Alex Ferguson turns 80 this Friday and he has received greetings from former players and his ex-club Manchester United. Cristiano Ronaldo He could not miss this select list and, therefore, he dedicated a few words to the Scotsman whom he considered on more than one occasion as his ‘football father’.
“Happy Birthday, Sir (birthday cake”, wrote the Portuguese star on his official Instagram account and also published a photo with him. The image went viral on social networks and users remembered the great moments that these two gave to the ‘Red Devils’.
Under Alex Ferguson, the ‘Commander’ won nine trophies over six seasons, including a UEFA Champions League title (2007-2008), a Club World Cup (2008) and three Premier League championships.
The great relationship of Ronaldo and Ferguson
Away from the field, Cristiano values his former coach very much and, a few weeks ago, during an exclusive interview for Manchester United and TeamViewer, the Portuguese told a nice experience with ‘Ferggie’. “He probably doesn’t remember, but I’m going to explain. One day, I was very depressed because my father was in the hospital, but then I spoke with Sir and he said that I could go visit him and stay with him for two or three days. He told me that it was going to be difficult because we just had to play tough games, but that he understood my situation ”, mentioned.
‘CR7 ′ was amazed by Ferguson’s gesture. “For me, these are the most important things, besides winning the Champions League and the Premier League. So I want to thank you for what you told me [en ese entonces]. I must appreciate that ”, added.
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