfect night,’ Ronaldo said whilst promoting Nike CR7 Chapter 3 boots
‘After the game some of my team-mates said: ‘Listen, you’re going to go to Manchester, trust me!
Manchester united players and Sir Alex Ferguson
‘Sir Alex Ferguson was there, and [they said] he wants to speak with you. I go to the dressing room, he introduced me to the players.

‘For me, I was a little bit shy. And Sir Alex Ferguson said to me: ‘Listen, I want you now.’
‘Everything came so fast, and two days after I speak to the coach and they take me to England, and I was in Manchester, and I signed.’

That is how easy the story began. And then Cristiano Ronaldo became one of the greatest footballing stories in the history of the game.

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