World News – GB – Video of Cristiano Ronaldo on his debut for Sporting, Man Utd, Real Madrid & Juventus emerges


The Portugal international has managed to win five Ballons d’Or, five Champions League trophies and league titles in England, Spain and Italy

From a skinny and awkward teenager at Sporting Lisbon to the Adonis we are witnessing today, it was a journey forward

He left Sporting in 2003 after impressing against Manchester United in a friendly Immediately after the game, United players asked Sir Alex Ferguson to sign the winger who had just torn John O’Shea to shreds

Ronaldo has thrived in the Premier League, his deception and speed making him a nightmare for opposing full-backs

He won his first Ballon d’Or in 2008 before leaving for Real Madrid a year later

It was in Spain that Ronaldo rose from being a world-class player to one of the real big names in history

He went from a broad position to a central role and became Real Madrid’s all-time top scorer, scoring 450 goals in 438 appearances

But that all ended in 2018 when Ronaldo left Real for Juventus after starting to feel unloved at the Bernabeu

Real’s defeat turned out to be Juventus’ win Ronaldo won two Serie A titles and was named Italy’s top-flight MVP in 2018/19

The 35-year-old has scored 742 goals for club and country during his career and today (7 October 2020) marks the 18th anniversary of his very first

That day in 2002, Ronaldo announced himself to the world with a brace in a 3-0 victory for Sporting over Moreirense

Ronaldo ripped off his jersey and garnered public adulation after scoring his first-ever professional goal

And we came across a video of Ronaldo’s highlights on his debut for Sporting, Man United, Real Madrid, Juventus and the Portugal national team

Keep an eye out for his dazzling performance in his United debut against Bolton in 2003

« There have been players who have similarities [to me], but this boy has more than anyone else, especially since he’s really two-legged, » Best added, according to ESPN

Ferguson also knew he had something special after seeing Ronaldo torment Bolton after becoming a second-half substitute

« I thought the pace was too slow in the first half and I knew Cristiano would add more penetration »

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World news – UK – Video of Cristiano Ronaldo on his Sporting debut, Man Utd, Real Madrid & Juventus emerges


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