Ronaldo’s former team Manchester United show support for Ronaldo after he became FIFA Best Player, as Sir Alex Ferguson drives club tributes at the event. The English team’s bond seems to be still very strong with the Real Madrid star, even after eight years since CR7 left ManU. The club has even taken to social media congratulate Ronaldo, along with other teams and players.
Manchester United show support for Ronaldo after FIFA Best Player award
Ronaldo’s previous club United were among the first to offer their congratulations to the player who withdrew for Real Madrid in 2009. ManU were not the 31-year-old’s only previous club to pass on their all the best, as Sporting Lisbon posted a Tweet with a snap of an exceptionally energetic looking Ronaldo playing in their jersey. They posted: “Congrats, @Cristiano! #MadeInSporting #TheBest.”
Aside from his previous clubs, former Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack congratulated Ronaldo, as well, with a picture of the German in his Blues days close by Ronaldo in a Manchester United tie, thus showing his sportsman spirit.
Britain chief and Ronaldo’s previous partner Wayne Rooney likewise gave Ronaldo his top vote, eliminating his competition Lionel Messi by additionally picking Luis Suarez and Jamie Vardy. Ronaldo postured for a photo with previous Old Trafford manager Sir Alex Ferguson backstage after winning the honor. The two have held a solid relationship since Ronaldo’s takeoff from United, regularly consciously discussing each other in broad daylight.
Winning the prize tops a significant 2016 for Ronaldo, a year which he says has been the best of his life. He won the Champions League with Real Madrid and Euro 2016 with Portugal. Ronaldo himself took to Twitter and remarked, “Delighted to win The Best FIFA award. Wouldn’t be possible without my teammates, coaches and you who support me every day. Thanks everyone!”
The Portuguese genius was one of Real Madrid team contingent at the awards, including Sergio Ramos, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Marcelo, all of who were incorporated into the FIFPro World XI of the Year. Manager Zinedine Zidane was additionally present. However the Frenchman passed up a great opportunity for Coach of the Year to Leicester chief Claudio Ranieri.