Sir Alex Ferguson calls Ronaldo ‘Special Player of This Gen’

Published 07/14/2016, 1:29 PM EDT


Cristiano Ronaldo recently guided his national side to a European glory with his first trophy with his national side. In Paris, his former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson stood to greet the legend he once had signed when he was 18 years old.

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In an interview with Sports Blind, Ferguson said:

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”He has an incredible desire for football, Cristiano looks forward to each workout. He always wants to be better, to win. He especially loves these big games.”

“During my time at Manchester, Cristiano was the player who was the best and most developed. Through much hard work he constantly trained his shooting technique, with the right and left, his heading ability, his bounce.”

“He has an incredibly athletic body. His performance improvement is incredible.”

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“And what is remarkable, today’s football is so athletic, so fast.”

“Usually it provides top players usually only about five or six years to play at the highest level, then it’s over.”

“Cristiano has been doing this for over ten years. That makes him so exceptional. Every generation has its special footballer, Cristiano is currently.”

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The Real Madrid and Portuguese forward spent 6 years of his carrier under Sir Alex in Manchester. Along with individual glories such as winning the Balon D’or, the striker won 3 Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy during his time at Old Trafford.

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