Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo revealed his all time best football manager to whom he worked with. The Portuguese captain stated that former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is the best manager he ever worked with. Ronaldo played for Manchester United for six seasons in which he won three Premier League titles and Champions League trophy and countless individual trophy under the management of Sir Alex Ferguson. Read what Ronaldo actually said about his all time favorite football manager in his football career.
Ronaldo: Sir Alex Ferguson is the best manager I ever had
During an interview with Jonathan Ross for iTV, Cristiano Ronaldo said “Ï just have to say thak you for what [Ferguson] did for me.”
“We had an important game in the Champions League and I said, ‘Coach I need to go to see my daddy’ and I was a key player, I was a very important player and he said, ‘listen, your personal life, your family is the important thing that you have in your life. If you want to go three days, four days, five days you can go’.”
“This moment is what I keep for me because it was the most important time in my life and he shared it with me. This is why I respect him and for me he’s the best coach I ever had.”
Sir Alex Ferguson is the only manager in the history of Premier League to win 13 Premier League trophies. The former Red Devils manager also lifted FA Cup five times and League cup four times along with FA Community Shield ten times.
The two times UEFA Champions League winner also won UEFA Super Cup in 1991. In same year, he won Intercontinental Cup. Later in 2008, he lifted the FIFA Club World Cup trophy for the first time with Manchester United.