Former Man United star discloses big reason that made Cristiano Ronaldo miss Christmas party

Former Man United star discloses big reason that made Cristiano Ronaldo miss Christmas party

- Cristiano Ronaldo played for six seasons at Manchester United before he left

- Former teammate Ben Foster says Cristiano Ronaldo is a dedicated player

- Foster admitted that Ronaldo even missed a Christmas party at Man United

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Foster has explained how Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo missed a Christmas party at Old Trafford because of his dedication and commitment.

Cristiano Ronaldo is no doubt one of the best footballers in the world considering his achievements in the game.

The Portugal international started his football career on the streets of Portugal before moving to Sporting Lisbon where he was spotted by former Man United boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

Sir Alex Ferguson bought Cristiano Ronaldo from Sporting Lisbon in 2003 and went on to play for the Red Devils for six terms.

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According to the report on Daily Star, Ben Foster who spent four years with Ronaldo at Old Trafford explained that the Portuguese is a different player.

"He didn't drink. I remember we had a Christmas-do once, and he didn't come out. He wouldn't come out just because it was a night out drinking and all that kind of stuff.
"It was too much in the media eye and he wouldn't really get involved too much with stuff like that."

Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates at Juventus are currently occupying third position on the Serie A table with 55 points after 26 games played so far.

Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo and his former teammates at Manchester United. Photo by Phil Cole
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Earlier, had reported how a former president at Juventus football club Giovanni Gigli urged the Old Lady to allow striker Cristiano Ronaldo to leave the club at the end of the season.

Ronaldo has continued to receive heavy criticisms over the club’s early exit from this season’s UEFA Champions League.

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The Portuguese was blamed for jumping in a ‘wall’ which allowed Sergio Oliviera to grab his second goal for Porto from a 30-yard freekick.

Porto proceeded to the quarter-final of the competition following the away goals rule after it had ended 4-4 on aggregates.

Ronaldo was signed in 2018 from Real Madrid as the Old Lady are desperate to win the coveted Champions League, but they have failed on three consecutive seasons since the arrival of the five-time Ballon d’Or winner.

Ibitoye Shittu is an award winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years experience in News-writing, reporting and Public Relation. He is an HND and B.SC holder of Mass Communication and can be reached on Twitter @Ibishittu


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