Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon was the man who brought Cristiano Ronaldo to the club after he had agreed an £ 80 million deal with Manchester United just a few months before his resignation. He has seen his successor Florentino Perez dominate the headlines with the world record signing of Gareth Bale.
Calderon says that he is confident that Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid in the next few years to return to United, which still remains a special club for him. Even though he came through the ranks at Sporting Lisbon, Ronaldo became one of the best at United.
Copa del Rey semi final match turned out to be eventful because Cristiano Ronaldo was hit with a lighter when he was leaving the football field at half-time along with Xabi Alonso and Sergio Ramos. The incident took place in a match between the Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid which was held on 11th of February, 2014.
After Ronaldo was hurt, he fell down and Sergio Ramos recoiled because he was shocked at what had happened. The ground staff helped Ronaldo off the field after the incident occurred. Spectators were probably angry because Ronaldo scored two penalties in the first half of the match and thus Real Madrid was able to take a lead in the semi-final match.
The Portuguese winger of Real Madrid, C.Ronaldo who was recently awarded with the Ballon d’Or kick-started the New Year by scoring against Osasuna helping the Spanish club on securing their spot into the next stages of the Copa del Rey.
Despite all the achievements and accolades that C.Ronaldo has been rewarded with since joining Real Madrid, according to the former president of the club, the player will not be ending his career in Spain and will probably be finalizing it in England.
‘’I do not think he will finish his career at Real. I feel that one day he will return to England. In Madrid, he is pleased with the city and the fans. But I think his relationship with Florentino Perez is not as good as it was with Alex Ferguson at Manchester United’’.
Real Madrid’s resounding 5-0 victory against Almeria some weeks ago came with a bittersweet taste for the side of Carlo Ancelotti as they sealed all 3 points in a very convincing match but at the same time they saw C.Ronaldo being taken off the pitch after picking up an injury.
The team still managed to cope without their star player as they came out on top against Galatasaray in the Champion League and defeated Valladolid with a comfortable scoreboard of 4-0. Gareth Bale scored his 1st hat-trick with the Spanish club.
Gareth Bale has made it clear that he has completely recovered from his thigh problem now, but, at the same time, he has also said that he is not sure whether he will be in the starting line up of Real Madrid in the upcoming La Liga game against the arch rivals Barcelona which will be played at Camp Nou on Saturday.
Bale has made a couple of substitute appearances for Real Madrid in the last few days and he didn’t seem to be having any kind of trouble in moving on the ground. He looked 100% fit and one can expect him to start against Barcelona.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has said that he has no rivalry with Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo. It has often been suggested that Messi and Ronaldo have intense rivalry between each other, which is making them perform to the exemplary standards over the last few years.
Messi has managed to triumph Ronaldo to the FIFA Ballon d’Or award, which is the highest praise for footballer, on the last four occasions. Ronaldo has won it only once in his career, while Messi has become a record holder when it comes to the most number of FIFA Ballon d’Or award titles won.
New Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti expects Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to remain at the club despite reports linking him with a move away from the club for the past few months.
And the new manager also believes that the Portugal international captain will commit his future to the club by signing a new deal that will see his wages skyrocket and tie him to the club beyond his present contract period of 2015.
The former Manchester United winger has been linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu with the player being talked of a summer return to his former hunting ground in Manchester and with cash rich Paris Saint Germain also talking about their interest in the forward. But Ronaldo, who still has two years on his current deal, was quickly praised by the Italian when asked about his star man at a press conference.
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The director of Institutional Relations at Real Madrid, Emilio Butragueno, has denied the speculations that Cristiano Ronaldo will be on his way to Manchester United during the upcoming summer transfer window.
A few days ago, the United manager Sir Alex Ferguson had said that he wanted to bring Ronaldo in the United camp for his second tenure. Since then, there were rumours that Ronaldo might take a transfer this summer.
When asked about Ronaldo’s transfer, Butragueno said, “I don’t think there is anything like that. Neither the club nor Ronaldo wants a transfer this summer. We are glad that he is playing for us. He is an ambitious footballer and his contribution for Real Madrid has been immense.”
The Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said that he is extremely happy with the way Cristiano Ronaldo has become one of the best players in the world under his guidance. Ferguson played a huge role in the 18-year-old is becoming one of the best players in the world.
He spent six seasons at Old Trafford before moving to Real Madrid in a world record transfer fee of £ 80 million. It is expected that Real Madrid will not be willing to sell the player unless they receive a bid in excess of £ 100 million. There are very few clubs in the world capable of playing such an extravagant amount, and the archrivals of Manchester United – Manchester City – is one of them.