The birth of a legend
In Manchester United, he walked to the top of the glory ladder with numerous prizes and record milestones.
Cristiano Ronaldo ended his first season (2003-04) with a total of 6 goals in 40 matches and was nominated as the club’s best player of the season.
In 2006, Ronaldo won Barclays’s Player of the Month award for two consecutive months (11 and 12), becoming the third person in Premier League history to achieve this honour.
On May 5, 2007, Ronaldo was the only one to score in the final match against Manchester City rivals for the Premier League champion. It was his 50th goal at M.U. and helped the team regain the Premiership title after four years of losing it to the hand of Arsenal and Chelsea.
Also in 2007, Ronaldo received the Best Young Player of the Year award voted by FIFPro for the second time at the end of the season. Equally impressive, he was also voted as Best Player of the Year and Best Young Player of the Year by PFA, along with Andy Gray (1977). Ronaldo was the only player to obtain this achievement in the same season.
On March 19, 2008, Ronaldo was given the captain’s armband. For the first time in his career, Ronaldo scored two goals in the match with Bolton at his hometown. With a steady scoring performance, he won the first “European Golden Shoe” title this season.
On June 11, 2009, Ronaldo moved to play for the Real Madrid royal club with the highest transfer fee of £ 80 million at that time. Ronaldo ended his six-year career at Manchester United with 292 matches and scored 118 goals and many of the gentle prizes that every footballer could only dream of.
When Ronaldo left the Old Trafford, he expressed his gratefulness to Ferguson, who helped him a lot in developing his career: “He is my father in football and also the most important person to leave an undeniable impact on my career ”
All things considered
So far, Ronaldo has become one of the world’s most famous footballers and athletes of all time with a series of incredible records that were set and also broken by him.
No one can deny Ronaldo’s efforts in life and his contribution to football. He has inspired a lot of people and helped them undergo difficulties in their life.
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